Congressman proposes to increase environmental tax on tourists in Cancun

This is under the concept of “Environmental Sanitation Law” Cancun, Quinatana Roo, (January 15, 2022).- Representative José de la Peña presented an initiative to reform the Treasury Law of the municipality of Benito Juárez and increase the amount paid by tourists who arrive in Cancun for the “Environmental Sanitation More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, January 13th, 2022
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Japanese national detained in Playa del Carmen with marijuana baggies

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MX.- Police officers from the Ministry of Public Security and Municipal Traffic detained a Japanese national with eight bags and a container with marijuana, during the permanent surveillance operation More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, January 13th, 2022
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Cancun Airport recovers almost 88% of passenger traffic of 2019

Cancun (CUN) is the second busiest airport in Mexico and the leading airport in international passenger traffic. 2021 was a year of significant recovery, and the aerodrome transported a total of 22,318,467 passengers, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, January 12th, 2022
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Sánara: Your space to breathe, heal & feel free in Tulum

This boutique property on the Tulum beach road is barefoot luxury at its finest. Though Sanará’s minimalist beachside suites and villas and jungle-pool compounds are idyllic (some even have private gardens More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, January 12th, 2022
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Quintana Roo hotels maintain good occupancy despite Omicron

Cancun, Quintana Roo, (January 11, 2022).- Despite the fact that as of this Monday the state of Quintana Roo went back to yellow at the epidemiological traffic light, hotel occupancy in southern destinations More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 11th, 2022
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Mexican government awards concession for 4th Cozumel dock

Mexico has awarded a 20-year concession to local operator Muelles del Caribe to construct and operate a fourth cruise dock on Cozumel island in Quintana Roo state. Published in the official gazette on Wednesday, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, January 10th, 2022
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Caribbean sharks and rays are left to fend for themselves in the wild

Cancun, Quinatan Roo, (January 11, 2022).- At least 85 species of the shark and ray family inhabit the Mexican Caribbean, but only six of these are under the protection of the Official Mexican Standard 059-Semarnat-2010.  Pilar More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, January 9th, 2022
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Two arrested after a drug bust in Isla Mujeres

A couple was arrested and a house seized after authorities located drugs in their home. The pair were taken into police custody from a private Isla Mujeres residence after executing a search warrant. A home More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, January 8th, 2022
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Rapist abuses real estate saleswoman in Cancun, he contacted her on Facebook

After stealing her belongings, the subject sexually abused a real estate salesperson who was contacted by Facebook. Quinatana Roo, (January 6, 2022).- In Quintana Roo, 2022 began with a new type of crime in More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022
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COVID-19 infections on the rise at top Mexican tourist destinations Cancun and Cabo

COVID-19 infections are rising across Mexico, especially in two states home to major tourist destinations on the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean that were busy during the holiday season. According to data More...