Massive arrival of sargassum in Playa del Carmen

The massive arrival of sargassum on beaches in the center of Playa del Carmen has left the coast inoperative for the provision of tourist services due to the large number of algae accumulated in recent hours. According to tourism service providers in the downtown area of ​​the city, due to this situation, the flow of visitors has dropped considerably, More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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Maya Train Project will leave a Playa del Carmen family without a home

On the land adjacent to Periférico Avenue where the dismantling for the Maya Train is being carried out, only a rustic house remained standing, whose owners say they are totally uncertain of their situation before More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 28th, 2022
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Yucatan judge orders to suspend the Maya Train’s works on section 5

The first court of the District of Yucatan granted the provisional suspension of the construction of section five of the Maya Train -with a line from Playa del Carmen to Tulum, Quintana Roo- for not having an authorization More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, March 30th, 2022
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Ukrainian citizen in Quintana Roo scours social media for his missing father in Mariupol

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Reuters) – Instead of enjoying the turquoise seas and white sands at one of Mexico’s top beach resorts, Valerii Gorpenko mostly stays in his hotel, scouring social media for More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 26th, 2022
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40 new businesses open every month in Playa del Carmen

Mostly grocery and fruit/vegetable stores. (TYT).- The economic recovery in Playa del Carmen can be confirmed with the opening of 40 businesses monthly, contrary to the start of the pandemic when they barely More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 25th, 2022
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Company in charge of the Maya Train will be held accountable for alleged irregularities

The workers have declared that they are working in inhuman conditions in the jungle sections after the change of train route. (SIPSE).- The state labor authority cited Grupo México Acciona for alleged More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 14th, 2022
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Explosion in a Playa del Carmen restaurant leaves two dead

Several people have been reported injured and the Quintana Roo Prosecutor announced that two people died due the explosion.  This Monday morning, peace in the Mexican Caribbean was interrupted by the report of More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 13th, 2022
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British expat gunned down in Playa del Carmen

A British businessman living in Mexico was killed in front of his teenage daughter by gunmen who opened fire on his car near the popular tourist destination Playa del Carmen, according to a state government source More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 5th, 2022
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Activists protest as Train Maya construction works literally devastate protected areas in Quintana Roo

The indiscriminate deforestation in the northwestern area of ​​the city of Playa del Carmen to make way for the Maya Train continues despite environmentalist and activist groups calling for it to be stopped; More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, February 19th, 2022
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Dismembered body found inside a motorcycle taxi in Playa del Carmen

Citizens reported the finding of a dismembered person inside a moto-taxi, for which elements deployed a strong police mobilization.  At noon on Friday, Feb. 18th, alleged hitmen left the human remains inside More...