Police officer executed on Playa’s Fifth Avenue

During the night of this Saturday, October 9, two hitmen executed a police officer member of the Playa del Carmen tourist police. The police agent died after being riddled with firearms by two subjects when he was inside a guardhouse located at the intersection of 38th and Fifth Avenue, in Playa del Carmen’s Centro neighborhood. The policeman, More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, September 25th, 2021
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Three inmates escape from Playa del Carmen prison

Guards shoot and recapture two, the police are still looking for the third prisoner who managed to escape. Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, (September 24, 2021) .- After the escape of three inmates in Playa del More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
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Taxi driver kills pedestrian in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — An unidentified man who was struck by a taxi Monday evening has died. The Playa del Carmen taxi driver is alleged to have hit the pedestrian while crossing Playa del Carmen Boulevard More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, August 13th, 2021
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Taxi driver found dead inside the trunk of his own vehicle in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo (August 13, 2021). — Passing motorists who reported an abandoned taxi along the Playa del Carmen highway lead police to the discovery of a body. On Thursday morning, motorists traveling More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, August 5th, 2021
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The number of people infected by Covid-19 skyrockets in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, (August 04, 2021).- The General Hospital of Playa del Carmen increased the number of beds allocated to Covid-19 patients due to the increase in cases and went from 32 to 41cases, with More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, July 18th, 2021
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Bus crushes cyclist’s skull in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, (July 16, 2021).- Tragic accident in Playa del Carmen: A cyclist who was circulating on Colosio Avenue in the neighborhood of the same name, died after a bus crushed his More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, July 3rd, 2021
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Senior citizens have suffered from discrimination during the pandemic in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo., (July 03, 2021).- Older adults have been the group that has suffered the most discrimination during the time that the coronavirus pandemic has lasted. According to Eder Mora, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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CFE substation in Playa del Carmen is vandalized and 11 thousand users are left without electricity

Playa del Carmen, (June 21, 2021).- Acts of vandalism carried out at 02:50 a.m., in the early morning of this Sunday, June 20, to the CFE underground network near the Mayakoba Substation in the Municipality of More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, June 13th, 2021
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LGBTQIA community + protest against hate crimes in Cancun and Playa del Carmen

QUINTANA ROO, (June 12, 2021).- People from the LGBTQIA + community protested in Cancun over the crimes, abuses, and attacks committed against them, such as the recent murder of a young gay man after declaring More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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100 kilometers of bike path are planned for Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, QRoo, (June 04, 2021).- “We have to change our mentality and not be afraid to take away spaces from the car to give them to citizens,” said Carlos Marín Morales, president of the More...