Tropical storm Cristobal brings 500 tons of sargassum to Playa del Carmen

Milenio.- (June 8, 2020).- About 500 tons of sargassum made landfall on the coasts of Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, due to the strong currents generated by the tropical storm Cristóbal that affected the southeast of the country. According to information from the municipality of Solidaridad, so far they have collected about 150 tons of seaweed. “Approximately More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Yucatecan woman murders a pregnant teenager to extract her baby in Playa del Carmen

Quintana Roo Investigative State Police officers arrested Juanita C. from Yucatán, accused of murdering a pregnant teenager on Saturday, May 30th, and extracting her fetus to make her sentimental partner believe More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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The Maya train will run on an elevated bridge in Playa del Carmen

The Maya Train project promoted by Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will be elevated and its tracks will be parallel to the bridge that crosses the city of Playa del Carmen from south to north on the boulevard of More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Most of Mexico’s workers are left out of the coronavirus safety net

Alejandro Fox, an amputee in Playa del Carmen on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, has prepared meals every day for the last 14 years with his wife to sell to workers and tourists on one of the city’s main streets. Each More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Municipal Police patrols Playa del Carmen’s urban areas

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Elements of Public Security have stepped up patrols in the face of the current health contingency in remote areas of Playa del Carmen. The increase in patrols is meant to not only More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Foreigners are buying real estate in Playa del Carmen in the midst of pandemic

The exchange rate between the Mexican peso and the US dollar favors the sale of real estate in the coastal town of Playa del Carmen. The exchange rate between the Mexican peso and the US dollar is leading foreigners More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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Cancun and Playa will open to international tourists on June 1st

The Quintana Roo Tourism Promotion Council has announced the reopening of the state for travel as of June 1. The Consejo de Promoción Turística de Quintana Roo (CPTQ) says that airline operations also will More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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Playa del Carmen municipal police officers return home

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo (April 23, 2020) — Municipal police officers who had been stranded in Peru since mid-March finally returned home to Playa del Carmen. The 11 officers were on an international training More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 4th, 2020
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Man drowns in Playa del Carmen after entering closed beach

Playa del Carmen., Quintana Roo. — A 55-year-old man has reportedly drowned in Playa del Carmen on Friday April 3rd, after entering the sea when beaches are closed and without lifeguards. The drowning occurred More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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1,200 people join Playa del Carmen protest over beach public access

As many as 1,200 people gathered outside a beach club in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, on Sunday to protest the infringement of citizens’ access to the country’s beaches. The protest was held in response More...