Tag archive for ‘Quintana Roo’
By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, July 19th, 2020
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Sexual reproduction of corals in captivity achieved for the first time in Mexico

Scientists at the Regional Aquaculture and Fisheries Research Center in Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo managed, for the first time in Mexico, to reproduce corals sexually in controlled environments and in an More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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Quintana Roo prepares to combat the Central American Locust

This plague is capable of affecting more than 400 different crops, such as corn, beans, sorghum, soybeans, sugar cane, just to name a few. The Plant Health Committee of Quintana Roo announced that the state More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Projection shows Cancun and other destinations underwater if sea level rises 10 meters

Cancun, Quintana Roo (July 3, 2020).- Chiquilá, Holbox, Cancún, Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Puerto Morelos, Tulum, Akumal, Sian Ka’an, Mahahual and Xcalak would be underwater if the sea level rose 10 meters, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Fonatur requests 1,000 hectares from the Bacalar ejido for the Maya Train Project

The National Tourism Promotion Fund (Fonatur) asked the Bacalar ejido to incorporate 1,000 hectares in the urban real estate project that is part of the Maya Train, in addition to another 6 hectares for the construction More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Former governor of Quintana Roo will remain in house arrest

After 19 years locked up in jail, the former governor of Quintana Roo, Mario Ernesto Villanueva Madrid, announced on his social networks that the Legal Counsel of the Presidency had issued an agreement to order More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 8th, 2020
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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 More...

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 14th, 2020
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Isla Mujeres registers its first death by COVID-19

Isla Mujeres registers its first death by COVID-19; for a total of 220 in the state of Quintana Roo. The state accumulates 1,178 cases, according to records from the State Health Secretariat. Isla Mujeres, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Sargassum begins to arrive at Cancun beaches

Cancún, Quintana Roo (April 30, 2020).- The Federal Terrestrial Maritime Zone (Zofemat) reported that Coral beach is the first place on the Cancun coast where sargassum has landed this year. Vagner Elbiorn More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, April 26th, 2020
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Forty hurricanes are expected in Mexico this season

During this year, 40 cyclonic events could impact the Mexican coasts, 18 in the Atlantic Ocean and 22 in the Pacific, according to the 2020 Tropical Cyclone Forecast issued by the Secretary of the Navy (SEMAR). The More...