Tag archive for ‘Yucatan Peninsula’
By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, September 5th, 2022

More than 130 thousand women suffer some type of violence in Campeche (ENDIREH)

Violence in Campeche is still a recurring topic in the daily life of citizens: for every 100 women over 15 years of age, at least 67 have been victims of some act of violence, and psychological and sexual problems More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, October 11th, 2021

UNESCO promotes the textile tradition in the artisan communities of the Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula has a deep artisan tradition that is reflected in the creation of a wide variety of products for daily use. Among them stands out the textile legacy whose most representative examples More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, September 30th, 2021

NASA reveals huge water reservoirs in Quintana Roo and Yucatán as Mexico dries up

Map of the space agency reveals high concentration of water and humidity in the Yucatan Peninsula. AMexico, (September 29, 2021).- Almost 85 percent of Mexico today suffers from one of the worst droughts More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Maya Train Project will allocate 849 million pesos for archaeological rescue

Mérida, Yucatán, (June 17, 2021).- In the framework of the construction of the Maya Train, the federal government will allocate 849 million pesos (42 million USD), for research work in archaeological zones of More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, May 1st, 2021

Microorganisms of the caves in Quintana Roo are essential to maintain the ecological balance

Playa del Carmen, Q. R., May 01, 2021, (LA JORNADA MAYA).- The caves and cenotes of the Yucatan Peninsula are full of microorganisms that have lived there for thousands, perhaps millions of years and although we More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Las Coloradas, the only pink beach in Mèxico is in Yucatàn

Las Coloradas is so-called because in certain months of the year, March and August, at noon their waters are painted pink thanks to the effect of the sun on the salt and halophiles. April 23, 2021, (MÈXICO More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 1st, 2020

“Amanda” resurges as tropical depression # 3, remaining stationary in front of Campeche

MÉRIDA.- The National Hurricane Center reported that on Saturday, May 30th, the tropical depression number three formed in Mexico’s Atlantic coast is now stationary in the Bay of Campeche, off the western More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Yucatán Tianguis Turístico 2020 has been cancelled

One day after the WHO declared the Covid-19 coronavirus a pandemic, the announcement is made; it is the second tourist fair to be temporarily canceled due to this disease. Tourism Secretary Miguel Torruco Marqués More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Tropical Storm Nestor will bring showers and thunderstorms to the Yucatan Peninsula

With Tropical Depression 15 expected to become Tropical Storm Nestor in the eastern Atlantic Ocean by midweek, another area of disturbed weather set to move into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico bears watching More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Low pressure system with potential to evolve into tropical cyclone could affect the Yucatan Peninsula

There is a possibility of a tropical cyclone arriving and wreaking havoc in Yucatan. A low pressure system has the potential to evolve into a tropical cyclone and affect the Yucatan Peninsula, because it is moving More...