###

Despite holidays, Yucatán bans block parties and keeps curfew

Don't miss

Leones slam Campeche 6-1 in Copa Maya series opener

Signaling the end of the preseason, Yucatán, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, and Campeche compete in the Copa Maya.

Near Valladolid, more hotels, shops and tourist attractions

Officials tour Hotel Country Valladolid, a tourist accommodation center with 50 suites. Photo: Courtesy

Merida’s newest taxi company is for animals and the people who love them

Pet Móvil, is offering rides around the city in modified vehicles that allow both pets and their owners to travel in comfort.
Yucatán Magazine
Yucatán Magazine
Sign up for the Yucatán Roundup, a free newsletter, which delivers the week's top headlines every Monday.
Photo: Facebook

A curfew on drivers will be upheld every night at 11:30 through Christmas and New Year’s Eve, Yucatan officials said.

Moreover, requests to block streets for neighborhood parties will be declined in 2020. Last year, 200 public streets were blocked off for private fiestas when homeowners requested it. That will either discourage residents from hosting parties or backfire by forcing holiday bashes indoors.

But the Yucatan state government still insists that liquor sales will not be impeded. Rumors of a new dry law created panic shopping on Tuesday, only exacerbating efforts to thin crowds that spread coronavirus.

Religious activities associated with the Christmas season are also restricted. Masses, processions and other ceremonies have been put on hold.

Popular

Its port quiet for over a year, Progreso will welcome Carnival Breeze in July

Progreso will be a rare port of call for Carnival in July.

Comalcalco, the oddball of the Maya world

Archaeology Monday provides historical background, photos and practical information about these ancient marvels and how to get out and enjoy them for yourself. This week we travel far afield to western Tabasco to explore the unique ancient city of Comalcalco.

New Xcaret theme park to open in Yucatán by December

Xibalba park will feature a circuit of eight cenotes connected by an artificial flowing river.

Stranded 3 years in Yucatán, Alejandra Juarez will be home for Mother’s Day

Alejandra Juarez and her husband of 20 years Temo Juarez, an Iraq combat veteran, enjoy a barbecue with friends in April....
- Advertisement -