Father, son politicians in Yucatán die from COVID

Don't miss

Progreso’s enormous pier turns 80 years old

Progreso’s maritime pier, the longest in the world, turned 80 last weekend.

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.

Yucatán No. 1 in COVID deaths among indigenous people

Although four other states have larger indigenous populations, Yucatán ranks first in Mexico for infections and deaths...
Yucatán Magazine
Yucatán Magazinehttps://yucatanmagazine.com/
Yucatán Magazine is a news and information source for people who love it here. Sign up for the Yucatán Roundup, a free newsletter, which delivers the week's top headlines every Monday.
Former Kanasín Mayor Carlos Canché Baas, District VI PRI candidate for state Congress, died of complications from COVID-19. Photo: Contributed

Two former Kanasín mayors — a father and son — have died while battling coronavirus.

The son, Carlos Canché Baas, had been campaigning to be a Yucatán state legislator. The PRI politician was mayor from 2010 to 2012.

His father, José Nieves Canché Canul, perished June 2, 2020. He was mayor of Kanasín from 1979 to 1981.

Carlos Canché was running for state office as “El Amigo.”

Friends also announced that Carlos Canché’s family is on the hook for over a million pesos in medical bills. They appealed to colleagues and PRI supporters for help.

Carlos was a government official in the Ministry of Rural Development. He was running to be a Yucatán legislator under the slogan “El Amigo.”

Earlier: Samahil mayor is latest politician to die from coronavirus

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -


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.

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....

Are COVID-19 restrictions in Yucatan about to come to an end?

Several COVID-19 restrictions expected to be lifted next Monday in Yucatán.

Paraíso: One of Yucatán’s best-kept archaeological secrets

Because of its remote location, most in Yucatán have never even heard of Paraíso — let alone visited.
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -