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Entry fees at Progreso’s new dinosaur park irk public

The new attraction in Chichxulub, called “Sendero Jurasico,” will be charging an admission of 200 pesos per adult and 100 per child. 

Merry-go-round for wheelchairs and a new dinosaur park are nearly ready...

Yucatán's top port city is installing a new carousel ride on its boardwalk, but this time it's designed to be more inclusive. The merry-go-round...

Chicxulub to get its very own ‘Jurassic Park’

Construction began today at a new attraction near the entrance to Chicxulub, in the municipality of Progreso. 

New residents in Yucatán flock to the beach

The real-estate market on Yucatán’s coastline continues to heat up as a growing number of people from across the country and the world continue to buy up properties.

300 people party at Chicxulub beach until police step in

While coronavirus infections in Yucatán topped 50,000, a large group at the beach chose to party on. The fun didn't last long. State government personnel...

Missing the Canadian community and doing good things in Yucatán

To the editor: My husband and I have been going to Chicxulub for three months every year for the past 15 years. We don’t say...

Chicxulub cancels huge annual festival honoring its patron saint

Chicxulub Puerto is losing a popular August holiday as local officials attempt to discourage crowds and the spread of coronavirus. For the first time in...

Mod market planned for Chicxulub Puerto

A modern municipal market in Chicxulub Puerto will consist of five spaces under dramatic, inverted gable roofs, an architect's rendering reveals. The project is part...

Residents shield Chicxulub from outsiders as Mexico’s COVID-19 death toll spikes

As residents in one coastal town took it upon themselves to create a blockade, two more coronavirus cases were registered in Yucatan Saturday, bringing...

‘Dry law’ to be implemented, ending liquor sales along the coast

Progreso, Yucatan — A "ley seca," or "dry law" that bans alcohol sales, will be implemented here through the Easter season, the mayor announced....

Chicxulub Puerto petitions to split from Progreso

Paperwork has been filed to make the port town where the famous crater gets its name its own independent municipality.

Federal help asked to stop construction in protected mangrove zone

Illegal construction in Chicxulub Puerto's mangrove areas has the mayor asking for federal assistance to stop it.

Chicxulub Crater museum months behind schedule

Too few people appreciate how the Chicxulub Crater impact changed the world, a prominent scientist says.

Results from Chicxulub Crater drilling expedition shared

Around 60 researchers from more than 20 countries today return to Yucatán to announce what they found when they drilled off the coast of Sisal and Progreso in 2016.

Developer clears dunes and vegetation at Chicxulub, Profepa reports

After 1,200 square meters of coastal dune vegetation was removed, environmental authorities bypassed barbed-wire fences to shut down a construction site. 

Aquarium in Progreso among big ideas proposed to candadates

An aquarium in Progreso and an entertainment-hotel complex somewhere on the coast were among the tourist-building ideas presented to four gubernatorial candidates.

Profepa shuts down dump site on Chicxulub coastline

Local agents from Profepa, the federal environmental agency, stopped workers from dumping rubble onto coastal wetland.

Entangled in lobster traps, 500-lb. sea turtle suffocates

A giant leatherback sea turtle found dead on a beach at Chicxulub Puerto had suffocated after she got entangled in lobster traps.

Highly anticipated new game is set at Chicxulub crater

It looks like GTFO, the creepy action/horror game unveiled at the Game Awards, will be set in the Chicxulub Crater.

Residents see little gain from famous Chicxulub Crater

One of the most well-known natural features on the peninsula is associated with this small fishing village. But its existence is barely perceptible, and residents complain they gain little out of their town's place in history.

Delta, Habitat for Humanity build in Chicxulub

Delta Air Lines is celebrating its 12th Global Build with Habitat for Humanity International by helping build six homes in Chicxulub. Sixty-six volunteers will participate.