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When will coronavirus be truly under control in Mexico?

The most optimistic projections suggest that COVID-19 could be under control as early as June 2022, but not everyone agrees.

New closure of Tulum archaeological site worries business owners

While most tourists obey face mask regulations, others simply ignore them. Photo: Courtesy The archaeological site in Tulum...

Hope on the horizon as Yucatán lifts more COVID-19 restrictions

Over a year after they were first introduced, mobility restrictions in Yucatán have now been completely rescinded.

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 among native people.

Wedding trip to Cancún a COVID nightmare for Texas couple

Sam and Sandra Philips flew from Texas to Cancún, unvaccinated, to attend a wedding. They were prevented from returning on schedule...

Several hotels in Yucatán on the verge of closing down

Several hotels in Mérida have closed down for good over the past year. Yucatán’s hotel association says that many more are...

For driving, dining and partying, here are the new pandemic rules...

Restaurants and other businesses get a little relief as Yucatán advances to yellow-light restrictions. Photo: TripAdvisor Yucatán has...

The light turns yellow: Yucatán loosens pandemic restrictions after nearly a...

After nearly a year, Yucatán has loosened coronavirus protocols, moving from orange to yellow on the epidemiological traffic signal. Photo: Getty

Mass vaccinations proposed in Mexico tourist hot spots

Tourists from the United States celebrate in Cancún. Photo: USA Today Every adult living in Cancún, Los Cabos,...

New batch of fake vaccines detected, made to look just like...

The WHO says it has received reports of fake COVID-19 vaccines from all over the world, including several in Mexico. Photo:...

Vaccine tourism: United increases flights to Houston, and the price

A United Airlines jet connecting Yucatán and Houston sits at the Mérida International Airport. Photo: Courtesy (Updated April...

Yucatán could be in “yellow” as early as Thursday

Yucatán Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal speaks with reporters at the COVID-19 vaccination center at the old train station. Photo: Courtesy

Cansahcab Mayor accused of vaccine hoarding

A man in Cansahcab receives COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: Courtesy. The Mayor of Cansahcab is under fire for allegedly...

Yucatán ready to break out of orange alert, say businesses

Military personnel bring another 35,280 coronavirus vaccines to Yucatán. Saturday's shipment included 28,080 Pfizer and 7,200 doses of Sinovac vaccines, most...

Mexico’s overlooked health care workers told to ‘wait’ for vaccine

Yucatán health officials vaccinate adults 60 and older in Tetiz, Mayapan, Telchac Puerto and Tepakán. Photo: Courtesy Mexico's...

Teachers in Yucatán to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in May

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced this morning his government’s plan to vaccinate all teachers in Mexico against COVID-19 by the...

Father, son politicians in Yucatán die from COVID

Former Kanasín Mayor Carlos Canché Baas, District VI PRI candidate for state Congress, died of complications from COVID-19. Photo: Contributed

COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers in Yucatán to begin next week

Teachers in Yucatán could start receiving COVID-19 vaccines as early as next week. Photo: Courtesy School teachers will...

Yucatán coronavirus infections spike: 77 new cases every day

Mérida residents wait their turn for an AstraZeneca vaccination Saturday under the shed behind the city's former train station. The vaccination...

COVID-19 vaccines for residents in their 50s to begin as early...

Centro residents at the La Plancha train shed wait for their COVID-19 vaccinations. Photo: Facebook Vaccinations for Yucatán...

People in Mérida celebrate on social media after getting COVID-19 vaccine

A man receives his first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine yesterday in Mérida. Photo: Courtesy As COVID-19...

COVID: 100 new cases and a 30-year-old among 9 fatalities

By Wednesday, 129,600 doses of coronavirus vaccine were given to people over 60 in Mérida, a 7% advance in the campaign...

Vaccinations for people 60 and over begin today in Mérida

Centro residents living west of Avenida Itzaes line up for shots on the first day Yucatán's coronavirus vaccination program reached Mérida....

Despite COVID-19, Sisal struggles to manage all its tourists

Sisal has long been considered one of Yucatán’s best beach destinations. Photo: Courtesy Restaurateurs and hotel operators in...