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No more red states under Mexico’s COVID traffic light

Ricardo Cortés Alcalá, general director of health promotion, indicates progress in Mexico's attempt to return to normal. Photo: Gobierno de Mexico...

February deaths and new coronavirus cases higher than expected

After a post-holiday peak in coronavirus cases, Yucatán was supposed to see a huge drop in infections...

AMLO under fire: Critics say he is politicizing vaccine rollout

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Photo: File Prioritizing vaccination in small communities where infections are few makes little...

Governor promotes home offices to protect life and economy

Under new rules, companies in Mexico must cover many of the remote work expenses of their employees. Photo: File

Party in the jungle brought down by police near Tulum

Sirens blazed as partygoers rushed to shuffle out from an illegal party. Photo: File An electronic music party...

As vaccines offer new hope, is it time for schools to...

Classrooms across Yucatán remained closed. Photo: File Mexico’s largest employers' association, COPARMEX, is arguing that the time has...

COVID-19 cases drop slightly as residents in 3 towns line up...

The week ended with a slight seven-day decline in new coronavirus infections, from 94 to 89.7 each day. The average daily number...

Canada fines 2 for fake COVID tests on flight from Mexico

Two travelers were fined thousands of dollars after Transport Canada said they falsified their COVID-19 test results so they could fly home...

Vaccinations in Yucatán: Next up, everyone over 60

Justina Mex, 84, was the first elderly adult to be vaccinated Monday at Valladolid General Hospital. Photo: Contributed

No love: Porfirio’s shut down during Valentine’s Day rush

Porfirio's was shut down after its own Facebook page showed a crowded dining room. Photos: Courtesy Porfirio's Restaurant...

Coronavirus vaccinations begin Monday for residents 60 and older

Coronavirus vaccines are slowly rolling out. Photo: iStock Now that the campaign to inoculate medical personnel has concluded,...

Coronavirus deaths rise, but some positive longer-term trends are emerging

While Yucatán epidemiological traffic light showed some positive trends, doctors announced 11 more coronavirus deaths including a...

CFE reports 242 of its workers died from COVID-19

CFE worker making repairs to electric meter. Photo: File Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission, the CFE, reported that 242...

Are people without face masks breaking the law in Yucatán?

Runners and dog walkers on the Paseo de Montejo often shun face masks. Photo collage: Yucatán Magazine Temporary...

Yucatán coronavirus deaths at September highs while new cases drop

Yucatán's coronavirus fatalities last week edged upward to an average of 11 per day, five more than...

Yucatán’s COVID hospitalizations up by 18 in 2 days

Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad de Mérida, Yucatán. Photo: Wikimedia Hospitalizations totaled 218 after surging a second consecutive...

Mexico’s vaccination site crashes again as doses run out

The high number of people seeking to register for the coronavirus vaccine overloaded the Mexico's web servers.u "403...

Kinchil mayor announces he has contracted COVID-19

Kinchil Mayor Valentín Pech Dzib presents an electronic tablet to a deaf school girl on Jan. 31. Photo: Facebook

British celebrity rep dies from COVID in Cancun hospital

Celebrity agent Terry Mills, pictured with journalist friend Sarah-Louise Robertson, died after contracting coronavirus on a business trip in Cancun. Photo:...

Register online for the coronavirus vaccine in 10 steps

Coronavirus vaccines are slowly rolling out. Photo: iStock On Tuesday morning, the federal government announced that it opened...

Mexico makes deal with Russia for 24m doses of Sputnik V

Russia's vaccine, which Mexico recently approved for emergency use, is named for the satellite that won the...

WestJet adds emergency flights for stranded Canadians

WestJet added an extra flight from Cancun to Toronto on Feb. 7 to accommodate Canadians returning home amid a travel lockdown.

Mérida cancels virtual Carnaval, promising to focus on COVID instead

Mayor Renán Barrera Concha has announced the cancellation of Mérida's 2021 Carnaval, which had already been scaled...

Deaths, hospital admissions rise as Yucatán enters a new month

Another 13 coronavirus patients died Monday, Yucatán doctors said, a total that hasn't been topped since Sept....