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Mexico confirms the creation of a state-owned lithium company
During a morning press conference, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed that his government would establish a state-owned lithium company.
President Fox’s luxurious hacienda is now on Airbnb, but it sure...
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox’s hacienda in San Cristóbal Guanajuato has been listed on Airbnb.
600 acres expropriated in Quintana Roo for new Mayan Train route
Mexico has seized 198 lots of land in Quintana Roo along phase 5 of the Mayan Train's path.
Mérida Fest to go forward despite COVID-19 surge
The Ayuntamiento has confirmed that in-person events scheduled for Mérida Fest 2022 will continue as planned.
Mexico prepares to begin human trials of its Patria COVID-19 vaccine
Federal health authorities are calling on adult volunteers to take part in human trials for Mexico's Patria COVID-19 vaccine.
The new Mayan Train director says the project is 7 months...
Javier May Rodríguez, the Mayan Train’s recently appointed director, says the rail project is seven months behind schedule.
Mexican President tests positive for COVID-19, again
Yesterday, Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 once again.
New legal challenges to Mayan Train ignored by AMLO’s government
Construction of the Mayan Train’s rail network continues its momentum, despite at least 25 legal injunctions against the project — including two more this week.
New ‘green tax’ considered for Yucatán in 2022
Yucatán's Congress is considering the ratification of a new environmental tax. The proposal plans to impose a tax of approximately 270 pesos per ton of...
Locals worry about indefinite closure at Cobá archaeological site
The archaeological site of Cobá, one of the most popular in the country, will be closed indefinitely for maintenance.
New taxes are on the way for Yucatán in 2022
Yucatán's Congress on Thursday approved a new fiscal budget for the coming year of over 42.5 million pesos. The amount will be collected through a...
Over 70% in Yucatán agree that corruption is a serious problem
In a recent poll conducted by the INEGI, 71% of adults in Yucatán reported that corruption is a serious problem in the state.
US ambassador joins governors of Mexico’s southeast for bilateral summit in...
The US ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar, joined the governors of Mexico's southeastern states for an official bilateral summit in Mérida.
Property taxes in Mérida to increase in 2022
Property taxes across Mérida are about to see a considerable increase.
Dzibilchaltún is set to reopen after nearly 6 months
Dzibilchaltún is set to reopen to the public on Thursday, according to a press release by CULTUR.
New law bans tampon tax in Mexico
The new legislation is being also being called a major victory by several feminist organizations
Supreme court in Mexico halts new cell phone registry
Mexico’s supreme court has slammed the brakes on the federal government’s plan to create a national cell phone registry.
New design announced to replace Mexico City’s controversial Columbus statue
A replica of a prehispanic sculpture of a woman will replace Mexico City’s controversial Columbus statue.
Construction at Xcaret’s new theme park near Valladolid shut down
Construction at Xcaret’s Xibalba theme park in Yucatán has been halted after a surprise inspection by Mexico’s federal environmental agency, Profepa.
Monument to the Montejo ‘covered in blood’ once again
A group of protesters staged a demonstration in front of the monument to the Montejo, vandalizing it and chanting anti-colonialistic slogans.
Setbacks old and new plague the Mayan Train’s progress
More than halfway through AMLO’s tenure, the president's largest infrastructure project, the Mayan Train, is only 10% complete.
Activists call on Yucatán to declare climate emergency
A group of student activists led by Greta Thunberg has called upon Yucatán's government to declare a climate emergency and start to take more serious and proactive moves to combat climate change.
Tensions flare over plans for Mérida’s new stadium
Promotion of Housing Industry, says Mérida’s new multi-purpose stadium will increase property values in the city’s north.
Mérida’s new far-flung airport will be less convenient and cost more
According to federal infrastructure plans, the new airport will be located in the tiny community of Poxilá which has a population of under 1,000.