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New permit allows restaurants in Yucatán to stay open longer

Yucatán's state government has announced that restaurants will now be allowed to remain for one hour longer, until 11 pm.

Progreso has welcomed its first cruise in over 16 months

Although only approximately 300 passengers disembarked from the ship, local and state authorities hailed the arrival of the Breeze as a victory and sign that Yucatán’s cruising industry is finally beginning to recover.

Singer says authorities in Progreso tried to censor her new LGBTQ+...

The song in the video makes reference to “coming out of the closet” and a handful of scenes of the signer herself and two men wearing little clothing, but could hardly be called obscene.

Dolphin found beached on the shore of San Crisanto

Video of the rescue was captured by one of the fishermen who can be heard speaking to the dolphin and reassuring it with gentle gestures..

Progreso’s boardwalk gets a new makeover — despite closure

Authorities, restauranteurs, and shop owners are hoping that the improvements will help reinvigorate the community's ailing tourism industry in the near future.

New measures needed to protect Yucatán’s beaches from pollution

Worrying levels of pollution have been detected at four of Yucatán's beaches.

Hope swells in Progreso as 28 new cruise arrivals announced

Carnival Cruises has announced that all of its passengers and crew will have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before ships are allowed to set sail.

Rare baby Lora turtles seen in Yucatán for the first time

Ecologists hope to learn more about this species, as well as what brought it to Yucatán in the first place.

New mobility restrictions hit Progreso’s beach and boardwalk

Weekend mobility restrictions come on the heels of a third wave of COVID-19 infections in the state which has seen hundreds of new daily cases.

Cozumel schedules 24 new cruise-ship arrivals for June and July

In 2019 almost half of the 2,608 cruise ships to dock in Mexican ports arrived in Cozumel.

Baby turtles head to sea with help of international residents

The nest contained eleven live baby turtles and well over one hundred hatched eggs shells.

Rescuers come to the aid of flood victims in Progreso

Yucatán's state government has set up temporary shelters for dozens of families whose homes have flooded after several days of intense rain.

Yucatán prepares to welcome its first cruise ship in over a...

To be allowed boarding, all crew members and passengers must provide negative COVID-19 test results, taken no more than 72 hours before departure.

Cruise travel expert Chillie Falls on the industry’s comeback and what...

Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cruise industry in the Yucatán peninsula had been experiencing continuous growth for well over a decade. In 2019, ports welcomed nearly 2,000 cruise ships, making it the region’s best season to date.

Progreso’s enormous pier turns 80 years old

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

Its port quiet for over a year, Progreso will welcome Carnival...

Progreso will be a rare port of call for Carnival in July.

Disney cruise ship on its way, but not with tourists

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of cruise ships arriving in Progreso had steadily increased for over a decade. Photo: Courtesy

Yucatán is expecting its largest tourist boom in over a year

Beaches in Celestun and Sisal are expecting large amounts of visitors over the Easter holidays due to the closure of Progreso....

2021 Progreso Home Tour is in its final days, but impact...

Area school children are ready to learn thanks in large part to the Progreso Apoyo Program, which is raising money with...

Boardwalk in Progreso to shut down over Easter holidays

Progreso's beach and boardwalk are going to be shut down yet again. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht

Oldies, Swing and Blues at Crocodiles

Stepp on It performs live at Crocodiles. Music from the 1950s onward starting at 6 p.m. Friday, March 12. No cover.

Frustrated foreigners in Yucatán wonder if they will ever get the...

Vaccine center workers in Progreso say that they are swamped with requests from people who are not eligible. Photo: File

Pemex pulls the plug on new waterfront park

A park facing Progreso's carousel, off the western end of its boardwalk, has been canceled. Photo: Lee Steele

Three dead turtles wash ashore in under a week

Hawksbill sea turtles can be found in many regions of the world, but are critically endangered. Photo: File