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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

Yucatán’s beaches officially open to the public again Wednesday

Progreso’s beach and boardwalk have remained closed for two weeks. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht Yucatán's beaches...

Crocodiles craft and organic food market

Crocodiles Restaurant in Progreso hosts a craft and organic food market 9 a.m-noon Wednesdays.

Transgender candidate wants to be Progreso’s next mayor

Naomi Arjona Rosas, left, is running for mayor in Progreso and is the port city's first-ever transgender candidate. Photo: Facebook

Stepp On It at Crocodiles

Live music from Stepp On It every Wednesday at Crocodiles in Progreso, 6-9 p.m. No cover

Progreso beaches beckon more tourists, but police shoo them away

Police order visitors off the beach in Progreso on Friday morning. Photo: Diario de Yucatan A family with...

As Yucatan waits for a tourism comeback, Progreso is given an...

Cruise ships dock at Puerto Progreso. Photo: Yucatan Ministry of Tourism With a prediction that Progreso could be...

Progreso pier shines blue to honor health-care workers in Yucatan

Progreso's pier is lit in blue to honor health-care workers in the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Courtesy "You are...

Officer slain in gang attack was fired from SSP for role...

A Google Streetview screengrab shows the police booth where a Progresso officer was stabbed, and the convenience store across the intersection...

Hundreds lose jobs at Carnival, Progreso’s main source of cruise-ship dollars

Carnival Cruise ships are docked at the Port of Tampa in Florida. AP Photo Carnival Corp., the main...

Progreso policeman is slain in early-morning knife attack

Photo: Google Progreso, Yucatan — A municipal police officer died early Wednesday morning after being stabbed while working in...

Lightning strike burns palapa roof in Progreso

Lightning caused a fire in a house located on the Uaymitún-Telchac Puerto highway. Photo: Punto Medio Lightning struck...

Restoration of historic Progreso Casino is funded and approved

The city of Progreso is planning a renovation of its “Casino,” abandoned for 25 years. Photo: Courtesy Progreso...

Expats team up with City Hall, local stores to mobilize for...

Progreso Relief volunteers pulled together more than 1,200 food baskets with donations from tiendas.

Hand gel and cola a fatal cocktail for Progreso man

A Progreso resident died Thursday after drinking a lethal cocktail of antibacterial hand gel mixed with cola. Ángel Morales,...

Natural flora and fauna replace people on Progreso beaches

An increase in vegetation is observed on coastal dunes and in front of beach houses in Progreso. Photo: Sipse

Progreso opens temporary homeless shelter, further clearing streets during outbreak

The mayor of Progreso tours a new shelter established for the homeless. Photo: Courtesy Progreso, Yucatan — A temporary...