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The number of stray dogs and cats on the streets and beaches of Progreso has become a public health hazard, admits Mayor Julián Zacarías Curi.
Five floating wheelchairs and a set of movable rubber ramps are among the new amenities now available to disabled visitors who would like to enjoy the beach in Progreso.
Two months after state health authorities decided to limit mobility in the coastal community, Progreso’s beach and boardwalk will now be open on weekends once again.
Yucatán's state government has announced that restaurants will now be allowed to remain for one hour longer, until 11 pm.
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.
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.
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..
Authorities, restauranteurs, and shop owners are hoping that the improvements will help reinvigorate the community's ailing tourism industry in the near future.
Worrying levels of pollution have been detected at four of Yucatán's beaches.
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.
Ecologists hope to learn more about this species, as well as what brought it to Yucatán in the first place.
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.
In 2019 almost half of the 2,608 cruise ships to dock in Mexican ports arrived in Cozumel.
The nest contained eleven live baby turtles and well over one hundred hatched eggs shells.
Yucatán's state government has set up temporary shelters for dozens of families whose homes have flooded after several days of intense rain.
To be allowed boarding, all crew members and passengers must provide negative COVID-19 test results, taken no more than 72 hours before departure.
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 will be a rare port of call for Carnival in July.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of cruise ships arriving in Progreso had steadily increased for over a decade. Photo: Courtesy
Beaches in Celestun and Sisal are expecting large amounts of visitors over the Easter holidays due to the closure of Progreso....
Area school children are ready to learn thanks in large part to the Progreso Apoyo Program, which is raising money with...
Progreso's beach and boardwalk are going to be shut down yet again. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht