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Tulum’s outlandish growth comes at a grave environmental cost

While 20 years ago, Tulum was still  "a hidden paradise with only a few beachfront boutique hotels and houses," today it's "crammed with more than a hundred hotels and restaurants."

Water heater blamed in family’s death in Akumal condo

Gas fumes leaking from a water heater is thought to be behind the death of an entire family vacationing on the Caribbean.

Pioneering scheme insures coral reef off Quintina Roo

A special insurance policy covers endangered reefs off the Yucatán Peninsula against hurricanes, storms and other natural disasters.

U.S. closes consulate in Playa del Carmen, citing ‘security threat’

Citing a “security threat,” the U.S Consular Agency closed its office here Wednesday and the U.S. State Department is forbidding government workers from traveling there.

U.S. embassy says bomb caused ferry blast in Q. Roo

The ferry explosion that injured around two dozen tourists was caused by“an explosive device,” the U.S. embassy in Mexico said on Thursday.

Damaged ferry linked to jailed former governor, blast ‘a wake-up call’

Investigators from several agencies are trying to find the cause of a ferry explosion that injured 25 people.

Pilot a ‘hero’ after family walks unscathed from jungle crash

A tourist from London is thanking a "hero" pilot after his family survived a plane crash in the jungle.

8 Americans, 1 Canadian, among dead in tour bus crash; driver...

Information about the 12 passengers who perished Tuesday in a bus crash on the Costa Maya have been revised.

Quintana Roo beats China in economic growth

Thanks to strong tourist activity, Quintana Roo grew faster than China in 2016 and recorded the second-best economic growth in Mexico.

In Bacalar, measures to prevent a crisis like in Holbox

After what happened at Holbox over the summer, state officials in Bacalar want to learn from mistakes that were made.
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