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Sargassum returns: Unsightly algae returns to the Riviera Maya

Sargassum on Cancún beaches in 2019. Photo: File Beachgoers in Quintana Roo have begun to notice the return...

Less sargassum is forecast for Mexico’s beaches in 2020

Residents remove sargassum in Puerto Morelos in May 2019. Photo: Getty The Yucatan Peninsula and other Caribbean coastal...

Cold front, sargassum drive tourists away from the beach

The relative chill that has affected Yucatan since Wednesday has affected tourist-centered businesseses on the coast.

Sargassum tides hit Progreso just as cruise ship tourists approach

Progreso's main beach was attacked by sargassum just as a cruise ship rolled in. Photo: Diario Progreso, Yucatan...

12 Caribbean nations huddle in Mexico over sargassum woes

A worker cleans a beach in Tulum, Mexico, on June 15. Photo: Getty Twelve Caribbean nations whose beaches...

Lopez Obrador plays down sargassum problem, calling it a ‘minor issue’

Newlyweds go ahead with a photoshoot on the beach despite the sand being covered with sargassum. Photo: Facebook

Sargassum tide 4 times the size of Merida headed to Yucatan’s...

A tide of sargassum is expected to foul 120 kilometers of beach from Dzilam Bravo to Sisal on Yucatan's Gulf Coast today.