Waiting to come home to look after an infection nearly cost a Manitoba man his foot.
Every year, 35,000 nationals from Tabasco, Campeche and Quintana Roo come here for highly specialized services, such as treatment for diabetes or cancer.
Construction of a new, nine-story private medical facility will begin in January north of the periférico, a mile north of the of the City Center mall.
The Mexican government is expecting the number of visitors seeking medical treatment there to reach 650,000 annually by 2020, and Yucatán want a piece of the action.
The impoverished family of a 28-year-old man in Kanasín, left incapacitated from a massive tumor on his leg, has taken their plight to the media.