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Another false rumor triggers panic buying in the liquor aisle

Shoppers at Chedraui Selecto in Mérida lined up with carts filled with liquor after a false story on an alcohol...

Merida spared the worst of Hurricane Delta

Coastal San Felipe sustained storm damage and lost power as Hurricane Delta blew through on Wednesday. Photo: Courtesy

No new ley seca, says Yucatan, putting rumors to rest

Yucatan state officials quashed rumors of a mini "ley seca" to coincide with Independence Day celebrations. Through a statement,...

Yucatan stays in ‘orange’ as restaurants ordered to pull back

Coronavirus indicators were mainly positive Thursday, but an unchanged positivity rate kept Yucatan at the "orange" traffic light.

Looser rules for restaurants, alcohol sales to begin Sept. 1

An economic reactivation pact is signed in Yucatan, loosening rules on restaurants, alcohol sales and other activity during the coronavirus pandemic....

Yucatan’s ban on alcohol sales extended through Independence Day

There will be no alcohol served at the Grito de Independencia in Yucatán. The statewide ley seca will last until...

Dry law returns to Yucatan, and roads will be closed nightly

Panic buyers hit the Walmart and other stores that sell liquor amid rumors — that turned out to be true —...

Normal alcohol sales resume in Yucatan as government lets dry law...

Shoppers can buy liquor without a deliveryperson intervening now that Yucatan let its dry laws expire. Photo: Punto Medio

Source: Restrictions on alcohol sales in stores end Monday

A beer truck makes a delivery at a Merida shop prior to the 2020 ley seca. Photo: Diario de Yucatan

Home deliveries of liquor sales extended, quashing rumors of a new...

Photo: La Jornada Maya Contradicting a rumor about the return of a total ban on alcohol sales, local...

Yucatan extends delivery-only alcohol sales another 7 days

Yucatan's delivery-only edict on alcohol sales is extended another week. The state government...

Dry law ends, but many drinkers are still left thirsty

Ley seca ended, but getting beer and wine was still a challenge in Yucatan. Photo: La Jornada Maya

Dry law lifted in Yucatan, but for home-delivery sales only

Yucatan's "dry law" is lifted today, but you can't visit your favorite liquor store or supermarket to...

Yucatan governor wavers on ending dry law

Yucatan Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal addresses the public after a grim update from the health ministry. Photo: Screengrab / Facebook

No letup: 11 deaths, 59 new coronavirus cases reported

Yucatan’s public hospitals get scrubbed and sanitized during the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Courtesy COVID-19 deaths in Yucatan grew...

Alcohol sale ban ends June 1, but Vila Dosal looks for...

(Updated to clarify a start date for alcohol sales.) Yucatan Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal told a national television journalist...

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,...

Opinion: Yucatan’s ley seca has outlived its usefulness

Photo: File To the editor: The governor of Yucatan may want to make sure...

Two states in Mexico lift dry laws after finding alcohol consumption...

Dozens of men line up to buy beer in Nayarit, which has lifted a ban on alcohol sales. Photo: Televisa

Yucatan ‘dry law’ to last through May, governor says

Yucatan under the dry law. Photo: Punto Medio That stash of booze will have to stretch another couple...

Dry law likely to be extended again: report

Police with K-9 help inspect a car parked near the main bus terminal in Merida. Photo: Diario de Yucatan

As 2nd ‘dry law’ end approaches, survey finds little public support

A month after it was first initiated, a clear majority is against Yucatan's dry law, according to a poll conducted over the...

Fake news spreads like a virus, bringing more anxiety during pandemic

It's very easy to make fake news look official. Yucatan officials remind residents to view only trusted and official channels.

Reactions swift as Yucatan extends ‘dry law’ another 15 days

The dry law in Yucatan has been extended, to the surprise of nobody. Photo: Courtesy A day before...