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Progreso pier shines blue to honor health-care workers in Yucatan

Progreso's pier is lit in blue to honor health-care workers in the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Courtesy "You are...

Officer slain in gang attack was fired from SSP for role...

A Google Streetview screengrab shows the police booth where a Progresso officer was stabbed, and the convenience store across the intersection...

Hundreds lose jobs at Carnival, Progreso’s main source of cruise-ship dollars

Carnival Cruise ships are docked at the Port of Tampa in Florida. AP Photo Carnival Corp., the main...

Progreso policeman is slain in early-morning knife attack

Photo: Google Progreso, Yucatan — A municipal police officer died early Wednesday morning after being stabbed while working in...

Lightning strike burns palapa roof in Progreso

Lightning caused a fire in a house located on the Uaymitún-Telchac Puerto highway. Photo: Punto Medio Lightning struck...

Restoration of historic Progreso Casino is funded and approved

The city of Progreso is planning a renovation of its “Casino,” abandoned for 25 years. Photo: Courtesy Progreso...

Expats team up with City Hall, local stores to mobilize for...

Progreso Relief volunteers pulled together more than 1,200 food baskets with donations from tiendas.

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,...

Natural flora and fauna replace people on Progreso beaches

An increase in vegetation is observed on coastal dunes and in front of beach houses in Progreso. Photo: Sipse

Progreso opens temporary homeless shelter, further clearing streets during outbreak

The mayor of Progreso tours a new shelter established for the homeless. Photo: Courtesy Progreso, Yucatan — A temporary...

Poll: Progreso residents favor stricter roadblocks to keep outsiders away

Cars line up to enter Progreso on Good Friday, a major vacation day. Photo: Facebnook The day the...

‘Dry law’ to be implemented, ending liquor sales along the coast

The mayor of Progreso, left, tours the Cessa health center with Dr. Sergio Bates. Photo: Courtesy Progreso, Yucatan...

Foreign residents along the coast recognized for charitable activities

Several foreigners, mostly Canadians and Americans, were honored by Mayor Julián Zacarías Curi and Tourism Director Manuel Rosado Heredia for their altruistic work in the community.

Casa SolMar: Plenty of room for paying guests, or friends and...

Here is an opportunity to acquire a large, turnkey income property, just a block-and-a-half from the beach and Progreso's famous malecon.

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...

25 years and no parole for man who admits murdering Canadian...

Robbery said to be motive of fatal stabbing last April.

Progreso Farmers and Artisans Market

A weekly farmers and crafts market, now at Pelicanos in Progreso

2 more cruise ships coming to Progreso in ’21

Carnival is planning on sending two more cruise ships — and a lot more tourists — to Progreso.

Repaving on Mérida-Progreso highway to snarl traffic for the next 55...

The state highway department is preparing for 55 days of road work on the Mérida-Progreso highway.

Engineering school in Chuburná results from pact with Querétaro

A Querétaro Aeronautical University campus in Chuburná is one of the first products of a new collaboration between Yucatan's port city of Progreso and the city of El Marqués, 1,500 km away.

Progreso beach will be 1st in Yucatan fly the Blue Flag...

The port city of Progreso is on the cusp of obtaining Blue Flag Mexico certification for complying with various environmental protection standards, said Mayor Julián Zacarías Curi.

Progreso’s infrastructure upgrades are under way

A government entourage tours an aging pumping station that serves Progreso. It will be replaced as part of a series of...

Tribute to Women in Rock

The Women of Rock is a tribute to some of the most well-known and influential female rock artists from across the decades.

City brings new taxis to Progreso, offering free rides to disabled...

A new fleet of "Eco-Taxis" has come to Progreso. Photo: Facebook Progreso, Yucatan — Thirty new blue "Eco-Taxis"...