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Mediterranean tapas and dance tunes with Stepp On It

Saboreando Comida India in Progreso serves tapas with music provided by the Stepp On It band, musical duo playing a wide variety of tunes from...

Hyundai considers developing hydrogen-based cars in Yucatan

The Port of Progreso Special Economic Zone's has aroused the interest of South Korean companies such Hyundai Motors.

Federal help asked to stop construction in protected mangrove zone

Illegal construction in Chicxulub Puerto's mangrove areas has the mayor asking for federal assistance to stop it.

Trash bags and hashtags center of campaign for a cleaner Progreso

A campaign for a cleaner port involves a hashtag and a couple thousand helpful handouts.

More cruise ships to dock at Progreso in October

The number of cruise ship arrivals at the port of Progreso will increase in October, with 11 pleasure boats expected this month.

Fines top 3 million pesos for driving near sea turtle nesting...

The 14 offenders who were caught driving vehicles on a stretch of Progreso's beach a year ago have been fined 3 million pesos, collectively, for putting sea turtles and their nesting areas at risk.

Progreso’s crackdown on litter quickly snares 1st suspect

A 45-year-old Oaxaca native was stopped by police and jailed for littering just a day after a tough new law punishing litterbugs was signed by the mayor.

Navy rescues yacht stranded off Progreso coast

The Navy helped rescue a luxury yacht with engine problems, drifting off the coast.

New plant in Progreso could lower cement costs in Yucatán

When Cementos Fortaleza's new factory in Yucatán is completed next year, cement prices could become more competitive.

Progreso’s tap-water crisis is like a steady drip

For the second time in less than 15 days, the CFE cut power to a water pump station in Flamboyanes to pressure the Progreso's water utility to pay its debt.

Crocodiles increasingly common in Progreso, Sisal and Celestún

Destruction of natural cienegas has pushed crocodiles into view along the Yucatecan coast.

Huge floating bookstore and ministry due in Progreso

Coming off a record-breaking visit in Veracruz, the MV Logos Hope, the world’s largest floating bookstore and Christian ministry, will conclude a Mexico itinerary in Progreso.

Tikin Xic Fair celebrates seafood in Progreso

Local restaurants will offer their best dishes to between 10,000 and 20,000 visitors at Progreso's first Tikin Xic Fair on Saturday.

PAN’s Julián Zacarías Curi declared Progreso’s next mayor

The PAN's Julián Zacarías Curi has apparently prevailed in the race to become the port city's next mayor.

Battle lines drawn at Punta Tortugas between Progreseños and environmentalists

Locals claim they are being blocked from their own beaches under the pretext of protecting turtles that do not exist.

Landfill said to be leaching into Flamboyanes water supply

Faced with the lack of action by local, state and federal authorities regarding a solution to Progreso's so-called "relleno sanitario" or "sanitary landfill," the population of Flamboyanes faces daily health risks. 

Storm wipes out what’s left of Progreso’s ‘El Ceviche’ monument

Since it was erected eight years ago to honor the pulpo trade, the "El Ceviche" statue in Progreso has had a rough time.

153 sea turtle eggs rescued from busy Progreso beach

Rescuers recovered 153 hawksbill eggs that nested on a beach much too busy for baby sea turtles.

Ambitious ‘Water City’ would include Latin America’s largest aquarium

A proposal for "Water City," complete with Latin America's largest aquarium and a replica of Chichén Itzá's famous temple, has been dusted off and presented to Progreso port officials.

Aquarium in Progreso among big ideas proposed to candadates

An aquarium in Progreso and an entertainment-hotel complex somewhere on the coast were among the tourist-building ideas presented to four gubernatorial candidates.

Progreso casino re-opens, blaming electrical problems for woes

The Caribbean Casino, which popped up near the cruise ship dock while displacing an handicrafts market, announced its re-opening Tuesday, implying on social media that electrical problems caused its shutdown. 

Progreso casino comes and goes in under 2 weeks

Luck wasn't a lady at the new casino. Ten days after its opening, the controversial gaming hall shut its doors on Tuesday.

Progreso market vendors warned about dangerous gas tanks

The Directorate of Civil Protection has asked Francisco I. Madero Market tenants to replace rusted rooftop propane tanks within 15 days.

President flies in to open Mérida’s new convention center

President Enrique Peña Nieto's visit to Yucatán on Thursday marked two projects designed to ignite the state's economy.