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Counterfeit IDs seized at Merida airport

Mexico’s National Guard confiscated several counterfeit voter IDs and drivers licenses headed to Merida. Photo: Courtesy The National...

Pedestrian streets to displace buses, cars in Merida’s historic center

Merida’s Centro Historico is turning busy streets into more pedestrian-friendly spaces to help stem the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Courtesy

Sex workers defended by activists after police make arrests downtown

A woman is hauled away by police on Calle 58, south of the Plaza Grande. Photo: Desde el Balcon

Suspect arrested after drive-by shooting in Col. Juan Pablo II

One man was arrested and his gun seized after an apparent argument over money resulted in gunfire in Col. Juan Pablo...

Merida tests out 3D crosswalk to slow down traffic

Merida is testing out 3-D pedestrian crossings to get the attention of drivers. Photo: WhatsApp That crosswalk on...

Toxic hand sanitizers from this Mexican company should be tossed, FDA...

This brand of hand sanitizer implies Canadian origins on the front label, but lists a red-flagged Mexican manufacturer on the back...

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...

Hours after her pets are poisoned, woman is attacked and bound...

An American living in the Chelem-Churburna area was tied up and robbed in her home hours after someone fatally poisoned her dog on the beach.

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...

90% of women’s domestic abuse claims are false, says AMLO

Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, at an April press conference. Photo: Courtesy Denying that quarantine conditions have...

Angry mob confronts expats from U.S. returning to beach home

San Crisanto residents are in an uproar when an American couple is allowed to cross a checkpoint and return to their...

Man sets fire at Plaza Grande, incites looting

A man was charged with vandalism and inciting looting while in the Plaza Grande. Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan...

New bus for Merida health-care heroes only

Photo: Facebook A free bus route serves Merida's health care workers who don't feel safe on public transportation.

Crime-watch group seeks info after Santiago break-in

A Santiago crime-watch group wants information on a person seen entering a home and leaving with cash and credit cards. Photo:...

Purse snatcher nabbed after alleged trash-day attack

A man was charged with grabbing a purse full of cash from an elderly woman in the Centro. Photo: Courtesy

Stolen produce recovered as driver admits targeting elderly vendor

Produce stolen by an elderly Umán market vendor is recovered in a day. Photo: Courtesy It took just...

Police seek mototaxi driver who stole elderly street vendor’s fruits and...

Doña Candelaria Carrillo, a street vendor in Umán, is given cash to compensate her for the theft of sight boxes of...

Stolen parrot reunited with owner more than a week after hotel...

A parrot stolen in a hotel robbery has been reunited with its owner.

Suspects in hotel robbery quickly nabbed

Three suspects were arrested early today in connection with Santiago-area hotel theft that included cash and a parrot.

Canadian homicide suspect held for psychiatric evaluation

Sipse Merida, Yucatan — Court proceedings against the suspect in a domestic homicide were suspended until the Canadian...

Man reportedly held in stabbing death of wife in Centro

A man was reportedly in police custody following the stabbing death of his wife in the Centro.

Police officers suspended after firing tear gas at protestors

Merida, Yucatan — Three protestors were arrested and three policemen were suspended for using tear gas against...

San Miguel mayor denies city has fallen prey to cartels

Photo: Getty The mayor of San Miguel de Allende is denying that drug cartels have hit his city.

Untimely deaths in Yucatan have already passed 2018 total

File photo The number of homicides and accidental deaths is rising in Yucatan. According to the Executive Secretariat of...