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Mexico threatens lawsuit, extradition after mass shooting in El Paso

Six Mexican nationals were among the 20 killed and seven others were injured in what the Mexican government is calling a terrorist act.

Thieves target fishermen in Gulf at least twice monthly

At least two armed robberies every month have been reported by fishermen off the coast of Yucatan this year.

2 injured when train strikes bus on Calle 60 Norte

A bus driver, apparently wearing headphones, didn't hear a train's whistle when crossing the tracks. Photo: Diario de Yucatan

1 arrested after Itzimna home invasion is foiled

A home invasion on the Itzimna-Alcala Martin line was foiled. Suspects fled in a red Versa, much like the one that...

Emergency alerts in English and French will reach growing community of...

Hurricane Gilberto in Yucatán Friday, Sept. 14, 1988. Photo: Facebook Merida, Yucatan — Recognizing a growing population of...

‘Safe Yucatan’ program adds 4 new coastal patrol boats

Four new coastal patrols will provide surveillance, reconnaissance work and rescues along 387 kilometers of Yucatan coast.

To avoid robberies, cargo trucks may be ferried to Yucatan

The port of Veracruz. Photo: Getty Merida, Yucatan — State officials are analyzing whether it makes sense to haul...

Proposal to punish parents who put kids on motorcycles is set...

Municipalities object to ban, so lawmaker goes back to the drawing board

Increased summertime police patrols begin today in the Centro

A ceremony at the Plaza Grande kicks off increased police presence in Merida's Centro Historico. Photo: Courtesy Merida,...

Carriage horse falls in busy hotel zone intersection

A horse fell to the pavement after apparently being clipped by a passing dump truck. Photo: Faceboook Merida,...

Couple’s death while house hunting in Mexico highlights risk to renters

A U.S. couple vacationing in Mexico died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Photo: Courtesy In memory of a U.S....

Car and motorcycle thefts on the decline in Yucatan

Motor-vehicle thefts are down 29 percent in Yucatan for the first four months of 2019.

British government warns travelers about Mexico violence

Over 513,800 British nationals visited Mexico in 2016. Most visits are trouble-free. Still, the government issued a new warning on Thursday.

Fuel theft discovered on pipeline at Merida-Progreso highway

Army and federal police were called to the scene of a clandestine fuel tap in Yucatan. Photo: La Jornada Maya

Beer truck overturns to avoid hitting accident victim

A beer truck lost its cargo after flipping to avoid hitting an injured pedestrian. Photo: Sipse video Merida,...

Politics blamed as fewer U.S. tourists visit Yucatan Peninsula

Tourism in Yucatan and Quintana Roo grew 3 percent last year, when counting travelers from everywhere but the United States.

Periferico speed limits are too high, says safety analyst

Merida's Periferico has posted unsafe speed limits, says a road analyst. Photo: Sipse Merida, Yucatan — Speed limits...

Minnesota veteran who died at Cancun resort may have fallen from...

An Iraq war veteran died at a Cancun resort while on vacation. Photo: GoFundMe Cancun, Quintana Roo —...

Rock band’s equipment truck hijacked and emptied on way to Cancun

Saturday's concert in Cancun will go as planned despite a highway robbery.

Santiago residents help police nab man apparently trying to enter parked...

Neighbors in the Santiago neighborhood helped police nab a suspect who was a caught on camera checking cars for unlocked doors.

Suspect arrested in Progreso fatal stabbing of Canadian man

The killing of a foreign resident in Progreso has friends upset. Photo: SSP Progreso, Yucatan — A suspect...

Canadian man dies of stab wounds in Progreso home

A Canadian man was stabbed to death Friday morning in an apartment he rented on Calle 25, police said.

10 fires flare up daily in hot, arid Yucatan

Amid "fire season" on the Peninsula, citizens are asked to avoid burning garbage.

Traffic accidents: 57 deaths so far this year in Yucatan

For years, the statistic has pretty much held at one traffic death every day and-a-half.