Cecilia Patrón Forms a Council with Female Power 

Cecilia Patrón, the elected mayor of Mérida, will have a gender-balanced City Council, where women will play a prominent role, as 11 out of the 19 positions are allocated to them.  During a meeting, the elected councilors from the PAN and PRI received their certificates as members of the upcoming Mérida City Council and set […]

Governor-Elect Joaquín Díaz Mena Meets with Business Leaders in Mexico City

Joaquín Díaz Mena, the governor-elect of Yucatán, met with business leaders today in Mexico City, where he shared his government plans, as announced on social media. The meeting took place at the facilities of the Business Coordinating Council in the capital, coinciding with a separate meeting held by President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum with representatives from the […]

Yucatán Congress Approves State Emblem and Anthem Law

In a recent session of the Yucatán Congress’s Constitutional Points and Governance Committee, the initiative sent by the State Executive to enact the Law of the State Emblem, Flag, and Anthem was unanimously approved. This law aims to regulate the official and private use, dissemination, reproduction, and characteristics of these state symbols. Key Features of […]

Merida Ready for Government Transition

This morning, the current municipal mayor and the mayor-elect met to begin the transition processes. This morning, the first meeting took place between the current municipal president of Mérida, Alejandro Ruz Castro, and the mayor-elect Cecilia Patrón Laviada. This meeting officially marked the first encounter between the incoming and outgoing administrations, aiming to agree on […]

Huacho Díaz would Endorse Luis Felipe Saidén as Head of SSP

The Governor-elect, Joaquín Díaz Mena, has confirmed that Commander Luis Felipe Saidén Ojeda is set to continue leading the Public Security Secretariat (SSP), stating that Saidén Ojeda’s position is the only one guaranteed, if he accepts it. “We will seek him out to discuss the details of the state’s security; he is the only secretary […]

Female Mayors to Govern More Than Half of Yucatecans: Who Are They?

In the period 2024-2027, 24 of the 106 municipalities of Yucatán will be governed by women. Although this represents only 22.6% of the communities in the state, they encompass 53.31% of the state’s population. Compared to 2021, the number of municipalities governed by women decreased, as it went from 31 to 24. However, when filtering […]

Merida to Remain Governed by PAN

Cecilia Patrón Laviada won the contest with over 30,000 votes Merida, the capital city of the state, was confirmed as a stronghold of the National Action Party (PAN) by receiving 258,489 votes and achieving the victory of Cecilia Patrón Laviada, former general secretary of the blue and white party. At the conclusion of the official […]