Efforts to Address the Issue of Excessive Wiring in Progreso 

Following the recent passage of Hurricane “Beryl,” the Progreso City Council has announced an initiative to regulate excessive urban wiring in the streets of the municipality. This measure aims to mitigate risks and enhance the city’s appearance. The council is urging citizens to contract telecommunication services that are properly regulated, allowing for effective intervention with […]

The Mayan milpa is at risk of disappearing: CICY 

The Mayan Milpa is an ancient agricultural system used by the Maya civilization in Mesoamerica. A milpa is a small, intensively cultivated plot of land that was typically surrounded by forests or other vegetation. The Mayans believed that the earth was alive and had to be treated with respect, so they developed a sophisticated system […]

Merida presents the BusLab: Now you can pay your trip with a bank card 

At the Smart City Expo Latam Congress, the BusLab will be unveil, a fully intelligent unit.   According to Rafael Hernández Kotasek, head of the Yucatán Transportation Agency, the BusLab will enable satisfaction surveys, lost and found services, and tracking the number of passengers (including women, men, and children).   It’s equipped with cameras that […]

UN-Habitat recognizes Merida’s Participatory Design Program. 

Merida City Hall has fostered a unique synergy between government and citizens. This collaboration aims to enhance public spaces within the municipality, which serve as vital meeting points and contribute to the social fabric. As part of this sustainable mission, the Public Spaces Design Participatory Program was launched in 2018, responding to citizens’ calls for […]

Security Operation Kicked off for Summer Vacation in Progreso 

The municipal and state authorities have launched their summer vacation security operation along the Progreso coast, stretching from Chuburná to Uaymitún. The event took place on the traditional malecón (boardwalk) near the Juan Miguel Castro statue.  Several government agencies and organizations, including the Red Cross and National Emergency Commission A.C. 31059, participated in the operation. […]

Kibi and Torta Fair in Progreso: When and where will it be? 

The Kibi Cake Fair in Progreso, originally scheduled for July 7 but postponed due to Hurricane Beryl, will resume this weekend.   Progreso’s international boardwalk will once again host the third edition of the fair, celebrating the 153rd anniversary of Progreso. This gastronomic event is dedicated to the famous kibis, but in Torta form. The […]

Serious Trailer Collision on Mérida-Cancún Highway 

A trailer obstructing the road led to a severe pileup, miraculously leaving no serious injuries—only minor wounds for one person.   Six vehicles were involved: three trailers, a poultry truck, and two private cars—one of which was completely destroyed.   The incident took place on a downhill section of a bridge near San Pedro Nohpat […]

Waitresses Engage in Bloody Fight in a Bar in Kinchil Yucatan 

Kinchil, Yucatán – A fight between four waitresses at Los Almendros bar in this town in western Yucatan ended with the owner of the business and an employee injured, requiring treatment by paramedics who arrived shortly after the altercation.  The incident occurred around 10:00 pm on Monday night at the aforementioned bar located on Calle […]

Yucatán Welcomes the Smart City Expo Latam Congress

Yucatán has once again become the host of the most important urban and territorial transformation event in Latin America, focusing on creating more intelligent and sustainable environments, with the inauguration by Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal of the Smart City Expo Latam Congress. This annual event is being held for the fifth consecutive year in the […]

Narcomenudeo Cases Increase by 69.05% in Yucatán

According to data from the Executive Secretary of the National Public Safety System, Yucatán has reported 213 cases of narcomenudeo between January and May of this year. This represents a 69.05% increase compared to the same period last year, when there were 126 cases. The monthly reports for this year show that in January there […]