Tourists swarm the Statue of Poseidon after Beryl passes through Progreso

Despite controversy, the Statue of Poseidon has attracted a massive influx of tourists. Images of visitors posing with the statue flooded social media, becoming a viral phenomenon. This situation has generated debate about the impact of tourism on the area, especially during natural disaster recovery times. Progreso’s tourist operators have seen an increase in demand […]

Governor of Yucatan Proposes Bringing ‘Globitos’ as an Offering to Poseidon

Yucatan Governor Mauricio Vila proposed bringing ‘Globitos’ as an offering to Poseidon after Hurricane Beryl passed through the state. Through social media, Yucatan Governor Mauricio Vila shared a meme proposing an offering to Poseidón after the hurricane, following a group’s request to remove a statue located in Progreso. Using his ‘X’ account, the governor posted […]

12 Archaeological Zones Reopen Their Doors after Beryl Pass

After several days of being closed, this Sunday the INAH opened 12 archaeological zones in Yucatán. Except for Chichén Itzá, starting today, the 12 open archaeological zones have begun to receive tourists after being closed due to Hurricane Beryl, according to the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Following the implementation of the Disaster […]

The Regional Group of Yucatán will be presented in Sweden and Denmark at the “Hamn Festivalen”

The Mexican association “Xochipilli Mexikansk Kulturföreningen i Sverige”, led by Maestra Lilia Martínez, a resident of Sweden, is organizing the festival, which will be a cultural and gastronomic show aiming to bring a piece of Mexico to those European lands. The “Agrupación Independiente de Promotores Culturales” directed by Yucatecan Maestro César Sobrino Chávez, along with […]

Huacho Díaz Appoints Former PRI Member as Coordinator of Projects for transition in Yucatan

Dafne López Martínez, an experienced politician and former member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), has been appointed by Joaquín “Huacho” Díaz Mena, the elected governor of Yucatan, as the Coordinator of Strategic Projects for his transition team. According to his social media posts, Dafne López will help ensure the planning and implementation of large-scale […]

Crocodile rescued when he tried to cross the Mérida-Progreso highway.

In recent weeks, several crocodiles have been seen roaming the streets and neighborhoods of Puerto Progreso due to heavy rains. The Ecological Police safely rescued a crocodile that was on the Mérida-Progreso highway at the exit of the port trying to return to its habitat. The rescue occurred when the officers assisted the reptile, which […]

Yucatecan Pride: Over 800 people from different municipalities complete basic education”

Through the Strategy for Addressing Educational Backlogs and the Basic Education Centers for Adults, 835 individuals from 18 Yucatecan municipalities received their certificates for primary and/or secondary education. The ceremony took place at the “José Vasconcelos” auditorium of the Yucatán State Government’s Ministry of Education (SEGEY), during which certificates for the 2023-2024 school year were […]

The economic tourism spill in Yucatan increased by 82%.

Under the current administration, the state has promoted hotel expansion, improved connectivity, and implemented innovative programs. Tourism in Yucatan experienced a growth of 82% in tourist economic spill and 34% more in visitor arrivals during the recent administration; this increase is due to a combination of factors such as security, infrastructure improvement, and an increase […]