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The Riviera Nayarit, the nautical destination par excellence, is hosting the Sailing portion of the 2019 National and National Youth Olympics within the National Competition System from May 16-18 in the Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Approximately 100 athletes from eight Mexican states will compete for the top spot on the podium...
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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the U.S. government has offered to help finance a proposed train line for Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. López Obrador said late Saturday that U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross conveyed a message from President Donald Trump saying that “they are willing to invest and to help build the Mayan Train...
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The United States pledged $5.8 billion in aid and investment Tuesday for strengthening government and economic development in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico. The U.S aid aims to promote better security conditions and job opportunities as part of a regional plan to allow Central Americans and Mexicans to...
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Voters approved all ten pet projects of Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in a referendum questioned because of low voter turnout. A controversial proposal for a train that would connect the main tourist attractions across the Yucatan Peninsula was approved by almost 90 percent. Lopez Obrador has brushed aside doubts about the economic feasibility...
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Mexico’s president-elect said Monday he will hold another public referendum later this month on his proposal for a railway to connect the main tourist attractions across the Yucatan peninsula. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said during a trip to the Yucatan state capital of Merida that the public can vote on the train and nine other...
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If you like ancient architecture, Mexico offers plenty of it, and you can look into the ancient civilizations of the Mayans and Aztecs in Central America. Mexico’s Mayan civilization left a lasting legacy around the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas. During the empire’s golden age around the years 250-900, the Mayans built spectacular stone cities with...
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mayan train
Grupo Vidanta, a Mexican conglomerate of hotels, resorts and real estate developer, is interested in investing in the construction of the Mayan Train, informed its president, Daniel Chávez Morán, in the Tourism and Social Development forum. “The Mayan Train is a great idea, because in a decade of operation it will double the income of...
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Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen Triggers Tropical Storm Warnings, Watches in Cuba, Mexico; U.S. Gulf Coast Threat Next Week
The National Hurricane Center says there is a high chance of development in the coming week of a system as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center has initiated advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen in the northwestern Caribbean. It is expected to track northward and become Tropical Storm Michael by...
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Las Coloradas Mexico Really? Does this place exist? Yes, Las Coloradas Yucatan is a real place and very interesting to visit. We love going all around to bring you cool stuff to go see. We have actually been here several times, and this time took video and wanted to introduce you to it. Las Coloradas...
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Ola From Mexico
Just off the eastern edge of Mexico, the Yucatán Peninsula in one word: fabulous! We’ve all heard of Cancún, the American party destination for spring breakers—its overpriced, commercial and littered with tourists—this city should just be used as a starting point to exploring this region in Mexico. Contrary to popular belief, the Yucatán Peninsula is...
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Playa Xcacel sea turtle
Environmental authorities in Mexico say they have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico’s most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Caribbean. The 520-room hotel project would have erected 23 buildings and an artificial lake on property just inland from the Xcacel beach, north of the resort of Tulum. The federal...
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Scientists from Mexico and Central America will assess potential fishery resources, their distribution, and biodiversity in the Caribbean and Pacific, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today. The team of 22 scientists will work from the research vessel Dr. Jorge Carranza Fraser, which will sail next Monday from Puerto Progreso, state of...
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The plain, one-story stone-linteled structure sat hidden in plain sight for hundreds of years behind generations of street vendors hawking goods from stands outside its thick old walls. But experts have now concluded the building at 25 Manzanares Street is the oldest house in Mexico City, and one of the oldest in all of North...
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maya train
The president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, announced that the governments of Chiapas and Tabasco will start the Maya Train project, which by 2019 will have a budget of $16 billion pesos. In a private meeting at an exclusive hotel in the archaeological zone of Palenque, the constitutional and elected governors of Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Quinta...
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Mexico has a list of sites considered World Heritage of UNESCO, 35 to be exact. They are divided between mixed, cultural and natural goods. In the list of natural assets we find six sites, know them! Sian Ka’an in Quintana Roo, since 1987 Its name in Mayan means ‘where the sky is born’ or ‘door...
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