Verbal harassment is penalized in the state of Yucatan

Yucatan now sanctions harassing women on the street or public places and other parts of the country join the initiative. MÉRIDA, Yucatan. (Agencies) – After Yucatan set a national example with fines and arrests for people who harass women on the streets of Merida and municipalities, other states in the country did the same and already have or More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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Legal marijuana: where can people get high?

MERIDA Yucatán – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said today in his morning conference, that he does not rule out the possibility of holding a consultation on the legalization of some drugs, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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AMLO says the Maya Train will develop Southeast Mexico, “an abandoned region during the neoliberal period”

During his morning press conference in Mérida, Yucatán, president Andrés Manuel López Obrador guaranteed the feasibility of the Maya Train project. He said: “The project has been accepted by the majority More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Schools close down in Los Cabos due to Lorena

Category one Lorena arrived to Baja California Sur, and so the State Council of Civil Protection ordered to suspend classes in Los Cabos, from elementary to college, including day care centers of all sorts and More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Tropical Storm Lorena is now a category one hurricane heading towards Cabo

Tropical Storm Lorena is strengthening as it approaches the coast of southwestern Mexico, where it poses a dangerous threat of flash flooding and mudslides. Lorena is expected to continue intensifying over More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Mérida is ready to host the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

A wide range of activities will take place in Yucatan on the occasion of the “World Summit” of Nobel Peace Prize winners, to be held from 19 to 22 September. Mauricio Vila Dosal, governor of Yucatan said: More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Teen Girl Forced To Wait In Mexico Under Trump’s Asylum Policies Nearly Drowned

MATAMOROS, TAMAULIPAS, Mexico — The surface of the Rio Grande River looked so calm that 17-year-old Breni waded into its banks without concern despite not knowing how to swim. It was only moments later, when More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Mexican entrepreneur Javier Burillo Azcárraga arrested in California for the murder of his son

Property records show that a man arrested on manslaughter charges after his 11-year-old son was thrown overboard from a boat and killed by the vessel is a member of one of the richest and most powerful families More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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AMLO’s amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses and abortions

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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The “Master Fraud” over 1 billion USD diverted to 172 companies during the Peña Nieto administration

Mexico’s federal government is investigating the triangulation of resources in federal agencies during the Peña Nieto administration when at least MXN $27 billion (1.1 billion USD approx.) were diverted. According More...