New drainage infrastructure project begins for Puerto Morelos Mexico Puerto Morelos 

New drainage infrastructure project begins for Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — Drainage work for the municipality of Puerto Morelos has begun in the region of Zetina Gasca, the town’s oldest residential area. Aguakan has begun working on adding a new drainage system for the colony of Zetina Gasca. The municipal president Laura Fernandez Piña gave the go ahead to will see the system installed along with other updates including a new modern lighting system. “Today we begin the first of many projects that will be carried out in the colony Zetina Gasca, Zetina Gasca, Casco Antiguo and Pescadores. These projects will…

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State battles insecurity concerns with more patrol vehicles Cancun Mexico 

State battles insecurity concerns with more patrol vehicles

Cancun, Q.R. — After numerous insecurity concerns for the cities of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, the state government is given more than 160 new patrol vehicles to help monitor the 11 municipalities. On Monday in Cancun, state government officials delivered a total of 162 new patrol vehicles with an investment of 112 million peso. The 162 new patrols consisted of trucks, sprinters and motorcycles, with the largest majority, 150, of the new patrols being pick up trucks. The delivery comes midst a security crisis that some are worried will…

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Ending Aguakan concession unlikely say officials Cancun Mexico 

Ending Aguakan concession unlikely say officials

Cancun, Q.R. — Ending the current concession for water supplier, Aguakan, is unlikely say officials, and would cost the state millions. Aguakan’s CEO Roberto Robles said although the legal dispute between the parties will continue, the likeliness of ending the contract is an impossibility because ending the concession will cost the state millions and would imply the company is in non-compliance. He points out that the state, through their authorities, continue to perform financial and service audits to verify the company complies with the contract. He says that these audits…

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City council vows zero tolerance after another shooting Mexico Playa del Carmen 

City council vows zero tolerance after another shooting

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Municipal president of Solidaridad is warning businesses of a zero tolerance policy for those who have yet to install security cameras. Solidaridad’s municipal president Cristina Torres Gómez says that the owners of bars and restaruants are expected to provide the necessary security for patrons with the installation of cameras as agreed in May. She says that security cameras need to be installed inside and outside of establishments. The warning comes after another shooting at a bar in Playa del Carmen during the early morning hours of…

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President creates special economic zones for southern Mexico Business 

President creates special economic zones for southern Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico — Three new economic zones have been created that country officials predict will generate thousands of jobs and millions in investments. Last week, President Enrique Peña Nieto signed Declaratory Decrees for the Special Economic Zones of Puerto Chiapas, Chiapas, Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz and Lázaro Cárdenas-La Unión, in the states of Michoacán and Guerrero, and inaugurated the South-Southeast Chiapas Agropark. He referred to the signing as a “great milestone” for the southern region of the country. The new ecomonic areas are all located in the southeastern portion of the country. He explained…

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Men arrested in Hotel Zone for killing, eating crocodile Cancun Mexico 

Men arrested in Hotel Zone for killing, eating crocodile

Cancun, Q.R. — Three men have been arrested in the Cancun Hotel Zone after being reported for killing a crocodile. On Friday, Tourist Police spotted white smoke rising from an area near the Nichupte Lagoon in the Cancun Hotel Zone. When they arrived they saw three men near the lagoon, all of whom ran when the saw the approaching police. The men were chased down and captured, which is when police saw blood on their clothing. The three men had been eating a crocodile they pulled from the Nichupte Lagoon…

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State military personnel head north to battle drug war Cancun Mexico 

State military personnel head north to battle drug war

Cancun, Q.R. — More than 300 members of state military personnel have been shipped out to the north of Mexico to help battle drug trafficking and organized crime. A contingent of 370 members of the 34th Military Zone of Quintana Roo traveled to the state of Tamaulipas Wednesday to support the operations that the Ministry of National Defense are carrying out. The command confirmed that on Wednesday, they had 370 personnel aboard three Boeing 727 aircraft of the Mexican Air Force. The men and women left from the Chetumal airport, in the capital of Quintana…

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150 MILLION PESO BAIL SET FOR EX-OFFICIAL Mexico Political 

150 million peso bail set for ex-official

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — An extraordinary bail has been set for an ex-official of Quintana Roo who was recently arrested in Playa del Carmen. Former director of Expendables, Felipe de Jesus Castillo Meseta, was taken into custody September 24 after current municipal authorities filed a complaint against him for the diversion of more than 200 million peso of municipal funds. After a case assessment, the judge set bail for 150 million peso saying that after the review, he felt Castillo Meseta had a high degree of participation in the charges against…

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