Cancun Mexico 

Interpol red notices sent out after ex-state officials

Cancun, Q.R. — Former state government officials of Quintana Roo are to be sought by Interpol. The State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) has prepared red notices for Interpol to seek and detain former Roberto Borge Angulo administration officials since it has come to the attention of local authorities that they have been exiting the country. Miguel Ángel Pech Cen, general state prosecutor, says that those wanted have been tracked entering and exiting Mexico. This has prompted state authorities to issue a red notice alert for each of the wanted, having Interpol search for and locate the former officials….

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Flight cancellations continue around the country due to bad weather Cancun Mexico Travel 

Flight cancellations continue due to bad weather

Cancun, Q.R — Flights to and from the United States are still being affected by the aftermath of Harvey. The Cancun International Airport has again recorded 12 more cancellations to and from Houston due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey. According to the Cancun airport authorities, six of the 12 operations canceled due to Hurricane Harvey were United Airlines, four of Southwest Airlines and two from Spirit Airlines affecting approximately 1,800 passengers. In addition to those cancellations, local rains over the past 24 hours have also caused the cancellation of more than…

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Jailed offenders help rehabilitate municipality though program Mexico Playa del Carmen 

Jailed offenders help rehabilitate municipality through program

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The government of Solidaridad is using arrested public offenders to help clean up the municipality through the Community Civic Justice program. Director of Civic Justice in Solidarity Milagros Álvarez Vidal, says that during the month of July, 160 people were arrested. Many of them have volunteered to clean and provide maintenance in and around the municipality. He says that 20 different areas of Playa del Carmen have benefited from their work adding that colonies and fractions of Playa del Carmen such as Bosque Real, Bellavista, Centro,…

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Mexico Playa del Carmen 

Public safety says not enough police to cover municipality

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – The municipality of Solidarity does not have enough police to cover the needs of citizens in the municipality. Juan Martín Rodríguez Olvera, Municipal Director of Public Safety said, “Today we have a much lower number of police than before. We used to have about 800 elements, and today, we have much less and with a larger population,” he said. He explained that they are making a daily effort to recruit new police officers that will be better than previous officers. He said the C3 Control…

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Ex-director of VIP-Saesa arrested for irregularities Mexico Political 

Ex-director of VIP-Saesa arrested for irregularities

Chetumel, Q.R. — Carlos Alberto Acosta Gutiérrez, ex-director of VIP-Saesa (Servicios Aéreos Ejecutivos SA), has been arrested by ministerial agents. The company VIP-Saesa was audited last year and found to have irregularities including the operation of flights and an irregular management of resources that consisted of more than 320 million peso as well as $40 million USD for airplane rentals. Local congress found that during his term, the former governor of Quintana Roo Roberto Borge Angulo, spent more than one billion peso on air services paid to foreign companies and one company in particular out of Veracruz….

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New bike paths for Playa del Carmen Mexico Playa del Carmen 

New bike paths for Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – New bike paths are in the works for Playa del Carmen. Municipal administration has included the creation of two new bike paths in its upcoming infrastructure plans, adding an additional three kilometers of bike paths to the existing 16 kilometer cycling network. Within the next month, city officials intend to have the first 900 meters finished. Once complete, this particular path will join the Federal Highway with the subdivision La Guadalupana through Xel-Ha Avenue. Next year, the second phase of the new cycle path network…

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Mexico dedicates millions to save the vaquita Cancun Mexico 

Mexico finally dedicates money to save vaquita

Cancun, Q.R. – More than four million peso will be used over the next two years to recover the natural habitat to help save the vaquita. The Mexican Association of Habitats for the Interaction and Protection of Marine Mammals together with the National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (Conabio) will inject resources for the protection of the Vaquita, which is in grave danger of extinction. Rodrigo Constandse Córdova of Conabio says, “The work will be done over two years, covering a first phase and over time securing its habitat. To…

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Federal officials find millions of unused money for mobile medical Mexico Playa del Carmen 

Federal officials find millions of unused money

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The Government of the State of Quintana Roo have discovered nearly 9 million unused peso in the previous budget. State government through the Ministry of Health, discovered 8.9 million peso which was allocated in fiscal year 2016 for the operation of the program Strengthening of Medical Care. The funds were  not used for the assigned program by the  previous PRI government led by Roberto Borge Angulo. The unused budget, which was distributed in two installments, was to cover operating expenses for 13 mobile medical units, however, the money was never put toward the program….

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