Mexican government granted international extradition for Borge Mexico Political 

Mexican government granted international extradition for Borge

Mexico City, Mexico — The government of Mexico has been granted its extradition request for the ex-governor of Quintana Roo. The Government of Mexico, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) and the Attorney General’s Office (PGR), has reported that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama has granted Mexico its extradition request. They also said that they have notified Mr. Roberto Borge Angulo of its decision, that the Mexican government has been granted their international extradition in order for him to face criminal proceedings that are instituted against him for crimes allegedly…

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Tourists say they were thrown out, hotel says different Mexico Playa del Carmen 

Tourists say they were thrown out, hotel says different

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two tourists who were seen walking along the highway between Tulum and Playa del Carmen say they were removed from their hotel, however, the hotel says they left on their own. A concerned citizen saw the pair walking along the highway and alerted 911. The Red Cross arrived to Fifth Avenue around 10:15 a.m. where they found them. Each was treated for mild dehydration. According to reports by the Federal Police, the pair, who were from England, reported being removed from their hotel that morning…

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Construction of Riu Cancun suspended over environmental devastation Cancun Mexico 

Riu Cancun suspended over environmental devastation

Cancun, Q.R. — A suspension against the construction of the upcoming Riu Riviera Cancun has been executed by the Forth District Court. The court granted the provisional suspension of the work on the Hotel Riu Riviera Cancún until it is determined whether or not the final suspension is pending. The project continues to generate controversy since it’s rejection in March of 2015. In November of that same year, the Constitutional and Administrative Chamber of the Judicial Branch of Quintana Roo, suspended the construction license for inconsistencies in procedures. Even with the…

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Borge defense team files another appeal for release Mexico Political 

Borge defense team files another appeal for release

Panama — As more charges are filed and extradition nearing, lawyers of ex-state governor Roberto Borge have filed another appeal for his release. Lawyers of the former governor of Quintana Roo have filed a legal appeal to the authorities of Panama to request his release and avoid his extradition to Mexico. “The defense has filed a petition for habeas corpus in favor of Mr. Borge to the Supreme Court of Justice to request his release because his detention is illegal,” says Carlos Carrillo, a member of Borge’s defense team. According to Carrillo, the…

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More charges in the works against ex-governor Borge Mexico Political 

More charges in the works against ex-governor Borge

Cancun, Q.R. — Quintana Roo authorities say more charges against ex-governor Robeto Borge will be added to the current 16 filed complaints. As part of the process of review and inspection by state government personnel with the Secretary of Public Management in Quintana Roo, Rafael del Pozo Dergal reported eight additional investigations have been carried out against the administration of former governor Roberto Borge Angulo. He explained that in some cases, audits have been completed which give way to new criminal complaints that will be added to the 16 that have already been filed…

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International businesses express interest in Solidarity Mexico Playa del Carmen 

International businesses express interest in Solidaridad

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Numerous international business groups have expressed interest in investing in the municipality of Solidaridad Mayor Cristina Torres Gómez reported that business groups from Canada, China, the United States, Italy and Norway are looking to invest in Solidaridad to develop projects that will transform the energy industry and tourism sectors. She pointed out that sustainability is a priority and mandatory issue when talking about diversifying the market for goods and services in the municipality. With that said, any project that seeks to establish itself here should strive not to…

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Cancun mayor says bridge will come soon or later Cancun Mexico 

Cancun mayor says bridge will come sooner or later

Cancun, Q.R. — The mayor of Cancun says that sooner or later, the Bojórquez Bridge will be built. Benito Juárez mayor, Remberto Estrada Barba, said that sooner or later the Bojórquez Bridge will be built in Cancun since it is a necessity. Given the population growth and number of tourists the city receives each year, the daily flow of traffic along Kukulcan Boulevard continues to suffer major congestion. The worst part, he notes, is the area at kilometer 9.5 known as the Party Center where traffic bottlenecks have cause massive delays for both…

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Nearly 70 beach trees scheduled for removal Cancun Mexico 

Nearly 70 beach trees scheduled for removal

Cancun, Q.R. — Nearly 70 beach pine trees in the Cancun Hotel Zone will be removed as part of the city’s control program for the casuarina. The casuarina tree, also known as beach pine, are said to put mangroves at risk due to the allopathic and biological agents (mold) that is produced from the accumulation of dead leaves. This situation, says Jeannina Medrano Galindo, directora de Ecología en Benito Juárez, prevents the growth of native flora. Medrano Galindo made the announcement that beginning July 26, nearly 70 of the trees are marked for…

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