Monday, June 24, 2024

The week in photos from Mexico: Reynosa to Veracruz

Take a visual tour of Mexico — from ringing in the new year to visits from the Three Kings  — with this selection of pictures from the week.

Veracruz, Veracruz

Dec. 31: Tourists enjoy the last sunset of 2023 on Playa Villa de Mar in Veracruz. (VICTORIA RAZO/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Acapulco, Guerrero

Jan. 1: In the early hours of the first day of 2024, thousands of residents and tourists watched the fireworks display over Acapulco Bay as the city continues to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Otis. (CARLOS ALBERTO CARBAJAL/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Dolores Hidalgo, Chiapas

Jan. 1: In honor of the 30-year anniversary of the Zapatista National Army of Liberation (EZLN) uprising, zapatistas and their supporters gathered in Chiapas. (ISABEL MATEOS/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Mérida, Yucatán

Jan. 1: Mexican rejoneador (bullfighter on horseback) Fauro Aloi at the first bullfight of the year in the Mérida Bull Ring. (MARTÍN ZETINA/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Cancún, Quintana Roo

Jan. 4: Tourists on kayaks see a colorful dawn with Cancún on the horizon in Nichupté Lagoon. (ELIZABETH RUIZ/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Reynosa, Tamaulipas

Jan. 4: One hundred special forces soldiers of the Mexican Army were sent to Reynosa, Tamaulipas on Thursday to reinforce security in the border region. (SEDENA/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Mexico City

Jan. 5: Doctors and nurses dressed as Balthazar, Caspar and Melchior delivered gifts to children at the Coyoacán pediatric hospital for Three Kings’ Day. (MARIO JASSO/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

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An overhead view of buildings in Jaguar Park in Tulum

Government says construction on Jaguar Park in Tulum will be done in 2 months

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Construction is 92% complete, despite delayed environmental permits for a luxury hotel the military is building in the park.
The flags of Canada and Mexico

Canada opens 3 new visa application centers in Mexico

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Now that most Mexicans need a visa to enter Canada, there is more demand than ever for Canadian visa services.
People shelter from the rain under umbrellas and ponchos in Mexico City

Heavy rain is in the forecast across Mexico this week

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While meteorologists warn of flooding in low areas, reservoir levels in Tamaulipas and Nuevo León have gotten a much-needed boost.