Saturday, June 18, 2011

Yucatán safe enough for 1500 women from around the globe

Lobby of Siglo XXI
Another sign that the world is possibly beginning to believe that Mexico, and particularly Yucatán, is not the dangerous place that US government and media continue to reinforce. This conference of 1500 business women from all over the world, originally to be in Tunisia, is coming to Mérida. Tunisia was deemed 'not safe' for this type of conference, which is to be held at the Siglo XXI Yucatan Convention Center in north Merida.  Congratulations to Merida and to the 1500 business women!
Chichen Itza gallery of the Siglo XXI
(Siglo images from Kprateek88)

Chichen Itza, in the heart of Yucatan, is a long way from the US border and drug cartels
(Google image ABC News)
Chichen Itza
(Image from Google )

1 comment:

  1. Merida also recently hosted the 2011 FIBA Americas U16 Championship, a huge women's basketball tournament, at the Ciudad de la Paz Stadium in Merida, bringing in hundreds of women from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, United States, Venezuela, and elsewhere.