Tag Archives: Tren Maya

May No God Remember Your Name

by Yásnaya Elena A. Gil I’d like to start by making a concession: behind the implementation of the Mayan Train, one of the most promoted projects by the new Government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the best intentions lay the foundations for its execution. After centuries of abandonment in which the Mayan people have been […]

Fonatur Admits that the Mayan Train has no Environmental Assessment

The National Fund for Tourism Development (Fonatur) acknowledged that it has operated to prevent the four sections of the Tren Maya awarded to date from being subjected to an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), a requirement for any infrastructure work for 32 years. By Matthew Tourliere June 8th, 2020 In an “explanatory note” published today, Fonatur […]