Chetumal


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Chetumal

(chāto͞o`mäl), city (1990 pop. 94,158), capital of Quintana Roo State, E. Mexico. Chetumal is a major import center and free port as well as an export point for the hardwoods of the region, including cedar and mahogany. The city is almost entirely modern, as it was destroyed by hurricane in 1955.
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In Chetumal, top attractions include the Museum of Mayan Culture and Boulevard Bay, which, in essence, acts as a manatee sanctuary, according to the state.
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The storm spared major tourist areas on the peninsula from a direct hit and landed in sparsely populated low-lying jungle, near the port town of Mahahual, 40 miles (64 km) north of Chetumal, the capital of Quintana Roo state.
The NHC report said the storm was located 350 kilometres east of Chetumal, Mexico, and featured sustained winds of up to 100 kilometres per hour with higher gusts.
With the expectation that Ernesto will become a hurricane, the Mexican government issued a hurricane warning for the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, stretching from Chetumal to Punta Allen.