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Over 68 hectares of Ejido land in Felipe Carrillo Puerto purchased for Tren Maya use

Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Q.R. — The Government of Mexico has expropriated more land in the south of Quintana Roo for Tren Maya use. On Wednesday, approximately 68 hectares in the municipality of Felipe Carrillo Puerto was purchased for its use.

The latest land to be acquired by the government for the project belongs to the Xmaben and Annexes Ejidos.

The Government of Mexico published the expropriation decree in the Official Gazette of the Federation by which the area of 68-83-91 hectares (sixty-eight hectares, eighty-three areas, ninety and one centiare) in the municipality of Felipe Carrillo Puerto will be used.

The land will be signed over to Fonatur Tren Maya, SA de CV to be used for the construction of railway infrastructure and operation of the Tren Maya Project. The Tren Maya company is responsible for paying, as compensation, the amount indicated in the appraisal issued by the Institute of Administration and Appraisals of National Assets (Indaabin), which has been determined at just over 27.5 million pesos.

Both sides agreed on the expropriation of the 68 hectares in July of 2022 and signed an agreement that August.

“The Secretariat of Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development, once this decree has been published in the Official Gazette of the Federation, will proceed to its execution when Fonatur Tren Maya, SA de CV has accredited the payment or deposit of the compensation indicated in the section previous,” the Government explained in its publication.