The Secretary of Tourism, Rodolfo Elizondo Torres, has stated that the new beach restoration project will occupy the first 3 months of 2009 and will be completed by the end of March. He also spoke on the subjects of the loss of of the beaches, and the ineffective enforcement of the General Law of Vida Silvestre (LGVS) that protects the mangrove swamps and the upcoming revisions to those laws. You can read the whole article here: http://www.novenet.com.mx/portada.php?id=121580&d=03&m=09&y=2008 but be warned that Novedades is having major scripting problems with their web server and you may get a page of gobbledy gook. In what I think is a high pile of hyperbole, Torres stated that in light of 38% of the currency entering Mexico coming through Cancun, it is necessary to improve the beach situation. 38%? Can anybody confirm that as a real number?