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Despite a leaked report in which the feasibility of the under-construction 15.5bn-peso (US$770mn) Tulum airport in Mexico’s Quintana Roo state was questioned, two business groups have indicated the private sector is interested in the project.

Local news site Novedades Quintana Roo reported Wednesday that multisector business association Coparmex is backing the project as it could boost tourism on the Maya Riviera, even though the federal government has not included the participation of private companies in it. 

Given that the works are being led by the armed forces, there is little or no transparency regarding progress, which has so far not included any participation of the private sector. 

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