Mérida and Querétaro unite to promote tourism

17 de marzo de 2017. El alcalde Mauricio Vila con el gobernador de Querétaro. Foto oficial

Mérida and Querétaro are joining forces to boost the tourism sector in both cities, through offering new and traditional regional products and the most exclusive hotels of the More...

Merida will glow at night with International Festival of Lights

Children play amid illuminated globes in Merida's Plaza Grande. (PHOTO: yucatan.com.mx)

Tonight, Merida will be illuminated with lights of different sizes and shapes when the International Festival of Lights (Filux) is officially inaugurated at 7:00 pm. From Thursday More...

Merida is a leader in Latin America’s fight against climate change

Merida Mayor Mauricio Vila explained the city's master plan to a visitor. (PHOTO: reporteroshoy.mx)

Mérida was ranked as one of the leading cities in Latin America in the fight against climate change by having a platform that will allow it to report advances in its commitment More...

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U.S. expats chant in Guanajuato: “Friendship yes, the wall no!”

According to Barbara Davoli, reader of The Yucatán Times, on Monday March 20th, dozens of Americans and Guanajuato residents met to celebrate the first day of spring and Benito More...

Survey reveals expats’ surprising insights

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes about asking expats (including those living in Mexico): “What is the most surprising and / or interesting thing More...

Izamal at night Izamal, Campeche and Isla Mujeres make this list of most colorful Mexican towns

Travel Pulse collaborator and a veteran travel writer, Art Kramer recently published an interesting list of the most coloful...

Medical students participated in the Yucatan outreach. (PHOTO: UADY) University of Florida and UADY bring medical services to rural Yucatan communities

Promoting university social responsibility and contributing to improving the living conditions of the rural population are...

Poc chuc, typical Yucatecan cuisine. (TYT file photo) Mexican cuisine is a true world treasure

Culinary journalist Kendall Hill writes in the Australian Financial Review that Mexican cuisine is a true...

Commitment is ratified for Special Economic Zone in Progreso

The meeting in Merida to ratify the Special Economic Zonein Progreso was attended by leaders of Yucatan's main business groups. (PHOTO: Sefoe)

The commitment to achieve in this administration the declaration in Yucatan of a Special Economic Zone (EEZ) was More...

Stabbing victim’s son recalls father as caring parent and upstanding business owner

Daniel Corbett, of British Columbia, Canada, contacted the Yucatan Times to request publication of this letter regarding his father, Roger Corbett,..

A 200-pound octopus catch off the Yucatán Peninsula

The Yucatán Peninsula is known for its turquoise water kissed beaches in Cancun, Mayan pyramids and quaint fishing villages. On the..

Mayan chewing gum penetrates global organic-foods market

Chicza chewing gum is produced in Campeche and Quintana Roo. (PHOTO: chicza.com.uk)

Mayan farmers in the states of Campeche and Quintana Roo have become players in the global chewing gum market More...

Mexican cuisine is a true world treasure

Culinary journalist Kendall Hill writes in the Australian Financial Review that Mexican cuisine is a true world treasure and tastes even..

Why “Chile Habanero” might be good for you

As most of The Yucatan Times readers who reside in the Peninsula know, habanero peppers are a fundamental part of every..
Izamal at night

Izamal, Campeche and Isla Mujeres make this list of most colorful Mexican towns

Travel Pulse collaborator and a veteran travel writer, Art Kramer recently published an interesting list of the most coloful towns of México, which includes..
A medical clinic in Tijuana, Mexico. An estimated 952,000 Californians enter Mexico to receive health care annually, including prescription drugs, according to the U.S. International Trade Commission. (Photo: Guillermo Arias/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Boom in medical tourism to Mexico predicted if Obamacare ends

On almost any weekday afternoon, silver-haired Americans, often with mouths still numb from Novocain, line up at the U.S. port of..
Mr. Nathan Nutter

EDITORIAL: Anatomy of a Hater

In our line of work, we often wonder, what can make a person so intolerant and upset with the world or..