Motorcycle accidents are becoming a serious threat in Merida


Many stories are popping up lately in Merida about motorcycle crashes; as of last week, over 30 deaths have been recorded this year from motorcyclist killings. Some of the most More...

Rally Maya’s ‘rolling museum’ returns to Yucatan May 16-21


As many as 100 vintage autos will roll through the Yucatan Peninsula during the third edition of the Rally Maya, set for May 16-21. The five-stage rally begins in Merida on May More...

Mayor Vila Dosal gives talk at Harvard on Merida housing study

(PHOTO: Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal speaking recently.

Merida Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal was in Boston Monday May 2 to give his opinions on the results of a Harvard University study on housing in Merida and Mexico in general, conducted More...

A lecture on mosquito-borne diseases attracted a large turnout to Merida English Library. (PHOTO: Fabiola Villaseñor)

MEL starts summer hours

Merida English Library has begun operating on its summer schedule, with a slight reduction in the number of hours the library in Centro is open to the public. Starting Monday May More...

Vacation Outlet Expo 2016 at Siglo XXI Convention Centre this weekend

From April 29 to May 1, Outlet Expo Vacaciones returns to Merida in its 2016 edition. As usual, it will take place at the Yucatán Siglo XXI Convention Centre, offering the public More...

Hurricane Dean approaches the Yucatan Peninsula in 2007. (MAP: 2016 hurricane season projected to be most active since 2012

This year will be the most active tropical hurricane season for the Atlantic basin since 2012...

Women protest femicide in Mexico State. (PHOTO: Mexico’s women rise up against climbing femicide rates in Puebla, nationwide

All around the world women are fighting for basic human rights and equal opportunities. At the...

carib map Yucatan and Cuba ally with Europeans and Asians to attract tourism

The Secretary of Tourism Promotion in Yucatan is seeking to join with tourism officials in Cuba to...

Witchcraft ritual evidence points to Santería


The appearance of an alleged act of witchcraft  right next to the main highway entrance to town caused uproar More...

Progreso merchants not seeing benefit of cruise calls

Entering Progreso on Wednesday April 20th, I was interested to see two cruise ships at the end of the pier, and..

Green sea turtles of Florida and Mexico no longer endangered

Years of coordinated conservation efforts have paid off for the green sea turtle populations in Florida and the Pacific coast of..

New cookbook offers a guide to Healthy Vegetarian Mexican Food!

decolonize your diet

More than just a cookbook, “Decolonize Your Diet” redefines what is meant by “traditional” More...

Let’s go for a drink! … to Starbucks?

Alsea, the Mexican company that represents and operates the Starbucks brand in Mexico and Latin America, plans a pilot test to..

8 steps to prevent heart desease: The Mayo Clinic Heart – Healthy Diet

The Mayo Clinic Staff published the eight steps to a healthy heart diet. Although you might know that eating certain foods can..

“Grupo Posadas” launches the Fiesta Americana Resort Collection

Grupo Posadas, the largest hotel operator in Mexico, launched the Fiesta Americana Resort Collection, which is comprised of twelve distinctive resort..
Ensisal Beach Development

Yucatan, your (second) “home sweet home”

Yucatan is famous for its Spanish colonial architecture found in abundance in such cites as Izamal, Valladolid, and the state capital,..

After the FATCA exchange, foreign investment returns will not be the same

From this moment forward, a U.S. taxpayer ought to recognize that IRS will have knowledge of a taxpayer’s financial assets outside..