Miami police to train Merida counterparts as part of broader sister cities efforts

Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, left, presents the keys to the city to Merida Mayor Mauricio Vila, center. U.S. Consul General David Mico is at right. (PHOTO: Revista Peninsular)

Miami police will advise their counterparts in Mérida in specialized areas such as investigations, homicides and frauds under the sister cities mechanism, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado More...

‘Cold’ front expected for Yucatan this weekend

Cooler temperatures return to Merida this weekend. (PHOTO: sipse.com)

A new cold front will enter the Yucatan Peninsula on Friday Dec. 9, with widespread rain and a drop in temperatures, predicted the National Water Commission. However for the More...

Culinary Tourism, the new trend that is placing Mérida on the map

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Travel to the Yucatan Peninsula and enjoy one-of-a-kind cuisine which offers a wide array of different possibilities. “You can go to Yucatan before or after the end of the More...

Guests at a November 2015 event at MEL. (Photo: Robert Adams)

MEL to celebrate 20th anniversary Dec. 16

By Dan Karnes, President of the MEL Board 2016 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Merida English Library.  The MEL Acta Constitutiva — the document that brought the library More...

What does the future hold for U.S. expats in Mexico?

Bernard Wasow, a former professor of economics at New York University who lives in Mexico, writes on theglobalist.com that there is concern among his compatriots about their More...

Cooler temperatures return to Merida this weekend. (PHOTO: sipse.com) ‘Cold’ front expected for Yucatan this weekend

A new cold front will enter the Yucatan Peninsula on Friday Dec. 9, with widespread rain and...

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What if… you, or someone you love has a serious medical situation and needs to be...

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On Friday November 25, “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women” (Día Internacional de...

Mexico’s deep-water oil push uses data that solved dinosaur riddle off Yucatan coast

Scientists used this drilling platform to gather data on the Chicxulub crater. (PHOTO: dailymail.com)

A long-awaited auction of Mexico’s untapped deep water oil fields on Monday Dec. 5 has been fueled by More...

Oil terminal planned for Progreso with $40M USD investment

The commercial director of Grupo Lodemo, Victor Patricio Cicero Alonzo, announced Wednesday Nov. 30, during the 25th Latin American Congress of..

Chicxulub crater scientists discover climate change 55M years ago

CHICXULUB PUERTO — Three out of four species disappeared when a meteorite fell on the Yucatan peninsula 66 million years ago,..

Culinary Tourism, the new trend that is placing Mérida on the map

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Travel to the Yucatan Peninsula and enjoy one-of-a-kind cuisine which offers a wide array of different possibilities. “You More...

Opinion: Thanksgiving is all about appreciating our blessings

It’s a uniquely American holiday, and one that has, in recent years, been adulterated by commercialism (Black Friday and, now, even..

Turkey was on Mexican menus 1,500 years ago: Study

On Thanksgiving Day, millions of Americans will sit down to enjoy a traditional turkey dinner. Although the U.S. holiday is only..
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Rosewood Mandarina to open in Riviera Nayarit in 2019

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by RLH Properties, a company created by BK Partners, to manage Rosewood Mandarina which will..
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Merida, Yucatán: A hub for medical care

There are several views on medical tourism in Mexico, but it is important to realize that to talk about Mexico is..
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – 8 ACRES (3.24 HECTARES) OF BIRDS!

While ironing, (yes, I still do that), I looked out my window to see a small mixed flock of birds including..