“Brazos Abiertos” relaunches sex education program in Mérida

Biciruta en Mérida (Photo: unionyucatan.mx)

Peer-to-Peer forging ahead! The initial sex education program that gave life to BAI back in 2006 has been relaunched with vigour. Last summer’s student Health Leaders More...

Embassy Hosts Fair Promoting Study Opportunities in the U.S.

Student Mobility Fair

MEXICO CITY, August 29, 2016 – The U.S. Embassy through its advising center EducationUSA and the U.S.-Mexico Commission for Education and Cultural Exchanges (COMEXUS) hosted More...

Canadian Graham Alexander fights to get his hotel in Tulum back

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Graham Alexander was at a morning business meeting when his phone started buzzing with frantic calls and text messages from the staff at his hotel nearby, who said scores of More...


Top Ten Expat Destinations for 2016 by Internations

For the third year in a row, Expat Insider — one of the largest expat surveys worldwide — offers an in-depth analysis of everyday expat life in more than 60 countries across More...

Mexican superstar singer-songwriter recording artist Juan Gabriel dies in Los Angeles

Mexican songwriter and singer who was an icon in the Latin music world, died Sunday August 28, at his home in California at age 66, his publicist said. Juan Gabriel was Mexico’s More...

mangrove Sept. 4, Nat Geo TV premieres “Mangroves of the Maya World”

For the first time, the secret life of the “Mangroves of the Maya World” will be revealed in...

hurricane gaston path Hurricane Gaston now not likely to threaten Yucatan or even Florida

A Wednesday Aug. 24 overnight flight of the NASA Global Hawk hurricane drone measured 75 mph...

A Samsung VR device. (PHOTO: yonhapnews.co.kr) Yucatan teams with Samsung to promote tourism

Samsung Electronics Co. has signed a business pact with the tourism board of Yucatan state to...

Not many go to the beach on last summer holiday weekend

Autprogreso bus terminal, Sunday August 28 (Photo: puntomedio.com.mx)

The summer holidays were of poor demand for the Mérida – Progreso shuttle service, according to public More...

Peten Seaside Community: Enjoying coastal life without pretensions (Part II)

This is the second part of an exclusive TYT interview with Gustavo Cisneros, CEO of Peten Seaside Community in Sisal, Yucatan:..

Peten Seaside Community: Enjoying coastal life without pretensions (Part I)

Mr Gustavo Cisneros, CEO at Peten Seaside Community, agreed to grant an exclusive interview to The Yucatan Times, to explain in his..

Did you know you can eat avocado seeds?

Avocado (iStock Photo)

If you’ve logged onto Facebook in the past few weeks, you may have seen a viral video demonstrating how More...

Merida’s culinary scene wins more praise

Travel writer Rosalind Cummings-Yeates’ published this take on Merida’s foodie scene this week on Travel Pulse: Travelers to Mexico quickly discover..

Sotol: The 100% organic Mexican distilled spirit you could be ordering soon

David Hammond, Food & Wine expert for the Chicago Tribune, recently published a piece in which he describes a new Mexican..

Three new AA flights between the U.S. and Mexico before the end of the year

American Airlines will launch three new flights between the U.S. and Mexico before the end of the year. Beginning Nov. 4,..

13 different types of cancer linked to excess body fat

“Experts have linked eight more cancers to being overweight or obese, nearly tripling the list from five to 13,” the Daily..
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Mixed-status families result from moms deported at the Mexico – US border

Tatiana Sanchez (former writer at The San Diego Union-Tribune), covers news on immigration and the region’s multicultural communities. Before joining the..