How to donate in Merida to help central Mexico’s earthquake victims

MERIDA — Merida’s City Government and several other organizations are mounting donation drives to aid victims of the powerful earthquake in central Mexico Tuesday Sept. More...

Swedish fashion arrives in Yucatan

On September 21, a new H&M store will open its doors in Plaza Galerías Mérida…. MERIDA — One of the most important fashion retailers in the world, “H More...

Yucatan security forces display power in annual Independence parade

The armed forces and police departments displayed evidence of the power with which they operate…. MERIDA — The military and security forces of Yucatan demonstrated More...

Information for Canadian and U.S. citizens affected by Mexico earthquake

INFORMATION FOR CANADIAN CITIZENS IN MEXICO On September 19, 2017, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck 60 km southeast of Mexico City. If you are in or around the affected areas, More...

Mexican apps that will make your life easier

MEXICO — Mexico is known for its ancient culture and internationally recognized gastronomy but what Mexico also has is people full of new ideas and amazing skills to create More...

Not the best week for Tizimin, Yucatan

TIZIMIN, Yucatan — Thursday afternoon September 14, personnel of the Department of Inspection headed by David...

The Peninsula will see continued high temperatures this week

Forecast for the whole peninsula: a really hot week and occasional rains…. MERIDA — For the...

Yucatan and Campeche form tourism alliance

Increased tourist flow will be sought in southeastern Mexico…. CAMPECHE — Yucatan and Campeche have a...

Improvements to Progreso’s electric-power grid are underway

A crew of 20 electricians is working in Progreso… PROGRESO — A squad of 20 electricians from the More...

Uncontrolled tourism is bad for Mexico’s environment: expert

The uncontrolled increase of tourism in Mexico could affect the future of its unique beaches. Holbox is an example of how..

Solar energy will help power Merida in June 2018

PROGRESO — The San Ignacio Solar Energy Park, which will generate electricity to sell to the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), will..

Club Sibarita: Where Foreigners and Local Epicureans Wine & Dine Together

(Meet Merida’s Vanguards: Exposé 1, part 2) As Merida continues to grow and bud into an urban center, new More...

Merida and Campeche go ‘Gourmet’

MERIDA — As we previously announced here on TYT, this past Saturday September 2 at the restaurant “La Tradicion” there was held..

Mexico is world’s 11th-largest producer of coffee

In the 2016-2017 period, Mexico ranked 11th among the largest coffee producers worldwide, with 1.6 percent of global production and positioning..

New ‘Habitas’ joins the lifestyle-hotel fray in Tulum

TULUM, Q. Roo — A new lifestyle hotel has joined the fray in the luxe-hip beach town of Tulum. Habitas, located in an..

Mexican doctors ranked among the 50 best countries in the world: survey

According to a survey by The Lancet, specialists have placed Mexican medical providers in position #48 of their global ranking…. According..

COMMENT: Violence threatens Mexico tourism

Mexico is a tourist bonanza, with so much to offer foreign tourists, including beach resorts, pre-Hispanic ruins, colonial downtowns, and a..