Direct Flight Merida – Milan: a Whole New “Panorama”

Blue Panorama Airlines Boeing 767-300ER - credit Wikimedia Commons

New Flight Offers Direct Route to Italy from Mérida By Stewart Mandy MÉRIDA, YUCATÁN – On Monday April 13th, 2015; the first flight from Milan, Italy, landed at Mérida’s More...

Police Brutality on Paseo de Montejo

Police brutality on Pase de Montejo (Photo: YouTube)

Yucatecan Policemen, violate Human Rights All those videos that have been leaked in the Unites States the last couple of weeks featuring police officers abusing of their authority More...

Merida – Milan: New flight to begin operations today


In order to have a more active participation in the Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy; Governor Rolando Zapata Bello, attended the seat of municipal government of Bergamo, in the Lombardy More...

Apple guests get a look at the new Macbook in San Francisco. AP Photo/Eric Risberg

This Week’s Latest Tech Gadgets

The public had its first chance to see, touch and buy the Apple Watch Friday, as Apple stores in the United States and eight markets abroad start previews and online orders commence. However, More...

U.S. Department of State warns Americans to stay clear from Casinos in Mexico

The U.S. Department of State warned American citizens about the risk of traveling to certain places in Mexico due to threats to safety and security posed by organized criminal More...

Non-violence art exhibition in Monterrey, Mexico

The exhibit at the Cerro de Obisbo, a popular park in Monterrey, runs through April 30. (Photo: AP)

Replicas of a sculpture of a knotted pistol that was designed in honor of the late musician John Lennon are being displayed More...

Los Tigres del Norte are being recognized for their thoughtful take on Gay Love

Los Tigres have their own Star at the Hollywood Boulevard

Los Tigres del Norte, the San Jose, California based Mexican norteño group are receiving a Special Recognition More...

ChicxulubCráter Researchers to drill below the Chicxulub Crater off the Yucatecan Coast

A team of scientists, led by experts of the University of Texas at Austin, will drill off...

calor_yucatan Drought and Scorching Sun in Yucatán

Juan Vazquez Montalvo, chief of the UADY meteorological center, confirmed the rumors that have been going...

cubans_3 Again, Mexican Navy rescues 14 Cuban immigrants off the Yucatan Coast

Staff of the Navy located a makeshift boat in which 8 men, 6 women and a...

Monarch to arrive to Progreso and Cozumel next June


The Monarch will arrive to Progreso and Cozumel next June, from the ports of Cartagena, Colombia and Panama More...

Who was the Carnival Triumph Passenger who Died?

MÉRIDA, Yuc.- Relatives of the deceased passenger of the Carnival Triumph Cruise arrived Thursday March 20th, during the afternoon to claim the..

Yucatan fishing boat rescues 15 Cuban dissidents

It is the fourth time this occurs this year; the others were in January and February. Progreso Yucatán.- Mexican Navy officers..

In Quest of The Perfect Espresso in Merida


The perfect espresso will feel as if silk were gracing the presence of your tongue. From the arabica coffee More...

Yucatecan Chef brakes Guiness Record

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, February. 16, 2015.- A new Guiness World Record has been broken by a Yucatecan Chef! During the “Jalisco International Festival of Flavors” (Festival..

Learn about (and taste!) Mexico’s good “vino”, Saturday February 28 at MEL

One hundred years ago, Francisco Madero, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata led the  Mexican Revolution.   Today, Mexico is going through..
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Grupo Viva hopes to expand the low-cost model from Mexico to all of Latin America

As published by Conde Nast Traveler, Vivaerobus wants to take over the Low Budget Airline Market in Latin America. Jetting around..

World Health Day 2015: From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe

World Health Day is being celebrated today 7 April, with WHO (World Health Organization) highlighting the challenges and opportunities associated with food..

The Mysterious Mr. Martinez

This article was originally published by Diario de Yucatan some time ago. Since then, many people have kindly asked me to republish it..