Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died in Mexico at age 87

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Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, his family says. Garcia Marquez was considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors, best known for his masterpiece More...

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New Maya Epigraphy Center opening in Yucatán

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Thanks to the contribution of the State University of Human Science of Russia and the support of the government of Yucatan, the opening of the Russian Maya Epigraphy Center “Yuri More...

25 Most Polluted Beaches in Mexico

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The National System of Information on the Quality of Water at Mexican Beaches is a combined initiative of the Ministries of the Environment, Health and Tourism, along with the More...

The Cenotes of San Antonio Mulix

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MÉRIDA, YUCATÁN – The ruined hacienda of San Antonio Mulix is not far from Mérida, in fact we were there around 45 minutes after leaving the periferico, but after driving More...

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World Famous Cuba National Ballet to perform in Mérida

Viengsay Valdés and Víctor Estévez the top ballet dancers of the Cuba National Ballet will have a feature presentation in Mérida, Yucatan, on May 2 and 3 at Teatro Peón Contreras. The More...

Police Release Burglary Codes: Have You Seen These Symbols on Your House?

Home burglary is one of the more frequent crimes committed in the state of Yucatán, and the number of cases has grown significantly in recent years. Have You Seen These Symbols More...

A Taste of Merida at the Mansion!

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Last night was a fabulous evening at the gorgeous home of Sean Hennessy and Colm Cooney in García Gineres.  This special More...

2014 Mérida Music Festival a Rocking Success

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MERIDA, YUCATAN.  Under partly cloudy skies, on an afternoon as warm and sultry as only Yucatán can be in March, More...

The-National-Ballet-of-Cu-001 World Famous Cuba National Ballet to perform in Mérida

Viengsay Valdés and Víctor Estévez the top ballet dancers of the Cuba National Ballet will have...

Chateau Frontenac Quebec is the only North American fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist

Quebec City is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. While many of the...

QMM Quinta Montes Molina, Historic Landmark on Paseo de Montejo

Built by Italian architects and craftsmen who arrived in Mérida to construct the José Peón Contreras...

Do not panic, just remember April 15 is the tax deadline (If you are American)

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It just seems to be human nature that we leave things until the last minute – especially when it comes to More...

National and International Companies are interested in generating renewable energy in Yucatan

Yucatan will formally open up to renewable energy generation with the company “Vive Energía” that will install the first wind power..

Beach houses exclusively designed with services for retired American and Canadian senior citizens will be built in Cancun

Beach houses and apartments, exclusively designed with services for retired American and Canadian senior citizens age 65 and up, known as Baby Boomers,..

25 Most Polluted Beaches in Mexico

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The National System of Information on the Quality of Water at Mexican Beaches is a combined initiative of the More...

Semana Santa vacation period starts today

On Friday April 11th, 2014, State Governor, Rolando Zapata Bello and Secretary of Public Safety, Luis Felipe Saiden, leaded the kick..

Sea Cucumber season opens up in Sisal and Celestún

It was published in the “Diario Oficial de la Federación” the agreement that establishes an overall number of 357 tons of..
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Tulum Monkey Sanctuary, in a world of its own

We arrived at the unmarked gate off the road to Coba early in the morning. Worried we were late, we rushed..
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“Selfie for Cancun” Campaign: Real Fun Testimonials

The Convention and Visitors Bureau of Cancun,  Quintana Roo and the company McBravos launched the tourism promotion campaign known as “Selfie for Cancun”...
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Increase of public transportation fares in Campeche

Starting from Monday April 14th, the Campeche State Institute of Transport (IET) authorized rate adjustments to urban – collective service, with..