Telephone service breakdown in the Yucatan Peninsula brings frustration and anger


A feeling of shock and discomfort took over many Southeast Mexico Telmex and Telcel (cell and fixed phone) users, when around 10 a.m. on Tuesday October 6th, they lost the signal More...

Mérida hosts international conference of national human rights institutions


The 12th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions will take place from 8 to 10 October 2015 at the Hyatt Regency, in Merida.  The main theme of the Conference More...

Merida site receives prestigious architecture award for new pavilion

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One of Merida’s most historic homes and popular tourist destinations, the Quinta Montes Molina, has been awarded a prestigious Silver Medal in the Second Biennial of Architecture More...


Mexico to host premiere of 007 Spectre on November 2

Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment have just announced that Mexico City will host the SPECTRE Premiere of the More...

‘Eat, love and contemplate’ at Holbox Gastronomic Festival

HOLBOX, Q. Roo.- Holbox Island is preparing to host the Eat, Love and Contemplate Gastronomic Festival 2015, (Festival Gastronómico Comer, Amar y Contemplar 2015), under the More...

Food_&_Travel_feature Yucatan goes after four awards in tourism magazine contest

Surely tourism in Yucatan is experiencing a high moment, as it is recognized as one of...

05punta_laguna Villagers protest the sale of natural reserve in Yucatan; Gov. Rolando Zapata, in the spotlight

According to Mexican monthly political review Proceso, residents of the community of Nueva Laguna, Yucatán warned that...

profepa_oct_15 Authorities shut down road-building activity in Celestun mangroves

CELESTUN — Mexican environmental authorities have closed down road-building activity on private land consisting of mangroves...

U.S. Consulate General, Merida invites American Citizen Community of Progreso to participate in a Town Hall Meeting

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U.S. Consulate General, Merida Press Release The Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate will be holding an More...

Carnival Cruise Line seeks a Mexican partner to provide visitors an “authentic” experience in Progreso

With larger ships to call at the Yucatán port of Progreso in coming years, Carnival Cruise Line seeks a Mexican partner..

Take a day-trip to Progreso for a laid-back beach escape

PROGRESO — For $33 pesos (slightly more than USD $2), you can travel round-trip by modern air-conditioned bus to Progreso from..

‘Eat, love and contemplate’ at Holbox Gastronomic Festival


HOLBOX, Q. Roo.- Holbox Island is preparing to host the Eat, Love and Contemplate Gastronomic Festival 2015, More...

“Virgin Water”: Wine made ​​with organic honey in the Yucatan Peninsula

The name of the wine is SUJUYJA’ (virgin water), and is the only product made with this sweetener in the Yucatan..

MEL’s Evening of Merida Magic: Oct. 8th wine tasting event

Merida English Library presents Evening of Merida Magic Our October 8th wine tasting will be held in a beautiful home recently..
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“Pueblos Mágicos”: More quality and less quantity

According to the news website, the gradual devaluation of Mexico’s Magic Towns (Pueblos Mágicos) program continues with the recent addition..

Beatriz Achach Spa is the first and foremost in Merida

Trained in beauty and cosmetology, Beatriz Achach opened the first cosmetology clinic in Merida in 1975 after graduating from the Technical..
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Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired,” zoologist, photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 56 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan..