Police helicopter provides surveillance of Merida holiday shoppers

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SSP helicopter flys over downtown Merida.

The helicopter of the Ministry of Public Security (SSP) will be making several flights on a daily basis as part of the security operation of the holiday season. Land and air operations More...

Spark Your Romance in the City of Passion: Mérida, Yucatán 

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Conversation chairs in Merida's Plaza Grande.

Lovers chairs line the parks located around Mérida, mysteriously connecting heartstrings to a deeper love. Smiles of those conversing both verbally and through a touch of lips, More...

Gendarmería uniforms stolen from a laundry in downtown Merida

Federal Police in Yucatan and that they told him that they would absorb the cost of the stolen uniform (Photo: La Verdad de Yucatán)

A man stole uniforms of the “Gendarmería” when he took advantage of the laundry owner’s distraction. On Tuesday November 24th, a man who prowled the entrance More...


Saturday night movie at Door54

Greetings film fans: Continuing our Saturday night screenings of Spanish-language movies, this Saturday brings us Carlos Saura’s classic retelling of the Carmen story with More...

Owe the IRS? Your passport could be cancelled

Robert W. Wood, tax lawyer and author of over 30 tax books, whose best seller “Taxation of Damage Awards and Settlement Payments” is avaialable on Amazon, frequently More...

Marco_Almazan_2 Potential foreign investors to visit Yucatan every other month

In an exclusive interview with The Yucatan Times, Mr. Marco Almazan, President of International Business Developer...

Former Yucatan Gov. Ivonne Ortega Pacheco, possible presidential candidate. Ivonne Ortega is in the hunt for 2018 PRI presidential nomination

The former governor of Yucatán, Ivonne Aracelly Ortega Pacheco, is considered a possible presidential candidate within the...

MHC_feature When family members become caregivers

Family members frequently have to step in and provide care for a loved one. Though done...

Latest rescue brings Cuban rafter total to more than 150 in Yucatan waters

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More than 150 Cuban rafters have arrived in Yucatan in 2014-15.

In the latest incident of Cuban rafters in Yucatan waters, on Tuesday Nov. 24 a Mexican Navy vessel came to More...

Federal Gendarmeria makes its presence felt in Progreso

PROGRESO — Elements of the elite federal Gendarmeria joined state and local police in the hunt for low-level drug dealers on..

Mayor of Celestun leads by example

A public official to be proud of, the Mayor of Celestun, Leonel Rosado Mena, was part of the municipal workers crews,..

Thanksgiving with a Mexican flavor


Thanksgiving celebrations are all about spending time with family and loved ones to be grateful for our blessings More...

Man busted at Los Angeles International Airport with 450 illegal… tamales !

According to an article posted on the latimes.com web portal on Wednesday November 18th, a passenger at Los Angeles International Airport was..

2015 Limited Edition 1-Liter Patron Silver bottle available for holiday season

Patron is ‘expanding’ holiday gift giving and entertaining this year with the release of a new and eye-catching, first-ever, 1-liter bottle..
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From 2008 to date, Quintana Roo added 18,327 new hotel rooms

The growth of tourist infrastructure in the Mexican Caribbean maintains a sizzling pace, with more than 17,000 new rooms added every..
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Gov. Zapata views osteopathic demonstration at new clinic in Merida.

Merida’s O’Horan Hospital opens osteopathic clinic

Yucatecans can now access the new osteopathic services at the Osteopathy Clinic of the Dr. Augustin O’Horán Hospital in Merida, which reinforce..
Scarlet Macaw


Thanksgiving Day, November 26, will be honored by many US citizens around the world. This small tribute recognizes a few representative..