The Maya octopus a unique species endemic of Yucatan

Mexico is the third largest octopus producer worldwide, with 39 thousand tons registered in 2017. In the Yucatan alone, 12,000 tons are produced every year. We have two species of octopus in Mexico: -Octopus maya, extracted mainly from…

Merida News

Exhibition about the human figure

Social Commitment Citibanamex, through Fomento Cultural Banamex, AC, and the Ricardo Martínez Foundation, AC, present the exhibition Ricardo Martínez and…

Gender violence in Merida, a problem that is being solved

The only Psycho-pedagogical and Re-education Center for Men in Mérida that was created in 2007 and that was relocated in…

Mérida,Yucatán: Best Destination at the Food and Travel Awards

In the fifth edition of the Food and Travel Awards 2018, Yucatan is again on the list of nominees in…

Lifestyle

Hipil, a combination of photography and embroidery featuring the daily life of Maya women

The exhibition Yucatán en hilos, by Mexican artist Alejandra Díaz Mariscal, opened at the Satellite Civic Center of Mexico City…

Diversity and Inclusion: Dos Equis rewrites the rules

Cerveza Dos Equis (XX) changes its name for the first time in its more than 120 years of existence, according…

American actor Rob Schneider shares his “Frijol con Puerco” on social networks

On June this year, American comedian screenwriter, and director Rob Schneider, who started as a stand-up comic and is a…

State News

Yucatecan construction workers intoxicated with cement made in Egypt

Yucatecan construction workers say that the cement imported from Africa, specifically from Egypt, which is being used by some construction…

Yucatecan mummies of Santa Elena another tourist attraction in our state

Although, Guanajuato is famous for its mummies, Yucatán also has a museum dedicated to its own. It is located in…

Bernardo Xiu Uc received a tribute for more than 20 years as a promoter of organic farming in Yucatán

The organic farming school of Maní, "U Yit's Ka'an" (which means "mist falling from the sky"), held a Maya ceremony…

Real Estate

Summer homes rentals on the rise in Yucatan

The coastline from Chuburna to Telchac Puerto shows high rental costs in summer houses: ranging from 5,000 to 25,000 pesos…

Should you buy resale or new construction condos in Mexico

Harriet Murray is a Real Estate expert that provides advice on buying and selling homes in Mexico. Harriet has owned…

Merida’s Historical Center heritage needs to be rescued

"Merida is a magnificent city featuring fantastic buildings, some in good conditions and others totally neglected, and it is such…

Beach Communities

The appearance of sargassum on the coast causes concern in Yucatan

After several weeks of Yucatecans and visitors bragging on social networks, photographs and videos showing the crystalline waters of the…

Progreso police force on strike

On Friday August 10, 2018, the port of Progreso, Yucatán woke up without the surveillance of the Municipal Police. The…

Lionfish threatens marine wildlife in Yucatan’s Arrecife Alacranes

The presence of the lionfish in Yucatan, since 2010, alerted the fishermen and dependencies linked to the capture of fish…