Leaders of the Americas adopt commitment to fight corruption

The 8th Summit of the Americas concluded on April 15 in Peru with a strong stance against corruption with the approval of the Lima Commitment, which demands the strict control of incomes and expenses of political organizations and parties,…

Merida News

Fundraiser event held in Valladolid to benefit DIF and Lions Club

A total of 21 designers from Quintana Roo and Yucatan presented their collections of clothes and accessories on the "Bohemia…

New Viva Aerobus Mérida-Tuxtla Gutiérrez direct flight to start operations in June

The low cost airline Viva Aerobus will open its new Mérida-Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) direct flight on June 4, with which…

Yucatan Real Estate prices on the rise: Propiedades.com

The prices of houses in the state, especially the residential area of Mérida, have increased by at least 100,000 pesos…

Lifestyle

Physiotherapy in Mérida: Evolving Techniques and Trends

Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. They maintain health…

Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio returns to Mérida

The renowned Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio returns to Mérida to delight the audience with the Concerto No. 2 for…

Mexico #2 on 2018 World’s Best Places to Retire List

With spiraling costs compelling more and more North Americans to retire overseas, retiring abroad has never been more attractive. But…

State News

Pyrotechnics workshop explodes in Hocabá, Yucatán killing two

A distraction during the handling of gunpowder caused the explosion of a pyrotechnics workshop, 5 days ago, on Saturday April…

Fire consumes restaurant palapa in Izamal

On Friday April 6, a fire consumed a palapa 7 meters wide and 10 meters long, that used to be…

Chickenpox cases in Yucatán increase by 46%

The Yucatan State Ministry of Health reported 1,400 chickenpox patients last month, representing an increase of 46% in relation to…

Real Estate

Yucatan Real Estate prices on the rise: Propiedades.com

The prices of houses in the state, especially the residential area of Mérida, have increased by at least 100,000 pesos…

AMPI anticipates multi-billion dollar growth in 2018

The Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) says they anticipate multi-billion dollar growth for the country during 2018. The…

Risk persists in Mérida downtown properties due to abandonment

The abandoned and semi-dilapidated houses of the neighborhoods of Santa Ana and La Mejorada are a thing of the past…

Beach Communities

Beach Erosion, a fight against nature in Yucatan

The waves beat without mercy the beaches of the coastal strip of Yucatan, in Southeast Mexico, pushing with force the…

Sea cucumber harvesting season could bring conflicts to coastal communities

PROGRESO.- The season of sea cucumber harvesting only lasts 15 days and is expected to leave a quota of 1,200 tons. It…

Illegal fishing continues in Sisal and all along the Yucatan coast

"Crews of at least 50 river boats fish octopus furtively in Sisal waters", denounced some of the local fishermen who…