After violent attack on Uber drivers, Merida cabbies vow to continue “the hunt”

Attack on Uber near Merida International Airport Wednesday. (PHOTO: yucatan.com.mx)

The area of Merida International Airport was the scene around noon Wednesday May 25 of a violent incident, when about 500 members of the United Front of Taxi Workers (FUTV) attacked vehicles, More...

Public transport generates 80 percent of Merida’s pollution

Buses crowd Merida's downtown streets. (PHOTO: sipse.com)

Public transport has become the “Achilles heel” for air quality in Merida, since it is responsible for generating 80 percent of the pollutants. The fleet of trucks More...

City hopes new streetlights will help revitalize Paseo de Montejo and parks

New street lights installed on Paseo de Montejo bring better illumination. (PHOTO: sipse.com)

Merida’s director of Public Municipal Services Luis Jorge Montalvo Duarte said that due to the instructions of Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal, the City Council ordered several More...

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U.S. and Mexico agree to July 15 opening of PedWest lanes in Tijuana

Border crossers walking into San Ysidro, Calif. from Tijuana can expect some relief this summer with the opening of the new PedWest entrance. According to the San Diego Union Tribune More...

Foreign Relations Ministry modifies formats for naturalization

The Foreign Relations Ministry (SRE) announced changes on Wednesday May 25 to various formats for nationality and naturalization procedures, as well as the Directorate General More...

Yucatan Gov. Rolando Zapata Bello traveled to Mexico City to meet with Florida officials participating in the state's first official trade mission in 20 years. (PHOTO: sipse.com) Yucatan promotes port connectivity with Florida

MEXICO CITY — Florida this week sent its first official trade mission to Mexico in 20...

PHOTO: sipse.com 7 new visitor centers opened at Yucatan natural attractions

In order to integrate a circuit of cenotes and caves to the infrastructure of “the industry...

CENOTE Yucatan beaches and cenotes conservation requires huge investment

At least $10 million pesos ($555,500 USD) a year are required for cleaning and maintenance of...

Clashes over ‘sea cucumber’ continue in Yucatan

boats on fire San Felipe

SAN FELIPE, Yucatan– Once again violence arises in the area of Rio Lagartos and San Felipe, when local More...

Kinuh: State-of-the-art nautical destination

Yucatan looks toward premier tourism, and Telchac Puerto aims to be a nautical luxury area. In that municipality, now a fishing village,..

Chicxulub crater drilling leaves fishermen angry, scientists enthusiastic

SISAL, Yucatan — Much attention worldwide has been focused on the scientists who say they have made a breakthrough from their drilling..

Merida’s top restaurants rival Mexico City’s best

Restaurant entrance at Merida's Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel. (PHOTO: tripadvisor.es)

The Yucatan usually has travelers dreaming about sun, sand and cervezas, but the colonial city of Merida actually More...

Don’t call it ‘mezcal’: Mexico may force artisanal producers to use a new name

Miguel Ángel Partida pours an early morning slug of mezcal into a hollowed-out bull’s horn, and watches bubbles form around the..

San Miguel de Allende Food Fest 2016, the town’s biggest annual festival, July 15-17

The San Miguel Food Festival is one of the biggest and most anticipated annual culinary events in Mexico, and this year..
peddlers

U.S. and Mexico agree to July 15 opening of PedWest lanes in Tijuana

Border crossers walking into San Ysidro, Calif. from Tijuana can expect some relief this summer with the opening of the new..
The “chaya” (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius), aundant in the Yucatan.

Mexican researchers seek active anti-diabetic compound from traditional plants

Researchers from the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon (UANL) are seeking an active antidiabetic compound from traditional plants. A UANL spokesperson said..
Restaurant entrance at Merida's Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel. (PHOTO: tripadvisor.es)

Merida’s top restaurants rival Mexico City’s best

The Yucatan usually has travelers dreaming about sun, sand and cervezas, but the colonial city of Merida actually has another draw:..