A “Thank You” to Mérida, Yucatán

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At home in the States, I find myself daydreaming of the second chance, second wind, or my second home. The embrace of feeling at home, at ease, and free to move about as you please More...

Merida is prepared to prevent a possible case of Ebola

Jorge Mendoza Mézquita, Yucatan State Health Secretary

After the news of the first case of an individual infected with the Ebola virus in the United States, the government of Yucatan announced extraordinary health measures in order More...

48 Hours In Merida: Experience The True Grit 

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The majestic beauty of Merida’s landscape is more than enough to entice exploration, however the feeling of this city provokes a sense of something more. Merida was built More...

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Canadians who spend substantial time in the US, be aware of how their stays are monitored

The days of carefree and careless commuting are over for Canadian snowbirds with second homes in the United States’ sunbelt, says lawyer and tax specialist Roy Berg. The rules More...

Wednesday Night Movies at Cairo: “My Mother’s Castle”

Greetings film fans: Wednesday night brings us the sequel to Marcel Pagnol’s story of growing up in Provence, My Mother’s Castle.  Although it’s a sequel, More...

Zhu Xiaodan Governor of the Canton Province in China with his Yucatecan counterpart Rolando Zapata Rolando Zapata’s Official Visit to the People’s Republic of China

Governor Rolando Zapata Bello is attending the 11th China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (Cismef)...

cacao1 Archaeologists found traces of 2,500-year-old chocolate in the Yucatan Peninsula

Back in 2012,  archaeologists found ancient chocolate residue on a plate, rather than a cup. Experts have...

Mérida_Cancun_highway Auto Insurance to be Mandatory on Federal Roads

Does your car have insurance? No? Well, from now on you will need to insure it...

Open letter from the people of Chelem to the Municipal and State Authorities

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Members of the Expat Community that own property and reside in the Chelem / Yucalpetén / Chuburná area, wrote More...

Mexico launches new Website to stress Sportfishing Rules

On the heels of complaints from the Northamerican sportfishing community, Mexico is moving to clarify the steps required to fish legally in..

Live a Lifetime vacation in Playa Chacá !

If you are considering changing residence and retire to a warmer climate, Playa Chacá is the perfect choice, as it combines..

7½ Reasons I Love Living In Mexico

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Nicholas Gilman from Zester Daily shares with us the 7 1/2 reasons why he loves living in Mexico 1. Knife sharpeners More...

Piccolo’s: Neapolitan Style Pan Fried Pizza

Last night we took a drive and luckily came across Piccolo’s Pizza, we were cautious so we only purchased the small..

“La Casa Azul” – Another Chance to Support the Students at UVM!

MÉRIDA, YUCATÁN – Time flies, and it will soon be time to enjoy the latest student operated restaurant concept at the..
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Canadians who spend substantial time in the US, be aware of how their stays are monitored

The days of carefree and careless commuting are over for Canadian snowbirds with second homes in the United States’ sunbelt, says..
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Canadian Reporter ends up in Mexico for Last Chance Cancer Treatment

A Canadian woman is undergoing treatment in Mexico after a cancer center in Canada said there was nothing more they could..
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Three ice-cubes, two fingers of “Jack” and a splash of water

His right hand gently held the “old fashioned” glass from below, preferably with a linen napkin, but he wouldn’t drink it..