“Horse with no name” rescued from traffic on Periférico by Police Animal Protection Unit

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As if in total freedom, roaming on green meadows, a mare was rescued by local police Wednesday June 22 in the southwest area of Merida’s Periférico, while it was trotting More...

“Wikkelhouse” sustainable housing made in Holland

Wikkelhouse on the beach (Photo: wikkelhouse.com)

The “Wikkelhouse”, a sustainable house made of cardboard, from “Fiction Factory” studio in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is  giving a twist to traditional More...

Reforestation program achieved goal of planting 10,000 trees in 15 days, mayor says

Aspectos del evento que encabeza el  alcalde Mauricio Vila Dosal, clausura la Cruzada Forestal 2016 en el parque Juan Pablo II Nora Quintanta, el cual fue acompañado por sus dos hijos Alejandrina y Mauricio Vila

Merida Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal said the tree planting program that began two weeks ago concluded by exceeding the target of planting over 10,000 trees in 15 days.  Vila Dosal More...

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Top five most unusual weddings

Every couple dreams of the perfect wedding. But sometimes finding the right dress, the most beautiful flowers, or just a good wedding venue, is easier said than done. Creatively-themed More...

Consumer laws in Mexico: What every expat should know

Paul Kurtzweil (Qroo Paul) and his wife Linda debuted their blog “Two Expats living in Mexico” on April 22, 2016. Two days ago, they published a most useful article More...

gulf storm Tropical system in Gulf of Mexico could become cyclone during weekend

A broad area of low pressure over the Yucatan Peninsula and Belize has a 20 percent chance...

Rains flooded downtown Merida streets for a short time. (PHOTO: sipse.com) Heavy rain expected in Yucatan Peninsula from another tropical depression

On the heels of Tropical Storm Danielle’s passing, another tropical depression forming in the Gulf of...

Valladolid Cathedral (Photo: WikiCommons) U.S. teachers visit Yucatan to learn about indigenous culture

VALLADOID — A group of 11 educators and two directors from the Center for Latin American...

Clashes over ‘sea cucumber’ continue in Yucatan

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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..

Sampling Yucatan’s distinctive cuisine leaves writer hungry for more

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Merida’s culinary scene continues to receive high marks in the international media. Here is an article More...

Estrella Jalisco, a 106-year old Mexican Pilsner, now sold in the U.S.

The makers of Budweiser are capitalizing on the growing popularity of imported beer with the latest addition to their portfolio. Anheuser-Bush..

Maya agriculture methods could help cultivation of organic crops

The ancient Maya considered corn as a divine gift of the gods. Today, their knowledge of corn cultivation can be a valuable..
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Driving Highway 5 South in Baja from San Felipe and the Lake that Wasn’t There:  A Roadtrip Series (Part IV)

Follow Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World toRetire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a..

Denver tourist who contracted Zika in PDC says she will return

The case of an American tourist who reportedly contracted Zika in Playa del Carmen shows that while the risk of becoming..

What to pack for a trip to Mexico

TYT contributor Ted Campbell prepared this helpful article on preparing for a trip to Mexico. Traveling to Mexico soon? Good idea. You..