Collapsing buildings pose threat in Merida’s Centro

Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal warned that there are six houses in Merida’s Centro at risk of collapse due to the serious deterioration caused by more than 20 years of abandonment. He More...

Missing Merida chef turns up in Chetumal after ‘party with friends’

The SSP (Yucatan State Police) reported that they have located young chef Brianda Elizabeth Castillo Cupul, reported as missing. She was found in Chetumal, Q. Roo, where she More...

Merida chef still missing after Uber ride Sunday

MERIDA — A woman who works as a chef in a restaurant located in the center of Merida on Sunday June 25 boarded a Uber vehicle at approximately 5:30 a.m. and from that More...

June 28, World Sexual Diversity day: The Mexican perspective

Today, June 28, is recognized worldwide as World Sexual Diversity day. The Mexican government has been investing in changes that are in favor of the acceptance and respect of sexual More...

World’s top chefs visit Yucatan to prepare ceremonial meal

Beneath the starry skies of the Mayab and with the pyramids of the ancient Mayan citadel of Aké as witnesses, a ceremonial encounter was held where harmony and gastronomy mixed More...

New parrot species reportedly discovered in Yucatan

Traci Watson writes in National Geographic that for decades, countless bird lovers have scoured the Yucatán...

Two tropical waves to bring rains this week to the Yucatan Peninsula

The National Water Commission (Conagua) says the arrival of two new tropical waves will maintain downpours...

Izamal to present “Cultural Days Izamal 2017” throughout July

IZAMAL, Yuc. — According to El Diario de Yucatán newspaper, the program “Jornada Cultural Izamal 2017”...

Celestún offers an economical destination for tourists

CELESTÚN, Yucatan — The Transport and Social Management directors of Celestún’s City Council, More...

Shelters can handle 20,000 people if a hurricane hits Yucatán

MERIDA — State Civil Protection official Aarón Palomo Euán explained that in case a hurricane hits Yucatan, about 20,000 people will..

Yucatan authorities confiscate vehicle suspected in hit-and-run that killed Canadian

MERIDA — The State Police Investigation unit (PEI) has seized the BMW car that allegedly hit and killed Canadian expat James Lynn McClure,..

World’s top chefs visit Yucatan to prepare ceremonial meal

Beneath the starry skies of the Mayab and with the pyramids of the ancient Mayan citadel of Aké as witnesses, More...

A new natural sweetener could be obtained from the tequila plant

Could a key ingredient in tequila help weight loss and fight diabetes? Scientists discover the agave plant could be turned into..

Mexico’s native crops hold key to food security: renowned ecologist

TEPIC, Mexico — Mexico’s ancient civilizations cultivated crops such as maize, tomatoes and chilies for thousands of years before the Spanish..

6 beaches in Cancún are among the Top 15 in Mexico

Cancun has beaches that are not only renowned in Mexico, but also worldwide. This famous touristic destination boasts six beaches with the..

Mexico makes list of top five countries for low-cost health care

Mexico made a recent list of the top five countries for low-cost health care, according to medicaldaily.com. Until the U.S. is ready to..

Commentary: The privilege of being able to move to another country

Leonie Jarrett, currently Communications and Fundraising Manager at Na’atik Language and Cultural Institute in Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo, hails from..