Nerio Torres Ortiz, New Chief of Municipal Police

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“The people of Yucatan can feel safe, because they have a professional and reliable police force” declared Commander Luis Felipe Saiden Ojeda, State Secretary of Public More...

Feria Yucatán Attracting Huge Crowds

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XMATKUIL, YUCATAN – The Feria Yucatán 2014 got underway at the Xmatkuil fairgrounds on November 7th, and, as always, is proving a huge attraction, despite the unseasonably More...

Xi and Peña Nieto attended opening ceremony of Mayan civilization exhibition in China

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President Xi Jinping has held talks his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto and accompanied them to attend the opening ceremony of this exhibition of Mayan civilization titled More...

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Where to find the best Cochinita Pibil in the World?

Cochinita pibil is the most famous dish of the Yucatán Peninsula, the Mexico’s southeast region that includes three states, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo. Campeche More...

Latin Grammys 2014: Music & Politics Mix

As incredible as it may sound, President  Obama was the opening act for the Latin Grammys 2014. It was the talk in Las Vegas during the 15th edition of the awards show, which More...

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Gary Hunt of the UK dives from the 27 metre platform during the seeding round of the seventh and final stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Cliff Diving World Series at Ik Kil cenote in Yucatán, Out of this World !

The 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series took place last month with a dramatic contest at...

mayan_disneyland_8 The Yucatecan “Disneyland” rotting in the middle of nowhere…

The Mayan Palace (Palacio Maya), was conceived during the administration of former Governor of Yucatan, Ivonne...

Marcella Kelly uses a variety of devices, including motion-sensitive cameras, to study jaguars such as this one, photographed in a tropical forest preserve in Belize. (M.J. Kelly/Virginia Tech) There are 2, 584 Endangered Species in Mexico

Mexico is a country rich in wildlife and makes up about 10 percent of the species...

“Harbanos Tacos Árabes” perhaps one of the most popular fast foods now in Yucatán

Harbanos Tacos Árabes (Photo: Bob Lissandrello)

This weekend we stayed at the ocean, and decided to visit a new restaurant in Progreso called “Harbanos More...

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

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

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..

Where to find the best Cochinita Pibil in the World?

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Cochinita pibil is the most famous dish of the Yucatán Peninsula, the Mexico’s southeast region that More...

“Harbanos Tacos Árabes” perhaps one of the most popular fast foods now in Yucatán

This weekend we stayed at the ocean, and decided to visit a new restaurant in Progreso called “Harbanos Tacos Arabes”, owned..

Best known for its Beer and Tequila, Mexico’s Wine Scene is Burgeoning

WHAT ARE THE WORLD’S most unlikely wine-producing countries? India, Russia, China? It may surprise you to learn that China has one..
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In the Streets of Havana -Editorial for The Yucatan Times-

Long ago, someone once sent me, an alleged interview with Hemingway where he expressed his feelings about Cubans. Words more or..
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Mexico, First Nation in the World to get New Dengue Vaccine

To open the 28th annual meeting of the Federal Health System, Mikel Arriola, head of the Federal Commission for Protection against..
Harbanos Tacos Árabes (Photo: Bob Lissandrello)

“Harbanos Tacos Árabes” perhaps one of the most popular fast foods now in Yucatán

This weekend we stayed at the ocean, and decided to visit a new restaurant in Progreso called “Harbanos Tacos Arabes”, owned..