June 25: Cirque du Soleil in Merida

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Next Thursday June 25 to Sunday July 12 , the Canadian based entertainment company “Cirque du Soleil” will offer 16 performances of their show “Corteo”, at the More...

The Yucatan Peninsula: an Ultimate Cave Diving Experience

The Yucatan Peninsula is a hot spot for espeleology enthusiasts. Fossils of mammoths and other prehistoric animals were recently discovered in the world´s largest network of More...

Winner Of Mérida’s Debate For Mayor Election

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After yesterday’s debate, a poll was conducted by 2b marketing and publicity agency for The Yucatan Times amongst citizens of Mérida, in order to determine what the perception More...

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June 25: Cirque du Soleil in Merida

Next Thursday June 25 to Sunday July 12 , the Canadian based entertainment company “Cirque du Soleil” will offer 16 performances of their show “Corteo”, at the More...

Monday Night Movies at Hennessy’s: “Cinema Paradiso”

Greetings film fans: Monday night brings us one of the top 250 rated movies on IMDb (#56, to be exact), a modern classic that won both an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign More...

Non-violence art exhibition in Monterrey, Mexico

The exhibit at the Cerro de Obisbo, a popular park in Monterrey, runs through April 30. (Photo: AP)

Replicas of a sculpture of a knotted pistol that was designed in honor of the late musician John Lennon are being displayed More...

Los Tigres del Norte are being recognized for their thoughtful take on Gay Love

Los Tigres have their own Star at the Hollywood Boulevard

Los Tigres del Norte, the San Jose, California based Mexican norteño group are receiving a Special Recognition More...

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Four months after its launch to the world market an internet application designed to promote attractions...

bus Armed Robbery in Yucatan

Suspenseful moments and panic were lived by the 40 passengers of a bus line that was...

ChicxulubCráter Researchers to drill below the Chicxulub Crater off the Yucatecan Coast

A team of scientists, led by experts of the University of Texas at Austin, will drill off...

Monarch to arrive to Progreso and Cozumel next June

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The Monarch will arrive to Progreso and Cozumel next June, from the ports of Cartagena, Colombia and Panama More...

Who was the Carnival Triumph Passenger who Died?

MÉRIDA, Yuc.- Relatives of the deceased passenger of the Carnival Triumph Cruise arrived Thursday March 20th, during the afternoon to claim the..

Yucatan fishing boat rescues 15 Cuban dissidents

It is the fourth time this occurs this year; the others were in January and February. Progreso Yucatán.- Mexican Navy officers..

In Quest of The Perfect Espresso in Merida

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The perfect espresso will feel as if silk were gracing the presence of your tongue. From the arabica coffee More...

Yucatecan Chef brakes Guiness Record

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, February. 16, 2015.- A new Guiness World Record has been broken by a Yucatecan Chef! During the “Jalisco International Festival of Flavors” (Festival..

Learn about (and taste!) Mexico’s good “vino”, Saturday February 28 at MEL

One hundred years ago, Francisco Madero, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata led the  Mexican Revolution.   Today, Mexico is going through..
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New “Yucatan” App For Travelers

Four months after its launch to the world market an internet application designed to promote attractions in Yucatan through smartphones and..
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World Health Day 2015: From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe

World Health Day is being celebrated today 7 April, with WHO (World Health Organization) highlighting the challenges and opportunities associated with food..
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND: *WATER WARS, WARRIORS AND WORRIERS: 23 AVIAN SPECIES, PART 1,

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 56 bird species in her..