Anti-Trump group to hold impeachment event in Merida July 2

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(Organizers of a Merida event in favor of impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump submitted the following press release to The Yucatan Times.) “A group of concerned U.S. More...

Mexican official contends homicides at record level because suspects freed

(PHOTO: file) Investigators at murder scene.

Under new system, weapons charges no longer require preventative custody. May’s record homicide numbers were the result of a measure that came with the new accusatory justice More...

Trump floats idea of a ‘solar’ border wall

A Nevada company has already submitted a formal proposal to build a U.S.-Mexican border wall covered with solar panels to generate electricity to pay for the project
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Amid the fallout of the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump this week appeared to embrace an environmentally-friendly solution More...

Leonie Jarrett taking a break with a few of her young friends in Feliipe Carrillo Puerto.
 (PHOTO: Courtesy Leonie Jarrett)

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 London, UK. More...

Izamal to present “Cultural Days Izamal 2017” throughout July

IZAMAL, Yuc. — According to El Diario de Yucatán newspaper, the program “Jornada Cultural Izamal 2017” (“Cultural Days Izamal 2017”) will present a More...

Convento Franciscano; Franciscan monastery @ Izamal 
Photo: Google Izamal to present “Cultural Days Izamal 2017” throughout July

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

Temporal Shelter in Oxkutzcab
Photo: Diario La Verdad 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...

President Enrique Peña Nieto, Gov. Rolando Zapata Bello and other officials review real estate project. (PHOTO: Yucatan State Government) Yucatan among top four states in real estate investment

Yucatan is among the four states with the highest real estate investment in Mexico, so it was...

Celestún offers an economical destination for tourists

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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,..

A new natural sweetener could be obtained from the tequila plant

Blue Agave Plantation in Jalisco, Mexico (Google)

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

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..

Is fruit good or bad for you? A science-backed answer

Here in Yucatan we have many options for including delicious fresh fruits in our diets. This post by Helen Sanders, editor..
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Celestún offers an economical destination for tourists

CELESTÚN, Yucatan — The Transport and Social Management directors of Celestún’s City Council, Luis Chay Chay and Armando Yan Estrada, touted the..
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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..
Leonie Jarrett taking a break with a few of her young friends in Feliipe Carrillo Puerto.
 (PHOTO: Courtesy Leonie Jarrett)

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..