Yucatan promotes medical tourism in the United States and Canada


Hospital and health infrastructure in Mérida, as well as the great advantages of choosing Yucatán as a second home, were the main topics promoted by the Secretariat of Tourism More...

Uber drivers protest beating and burning of vehicle in Merida

Angry Uber drivers gathered near Merida's Plaza Grande to protest taxi drivers' aggression. (PHOTO: facebook.com)

Protests by scores of Uber drivers Thursday Sept. 22 near Merida’s Plaza Grande were prompted by unionized taxi drivers who carried out threats against the Uber digital More...

Practitioners and researchers seek to preserve medicinal plants in Yucatán


Specialists of the Center for Scientific Research of Yucatan (CICY) along with doctors of traditional Mayan communities developed a plan to install orchards featuring the main More...


Avaaz urges Expats to refister and vote against Trump

Avaaz’s campaign #GringosAVotar urges U.S. citizens living in Mexico to register and vote against Donald Trump. The international civil organization Avaaz has More...

Remember to vote, Absentee Voting Week – September 26 through October 3

In order to vote in the November 8, 2016 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2016. Whether you are a first-time More...

Monsanto Headquarters Missouri USA (Photo: Google) Monsanto loses GMO permit in Mexico

A number of countries around the world have now completely banned GM food and the pesticides...

Carlos Pasos Novelo, auditor of Yucatan, says officials of at least 24 municipalities owe money for improper expenditures. (PHOTO: yucatanalamano.com) Yucatan seizes ex-mayors’ property to recover misspent funds

Ex-mayors and other officials of 24 municipalities in Yucatán have had property seized after the officials...

snake Five poisonous snakes of the Yucatan Peninsula

Of the hundreds of species of poisonous snakes that exist in the world, in the Yucatan...

A day trip to Celestún provides a refreshing escape to natural wonders

(PHOTO: Robert Adams)

If you’re looking for a quick getaway, Celestún Biosphere Reserve makes a fascinating day trip from Mérida. Located More...

Not many go to the beach on last summer holiday weekend

The summer holidays were of poor demand for the Mérida – Progreso shuttle service, according to public transportation dispatchers and employees,..

Peten Seaside Community: Enjoying coastal life without pretensions (Part II)

This is the second part of an exclusive TYT interview with Gustavo Cisneros, CEO of Peten Seaside Community in Sisal, Yucatan:..

Excuse me, sir… there are flowers in my taco


Hello foodies; raw, vegetarian, meatlovers and all. Greetings from Mexico City. I would like to open this space, More...

Stop wining… Craft beer is on the rise in Mérida!

Are you a beer lover? If yes, Mexico offers a great variety of some of the best tasting beer around. Corona,..

Did you know you can eat avocado seeds?

If you’ve logged onto Facebook in the past few weeks, you may have seen a viral video demonstrating how you can prepare the..
(PHOTO: Robert Adams)

Cozumel offers a cure for civilization’s ills

The ferry from Playa del Carmen deposits you in the midst of Cozumel’s bustling malecon. Downtown’s main boulevard is lined with luxury shops..
National Union of Pharmacy Entrepreneurs, Juvenal Becerra (Photo: Prensa Latina)

Mexican peso depreciation increases medicine prices up to 50%

The prices of generic and patent drugs have increased in Mexico, mainly due to the depreciation of the peso against the..


Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 53 bird species in her..