Merida public transport fares will not rise this year: official

Merida will maintain with no changes for the rest of this year the cost of $3 and $8 pesos per ticket…. MERIDA — The Yucatan State Government Transportation Directorate More...

How to donate in Merida to help central Mexico’s earthquake victims

MERIDA — Merida’s City Government and several other organizations are mounting donation drives to aid victims of the powerful earthquake in central Mexico Tuesday Sept. More...

Swedish fashion arrives in Yucatan

On September 21, a new H&M store will open its doors in Plaza Galerías Mérida…. MERIDA — One of the most important fashion retailers in the world, “H More...

Seeking affordable care, Baby Boomers are becoming ‘medical tourists’

The Baby Boom generation—the dominant market demographic in the U.S. since the 1950s—is now reaching the time of life when people inevitably need more and more healthcare. More...

Earthquake donation centers in Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Chetumal

CANCUN — Donation Centers have been installed throughout the state of Quintana Roo to collect canned foods, clothing, bottled water, bathroom tissue and other items in More...

Giant wind turbines arrive in Yucatan for new Wind Farm

On Wednesday September 20 the first six of 28 wind turbines were transported to the new...

Conjunctivitis outbreak triggers prevention measures in Peninsula

Health authorities in Yucatan and Quintana Roo have activated special programs of prevention and treatment to deal...

New highway to permit Merida-Celestun trip in 45 minutes

It is expected that in two weeks the construction project will be ready to open…. MERIDA...

Improvements to Progreso’s electric-power grid are underway

A crew of 20 electricians is working in Progreso… PROGRESO — A squad of 20 electricians from the More...

Uncontrolled tourism is bad for Mexico’s environment: expert

The uncontrolled increase of tourism in Mexico could affect the future of its unique beaches. Holbox is an example of how..

Solar energy will help power Merida in June 2018

PROGRESO — The San Ignacio Solar Energy Park, which will generate electricity to sell to the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), will..

Club Sibarita: Where Foreigners and Local Epicureans Wine & Dine Together

(Meet Merida’s Vanguards: Exposé 1, part 2) As Merida continues to grow and bud into an urban center, new More...

Merida and Campeche go ‘Gourmet’

MERIDA — As we previously announced here on TYT, this past Saturday September 2 at the restaurant “La Tradicion” there was held..

Mexico is world’s 11th-largest producer of coffee

In the 2016-2017 period, Mexico ranked 11th among the largest coffee producers worldwide, with 1.6 percent of global production and positioning..

Cheap airfares offered to Cancun from many U.S. and Canadian cities

As the air gets cooler around the U.S.A. and Canada, a trip to Cancun starts to seem even more appealing. Luckily, Scott’s..

Seeking affordable care, Baby Boomers are becoming ‘medical tourists’

The Baby Boom generation—the dominant market demographic in the U.S. since the 1950s—is now reaching the time of life when people..

COMMENT: Violence threatens Mexico tourism

Mexico is a tourist bonanza, with so much to offer foreign tourists, including beach resorts, pre-Hispanic ruins, colonial downtowns, and a..