Plan for “La Plancha” park appears set to get off the ground in 2018

Construction is expected to start early next year on the ambitious project to transform the lands of “La Plancha” into an urban park like Central Park in New York or Chapultepec More...

Merida public-transport operators seek fare increase

Despite bad treatment of users and units in poor physical and mechanical condition, owners ask to raise fares… MERIDA — The poor condition of transport units, coupled More...

25 major real-estate development projects underway in Merida

According to City Hall, the Yucatecan capital is the fourth city in Mexico with the highest private real-estate investment, surpassed only by Monterrey, Mexico City and Guadalajara…. MERIDA More...

Visit the ‘Umbrella Roof’ connecting Merida’s cathedral and MACAY museum

It is an example of a global artistic initiative that promotes tourism and public spaces… MERIDA — In order to promote tourism in the Historic Center, the Merida Council, More...

Sistine Chapel replica coming to Merida Nov. 6-19

The exhibition consists of 2.7 million photographs of the art in the Vatican City building…. MERIDA — The City of Merida is finalizing details to begin the assembly More...

Yucatan cultural attractions are poised to break annual visitors record

Museums and archaeological sites expect to close this year with more than three million visitors…. MERIDA...

Yucatan seeks UNESCO world heritage status for cenotes ring

The cenotes ring is a circle that surrounds the collision point of the meteor that may...

Learn more about Yucatan’s attractions at “Expo Redescubre Yucatan”

Among the activities at the expo will be music, lectures and a giant 150-meter-long “Pib”… MERIDA...

Campeche expects to be declared soon a “Special Economic Zone”

Governor Moreno Cárdenas expects that the official announcement may be made by the end of November or beginning More...

‘Nate’ activates precautionary systems in the Yucatan Peninsula

Orders to suspend navigation and temporarily close ports and the designation of Merida’s Airport as an alternative for deviated flights, if..

Oil exploration and extraction activities definitively canceled in Yucatan

MERIDA — Governor Rolando Zapata Bello met with representatives of the fishing sector of the state to inform that the National..

Potassium in avocados and bananas could keep your heart healthy

Eating two agricultural products of Yucatan might just help save your life… According to Newsweek, a new More...

Public invited to savor first “Pib Fair” in Merida

It is set for October 29 in the San Sebastian neighborhood…. MERIDA – One of the most emblematic and important Mexican..

Yucatan’s cuisine scores a big hit at Chicago International Gourmet Festival

Míriam Peraza Rivero served 10,000 tacos because the people just love the taste of Yucatecan food…. CHICAGO — In a pleasant..

Yucatan cultural attractions are poised to break annual visitors record

Museums and archaeological sites expect to close this year with more than three million visitors…. MERIDA — Yucatan is close to..

Expats more satisfied with health care than Americans in U.S.: poll

Here’s an article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire in which he talks about a very small group..

COMMENT: Chaos within the PAN leadership

Margarita Zavala, wife of former President Felipe Calderon, has quit PAN (the partisan organization which made Felipe President) because of her..