Yucatán to be Promoted as a World Class Medical Tourism Destination

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With a cluster of specialists in several health areas and eight certified hospitals, Yucatan will be promoted in the United States and Latin America as a World Class Medical Tourism More...

Arrival of the Chikungunya Virus to Yucatan is Imminent

Samples of Aedes aegypti mosquitoe larvae, species known for transmitting the dengue and chikungunya viruses (Photo: yucatan.com.mx)

“The risk of having more cases of Chikungunya in Yucatan naturally increases during the Summer Vacation holidays due to the great number of people that arrive from other states“, More...

PROFEPA Rescues 20 Wild Animals abandoned by a Circus in Mérida, Yucatán

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On Tuesday, June 23rd, the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) rescued 20 wild animals that had been abandoned in wagons near the Ixmatkuil area in Merida, More...

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Wine Aficionados and Connoisseurs, You Don’t Want to Miss This!

 Merida Englisn Library’s July “Evening of Merida Magic” wine tasting is a very special one. Not only will there be excellent wine and food pairings, but it More...

First Flight from NYC to Havana in over 50 years takes off

JetBlue became the first major U.S. carrier on Friday to launch direct flights between New York City and Havana, Cuba, since the White House eased travel restrictions earlier More...

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Yucatan Cenote (Photo: Google) Ecotourism the Fastest Growing Segment in the Travel Industry

The travel industry worldwide is currently in a period of expansion, and the fastest growing segment...

Participants march during a Gay Pride Parade in Mexico City, June 27, 2015. (Photo: REUTERS/Edgard Garrido) Mexico Supreme Court Judge Urges States to Legalize Gay Marriage

Now that Mexico’s top court has given the green light to gay marriage, a host of...

The trade winds are the prevailing pattern of easterly surface winds found in the tropics (Image: sipse) Dust from the Sahara Desert Covered the Yucatan Peninsula

This ‘phenomenon’ caused the Yucatecan sky to look  ‘foggy’ for a few days, as published by ClimaYucatan...

Progreso Consolidated as World Class Homeport

Pullmantur Monarch (Photo: informaciondelonuevo.com)

On Thursday June 11th, Pullmantur cruise line began this year’s operations in the port of Progreso, with More...

Once again, Cuban Immigrants fleeing their country are rescued by Mexican Navy

Fot the last three months, The Yucatan Times has been publishing information regarding Cuban dissidents that get stranded in the Atlantic..

Lion Fish: “Eat Them to Beat Them”

Pterois volitans, the Red Lionfish, is destroying the ecosystem of the Mexican Caribbean. Native to the Pacific and Indian oceans, these..

Wine Aficionados and Connoisseurs, You Don’t Want to Miss This!

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 Merida Englisn Library’s July “Evening of Merida Magic” wine tasting is a very special one. More...

Chamomile Tea: “The Fountain of Youth” for Women

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that drinking chamomile tea was associated with a decreased..

Coming to Cancun? Visit the Tequila Herradura Sensorial Museum!

Tequila is Mexico´s signature drink, unique liquor with a designation of origin that involves great history and a handcraft elaboration process..
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First Flight from NYC to Havana in over 50 years takes off

JetBlue became the first major U.S. carrier on Friday to launch direct flights between New York City and Havana, Cuba, since..
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Cuba, First Country in the World to end Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

The World Health Organization on Tuesday declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and..
Proposed expansion of the United States to include Yucatán, Cuba, and northern Mexico

[Susan Schulten, Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America, University Of Chicago Press (2013).

Yucatán, USA?

“Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series Justo Sierra O’Reilly found Washington a surprisingly unimpressive city, too small and..