Brazil seeks to liberalize vehicle trade with Mexico and Argentina

AMDA reported that in the first five months of 2015 half a million cars were sold (mexicanbusinessweb)

Brazil wants to liberalize trade in vehicles and auto parts with Argentina and Mexico, Trade Minister Armando Monteiro told Reuters on Thursday, in a major shift away from protectionism. “Our auto More...

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Merida’s international air connections facilitate medical tourism

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Increasing international air connectivity to Merida’s Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport makes the White City a highly desirable location for medical tourism. Merida’s More...

New direct flight Mérida – Havana coming in May

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It has been confirmed that on May 2016, Mexican air carrier Aeromar will reinstall a direct flight between  Mérida, Yucatán and Havana, Cuba. This flight adds to the growing More...

CHABLÉ: Mysticism meets luxury in the heart of the Yucatán

Mysticism Meets Luxury in Mexico’s Yucatán

As reported in The Yucatan Times last December 28, many people are eagerly awaiting the opening of the luxury resort Chablé in the Yucatan countryside outside of Merida. This world-class More...

Maná honored with star on the Walk of Fame (Photo: El Universal)

Mexican rock band Maná gets star on Hollywood Boulevard

The record-setting Latino rock band Mana received the 2,573rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Wednesday, honoring a career that has brought the group four Grammys and five Latin More...

Merida English Library to host stage play, ‘Five Tall Women’

On Friday and Saturday, February 26-27, at 7 p.m., the Merida English Library will present the play, “Five Tall Women,” directed by Frank W. Wicks, starring Nancy Hoag, More...

Rolando_MSU Yucatán signs international agreement to combat dengue, chikungunya and zika

DETROIT, Mich. — On Sunday February 7th, in the city of Detroit, Yucatan Governor Rolando Zapata...

Temple of Kukulcan is among Mexico's top attractions. (PHOTO: facebook.com/Yucatan.Turismophotos) Three Peninsula attractions included in Touropia’s top 10 Mexico destinations

The Touropia tourism website published a feature entitled “10 Top Tourist Attractions in Mexico” (click here...

Manuel Jesús Paredes Aguilar (yucatan.com.mx) First case of zika acquired in Yucatan… or not?

Health authorities in Mexico City, reported a confirmed case of zika on a female patient who...

SSY training Celestun food handlers to improve their skills

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Agents from the “Secretaría de Salud del Estado de Yucatán” (Ministry of Health of the State of More...

Three potential tragedies averted by Akumal lifeguards and Red Cross paramedics

In the past week alone, there have been three serious incidents in Akumal Bay. Thanks to the quick actions by lifeguards..

Progreso fisherman confesses murder and turns himself in

Jorge C.G., a fisherman from Flamboyanes, in the Progreso municipality, turned himself in to the Ministerial Police in Merida, confessing that on Thursday January..

Mexican avocados are “out of this world” in Super Bowl commercial

Super Bowl space avocados ad scores touchdown

The recent Avocados from Mexico TV commercial was a huge hit during the U.S. Super Bowl, when millions of viewers More...

Foreign TV shows want to shoot in Yucatan

With its international reach through the worldwideweb, The Yucatan Times receives a variety of interesting and sometimes unusual contacts from readers..

SSY training Celestun food handlers to improve their skills

Agents from the “Secretaría de Salud del Estado de Yucatán” (Ministry of Health of the State of Yucatan), through its “Dirección..
Temple of Kukulcan is among Mexico's top attractions. (PHOTO: facebook.com/Yucatan.Turismophotos)

Three Peninsula attractions included in Touropia’s top 10 Mexico destinations

The Touropia tourism website published a feature entitled “10 Top Tourist Attractions in Mexico” (click here to see it).  Here are..
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Leader of Mexico’s pot-legalization movement belies stereotypes

USA Today correspondent Rick Jervis recently interviewed the leader of Mexico’s marijuana-legalization movement. Here is his report. MEXICO CITY — Armando..
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – ARE THOSE WHITE BIRDS HERONS OR EGRETS? PART 2

“Hey, look at those white cranes in the mangroves.”   “The Yucatan Peninsula doesn’t have any cranes except for a rare,..