World Turtle Day is celebrated on May 23

Since the year 2000, World Turtle Day is celebrated on May 23 with the purpose of raising awareness about the care that these animals deserve. Sponsored by the nonprofit organization American Tortoise Rescue, this celebration also seeks to…

Merida News

Hip Hop and the Graffiti Art Scene Merida: Homage to the Yucatecan Mestizo

A few weeks ago, I reached out to a friend of mine Manuel Abinadi Ceballos, better known as el venado…

Hermana República: an original gastronomic concept created in Mérida

Hermana República is the Yucatecan artisan beer "Patito" brewery gastronomic project, a restaurant that perfectly combines Yucatecan food with different…

Real Estate prices rise in the north of Merida

The National Chamber of Housing Developers (Canadevi) reported that there has been an increase in the residential pricings in the…

Lifestyle

Why a career in the healthcare sector is a good choice?

If you want a career that’s rewarding and future-proof, your best choice is the healthcare sector. It offers a wide…

British legacy can be found in Hidalgo, Mexico

In the early 19th Century, Cornish tin miners were known around the world for their state-of-the-art mining equipment and, consequently,…

Yucatecan fashion designer Guillermo Pérez dresses up two Miss Universe (in one day)

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss Universe 2017, chose a design by Guillermo Pérez Alayón from Yucatan to record promotional items for the…

State News

Free surgeries for children with cleft lip and palate in Yucatan

Alma's son was born with a cleft lip and palate, he is 11 months old and lives in Dzitya, an…

Opossums are brutally murdered in Yucatán

The opossum is a marsupial of the order Didelphimorphia, a species endemic to the Americas. Some people call them the…

Yucatan is the only state in Mexico with “zero” kidnappings: State Attorney’s Office of Justice

According to Noemi Mena Tello, head of the Specialized Unit in the Fight against Kidnapping and Search of Persons of…

Real Estate

Real Estate prices rise in the north of Merida

The National Chamber of Housing Developers (Canadevi) reported that there has been an increase in the residential pricings in the…

More foreigners are buying real estate in Mexico

The strength of the dollar against the peso is the main reason for foreigners buying real estate in Mexico right…

Yucatan Real Estate prices on the rise: Propiedades.com

The prices of houses in the state, especially the residential area of Mérida, have increased by at least 100,000 pesos…

Beach Communities

Profepa monitors Yucatán´s coastal area to get rid of illegal spurs

According to the head of the Department of Urban Development and Environment, Eduardo Batllori Sampedro, Profepa is constantly carrying out…

Almost one ton of illegal sea cucumber seized in Chicxulub, Yucatán

On Wednesday, May 10, 2018, more than 600 kilograms of sea cucumber, which is currently under closed season, were seized…

‘Water City’, a tourist island in Progreso, Yucatán

MÉRIDA, Yucatán.- The Home Port of Progreso has been flirting with the idea of a project named "Water City" for…

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