Water consumption doubles in Yucatán with soaring temperatures

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It is because people intensify irrigation to cool their homes or shops. MERIDA — During the hot season, daily water consumption per citizen increases by 94%, from 180 liters More...

Contamination brings Merida’s drainage needs to forefront

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Experts propose installing drains in each colony and new real estate development in the city. MERIDA – Engineer Ph.d. José Humberto Loría Arcila and Architecture Ph.d. Marco More...

Yucatan Wal-Mart employees expected to strike Saturday over profit sharing

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Wal-Mart didn’t give its employees the corresponding profit sharing. MERIDA — Employees of the Walmart and Bodega Aurrerá chains, both in Merida and Motul, called for More...

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World’s best-designed hotel is in Yucatan: International Union of Architects

Hotel Chablé wins Prix Versailles architecture award for excellence in interior and exterior design. According to El País, the luxury Chablé resort on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula More...

Campeche will host national amateur golf championship for the second time

CAMPECHE — The 90th National Golf Championship of Amateurs 2017, that will have as its headquarters at the city of San Francisco of Campeche,  will be held from June 7 More...

(Photo: Google) Federal deputy seeks to certify tourist services in Yucatán

MERIDA — The federal deputy, Zacil Moguel Manzur, announced that the Tourism Commission, to which she...

Difficults in traffic by electric failure (Photo: Google) Peninsula’s mega blackout was due to ‘overload’: CFE

It affected 1.7 million people in three states, requiring up to 8 hours to restore service....

Rolando Zapata Governor of Yucatan meet Samsung repersentatives (Photo: Google) Samsung and Yucatan forge business alliance on tourism promotion

Yucatan promotion would reach the global market thanks to a joint-venture with Samsung. MERIDA — Yucatan...

Calm restored in Celestun after violent protests

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Where is the mayor? CELESTUN — After the violent dispute recorded between the night of Friday May 19 and More...

Health authorities find an outbreak of rabies in Progreso

Dogs and cats will be vaccinated at each house in the area. PROGRESO – After confirming a positive case of canine..

Progreso’s port infrastructure projects and pipelines get underway this year

This year, construction of the new fuel terminal will begin. PROGRESO — This year Pemex will build and operate a fuel storage..

Noted food critic tries a Guy Fieri hamburger in Cancun

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Alison Cook – a two-time James Beard Award winner for restaurant criticism and an M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished More...

From La Negrita to Kukul Bout’ik: Mérida’s best places to enjoy

You have to dance and taste the regional foods and the artisanal beer. MERIDA — At noon the bar La Negrita..

Cheers! Six Mexican drinks you should try

It’s always fun to try new and different foods and drinks when you’re traveling, but sometimes you just don’t know what..
Hotel Chablé Pool Area (Photo: El País)

World’s best-designed hotel is in Yucatan: International Union of Architects

Hotel Chablé wins Prix Versailles architecture award for excellence in interior and exterior design. According to El País, the luxury Chablé..
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Dengue and chikungunya cases decline in Yucatan

The State Health Sector indicates that the reduction is due to the massive cleanup led by the City Council in Mérida. MERIDA..
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Expats respond: How do the locals treat you?

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes about one of the biggest concerns that people considering moving abroad have..