First “Festival of Pheasant and Deer” at La Recova

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La Recova, one of the most exclusive restaurants in Mérida, is on a mission to rescue the culinary roots of the region and bring them to the gourmet field. This initiative motivated More...

Yucatecan scientist obtains patent for unique seawater desalination system

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Jorge Antonio Lechuga Andrade is a chemical engineer from Mérida, Yucatán, who has more than 30 years of professional experience. His work in the industry has led him to More...

Tour of proposed La Plancha Park site set for March 11

The former railway platform would be renovated. (PHOTO: granparquelaplancha.org)

On Saturday March 11, the public is invited to tour the La Plancha railway station and staging yards in central Merida where activists hope to create a large Central Park-style More...

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Merida’s Door54 bistro to close indefinitely March 6

Door54, a fixture on Merida’s expat scene for food and drink, entertainment and art, will close indefinitely starting Monday March 6. For the past two years the bistro and More...

U.S. expats protest against Trump in Mexico City

According to Mexico City’s major newspaper “El Universal”, U.S. citizens based in Mexico City protested outside the U.S. embassy to express their concern for More...

Flamngos are said to be rebouding in Yucatan. (PHOTO: notimex.com) Yucatan flamingo population reportedly is rebounding

The Río Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the East of Yucatan is one of the main nesting...

Farmers Gualberto Casanova (left) and Dionisio Yam Moo stand among young corn plants in Yam Moo's improved milpa plot. (PHOTO: Gabriel Popkin) Mayan farmers adapt to climate change with new techniques

Freelance journalist Gabriel Popkin used support from the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources and the...

A Yucatan wind farm. (PHOTO: metering.com) Indigenous communities oppose wind farms in Yucatan

KIMBILÁ, Yucatan — Writing in thewire.in, Emilio Godoy says Yucatan has become a new energy frontier in Mexico, while...

A 200-pound octopus catch off the Yucatán Peninsula

(PHOTO: Miranda Allfrey)

The Yucatán Peninsula is known for its turquoise water kissed beaches in Cancun, Mayan pyramids and quaint More...

Celestún Biosphere Reserve, a Yucatecan treasure

Writer Ron Mader posted this informative article on Celestún on planeta.com. Decreed a wildlife refuge in 1979 and a biosphere reserve in..

Witness a fascinating natural sparkling show in Holbox and Campeche

It is a fact that there are living creatures that remain hidden in darkness, in the depths of the ocean… Nonetheless,..

First “Festival of Pheasant and Deer” at La Recova

festival del faisan y el venado

La Recova, one of the most exclusive restaurants in Mérida, is on a mission to rescue the culinary roots of More...

Investors flock to buy a piece of Mexico’s José Cuervo

According to The Economist, investors are rushing to buy a piece of Mexico’s leading tequila-maker, José Cuervo. Over the course of more..

Mexico: “No wall or tax will prevent the entry of our avocados to the U.S.”

According to Fresh Plaza, fresh produce global news website, more than 120 tonnes of avocados from the Mexican province of Jalisco..
Church of San Francisco in Puebla. (PHOTO: 123rf.com)

The road from San Miguel de Allende to Puebla: Undiminished anticipation and an unexpected oasis

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife,..
WesJet planes at Merida International Airport. (PHOTO: buenosdiasmerida.com.mx)

Merida’s air connectivity facilitates medical tourism

Merida’s Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport is one of the important factors cementing the White City’s reputation as a very desirable location for..
Church of San Francisco in Puebla. (PHOTO: 123rf.com)

The road from San Miguel de Allende to Puebla: Undiminished anticipation and an unexpected oasis

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife,..