Mexican artist is painting the ‘world’s longest mural’ on the US-Mexico border wall

As the Trump administration seeks $18 billion over the next decade to more than double the length of the US-Mexico border fencing, one artist has another plan for the barriers. Mexican artist Enrique Chiu is working to cover the existing border wall in colorful murals. His ultimate goal is to paint connected works there that span over 600 miles — More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Cabañuelas… the art of weather forecasting across Mexico

For the Mexican farmers, it is a priority to take the reading of the “cabañuelas” since, they will predict the dry months and the rains.   Have you heard about the cabañuelas? For the vast More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Jigote: a Cuban dish that you must taste…

Some readers have asked us to dedicate some post to Cuban food. To do this, we asked one of our collaborators of Cuban ancestry to do us the favor of sharing a recipe with us. For the above, he called the big guns More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Mexican Guillermo del Toro wins the 2018 Golden Globe for Best Director

Guillermo del Toro has won the 2018 Golden Globe for Best Director for his dark fantasy film The Shape of Water, a Cold War-era monster movie and remixed fairy tale musical, starring Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon. Following More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Facts to know about “Día de los Reyes”

“Día de los Reyes” is a significant holiday celebration across Latin America. Known formally as the Feast of the Epiphany, “Día de los Reyes” commemorates the visit of the three kings or the Magi to Baby More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 31st, 2017
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Tonight, Tulum becomes the Mecca of the underground electronic music industry worldwide

Speak about Tulum is to make reference to one of the most exotic and magical places of the indigenous culture. It is here where SOUND TULUM Music Event is born and born as a unique and exceptional event due to the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 25th, 2017
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Feliz Navidad 2017: Listen to best Latin Holiday Songs!

BILLBOARD.COM presents: The Chamanas, Victor Manuelle, Tito Nieves, Carla Morrison and more artists who’ve added to the Latin Christmas songbook this year. From José Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad” to Willie More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 24th, 2017
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A Mexican Christmas Tale

The most awaited and sometimes mind-blowing time of the year in Mexico has arrived… Christmas, and with this, Mexicans demonstrate one of our greatest talents: our endurance for the party.  Any foreigner More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Merida International Brass Festival will feature one-of-a-kind concert at “La Cúpula”

On Tuesday December 19, at 9 PM, Centro Cultural “La Cúpula” will feature one-of-a-kind concert named: “Europa en La Cúpula”, as part of the Merida International Brass Festival 2017 that More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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World-class musicians to perform at Merida International Brass Festival

MERIDA — Some of the best Brass artists and groups in the world have come to the Yucatecan capital for a week of classes, master classes, concerts, recitals, competitions and expositions. You definitely cannot More...