More than 7.5 million faithful visit the Basilica de Guadalupe in two days

Despite the low temperatures, pilgrims broke records of attendance at the Basilica of Guadalupe… MEXICO CITY – With the attendance of more than seven and a half million pilgrims, the record of visits to the Basilica of Guadalupe was broken. Last year, 7,196,000 people attended to give thanks and ask for blessings to the Patroness of Mexico. The More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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December 12: Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico’s Patron Saint

According to tradition, the Virgin of Guadalupe, “Patroness of Mexico,” appeared four times to Juan Diego on the hill of Tepeyac. The last of these miraculous meetings took place on December 12, 1531. Original More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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‘Revolution Passage’ adjacent to Merida Cathedral decorated with 45,000 LED lights

The mayor stressed that it is the first time that a show of this kind has been presented in this part of ​​the country… MERIDA – Accompanied by his wife María Eugenia Ortíz Abraham, president of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Merida Airport concert celebrates start of Christmas season

The air terminal surprised dozens of travelers with Christmas music, executed by the Merida Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Russell Montañez Coronado… MERIDA – At the Merida International Airport, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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“Las Ramadas”: A Yucatecan Christmas season tradition

December has arrived, and as usual the streets are full of Christmas spirit; in Yucatan a clear sign of that is seeing the children at night walking down the street grabbing a tree branch, a box with an image of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Yucatan Legend of Izamal’s Twin Virgins Celebrated Dec. 8

Mexican people have very strong religious bonds, that’s why there are always histories and tales that involve saints, religious representations and miracles. Among those legends is that of the Itzalana Virgin, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Crowds jam Centro to savor “Noche Blanca” arts events

Romance, dancing, singing, painting and theater, among other artistic expressions, made the ninth edition of the “Noche Blanca” a delight for all who attended… MERIDA – The second “Noche Blanca” More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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Merida’s “Noche Blanca” is coming with more than 500 artists

The ninth edition of this program will be held on Saturday, December 2… MERIDA – One of the most important closure events as American Capital of Culture is approaching. The “Noche Blanca” will be held More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 26th, 2017
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International String Quartet of Yucatan 2017/18 season tickets on sale

Have you already purchased your tickets for the 2017/18 Season of the International String Quartet of Yucatan at Hacienda Santa Cruz? The first of six concerts this season is next Thursday, November 30. There are More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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San Miguel Writers’ Conference coming in February

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — The San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival boasts dozens of writing workshops, panels, fun activities, and networking opportunities. See the full program online  Packages More...