Importance of Mexico’s Easter season

Easter celebrationin Mexico. (PHOTO: says.com)

The 2017 Easter Season in Mexico wrapped up Sunday April 23. TYT columnist Allan Wall takes a look at implications of this important two-week celebration. Easter Sunday of 2017 was celebrated worldwide by all branches of Christendom on April 16th.  In Mexico, the Easter season brings with it a wide variety of traditional regional observances which More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Two house rentals in Mexico gone wrong, and a guardian angel

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van. Staying in vacation homes in Mexico More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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What to do for your well-being when visiting Mérida

A traveler recently called me for some advice on a trip to Mérida. Common questions such as where to stay, what are the “Must-Do’s”, and which beach should I go to? All of those are good questions, and then More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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EDITORIAL: Top 5 reasons Merida is a great place to pursue a college education

For many people, Merida is the ideal place for college education. Known as the most safe city in the country, Merida is a haven for tourists from all over the world that come to vacation. In addition,”the White More...

Potholes southeast of Cordoba, Veracruz. (PHOTO: Chuck Bolotin)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Potholes, detours and other driving challenges in Mexico: Just follow the pigs, keep calm, and have faith

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  If you’ve ever had a driving challenge More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Nepotists, politicians, driver’s license dealers: Are we all ‘corrupcionarios’?

Two weeks ago I went to a talk at the UADY by entrepreneur social advocate Alejandro Legorreta and el guapo actor/social advocate Diego Luna. I regularly read Legorreta´s articles about social advocacy here in More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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EDITORIAL: Anatomy of a Hater

In our line of work, we often wonder, what can make a person so intolerant and upset with the world or other people? We still haven´t been able to find a proper answer.   Meet Nathan Nutter. According to More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
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OPINION: “The wall will be neither big nor beautiful”: Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Ruben Navarrette Jr., a member of the USA TODAY Board of Contributors, columnist with The Washington Post Writers Group and The Daily Beast, shares with us his opinion on Trump´s immigration policies and “The More...

Americans, Russians and Koreans...Drawing by artist: Anya Sementsova (Steph´s English student and friend from Moscow).
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Americans, Russians and Asians: Language learning and taking in cultural nuances

The question all my students have in common. “Stephanie, what are the Americans really like? What are the Russians like? What about the Koreans?” As a language professional, I have had the privilege and a bit More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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The Road from Puebla to Córdoba: Otherworldly canyons and meeting celebrities

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  In this story, we find out what it’s More...