AMLO sends Peña Nieto´s reforms to “fuck off”

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, sent President Peña´s current structural reforms to “Fuck off” —al carajo— Foto: Vanguardia/Omar Saucedo Newspaper Vanguardia, reported yesterday that, during a rally in Saltillo Coahuila, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, candidate of Morena to the Presidency of the Republic, sent the structural reforms More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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Hopes and fears of prospective expats in Mexico

Here’s an article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire published on Expat Focus regarding what people who moved to Mexico were hoping to achieve, and what were their fears…. A recently More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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COMMENT: New U.S. tax law reduces rates, doubles standard exemptions

It’s Official: Tax Reform Becomes Law The U.S. House and Senate have approved a significant overhaul of the U.S. tax code. The three biggest components of the ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’ (from the perspective More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – LOAFERS, LOUNGING AND BARS, STUDIO 54? BLACK SKIMMER

Black Skimmer, Rynchops niger, Rayador Americano (Spanish).   PHOTO: Cherie Pittillo From a distance, distinctive black-and-white plumed birds lounging on a sand bar contrast with their family cousins, the More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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ANALYSIS: Mexico starts 2018 in the midst of discordant scenario

Prensa Latina, Cuba’s official government news agency, provides this analysis of Mexico’s delicate situation at the start of 2018… Mexicans begin 2018 amid a discordant scenario, of lawsuits between More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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OPINION: Mexican Tourism and Tourist Security

Tourism is a very important industry in Mexico. In calendar year 2016, 35 million foreigners visited Mexico, making it the eighth-most visited country in the world. Some reports about tourism this year though give 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 Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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CHRISTMAS WITH A MEXICAN FLAVOR

Christmas time in Mexican culture is about our loved ones. That is why food plays such an important part of the festivities. It is a feast that begins in the eyes with its vibrant colors, through the mouth and soul More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Yucatan Giving Outreach A.C.: Expats Make a Difference in the Lives of the Underprivileged

So many times in life the largest gestures of the heart start with the most mundane of actions. Yet another expat was packing up his house and moving back to the US. He called the only friend he knew who had a truck, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – DIVERSE BUT FAMILIAR

Although I traveled on a different continent to a country almost the same size as the United States, less Alaska, I saw many wildlife species that reminded me of the Yucatan or Mexico during my two week stay in More...