“Harbanos Tacos Árabes” perhaps one of the most popular fast foods now in Yucatán

Harbanos Tacos Árabes (Photo: Bob Lissandrello)

This weekend we stayed at the ocean, and decided to visit a new restaurant in Progreso called “Harbanos Tacos Arabes”, owned and operated by Chef Armin Puerto. Harbanos Tacos Arabes are located on Calle 78 (x 25 y 27) opposite to the Bancomer ATM in Progreso, Yucatan. Harbanos Arabian Tacos (literal translation), is a franchise and this More...

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Malecon
By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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In the Streets of Havana -Editorial for The Yucatan Times-

Long ago, someone once sent me, an alleged interview with Hemingway where he expressed his feelings about Cubans. Words more or less read: -Why live in Cuba? What do you think about the Cuban people?- His answer More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Helping Day

Windy looked out the window. A great day for helping. Windy Wilson sets one day aside each week for helping others, you see, and this was helping day. Mrs. Morris, he thought, checking on the calendar. Yes, Mrs. More...

Ruddy Ground Dove displays against aggravating Social Flycatcher
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-SOME FAVORITES:  PART 1

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 53 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her column, published More...

HMS Merlin (1798)

Postage Stamp, British Honduras, 1948
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Yucatán’s Naval War with Belize

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series]   Arturo O’Neill de Tyrone y O’Kelly, the Governor and Captain-General of the Intendencia of Yucatán, moved a substantial fleet More...

A vendor displays colorful painted skulls for the Day of the Dead festival at the Sunday market in Tlacolula de Matamoros, Mexico. (Photo: Richard Ellis / Alamy)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Mexico on the Day of the Dead: “A Mexican stand-off for Romeo and Juliet”

Bee Rowlatt is a British writer and journalist. Her best-selling work “Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad ” has been dramatised and translated into numerous languages. She came to Mexico on a mission More...

The Mayflower Steps (Image provided by Stewart Mandy)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Plymouth Lighting the Way To 2020

Our reporter, Stewart Mandy, has been in England for the last two weeks. Earlier in the year, he visited the city of Plymouth, known as “Britain’s Ocean City”. If you missed his report in May, you can see More...

Green Heron with neck down
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-LIP-SMACKING GOOD: GREEN HERON

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 53 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her column, published More...

Frank Sinatra Sinatra Shadow (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Three ice-cubes, two fingers of “Jack” and a splash of water

His right hand gently held the “old fashioned” glass from below, preferably with a linen napkin, but he wouldn’t drink it immediately after it was poured. He liked to let the drink sit for a while More...

Young male Snail Kite emits his squeaky screen door call
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-LET’S GO SPY A KITE: SNAIL KITE

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 53 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her column, published More...