Yucatán, USA?

Proposed expansion of the United States to include Yucatán, Cuba, and northern Mexico

[Susan Schulten, Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America, University Of Chicago Press (2013).

“Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series Justo Sierra O’Reilly found Washington a surprisingly unimpressive city, too small and “low class” to be the capital of a wealthy and powerful nation.  The President’s residence was a modest house where anyone could go to the door, ring the bell, and be admitted.  It was November More...

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Male Red-winged Blackbird rewarded with insect grub
By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – HANKY PANKY IN THE GRASS: RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired,” zoologist, photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 56 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her column, published on More...

HRH Princess Anne enjoyed the first day of the show. (Credit Stewart Mandy)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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The Devon County Show – Britain at its best!

TYT star reporter Stewart Mandy recently returned from a long trip to Europe. While in the UK, he visited the Devon County Show, which is one of the country’s major agricultural events, and could in some ways More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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1.5 Trillion USD Say “Yes We Can”

 “THE U.S. Latino Influence” As most American firms are trying to tap into the quick-growing Hispanic market, others do not realize its potential. Donald Trump is the perfect example of one of those. Companies More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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You Are Fired!

-An Editorial For The Yucatan Times- Univision has canceled its telecast of the Miss USA pageant, an event partially owned by Donald Trump, to protest Trump’s offensive remarks about Mexicans. Likewise, the More...

Mahahual Boardwalk (Photo: mexicorelax.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Current Nature of Real Estate in Mexico, A Southern Gentleman’s Opinion

I was sitting in my chair on the beach today, after I had spent the whole day talking to about twenty people about real estate here and about maybe retiring here. This American walks up and tells some people, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Mid-term Election Overview and How it fits into the Six-year Mexican Political Cycle

Here is an overview of the mid-term elections held on June 7th, 2015, and how they fit into the six-year Mexican political cycle. This election completely replaced the entire 500 seat Cámara de Diputados (Mexican More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – IT’S SUMMERTIME: 12 BIRD TIPS TO STAY COOL!

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired,” zoologist, photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 56 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her column, published on More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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A Message to Unhappy Expats Living in Mexico

To some extent, I can understand but under no circumstance condone, the racist and ignorant words expressed by Mr. Donald Trump at Trump Tower on June 16, 2015 in New York City when he made his presidential announcement. More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 13th, 2015
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Jaguars Make a Comeback in Yucatán

Like the ancient Mayan people who worshipped them, Yucatan’s jaguars are survivors. Despite deforestation due to fires, human population growth and the spread of agriculture, jaguars have resisted encroachments More...