TYT Infographic: Día de Muertos

One of Mexico’s most iconic annual events is coming at the end of October: Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Here’s a TYT Infographic to help you understand and appreciate this fantastical celebration of life and death. This is the first in a series of feature articles on this season that will appear in TYT during the next week…   Infographic More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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COMMENT: Mexico opposes Catalan secession from Spain

There’s trouble across the pond, in la madre patria, and Mexico cannot escape being pulled into it. I refer to the constitutional crisis facing Spain, in which the northeastern region of Catalonia may secede More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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The Yucatán Governor Who Empowered Women

“Surprising History in Yucatán” Article 32, by Robert D. Temple…. Yucatán’s newly elected governor stepped out onto the balcony of the Government Palace overlooking Mérida’s central plaza.  He More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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COMMENT: Chaos within the PAN leadership

Margarita Zavala, wife of former President Felipe Calderon, has quit PAN (the partisan organization which made Felipe President) because of her differences with Ricardo Anaya, the current national head of PAN, who More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Los Cabos works to change security image; lessons for Cancun?

Tourism specialist and Travel Market Report collaborator Cheryl Rosen published an interesting article on measures Los Cabos is implementing to change the perception of insecurity at international level. (Cancun More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Merida Hackers Create Cutting Edge Artificial Intelligence

Meet Merida’s Vanguards: Exposé 2 — Israel Cauich Viñas of SoldAI… This is the second interview in my series: Meet Merida´s Vanguards where we feature exceptional people of Merida who through their More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 2 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese)   ROILING IN RIVER   Cat swims silently near shoreline Caiman coming toward cat Two bounding leaps ATTACK!   Jaguar More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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COMMENT: Goodbye NAFTA, hello “NATPA”

Terence Corcoran, a National Post columnist and one of Canada’s leading business journalists, published an article on Wednesday September 27, stating that once the trade negotiators from Canada, Mexico and More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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COMMENT: Mexico City’s 2017 earthquake and the legacy of 1985

An earthquake hit central Mexico on September 19th, killing over 300 people. The earthquake measured 7.1 on the Moment Magnitude Scale, and its epicenter was south of the city of Puebla, southeast of Mexico City More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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EDITORIAL: Cancun beach violence sends shock waves far and wide

On Sunday September 24, a person was shot dead right on the beach in front of the Fiesta Americana Hotel in the Cancun Hotel Zone. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died hours later, so the Public More...