Optimizing the Foreign Tax Credit on expats’ U.S. tax returns

As the end of 2017 nears and many U.S. expats begin to prepare for the 2018 IRS tax-filing season, tax specialist John Ohe offers this advice regarding foreign income… US citizens and permanent residents are taxed on worldwide income, regardless of where they live in the world. Fortunately, there are two common methods that US expats utilize to More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Causes and prevention of severe shoulder pain

This article by Merida Licensed Physical Therapist Briseida Montes de Oca delves into shoulder pain, one of the most common causes for a visit to the orthopaedic doctor. Adhesive capsulitis or “frozen shoulder” More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Opinion: More Americans viewing Mexico favorably

BanderasNews.com collaborator Ricardo Acerco writes in an opinion piece that the perception of Mexico among the U.S. population is improving…. The number of Americans with a favorable view of Mexico has grown, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 3 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese)   Jaguar, Panthera onca   DE-TAILS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES   After the surprise and awe of photographing my first More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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EDITORIAL: Election-manipulating Putin may have eye on Mexico’s 2018 presidency

In the last twelve months, the world we live in has seen radical changes of political, economic, social, ideological and climatic nature. Donald Trump is probably the most prominent personage playing a key role More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Browniques Youssef: Find Healing in the Best Brownies in Merida

There are times in life when our biggest challenges are overcome by indulging in life’s simplest pleasures. Mexico is a land where a core part of their being revolves around food and family. In the Mexican kitchen, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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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 More...

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...