June 28, World Sexual Diversity day: The Mexican perspective

Today, June 28, is recognized worldwide as World Sexual Diversity day. The Mexican government has been investing in changes that are in favor of the acceptance and respect of sexual diversity around the country. Not only that, but México also has several states and communities which are LGBTQ+ friendly, including Cancún and La Riviera Maya. According More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Two tropical waves to bring rains this week to the Yucatan Peninsula

The National Water Commission (Conagua) says the arrival of two new tropical waves will maintain downpours of heavy rain throughout the week in Quintana Roo, Yucatán, and Campeche. Forecasters predict heavy rains More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 26th, 2017

RSVP for summer party sponsored by MEL and U.S. Consulate

Monday June 26 is the deadline to RSVP for the expat summer party July 8 sponsored by the U.S. Consulate Merida and Merida English Library. Please send in your info if you plan to attend! We hope to see you there. More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Most dangerous cities in the U.S.

Given that 2016 was the worst year for homicides in nearly two decades in Chicago, it comes as little surprise that the city has a reputation as one of the most violent places in the United States. Last year, More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

What would your potential expat friends be like?

In this post, Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire offers answers to an important question for potential expats: If you move to another country like Mexico, what would your expat friends be like? One More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

OPINION: México, a racist and status-based country

Sergio Negrete Cardenas writes in Alto Nivel that Mexico’s paradox is that we show-off our “mestizaje” (miscegenation) as a type of a superior fusion, but we are ashamed of it if it is inclined More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Commentary: ‘Trust your heart’

In this post for TYT, Merida life coach Margarita Castillo reflects on the importance of “listening to your heart.” Two days ago, a friend posted a question in a Facebook group, asking for a Gratitude More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Don’t miss these Cancún and Riviera Maya music festivals

SALSA FEST CANCÚN 2017 CANCÚN.- The Institute of Culture and Arts of Benito Juárez is known for performing different events, such as dance festivals and local and national artworks presentations. This time, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Akumal to Mahahual: Way better than a spa day    

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van. Shsssh! Chuck asks us not to tell More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 12th, 2017

Marvel Comics creates a new superhero based on ‘Chapulín Colorado’

Marvel Comics gives a tribute to the famous Mexican character Chapulín Colorado in the last issue of the series ‘Champions # 9’ — the comic drawn by Mexican Humberto Ramos and written by Mark More...