Good bye Obama

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The handover of power in the United States is not just a change of guard for that country but a defining moment for the 7.4-billion people who inhabit this planet. Whether through his agenda and policies (presuming something vaguely coherent emerges) on climate change, global security, immigration, human rights or the economy, President Donald Trump More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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NAFTA… Do we HAFTA’?

Donald Trump said he will get tough on Mexico and China starting Day 1 of his administration. Top of Trump’s wish list is to renegotiate or “terminate” NAFTA — the North American Free Trade More...

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman. (PHOTO: yahoo.com.)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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IT’S OFFICIAL, JOAQUIN “EL CHAPO” GUZMAN LOERA EXTRADITED TO UNITED STATES

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Historic homes will be on MEL's tour Friday Jan. 20. (PHOTO: VirtualTourist)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Downtown Merida walking tour set for Friday Jan. 20

The Merida English Library is organizing a Special MEL Field Trip featuring a walking tour of Centro with Jorge Rosado: Bits of Colonial and Pre-Colombian History in Merida, Friday, January 20th – 9:30 am. MEL More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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CREARTE is an event with a cause

More than 25 national and international artists from Mérida’s artistic community are getting together to donate their work to help “Abrazos que dan vida” (Hugs that give life), a shelter aimed More...

Coba Yaxuna sacbe at the point where it attains its maximum elevation 8 feet
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Yucatán’s First Highway

February 29, 1933.  After a long day of walking, Alfonso Villa Rojas arrived at the remote archeological site called Yaxuná.  The 35-year-old schoolteacher had been working as an assistant on the Carnegie Institution’s More...

A plate of ceviche served at the Muelle de Sisal restaurant in Sisal, Yucatan. (PHOTO: Miranda Allfrey)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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More ceviche, por favor!

Fresh fish and seafood prepared with lime juice, avocado,tomato, onion, and spice is a staple in many coastal towns. For me, there is something extremely satisfying about eating tortilla chips and ceviche while More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Mexico must be ready to retaliate if Trump levies border tax

Mexico’s economy minister sent Donald Trump a fighting message: We will retaliate right away if you hit us with a “major border tax.” “It’s very clear that we have to be prepared to More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Baroque music concert will benefit EdúcaTE

The Barroco Escarlata Ensemble will perform a concert of baroque music to benefit the EdúcaTE organization on Jan. 25. The concert starts at 7 p.m. at San Pedro Church in Cholul, Yucatán. The suggested donation More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Isla Guadalupe, home to the Great White Shark

Isla Guadalupe in Mexico’s Baja California state has become the internationally recognized destination for divers seeking unprecedented encounters with Great White sharks /(Carcharodon carcharias). The More...