Mayan culinary culture is still alive in the XXI Century through ‘Dzotobichay’ or “Brazo de Reina”

“Although tamales come originally from other parts of our country, the “brazo de reina” (queen’s arm), better known in Maya as “dzotobichay” is perhaps one of the best examples that represent the adaptation of the Mayan culinary culture to such a popular dish from Central Mexico”, said the Yucatecan chef Pedro Evia More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Another cold front arrives to the Yucatan Peninsula

A new frontal system will enter the region as of today, propitiating that cool dawns are maintained. MÉRIDA, Yucatan.- The reinforced cold air mass that prompted the cold front No. 22 caused its passage through More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Medical Marijuana Changes the Life of a Merida Family

In this fourth video interview edition of Meet Merida’s Vanguards, I interview the Acevedo Cardos family whose healthy infant daughter started having constant convulsions at the age of one month old. In the months More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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A different vision of the Yucatan capital

The Cultural Lounge “Pedro Cardeña” of the Circle of Humanistic Studies of Yucatan, A.C., will  start this week its program of activities for 2018 with a course and a trip. The course “Mérida, More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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US expert sees signs of Russian ‘subversion and disinformation’ in upcoming Mexican election

Just as The Yucatan Times collaborator Alejandro Azcárate pointed out back in October 29, 2017; US expert H.R. McMaster recently told Business Insider that Russian president Vladimir Putin may have an eye on More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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“Cartoons around the world about Trump’s tantrum on a bigger nuclear button”

Last November, The Washington Post’s editorial board wrote: “Impulsive, bombastic and prone to grudges, President Trump has stirred serious questions in the minds of many Americans about the command and control More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Fireworks accidents during New Year celebrations result in severe injuries: Expert

According to San Luis Potosí based Plastic Surgeon Dr. José Andres Azcárate Varela, accidents with fireworks bring shockwave and burning powder, a double damage that can change the victims’ lives. (WARNING: More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – LOAFERS, LOUNGING AND BARS, STUDIO 54? BLACK SKIMMER

Black Skimmer, Rynchops niger, Rayador Americano (Spanish).   PHOTO: Cherie Pittillo From a distance, distinctive black-and-white plumed birds lounging on a sand bar contrast with their family cousins, the More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 24th, 2017
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A Mexican Christmas Tale

The most awaited and sometimes mind-blowing time of the year in Mexico has arrived… Christmas, and with this, Mexicans demonstrate one of our greatest talents: our endurance for the party.  Any foreigner More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Student from Cancun wins prestigious fashion scholarship in New York

New York, NY – LIM College student Natalia Salinas from Cancun won an Accessories Council competition and a $2,000 USD scholarship for her concept and design of the Care Bracelet, stylish medical ID bracelets More...