32 years ago today, the 1985 Mexico City earthquake shook a whole nation

32 years ago today (Sept. 19), one of the greatest tragedies in the history of our country shook a society that had to face the ruthless force of nature paying a very high price. The inhabitants of Mexico City remember this date as an event that made them see their great vulnerability, but at the same time as a fact that highlighted the solidarity More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Campeche is full of activities for your next trip (Part 2 of 2)

When planning a trip it is important to know all the places to visit and the activities to do in the destination, for and to help you decide on your next vacation itinerary, TYT brings you Part 2 of the El Universal More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Interesting Facts About Mexico’s Independence

We know most of The Yucatan Times readers are highly educated and culturally aware. Still, not all readers are thoroughly familiar with all the high points of Mexican history and culture, such as Mexican Independence More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Campeche is full of activities for your next trip (Part 1 of 2)

When you are visiting the Yucatan Peninsula it is always a good idea to make a special trip to Campeche, and for those who ask, “What can we do in Campeche?”, TYT brings you the first five of 11 recommendations More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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COMMENT: With our road trip over, I can tell you what it was really like to live in Mexico for a year  

TYT presents the final installment in a Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire. Chuck, his wife, and two dogs drove through Mexico in a large, white van. Chuck writes More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Have you ever wondered how many expats live in Mexico?

The Yucatan Times readers are constantly asking us through social networks if we know how many expats actually live in Mexico full time. Because most of them find it hard to believe that more than 1.5 million expats More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Club Sibarita: Where Foreigners and Local Epicureans Wine & Dine Together

(Meet Merida’s Vanguards: Exposé 1, part 2) As Merida continues to grow and bud into an urban center, new restaurants and culinary experiences seems to be popping up all over the city. In the heart of this culinary More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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How serious are you about learning Spanish?

The National Autonomous University of México, through its Language Program, would like to invite all members of the Mérida expat community to their Spanish as a Second Language courses. The courses include More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Dinosaurs to appear in Merida

In the Parque de la Paz, next to the Zoo El Centenario, there will be an expo with animatronic dinosaurs…. MERIDA — From September 12 to October 12 the public will have the opportunity to attend the More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 1 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese) Jaguar Portrait Living in the Yucatan jaguars seemed ever present whether visiting Maya ruins or the protected preserves of More...