Merida environmentalist Joann Andrews honored for tireless contributions

MERIDA — The tireless work of Joann Andrews and the contribution she has made over the past 50 years to the conservation, protection and sustainable use of ecosystems, their biodiversity and environmental services provided to society, were recognized by Pronatura Peninsula of Yucatan in a recent tribute at Marista University. The event was held More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Travel tips for this holiday season

Travel experts recommend using search engines to compare costs among airlines… MERIDA – Buying airline tickets is always one of the most annoying tasks when booking a trip, so TYT brings you, with information 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, November 3rd, 2017
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Pope Francis canonizes the martyred children of Tlaxcala

On Sunday, October 15, St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican was decorated for the ceremony of canonization of Cristóbal, Antonio and Juan, the “Child Martyrs of Tlaxcala”, killed for hatred of More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Sistine Chapel replica coming to Merida Nov. 6-19

The exhibition consists of 2.7 million photographs of the art in the Vatican City building…. MERIDA — The City of Merida is finalizing details to begin the assembly of the exhibition of the Sistine Chapel’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Merchants start to prepare for “El Buen Fin” (Mexico’s Black Friday)

It will be held from November 17 to 20 and will involve 10,000 points of sale in Merida…. MERIDA — In search of sales of six billion pesos, Merida businesses are already preparing promotions and drawings, More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Peña Nieto asks for citizen assistance and faces an earthquake of his own: The Washington Post

According to The Washington Post the late-night tweet from the Mexican president’s office went out as an ordinary appeal for assistance in a time of crisis. “Mexico still needs you,” read the Wednesday More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Celebrities donate millions of dollars to aid hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

After asking the public at large to donate aid to Puerto Rico via several videos on her social media, Jennifer Lopez has put her money where her mouth is — big time. Lopez flew in Sunday morning (Sept. 24) from More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Humanitarian and political crisis in Jojutla, Morelos

Exclusive interview with Francisco Sandoval, ANIMAL POLITICO Vice Director, for The Yucatan Times. Time is running, construction license administration has been exposed in Mexico City, Mexicans have set the pace More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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EDITORIAL: Cancun beach violence sends shock waves far and wide

On Sunday September 24, a person was shot dead right on the beach in front of the Fiesta Americana Hotel in the Cancun Hotel Zone. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died hours later, so the Public More...