The Yucatán Governor Who Empowered Women

“Surprising History in Yucatán” Article 32, by Robert D. Temple…. Yucatán’s newly elected governor stepped out onto.

Palacio Cantón restoration works are almost done

MERIDA — The director of the Palacio Cantón Museum, Giovana Jaspersen García, proudly says that.

Yucatán’s First Highway

February 29, 1933.  After a long day of walking, Alfonso Villa Rojas arrived at the.

Yucatan’s Greatest Hit

This is the last of the monthly “Surprising History” articles, concluding the series after two.

First Spark and Revolution

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] November 20 is Revolution.

A Potemkin Village for Porfirio Díaz

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series]   President Porfirio Díaz.

The Remarkable O’Horáns

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] Governor, president, senator, general,.

497 years ago today, Hernán Cortes arrived in Mexico (for better or worse)

If you were around 497 years ago today (March 4, 1519), you would have witnessed.

Campeche enthralls with Mexico’s rich history

Campeche takes your breath away. In the center of this colonial city on the Gulf.

When Did the Caste War End? Part 2 — The Power of General May

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] Continued from The Yucatan.

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Major American automakers ask Trump to stick with NAFTA

Most automakers have production and supply chains distributed throughout the three countries. Fiat Chrysler, Ford and GM are calling on…

Priest accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old child in Mexico City

A 58-year-old priest was arrested and placed at the disposal of the Central Prosecutor's Office for the Investigation of Sexual…

Progreso Carnival: chaotic for most visitors and residents

"In addition to suffering a number of inconveniences such as lack of parking space, families who went to the Carnival…

Exemplary Yucatecan police officer accidentally drowns in a well

MÉRIDA, Yucatán.- Pedro Celestino Martín Sansores, agent of the Procedural Police of the Ministry of Public Security, drowned, apparently intoxicated…

Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico City… again

A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico on Friday Feb. 16, causing people to flee buildings and office…