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.

New book offers chance to “take a ride” with conquistadors

If all you know about the conquistadors is what you learned in school, or if.

When Did the Caste War End? Part 1 — The Power of General Bravo

[“Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series]   The Caste War of Yucatán.

The Invention That Made Yucatán Rich

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] In 1857, an eighteen-year-old.

Local artist snatches history from the jaws of oblivion

Several years ago, graphic artist Eduardo (“Lalo”) Struck Cano caught his uncle disposing of multiple.

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Mexico offers $1.6 million USD for information leading to drug lord’s arrest

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - Mexico is offering a 30 million pesos ($1.56 million) reward for information leading to the arrest of…

State of Emergency in Florida due to Red Tide

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) declared a state of emergency on Monday as a months-long red tide continues to spread throughout the…

Semarnat acquires machinery to remove sargassum from Quintana Roo beaches

According to mexiconewsnetwork.com, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources announced this week that it has acquired special machinery to…

Mexican students turn blackwater into clean fuel

Two female students from the Industrial Chemical Engineering department at the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (IPN) have developed a…

The best thing about Holbox these days… It’s sargassum free!

Holbox Island has become the ideal place for those seeking clean (seaweed free) beaches. This beautiful island of fishermen and…