OPINION: México, a racist and status-based country

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Sergio Negrete Cardenas writes in Alto Nivel that Mexico’s paradox is that we show-off our “mestizaje” (miscegenation) as a type of a superior fusion, but we are ashamed of it if it is inclined towards the Oaxacan’s than the Madrilenian one. “He looks Oaxacan”, “bronze race”, “rim color”, “Indian More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Commentary: ‘Trust your heart’

In this post for TYT, Merida life coach Margarita Castillo reflects on the importance of “listening to your heart.” Two days ago, a friend posted a question in a Facebook group, asking for a Gratitude More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Campaign seeks to prevent homophobia in Mexico

The National Council for Preventing Discrimination (Conapred) launched a national campaign to combat prejudice against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersexual (LGBTI) collectives and recognize the value More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Campeche Underwater Archeological Museum to be inaugurated

The museum in the state of Campeche will recreate the sensation of being in underwater environments. CAMPECHE – According to El Universal, the San José el Alto Stronghold Underwater Archeological Museum, in Campeche, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Secrets of the Tarahumara ultra-marathoner who competes in “huaraches”

In April, 22-year-old Lorena Ramírez, a member of Mexico’s indigenous Rarámuri, also known as Tarahumara, won a 50-kilometer ultra-marathon in Tlatlauquitepec, in the central Mexican state of Puebla, wearing More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Without Obamacare, US retirees may seek refuge in Mexico

According to El Financiero newspaper, due to President Donald Trump’s intention to cancel the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the low cost of housing in Mexico compared to the US, 3.9 million retired Americans More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Cancun to celebrate International Yoga Day June 17

CANCUN — Francisco López, director of Tourism in Benito Juárez municipality, invited citizens to join the celebrations of the International Yoga Day, which will be held this Saturday, June 17, 2017, starting More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Don’t miss these Cancún and Riviera Maya music festivals

SALSA FEST CANCÚN 2017 CANCÚN.- The Institute of Culture and Arts of Benito Juárez is known for performing different events, such as dance festivals and local and national artworks presentations. This time, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Rain-dampened “Noche Blanca” still considered a success

The people ask for more similar activities and events in Merida. MERIDA — Despite the strong storm that left streets drenched in various parts of the city, some people were encouraged to go around the historic More...

The Red Locust, new Marvel character based on the famous Mexican TV Hero the Chapulín Colorado, from the famous Mexican TV comedian Roberto Gomez Bolaños "Chespirito" (Photo: La Palabra del Caribe)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Marvel Comics creates a new superhero based on ‘Chapulín Colorado’

Marvel Comics gives a tribute to the famous Mexican character Chapulín Colorado in the last issue of the series ‘Champions # 9’ — the comic drawn by Mexican Humberto Ramos and written by Mark More...