U.S. wrestler waves American flag with Trump’s face at wrestling match in Mexico

US wrestler supports Trump in Mexican arena

An American wrestler working in Mexico is tapping into anger at Donald Trump, whipping crowds into a frenzy with an act as a supporter of the locally loathed U.S. president. Sam Polinsky, known as Sam Adonis, climbs into the ring of “Arena México“, Mexico City’s main wresting stadium, waving an American flag that has Trump’s More...

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Gael Garcia Oscars
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, February 11th, 2017

2017 Oscars presenters Iist includes Mexican actor Gael García

The 89th Oscar Awards will take place this coming Sunday February 26, and little by little details have been revealed, and the Hollywood Academy recently announced that Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal will be one More...

Conan Obrien
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Conan O’Brien’s ‘Made in Mexico’ coming March 1, 2017

U.S. TV host Conan O’Brien is set to embark on his new travel show, set to air March 1 and titled “Conan Without Borders: Made in Mexico.” O’Brien will travel to Mexico for the series and will employ a solely More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Peña Nieto and Trump side by side at Mexico City Wax Museum

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto did not manage to meet in person last week, but they stood side by side at the Mexico City Wax Museum on Tuesday January 31. The wax figures More...

Mexican cinematographer nominated for an Academy Award (Photo: El Universal)
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Mexican cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto nominated for an Academy Award

Mexican cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto has garnered his second Academy Award nomination for Best Cinematography for Martin Scorsese’s “Silence.” Rodrigo Prieto has worked with some of the biggest names More...

(PHOTO: ThisIsCozumel.com)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Cozumel’s lively Carnival 2017 set for Feb. 22-28

Cozumel’s city government has officially announced the dates for this year’s Cozumel Carnival, which will see the main week of events running from February 22 to 28, 2017. There will be pre-Carnival More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 16th, 2016

In a galaxy far, far away… Mexican Diego Luna never thought he’d be in a Star Wars movie!

For the last 40 years children have grown up picturing themselves in the Star Wars universe—learning to become Jedi, piloting X-Wings, firing lasers, and taking on the Galactic Empire. But for most of Star Wars‘ More...

Wedding at Hacienda Dzibikak near Merida. (PHOTO: haciendasenyucatan.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

7 reasons destination weddings are on the rise in Yucatán

Are you engaged and considering a destination wedding? Mexico has long been an inviting place, and Cancun ranks among the top destination wedding locations in the world. However, there is a new trend replacing sandy More...

Crescencio, Rubí and Anaelda Ibarra (Photo: Youtube)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Millions leap at “Quinceañera” party in rural San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Millions of people have responded to an invitation to a coming of age party for a girl in rural northern Mexico after her parent’s video innocently asked “everybody” to attend ended up going viral. A local More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

American actor Willem Dafoe stars in Mexican production

American actor Willem Dafoe (a member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roles as Elias in Oliver Stone’s Platoon More...