U.S. expats chant in Guanajuato: “Friendship yes, the wall no!”

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According to Barbara Davoli, reader of The Yucatán Times, on Monday March 20th, dozens of Americans and Guanajuato residents met to celebrate the first day of spring and Benito Juárez’s birthday. Meanwhile, many Spring Breakers in Cancún, Quintana Roo have been offensive, rude and haughty towards Mexican people, chanting “Build That More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Survey reveals expats’ surprising insights

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes about asking expats (including those living in Mexico): “What is the most surprising and / or interesting thing you discovered as an expat?” Their More...

Schoolchildren in Mexico carry Irish flags at the annual observance for St. Patrick’s Battalion. Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Photo: star-telegram)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 17th, 2017

In 1846, the Irish fought for Mexico in the name of St. Patrick

Most Americans know today is St. Patrick’s Day. But some might also share Mexico’s celebration, honoring a few Irish immigrants who deserted the U.S. Army in 1846 and instead fought for Mexico under Gen. Antonio More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Canadian firefighters considered angels by Mexican colleagues

A group of local firefighters can’t imagine not having the proper safety gear before venturing into a burning building, but in Mexico that is the reality. Turner Valley Fire Chief Glenn Baxter was shocked More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Why everyone is moving to Mexico

Whether you’re fleeing the prospects of post-Brexit Europe, Trump’s America, or just fancy a change, we break down why the Mexican capital could be your next adoptive home. “Mexican Designer in Paris” read More...

Playa del Carmen is a favored spot for Americans residing in Mexico. (PHOTO: huffingtonpost.com)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

1M Americans make Mexico home, but many reside illegally

Many United States citizens are opting for longer and even permanent stays in Mexico, evidence of which can be seen in the more than 72,000 residency permits granted between 2014 and 2016 by the federal government. But More...

American expats in Mexico. (PHOTO: banderasnews.com)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Four advantages for Americans living abroad

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes that living abroad in places such as Mexico is attractive to people from many countries, but especially those from the US.  In this article for thestreet.com, More...

Cancun International Airport is a popular arrival point for U.S. citizens. (PHOTO: Cancun and RIviera Maya)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Quintana Roo sees rise in U.S. expats seeking residence

CANCUN — Since 2014 at least two thousand U.S. citizens have applied for permanent residence in Quintana Roo, joining the nearly seven thousand who were already legally living in the state. It is estimated More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Island Time music festival a big success in Isla Mujeres

The Isla Mujeres’ Island Time Music & Fishing Fest that took place recently was a huge success, according to organizers, and all proceeds went to support special needs children in the island. In a More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Merida’s Door54 bistro to close indefinitely March 6

Door54, a fixture on Merida’s expat scene for food and drink, entertainment and art, will close indefinitely starting Monday March 6. For the past two years the bistro and gallery at Calle 54 and Calle 35 More...