Letter to the Editor: Stolen-documents case update

On Aug. 14, TYT published an article on the unfortunate case of Nick Lei Guo, a U.S. green card holder whose documents and credit cards were stolen in Playa del Carmen. Here is his followup letter on his case, with his suggestion about what you should do if faced with a similar situation…. Dear Editor,        Thank you so much for writing More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 18th, 2017


Global Peace Meditation describes itself as a global decentralized group of “Lightworkers” working on World Peace, preparing mass meditations to make a significant change for the sake of our planet. They More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

MEL appeals for financial help for hospitalized expat

The Merida English Library board of directors sent the following message on Thursday Aug. 17…. “We are writing because some of our friends need your help. Dan Conner, husband of Lewie Conner (pictured More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Playa del Carmen for less than $200 USD per night

In a review of 42 hotels around the world, Condé Nast Traveler gives recommendations for saving some money while having a pleasant stay in a quality hotel. In this edition TYT brings you the Condé review about More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Private Mexican health insurance: Ample coverage at affordable cost

According to the Huffington Post, several countries feature private insurance services with wider coverage for lower cost than insurance enterprises in USA. Here, TYT brings you the review about Mexico’s insurance More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Yucatecan idiosyncrasies: ‘sí, sí, sí’ means ‘probably not’

I love Yucatan and the Yucatecans (the yucatecos). Actually #amomeridayucatan is my hashtag for all Instagram posts. I have “drunk the well water” so they say here. I have no desire to leave; I don’t even More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, August 7th, 2017

Dutch expat dies in fall in Yucatan cave

The 60-year-old woman fell while recording a video in a 40-meter deep cave…. AKIL — Agents from the Public Security Secretariat and the Attorney General Office faced obstacles recovering the body of a woman More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, August 6th, 2017
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How to have a better, cheaper life as an expat

Here’s an article written for TheStreet.com by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire with proof that it can actually be cheaper to live in fantastic vacation rentals in Mexico, all while having More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 5th, 2017

‘Ahorita’: Does it mean ‘in five minutes’ or ‘in five hours’?

BBC collaborator Susannah Rigg helps us to understand the word “Ahorita”, a Mexican connotation that could mean “right now”, “in five minutes” or “in five hours”. More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Modern nomads: An international movement?

This post was contributed by Real Estate Unlimited, an agency serving clients in the Los Angeles, California area. The digital revolution has made our world infinitely more interconnected. Global communication More...