Canadian ambassador promotes relations with Yucatan

Canada’s ambassador to Mexico, Pierre Alarie, visited Merida for the inauguration of FICMaya… MERIDA — In an interview with the local newspaper La Jornada Maya, the diplomat estimated that since the elimination of the visa to Canada, the entry of Mexicans to his country has grown by 60%, but he commented that more promotion is needed More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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8 reasons Mexico is Americans’ #1 place to retire abroad

Over the past four decades, Americans have voted Mexico the world’s best place to live or retire overseas in the way that really counts: They’ve packed up and moved there. This country is home to more More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 29th, 2017
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“Under the Spell of San Miguel de Allende” (Smithsonian Magazine)

Seven years ago, Smithsonian magazine collaborator and author Jonathan Kandell published an extensive editorial piece on San Miguel de Allende that narrates how the first expats arrived in the 1930’s, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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UADY and MEL seek hosts to help prepare Yucatecan English teachers

By Deborah Thompson, Merida English Library As you may already know, UADY is a public university. Students attending UADY are often the first in their families to attend a university. They generally attend school More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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Take a stroll along the colonial streets of the ‘Best City in the World’

International Living collaborator Jason Holland recently published an interesting article in which he describes the pleasures of strolling the colonial cobblestone streets of San Miguel de Allende…. We walk More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Survey reveals what more than 1,000 expats think about living in Mexico

Find out what 1,129 expats living in Mexico have to say about the expat experience in this new and free research study. – Why did they move to Mexico? – Were they happy with what they found when they More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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What you should know about vehicle Temporary Import Permits

For those Ex-pats or foreign tourists with a Temporary Import Permit (TIP) for their vehicle, there is a quick and convenient way to check the current status of your permit, along with some other useful information. More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Expats more satisfied with health care than Americans in U.S.: poll

Here’s an article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire in which he talks about a very small group of Americans who love their healthcare. Where are they? Hint: they don’t live in the More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Travel MedEvac: Be on your way home via air ambulance within hours

Travel MedEvac’s parent company, International Insurance Group (IIG), has been serving travelers since 1999 specializing in the ex-pat community. Currently they issue over 100,000 policies a year. Chances are, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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MEL 2017-2018 lecture series kicks off Oct. 4

The Merida English Library Lecture Series will cover diverse topics as it progresses through winter and into spring…. For the past seven years, MEL has sponsored a lecture series from mid-October to mid-April.  More...