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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International opera singer will perform in Merida in January

The internationally famous Elina Garanca has announced the program for her recital in January 2018…. MERIDA — Elina Garanca, considered one of the most outstanding mezzo-sopranos in the world, will offer 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 Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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Grand Mambo Café Cancun: #1 spot for salsa and merengue

Grand Mambo Cafe is the number one spot to dance Salsa, Merengue and Bachata in Cancun. Located downtown in Plaza Hong Kong, Mambo Cafe features live music Wednesday through Saturday. Open bar is available on Thursdays. If More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Horror film series at Olimpo

In the spirit of the season, the Olimpo Cultural Center will offer a free series of classic horror movies Oct. 31 to Nov. 5… MERIDA – Horror films in Mexico have had a different development from what happened More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Hanal Pixán, Yucatecan “Dia de Muertos”: The Altar is heart of the festivity

This custom has its origin in the ancient Mayan rituals to present their respects to their dead, and those rituals were mixed with the Catholic beliefs that the Spanish brought to Mexico five hundred years ago… Everybody 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 Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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TYT VIDEO: “Día de Muertos” a celebration of life

For some people, death is the end, for others it is a new beginning, the passage to a new life. Mexicans celebrate the passing with “Día de Muertos”, as a celebration of life. Join us and witness the majestic More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Museo del Mundo Maya will host major art exhibition

The art exposition “Character and Color” is from Cordelia Urueta, a Diego Rivera contemporary…. MERIDA — The Diego Rivera Mural Museum seeks to spread the art of Mexican muralist contemporaries More...