World Famous Cuba National Ballet to perform in Mérida


Viengsay Valdés and Víctor Estévez the top ballet dancers of the Cuba National Ballet will have a feature presentation in Mérida, Yucatan, on May 2 and 3 at Teatro Peón Contreras. The Cuban National Ballet (Ballet Nacional de Cuba) is a classical ballet company based at the Great Theatre of Havana in Havana, Cuba. Founded by the Cuban prima ballerina More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Police Release Burglary Codes: Have You Seen These Symbols on Your House?

Home burglary is one of the more frequent crimes committed in the state of Yucatán, and the number of cases has grown significantly in recent years. Have You Seen These Symbols on Your House? On December 2013, More...

1ra Feria Artesanal Regional
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

1st Regional Artisan Fair begins today in Mérida

MÉRIDA, YUCATÁN – The “1ra Feria Artesanal Regional” kicks off today in Mérida’s Parque de la Paz, and will run until April 25. Featuring artisans from the states of Chiapas, Campeche, Quintana Roo and More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 14th, 2014

Four houses will be rehabilitated in Downtown Merida

The owners of four houses in Downtown Merida considered at risk have now the permission of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) to start the rehabilitation of their properties with the support More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Semana Santa vacation period starts today

On Friday April 11th, 2014, State Governor, Rolando Zapata Bello and Secretary of Public Safety, Luis Felipe Saiden, leaded the kick off ceremony of the holiday public safety operation (Operativo Vacacional de Seguridad) at More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

It was hell in Uman

A major fire occurred on Wednesday April 9, in Colonia San Francisco, located in the Municipality of Uman, just 5 miles from Mérida, Yucatán. Law enforcement , civil protection , military, Red Cross and other More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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19 year old girl raped inside a bar in Downtown Merida

The Municipal Police arrested Erick Fernando Velazco Hernandez, accused of raping a 19 year old girl. The incident occurred in the bathroom of a bar in Merida Downtown, on the night of Friday April 4. The suspect More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Quinta Montes Molina, Historic Landmark on Paseo de Montejo

Built by Italian architects and craftsmen who arrived in Mérida to construct the José Peón Contreras Theater and Opera House in 1906, “La Quinta  Montes Molina”,  formerly known as “Villa Beatriz,” More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

New “COSTCO” will open in the North of Mérida

Costco, the internationally famous store for retailers of brands names and products, from computers and clothing to gardening and gourmet food; bought the land right next to Plaza Galerías Mérida, that used to More...

A crowd of over 6000 attended the game - photo credit CF Merida
By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 7th, 2014

The State of ‘Futbol’ in Mérida

“Once again, CF Mérida looked like a fractured team without any clear direction or cohesion, which in fact is exactly what they are.” MÉRIDA, YUCATÁN – ‘Futbol’ (football in English, or ‘soccer’ More...