American girl reported missing in Valladolid, found in Tulum

The State Attorney General (FGE) Kidnapping Specialized Unit (UEC) informed that a 15 year old girl from Pennsylvania, U.S.A., who was reported missing in Valladolid on Saturday July 9, and whose name was not revealed by authorities (they just refer to her as L.A.T.G.), was found on Tuesday July 12, safe and sound about 100 miles east, in Tulum, Quintana More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 18th, 2016
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U.S. teachers visit Yucatan to learn about indigenous culture

VALLADOID — A group of 11 educators and two directors from the Center for Latin American Studies of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, will visit the Yucatan peninsula for “Bridges to Yucatan,” More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Vandalism disturbs peace in the streets of Valladolid

VALLADOLID — Acts of vandalism are being carried out in the once quiet and peaceful streets of Valladolid. A large number of tree planters along Calzada de los Frailes have been broken in recent days, leaving More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 13th, 2016
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Modernization of the Chichén Itzá-Valladolid tourist corridor completed

With the modernization and expansion of the Chichén Itzá-Valladolid road, as part of the Merida-Puerto Juarez highway, the tourist and archeological corridor Chichen Itza-Valladolid-Coba-Tulum is finally complete. This More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Valladolid’s handmade arts & crafts offer high quality

VALLADOLID — Sunday is the best day for Valladolid’s vendors who offer handmade crafts to tourists in the central plaza. Aselma Poot Moo, artisan from Dzitnup, says it takes her almost one day to make More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
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The new Valladolid Zoo will open March 26

On Saturday March 26th, a private zoo will be inaugurated in Valladolid with the presence of Governor Rolando Zapata. The zoo is owned by businessman Pablo Gotthold Beutelspacher Baigts. This will be the second zoo More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Valladolid is culture, nature and … booze?

TravelPulse.com recently published this interesting piece on Valladolid, Yucatán from the observational perspective of someone who is not native to the region, but knows his way around the area pretty well. Valladolid More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 8th, 2016
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Where to eat in Valladolid

The London Foodie is an Italian-Japanese Brazilian chef who made London home over 20 years ago. He is passionate about good food, wine and travel and has been writing as “The London Foodie” since 2009. In More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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Valladolid (from an Englishman’s point of view)

The London Foodie is an Italian-Japanese Brazilian chef who made London home over 20 years ago. He is passionate about good food, wine and travel and have been writing as “The London Foodie” since 2009. In More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Mayor of Valladolid pays visit to the “Three Wise Men”

The mayor of Valladolid, Alpha Tavera Escalante, who still believes in the “Three Wise Men” (and probably in Santa Claus too), came to Merida with her family on Wednesday January 6th specifically to More...