World Happiness Fest coming to San Miguel de Allende

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — Today San Miguel de Allende announced the World Happiness Fest which will be held March 16-18, 2018 in San Miguel. After the success of the 2017 summit in Miami, USA, Luis Gallardo, social entrepreneur and founder of the World Happiness Festival, decided to have a positive impact on more than one More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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U.S. trade deficits with Mexico and China are getting bigger

According to Money CNN, President Donald Trump often cites the U.S. trade deficit as a sign that America is losing to China, Mexico and other countries on trade. He uses it to justify renegotiating trade deals and slapping More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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U.S. to provide funds to restore Mayan site at Palenque

PALENQUE, Chiapas — The United States will fund restoration work at a Mayan archaeological site in Palenque, Chiapas, to the tune of USD $500,000. The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Their trip to Mexico convinced them of the value of travel…

Travel offers more lasting pleasure than mere acquisition of things, numerous studies show, a concept that millennials seem to have made their own. Before cellphones and social media and long before the word “millennials” More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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COMMENT: Is “populist” López Obrador Mexico’s answer to Trump?

“It’s the same populism as Trump. Trump has divided the United States, and now López Obrador has divided Mexicans.” That’s how author and political commentator Francisco Martín Moreno describes More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Deported man and family have uneasy ‘homecoming’ to Mexico

Kate Linthicum, LA Times correspondent in Mexico City covering Latin America, brings us the story of a man who had a difficult time after being deported back to Mexico… For decades, millions of Mexicans More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Robbed German tourist makes her home in Cancun airport

Ingrid has wandered Terminal 2 for six months since being robbed of her luggage on arrival… CANCUN — Ingrid is a 72-year-old German citizen who has lived since June 16 at the facilities of the International More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Journalists face ‘profound crisis of safety’ in Mexico: UN

MEXICO CITY — The United Nations said on Monday Dec. 4 that the Mexican government is struggling to keep journalists safe and prosecute their oppressors, after officials toured regions of the country that More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Aeromexico launches flights on Merida-Atlanta route

The Merida International Airport is already the eighth most important in the country… MERIDA – On December 1, the Mérida-Atlanta route was inaugurated, operated by Aeromexico, with daily flights and a capacity More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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A year later, trial of Canadian photographer’s alleged killer begins in Merida

As TYT published in October 2016, the alleged murderer of Barbara McClatchie Andrews was arrested and submitted to custody while the investigations were carried out… MERIDA – On Monday December 4, the oral More...