Pope Francis canonizes the martyred children of Tlaxcala

On Sunday, October 15, St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican was decorated for the ceremony of canonization of Cristóbal, Antonio and Juan, the “Child Martyrs of Tlaxcala”, killed for hatred of the faith in Mexico between 1527 and 1529. On the balconies of the facade of the Basilica of San Pedro hung banners with the faces of More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Guatemala’s Tikal: Steep temples amid jungle setting

The most striking feature of Tikal is its towering, steep-sided temples, rising to heights of more than 44m, but what distinguishes it is its jungle setting. Its many plazas have been cleared of trees and vines, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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European Union adds Merida to prestigious urban-environment program

The International Urban Cooperation (IUC) program facilitates links between cities of the European community with different regions of the world, in order to help their leaders obtain new tools related to sustainable More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Kate del Castillo “wants closure” from new ‘El Chapo’ docu-series

Kate del Castillo says she just “wants closure” and is hoping to get it from the release of her new three-part docuseries “The Day I Met El Chapo,” now on Netflix. The documentary tells del Castillo’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Mexican short film is finalist in NASA contest

According to El Universal, the Mexican Space Agency (AEM) announced the short film “Apizaco”, from Mexican filmmaker Alex Moreno, was nominated among the thirteen finalists for the 2017 CineSpace Short More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Mexico rejects U.S. heroin-source claim

Mexico’s Interior Secretary has rejected a statement by U.S. President Donald Trump that 90% of the heroin in the U.S. comes from Mexico. Trump made the assertion Thursday Oct. 26 during an address from More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Mexican artisans claim copyright infringement by corporations

According to El Universal, the particular way in which the native towns of Mexico view the world has been depicted in their art and crafts. However, several corporations have exploited their creations over the years, More...

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 Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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U.S. travel warnings don’t deter many visitors to Mexico

According to MSN, tourists are still flocking to Mexico despite U.S. travel warnings…. Paola Hernandez-O’Connor, a 27 year old living in New York City, has seen her fair share of violence in Mexico, where More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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Travel agents who met in Cancun reportedly ‘upbeat’ about selling Mexico

CANCUN — Travel agents and suppliers attending the Cruise Planners annual convention in Cancun last week were upbeat about selling travel to Mexico, despite the spate of bad news that has bedeviled the nation’s More...