Conservative Anaya seeks presidency in new left-right coalition

MEXICO CITY — Mexican opposition leader Ricardo Anaya said on Sunday Dec. 10 he would seek to win the presidency in a left-right alliance after stepping down as head of the conservative National Action Party (PAN), Reuters reported. Anaya resigned as leader of the PAN on Saturday Dec. 9, a day after his party officially joined forces with the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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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 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 Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Gas stations now may choose to be independent or franchise

Fuel costs will also depend on the barrel price and the peso/dollar exchange rate… MERIDA – In Mexico despite the control exercised by the government over oil production and commercialization, not all gas More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Ruling party PRI’s Meade lags behind leftist AMLO in poll

Former Mexico finance minister Jose Antonio Meade, who resigned to seek the presidential nomination of the ruling party, is lagging far behind in public support ahead of next year’s election, according to More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Demand soars in Mexico for natural Christmas trees

A total of 295 domestic producers will sell their natural trees this season, including almost 10 thousand in Merida… MEXICO – For Christmas 2017 there are 900 thousand trees in Mexico’s commercial 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 Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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How to find the best gasoline prices with mobile apps

Forbes Mexico reports that since last Thursday and into the future, fuel prices in Mexico are being defined by the market and not by the government, meaning demand and supply will determine the value of gasoline More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Medication for metastatic breast cancer available in 2018 in Mexico

MEXICO – The Novartis pharmaceutical company reported that authorization was obtained from health officials to sell a drug to combat metastatic breast cancer (that extends to other parts of the body), which would More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Quintana Roo ranks highest in marijuana use in Mexico: survey

A survey reveals the five states in Mexico with the highest drug use and the drug of choice of the overall population… According to the National Survey on Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Consumption (ENCODAT) More...