Mexicans Iñárritu and Lubezki awarded special Oscar

According to El Universal the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on October 27 they have decided to award a special Oscar to Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu and Mexican cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki for “Carne y Arena” (Flesh and Sand), a project that delves into the territory of virtual reality (VR). The Academy More...

by Yucatan Times | Published 3 weeks ago
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence firms on the rise in Mexico

According to Statista, the Artificial Intelligence market will have a value of almost $60 billion USD by 2026, which represents a great business opportunity… MEXICO – We all have heard about artificial intelligence More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
1 Comment

Merida still remains a ‘paradise’: BBC

The prestigious international news network BBC reviews security in Merida…. Is Merida truly a paradise? If we compare it with places where there are often “narcobloqueos”, confrontations between More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
0 Comments

Delivery companies tell you what not to send

Although package-delivery firms have strict standards, drug shipments are continuous, despite periodic reviews by the authorities… MERIDA – Delivery companies are always vulnerable to organized crime, which More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
0 Comments

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 More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
0 Comments

Mexico’s safety-deposit box system at risk: expert

In the wake of Cancun seizures, he notes that there is no legal regulation of security-box enterprises…. MERIDA — The companies that rent security boxes in the country are not under the regulation of More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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...