AMLO resists Trump comparison: Chicago Tribune

According to the Chicago Tribune, Mexico’s leftist presidential front-runner is combative and unbending, and his personality-based campaign proclaiming honesty and fiery nationalism could set up a unique and combustible relationship with his northern counterpart should he win. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has long preached a Mexico-first stance, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Chairs fly at political meeting, holiday bash in Mexico City (USA Today)

According to the USA Today, a dueling political meeting and holiday concert turned ugly in Mexico City on Friday December 15,  with members of rival political parties hurling chairs at each other in the main square More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Holiday-season fireworks noise is harmful for pets

Veterinarians demand that society avoid the use of pyrotechnics near pets and animals… MERIDA – Veterinarian Wilberth Alexis Dzib explained that the holiday season commonly brings an increase in the use More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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AMLO’s 10 pre-campaign proposals include decentralized government

Upon registering as aspiring candidate of the MORENA party, López Obrador shared his ten pre-campaign proposals… Upon registering as the aspiring candidate of the leftist National Regeneration Party (MORENA) More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Mexico passes Law of Internal Security

On Friday December 15, Mexico’s Senate approved a security legislation that sparked sharp protests from human rights advocates concerned that it could encourage abuses by the armed forces in their deployment against More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Oil’s decline prompts cacao resurgence

TABASCO — Dropping oil prices and the ensuing job losses in the Gulf state of Tabasco have resulted in a resurgence in the production of cacao. With 2% of the worldwide cacao, or cocoa, production, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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For a cultured, urban retirement, it’s hard to beat Guanajuato: Huffpost

For a cultured, urban retirement, it’s hard to beat Guanajuato, in Mexico’s Colonial Highlands. There’s more to do than you can ever manage…and the cost of doing it is low, low, low. I should know; I’ve More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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NBA plans minor league franchise for Mexico City

MEXICO CITY — Before the first of two N.B.A. regular season games were played in Mexico City last week, league Commissioner Adam Silver said that the National Basketball Association intends to move quickly More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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NAFTA is behind Mexico’s obesity problem: NY Times

A new report claims the obesity problem in Mexico that has led to many of its people becoming overweight, thanks to poor diets, has roots in free trade. The New York Times published a detailed story on Monday that More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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New Internal Security Law concerns Yucatecan society

After receiving green light in committees, the controversial proposed bill still has to be voted by senators… MERIDA – Coparmex Mérida and a group of activists and political analysts in Yucatan called on More...