Tijuana Mega Medical Tourism Project Receives Awards and Generates Buzz

TIJUANA – Last November, the award ceremony of “The Globals Awards” was held in London, where a medical project of the city of Tijuana was recognized with one of the top awards, the prize in the “The Most Outstanding” category for Medical Tourism Service. The recognition consolidates the city of Tijuana as one of the most important More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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More than 7.5 million faithful visit the Basilica de Guadalupe in two days

Despite the low temperatures, pilgrims broke records of attendance at the Basilica of Guadalupe… MEXICO CITY – With the attendance of more than seven and a half million pilgrims, the record of visits to More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Formalizing bid for Mexico’s presidency, AMLO vows more welfare

MEXICO CITY — According to Reuters, the Mexican front-runner for next year’s election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, formalized his bid for the presidency on Tuesday Dec. 12 and promised his government More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Mexico’s tourism secretary rejects U.S. report citing safety issues for U.S. travelers

Recently, the U.S. State Department released a report of U.S. tourist deaths in 2016. Of the 843 American fatalities that occurred across the globe last year, Mexico leads the list with 264—and 75 of them were More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Two-thirds of Mexicans reject amnesty for gang members: poll

MEXICO CITY — Two-thirds of Mexicans reject offering an amnesty to members of criminal gangs as a way of reducing violence in the country, a poll showed on Monday Dec. 11, days after a top leftist presidential More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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December 12: Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico’s Patron Saint

According to tradition, the Virgin of Guadalupe, “Patroness of Mexico,” appeared four times to Juan Diego on the hill of Tepeyac. The last of these miraculous meetings took place on December 12, 1531. Original More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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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 More...

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...