POTUS refers to African and Central American countries as “shitholes”

In a total lack of diplomacy and respect, president Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries”. Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries”during a meeting with a bipartisan group of senators at the White House, a Democratic aide briefed on Thursday’s More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Medical Marijuana Changes the Life of a Merida Family

In this fourth video interview edition of Meet Merida’s Vanguards, I interview the Acevedo Cardos family whose healthy infant daughter started having constant convulsions at the age of one month old. In the months More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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“Carnival Valor” brings significant economic impact to Progreso, Yuc.

Today, Thursday January 11, the second cruise line ship that arrived in Progreso, and it came in a day of beautiful sunny weather, which led to an immediate increase in demand for the services offered on the boardwalk, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Cabañuelas… the art of weather forecasting across Mexico

For the Mexican farmers, it is a priority to take the reading of the “cabañuelas” since, they will predict the dry months and the rains.   Have you heard about the cabañuelas? For the vast More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Jigote: a Cuban dish that you must taste…

Some readers have asked us to dedicate some post to Cuban food. To do this, we asked one of our collaborators of Cuban ancestry to do us the favor of sharing a recipe with us. For the above, he called the big guns More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Ex-president Fox plans to organize first Marijuana Industry Global Forum in Mexico

Vicente Fox Quesada, former president of Mexico, plans to hold the “First Global Cannabis Forum in Mexico” in Guanajuato in the month of May, in order to “open up” the discussion about the More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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The most important 2018 election for the U.S. may be Mexico’s

On July 1, 2018, as many Americans reluctantly begin to think about the forthcoming midterm elections, and with the primary season in full swing, another non-U.S. election will occupy the minds of policymakers in More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Mexican who killed motorcyclist in Dallas caught trying to re-enter Texas at border

A Mexican national convicted in the 2011 death of a motorcyclist in Dallas was arrested on Saturday January 6, trying to illegally re-enter the USA, officials said. Alejandro Pardo-Castro (Photo: Dallas More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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U.S State Department updates travel advisories for Mexico and Cuba

On Wednesday January 10, the US State Department unveiled four tiered categories to warn travelers of potential dangers overseas, using common-sense language ranging from “Exercise normal precaution” More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Tancítaro, “avocado capital of the world” has become an independent city-state: NYT

According to the New York Times, some Mexican towns are quietly breaking away, as they loose faith in the State. TANCÍTARO, Michoacán— The road to this agricultural town winds through the slums and cartel-controlled More...