Merida and Campeche go ‘Gourmet’

MERIDA — As we previously announced here on TYT, this past Saturday September 2 at the restaurant “La Tradicion” there was held a magnificent gastronomic event, with a five-course meal complemented with Mexican wine and also with delicious cocktails made with the famous local liquor Xtabetun from Casa D’Aristi. At the event TYT talked with More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Irma barrels westward in Atlantic, but where it may strike is anyone’s guess

The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Saturday Sept. 2 that Hurricane Irma remained just short of Category 3 strength Saturday afternoon but was expected to strengthen over the next two days. By the middle More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Mexico’s ‘bioluminous’ tourist destinations

In Mexico there are beaches and lagoons that feature the natural “magic” phenomena known as bioluminescence, which are flashes of thousands of microorganisms in the turquoise blue that light up at night, Notimex More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Mexico studies supplying oil to Venezuela clients if Maduro falls: Reuters

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s government has begun studying the possibility of stepping in to replace Venezuelan oil program Petrocaribe if the government of President Nicolas Maduro were to fall, three More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Investors sought for Mexican tourism projects, including five in peninsula

A tourist train, hotels, golf courses and a retirement community are among 16 projects that have been announced by the federal Tourism Secretariat (Sectur). The projects, which include five in Quintana Roo, Yucatan More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Remnants of ‘Harvey’ bring drenching rains to peninsula

Forecasters predict that remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey, which Tuesday morning Aug. 22 was just off the coast of the Peninsula of Yucatan, will originate intense popup storms in Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Papayas from Campeche farm linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S.

Authorities have identified a farm in Campeche state in the western Yucatan Peninsula as the probable source of papayas linked to an outbreak of salmonella in the U.S. An increasing number of people have been sickened More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

President Peña Nieto inaugurates Campeche’s Mega Drainage, then city floods due to ‘Franklin’

CAMPECHE — Despite the inauguration of the Mega Drainage held by Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto on Tuesday August 8, the same day that Tropical Storm Franklin reached the city of San Francisco de More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

‘Franklin’ brings storms and cancelled flights to Yucatan

Due to the dense clouds caused by tropical storm Franklin that are spread all over the peninsula, Volaris announced flight schedule changes to and from Merida, while respecting Merida as travelers’ point of More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

After drenching Yucatan, Franklin to strengthen in Gulf of Mexico prior to second landfall

Tropical Storm Franklin will move back over open water Tuesday night Aug. 8 and is forecast to strengthen to the Atlantic’s first hurricane of 2017 prior to making a second landfall in eastern Mexico, More...