Undiscovered Yucatan cenotes mapped with cutting-edge technology

Cutting-edge technology is enabling a team of experts to discover and map previously unknown cenotes, or sinkholes, on the Yucatán Peninsula and is also helping to confirm the existence of one previously detected beneath the main pyramid at the Chichen Itzá archaeological site. The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) made the announcement More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Mexican producers film in Yucatan

Mexican movie producers record Izamal sites for a tourism project… IZAMAL — In the “heart” of Izamal, the eyes of walkers, neighbors and onlookers focused on the workers of an audiovisual More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Cockfights will remain illegal in Yucatan: legislator

The Tekax Council initiative to declare cockfights as Human Heritage will not be approved, legislative leader declares… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, the Tekax city council was seeking to More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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New tourist attractions created in Izamal

The “videomapping” of Izamal will feature a Mayan ritual… IZAMAL, Yuc. — To enrich and make more attractive the show “Senderos de Luz” at Izamal, named a Pueblo Mágico de México, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Trendsetting Yucatan plans increased production and usage of clean energy

“The objective is that in Mexico, by the year 2024, 35% of the total of its electricity generation comes from a clean source,” said the federal deputy Pablo Gamboa Miner… MERIDA — When meeting More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Canadian ambassador promotes relations with Yucatan

Canada’s ambassador to Mexico, Pierre Alarie, visited Merida for the inauguration of FICMaya… MERIDA — In an interview with the local newspaper La Jornada Maya, the diplomat estimated that since More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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The four most haunted places in Yucatan

As Day of the Dead and Halloween approach, keep in mind that the White City and Yucatan have abandoned places that shelter legends of ghosts and supernatural experiences told by those brave enough to enter… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Business chamber seeks to raise minimum wage in Yucatán

If the initiative succeeds it will give workers a better standard of living; it also seeks to achieve this improvement without having an inflationary impact…. MERIDA — The Confederation of Employers More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Authorities face off over attempt to preserve cockfights in Tekax

Human Rights agency opposes Tekax City Council declaration of the sport a “cultural heritage”…. MERIDA — The Yucatan State Human Rights Commission (Codhey) expresses its rejection of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Yucatan sets benchmark for environmental projects

Yucatecan officials described environmental and clean-energy projects in a videoconference heard by 6,900 Latin American leaders… MERIDA — Governor Rolando Zapata Bello was invited to this activity of More...