New vaccine against zika will be tested in Yucatan

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The pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur will conduct the tests. MERIDA — The pharmaceutical company that developed the dengue vaccine now is working on a similar fight against zika. According to Milenio Novedades, the testing phase in humans will start at the beginning of next year. Yucatan is one of the states chosen for these tests. (Photo: More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Three tons of garbage removed from Yucatan cenotes

They have been described as natural treasures, but many of the cenotes, or sinkoles, found in the state of Yucatán have become convenient places to dump garbage. But cleanup efforts have been under way. During More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Condé Nast Traveler features Yucatán in May issue

Prestigious magazine will promote the tourist products and services of Yucatan. The famous Condé Nast Traveler magazine, with an international presence, devotes 10 pages of its May 2017 issue to Yucatan and its More...

Hurricane Dean approaches the Yucatan Peninsula in 2007. (MAP:
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Hurricane forecast 2017: 11 cyclones could appear in the Atlantic

The University of Colorado predicts the formation of 11 tropical cyclones. Despite the intense heat in the region, a new forecast indicates that the hurricane season will be below average. The University of Colorado, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Yucatan maintains lowest crime rates in Mexico

Yucatan achieved the lowest rates of high-impact crime in Mexico in February 2017, according to results published by Semáforo Delictivo Nacional. These results reflect the high level of security and the climate More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Yucatan, one of the most popular destinations for medical tourism

National and international patients requiring clinical treatment increasingly identify Yucatán as an ideal destination to receive specialized and high-quality hospital care, including Mayab’s Lighthouse (Faro More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

U.S. forestry experts visit Yucatan to share firefighting knowledge

From April 17 to 29, eight technicians from the United States Forest Service USFS will visit the Yucatan Peninsula in order to conduct supervision of the Incident Management Teams (Equipos de Manejo de Incendios, More...

Drawing by artist: Anya Sementsova (Steph´s English student and friend from Moscow).
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Are we really safe in Yucatan?

Merida: designated capital de la cultura, ranked 4th in the Lonely Planet’s Top Cities of the World for travel destinations. Lonely Planet’s website tells us that [Merida is a] “dizzying array of live More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Progreso’s port infrastructure projects and pipelines get underway this year

This year, construction of the new fuel terminal will begin. PROGRESO — This year Pemex will build and operate a fuel storage terminal at the Progreso port in partnership with two private companies, said More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Tourism students get to know Valladolid on bikes

VALLADOLID — A group of Tourism students of the University of Valladolid (CUV) recently took a tourist tour through various points of the city, with the aim of knowing the history that it offers to the tourists More...