Musician Armando Manzanero to be honored at Chichén Itzá

The concert will be on February 3rd, and tickets are available starting October 24th…. MERIDA — The next February 3 will be when the artistic career of Armando Manzanero, in his native Yucatan, is celebrated, with the majestic Chichén Itzá in the background. Yucatecan Musician Armando Manzanero (Photo: La Vanguardia) According to a statement More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Mexico’s meetings and events industry ranks fifth in the Americas

The Mexico Tourism Board reports the country has seen rapid growth in its meetings industry, and according to the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA), Mexico now ranks fifth in the Americas More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Yucatan expects strong economic activity in November

Day of the Dead, the X’matkuil Fair and the “Buen Fin” will be among assets contributing to projected 7 billion pesos ($372 million USD) in economic activity… MERIDA — November is one of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Yucatan ready for designation as Special Economic Zone

So far, nine companies have expressed interest in investing and generating jobs when the state finally gets activated as SEZ…. MERIDA — The Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Yucatan already has the necessary More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Precautions recommended for predicted heavy rainfall

MERIDA — Due to the intense rainfall that is expected in the region, the State Civil Protection Unit (Procivy) urges people to take with them umbrellas or raincoats, wear closed shoes with rubber soles to More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Yucatan cultural attractions are poised to break annual visitors record

Museums and archaeological sites expect to close this year with more than three million visitors…. MERIDA — Yucatan is close to breaking the record of visitor influx in the state’s museums and More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Yucatan seeks UNESCO world heritage status for cenotes ring

The cenotes ring is a circle that surrounds the collision point of the meteor that may have ended the era of the dinosaurs. Inside the ring are located Merida and the most important ports of Yucatan’s northern More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Learn more about Yucatan’s attractions at “Expo Redescubre Yucatan”

Among the activities at the expo will be music, lectures and a giant 150-meter-long “Pib”… MERIDA — The second edition of the “Expo Redescubre Yucatan” 2017 will take place on November More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Potassium in avocados and bananas could keep your heart healthy

Eating two agricultural products of Yucatan might just help save your life… According to Newsweek, a new study might just validate your avocado toast addiction. Potassium, contained in avocados and also More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Yucatecan secondary students among the best prepared in Mexico

The state government seeks to maintain economic growth through quality education…. MERIDA – The students were ranked among the best qualified in the areas of Language and Communication as well as Mathematics More...