Yucatan’s ‘chilly’ temperatures are on the wane

The lowest temperature registered in the state on Monday December 11 was in Oxkutzcab 8.5ºC (47ºF), while in Merida the thermometer registered 13.4ºC (56ºF)… For today Tuesday Dec. 12 and tomorrow Wednesday Dec. 13, the low temperatures in the region will continue, however, on Thursday Dec. 14, a slight increase in the minimum values ​​could More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Researchers probe origins of dental remains found in Chichén Itzá

Researchers want to know where they were brought from and why they were valuable to the culture… MERIDA – The first studies that have been carried out on the dental pieces found in a Chultún (a type of More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Yucatan coast suffers the “north winds” effect

Progreso’s new fuel terminal was damaged and trees uprooted… PROGRESO – The strong winds that accompanied the cold front number 14 arrived with gusts that exceeded 80 kilometers per hour (50 miles More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Yucatecan artisans seek help finding new markets

Women of Tekax, Yucatán forced to sell at low prices in order to move their products… TEKAX, Yuc. — The women artisans of Tekax, Yucatán, are forced to sell their textile creations at bargain prices More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Delayed or canceled flights in Merida trigger 68 complaints

MERIDA – Friday December 8 was the first month anniversary of the Civil Aviation Law, which guarantees the compensation to travelers for delays and cancellations of their flights. Since then, at the Merida Airport, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Yucatan receives international award for ecological policies

The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) 2017 recognized the ecological efforts made by the state government… CUERNAVACA, Morelos – For the development of public policies and More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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‘Super Moon’ will be visible on Jan. 1 in Yucatan

Eddie Salazar Gamboa, a recognized Yucatecan astronomer, talks about the characteristics of the ‘Super-Moon’ and when the next one will occur… MERIDA – The real Super-Moon can be observed on More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Yucatan Legend of Izamal’s Twin Virgins Celebrated Dec. 8

Mexican people have very strong religious bonds, that’s why there are always histories and tales that involve saints, religious representations and miracles. Among those legends is that of the Itzalana Virgin, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Sunday liquor-sales hours will be extended during December

On Sunday Dec. 10, 17, 24 and 31, self-service stores and beer depots will be allowed to sell alcoholic beverages until 10 pm… MERIDA – At the request of the merchants of the sector, the National Chamber More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Yucatan’s Xmatkuil Fair hums to a close with record crowd

This year’s fair created an economic impact for the vendors and entrepreneurs of more than $500 million pesos… MERIDA – “We surpassed the expectations of this year, which were to exceed two million visitors,” More...