Another cold front arrives to the Yucatan Peninsula

A new frontal system will enter the region as of today, propitiating that cool dawns are maintained. MÉRIDA, Yucatan.- The reinforced cold air mass that prompted the cold front No. 22 caused its passage through the Yucatan Peninsula, as well as a drop in temperatures, and light rains since the first hours of Monday. These conditions will continue More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mérida student develops biodegradable plastic-alternative material

Mérida, Yucatán, January, 2018.- With the vision of reducing the impact of plastic consumption on the environment, Soledad Cecilia Pech Cohuo, a student of the doctorate in Sciences of Polymeric Materials from More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Developers persist with plans for new projects for Holbox

HOLBOX, Q. Roo — More than 50 new projects await approval for the island of Holbox in the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas, however, the municipal president says the island is not ready. Municipal Lázaro Cadenas president, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

“Green Tech” the main trend for 2018

In 2017, clean power gathered unprecedented momentum. Multiple automakers launched entire families of EVs, including the most exciting one yet, Tesla’s Model 3. The company also started pre-orders for the More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Lagunas de Montebello National Park once multicolored wonders, today lifeless and polluted

Lagunas de Montebello National Park is a national park in the state of Chiapas, southern Mexico, close to the border with Guatemala, comprising 59 multicolored lakes that extend over a 6,000-hectare expanse of land More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Yucatan Peninsula against transgenic products for better honey production

Bees pollinate 71 of the 100 species of crops in the world, but climate change, pesticides and parasites are exterminating them. To obtain a kilo of honey, a bee makes an average of 200 thousand flights… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Pieces of history off Yucatan’s coast (Part Two)

Today TYT brings you the Second Part of this intriguing article from Diario de Yucatán… To read the Part One click here The second wreck found was called “Vapor Adalio”, in honor of the grandfather of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Pieces of history off Yucatan’s coast (Part One)

The recent discovery of the remains of two old sunken ships and a lighthouse off the coast of Sisal remind us that, not only today but also in the past, Yucatan was a truly important hub for sea trade. So TYT brings More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017

The Nochebuena flower is a beautiful symbol of Christmas

Dark green leaves with jagged edges and red, yellow, white and marbled petals, Cuetlaxóchitl, Nochebuena, or Poinsettia is a flower of pre-Hispanic heritage, and it is among the most popular symbols of Christmas. Discovered More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Years in the works, La Plancha park project finally gets underway today

The first stage is the removal of the boxcars to perform a total cleanup and thereby ensure that the park will eventually offer the right conditions to host visitors of all ages… MERIDA – The so-called “mini-Central More...