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, Emilio Jiménez Ancona, says that about 50 projects are currently frozen as they wait for construction permits for various More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – LOAFERS, LOUNGING AND BARS, STUDIO 54? BLACK SKIMMER

Black Skimmer, Rynchops niger, Rayador Americano (Spanish).   PHOTO: Cherie Pittillo From a distance, distinctive black-and-white plumed birds lounging on a sand bar contrast with their family cousins, the More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 28th, 2017
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“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
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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 Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Great white shark stalks small boat, shocking fishermen

Five Wisconsin natives got more than they were expecting during a fishing expedition Friday off the coast of South Carolina. Chip Michalove, owner and operator of Outcast Fishing on Hilton Head Island, SC, had planned More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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OPINION: Is PRI’s Mauricio Sahuí Rivero the right candidate to run for governor in Yucatan?

The current State Secretary of Social Development, Mauricio Sahuí Rivero, is the official PRI candidate for the Yucatan government to compete in the 2018 elections. The national PRI issued the call to elect the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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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 Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Holiday-season fireworks noise is harmful for pets

Veterinarians demand that society avoid the use of pyrotechnics near pets and animals… MERIDA – Veterinarian Wilberth Alexis Dzib explained that the holiday season commonly brings an increase in the use More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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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
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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...