Free enterprise is on display in Mexican mercados

In this article for TheStreet, Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes that, if you are interested in free enterprise, there’s no place you’ll see it more clearly than at a Mexican mercado, and how it works…. There are very few concepts more important for U.S. citizens to know about than the operation of the free market. After More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Keep the romance alive with these five easy steps

Whether the two of you met in a bar, club or on flirt.com, it sure can be difficult to be away from your partner for an extended period of time. It is also super important to spend plenty of time with your family More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Road trip’s last leg: Puebla to Lake Chapala, a place worthy of return   

We conclude our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs wrap their tour through Mexico in a large, white van. Chuck invites us on the More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Yucatecan nutrition expert criticizes media health reports

By Juan Carlos Avila, Nutritionist. A graduate of the Universidad Marista de Mérida, with Social Service and several collaborations on investigations in the area of Nutrition Management of the National Institute More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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Yucatecan idiosyncrasies: ‘sí, sí, sí’ means ‘probably not’

I love Yucatan and the Yucatecans (the yucatecos). Actually #amomeridayucatan is my hashtag for all Instagram posts. I have “drunk the well water” so they say here. I have no desire to leave; I don’t even More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Despite debate about ranking, Mexico deaths continue to escalate

There’s no way around it.  Mexico’s violence is worsening.  No matter how you slice and dice the statistics, that conclusion is unavoidable. According to statistics of the Mexican government itself, murders More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, August 6th, 2017
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How to have a better, cheaper life as an expat

Here’s an article written for TheStreet.com by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire with proof that it can actually be cheaper to live in fantastic vacation rentals in Mexico, all while having More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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‘Ahorita’: Does it mean ‘in five minutes’ or ‘in five hours’?

BBC collaborator Susannah Rigg helps us to understand the word “Ahorita”, a Mexican connotation that could mean “right now”, “in five minutes” or “in five hours”. More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Forget algorithms: To find a match with an Online Dating, DNA matching could be taking over

We know that online dating websites use algorithms to match us with our partners…. If you’ve been on any online dating website, you probably know that the site uses complex algorithms to help you find your More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – PIRATES ON THE HIGH AND LOW SEAS: MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRDS

Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificent, Man O’ War bird, Rain-brother, Fragata Tijereta (Spanish), Chimay (Mayan)   Black, long-winged, fork-tailed birds sail effortlessly over my head during a walk More...