Mexico deploys formidable deportation force near its own southern border

On the Suchiate River dividing Mexico and Guatemala, it sure looks easy to cross north without papers. A young, mustachioed man is pulling a makeshift raft across the quiet river via two ropes connecting the countries. The crossing…

Merida News

Dead man found inside an abandoned house in Mérida

On Sunday May 20, residents of Colonia María Luisa, a Merida's southern neighborhood located near the Kukulcan stadium, reported the…

“We will fight burglary in Yucatan”: Mauricio Vila

"Burglary is one of the most frequently mentioned crimes by the Yucatecans and the one that more affects the tranquility…

“Hogar de Ángeles” a mission of love and hope that needs us all

Cancer is the leading cause of death for children from one to 18 years of age in Mexico. The good…

Lifestyle

Yucatecan fashion designer Guillermo Pérez dresses up two Miss Universe (in one day)

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss Universe 2017, chose a design by Guillermo Pérez Alayón from Yucatan to record promotional items for the…

Sylvester Stallone packed and ready to take on Mexican cartel in ‘Rambo 5’

Movie actor Sylvester Stallone will fight a drug cartel in the movie Rambo 5, according to the latest information published…

Americans and Canadians can retire earlier in Latin America

Marita Kelly, collaborator with BanderasNews.com states that in Mexico & other Latin American countries, the lower cost of living allows…

State News

Opossums are brutally murdered in Yucatán

The opossum is a marsupial of the order Didelphimorphia, a species endemic to the Americas. Some people call them the…

Yucatan is the only state in Mexico with “zero” kidnappings: State Attorney’s Office of Justice

According to Noemi Mena Tello, head of the Specialized Unit in the Fight against Kidnapping and Search of Persons of…

Yucatan strengthens ties with California

Among the bilateral agreements reached between Yucatan's Ministries of Urban Development and Environment, and the Departments of Energy and Climate…

Real Estate

More foreigners are buying real estate in Mexico

The strength of the dollar against the peso is the main reason for foreigners buying real estate in Mexico right…

Yucatan Real Estate prices on the rise: Propiedades.com

The prices of houses in the state, especially the residential area of Mérida, have increased by at least 100,000 pesos…

AMPI anticipates multi-billion dollar growth in 2018

The Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) says they anticipate multi-billion dollar growth for the country during 2018. The…

Beach Communities

Profepa monitors Yucatán´s coastal area to get rid of illegal spurs

According to the head of the Department of Urban Development and Environment, Eduardo Batllori Sampedro, Profepa is constantly carrying out…

Almost one ton of illegal sea cucumber seized in Chicxulub, Yucatán

On Wednesday, May 10, 2018, more than 600 kilograms of sea cucumber, which is currently under closed season, were seized…

‘Water City’, a tourist island in Progreso, Yucatán

MÉRIDA, Yucatán.- The Home Port of Progreso has been flirting with the idea of a project named "Water City" for…

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