Tag archive for ‘Tradition’
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

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 Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Throwing a party? Here’s how to close a street in your Merida neighborhood

Party time has come, and if you love to celebrate along with your neighbors in a massive block party, this is surely “must-read” information… MERIDA – For these holiday seasons, many residents of different More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017

‘Revolution Passage’ adjacent to Merida Cathedral decorated with 45,000 LED lights

The mayor stressed that it is the first time that a show of this kind has been presented in this part of ​​the country… MERIDA – Accompanied by his wife María Eugenia Ortíz Abraham, president of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017

Thousands of Christmas shoppers jam Merida’s Downtown

MERIDA – According to Municipal Police of Mérida (PMM), around 8,300 people per hour arrived at the Historic Center of Merida over the weekend to make their purchases for Christmas festivities, including toys, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

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

‘Alternative’ tourism promoted for rural Yucatan

It is intended that visitors have direct contact with nature and towns’ cultural expressions… MERIDA – With the aim of strengthening alternative tourism through the promotion, dissemination and commercialization More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 4th, 2017

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...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Yucatan poinsettias production lags as demand soars

There is only one producer left in Yucatan that supplies the Merida market with 10,000 poinsettias… MERIDA – The Yucatan Peninsula demands 80,000 poinsettias (Flores de Noche Buena, “Christmas Eve Flowers”) More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Ready to race? Try Yucatan’s “Carrera de la Naranja”

The 10K race is December 10 at 7 o’clock, and the participation of 200 runners is expected… OXKUTZCAB, Yuc. — A popular feature of the traditional Oxkutzcab Fair, the third edition of “The More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Merida’s city markets to be refurbished

Deep cleaning and painting will be done where needed in the property…. MERIDA —  Merida’s Secretary of the Interior, Guibaldo Vargas Madrazo, informed that the sub-department of Markets will soon More...