Tag archive for ‘Yucatan’
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Yucatan industrial-sector growth ranks among highest in Mexico

Yucatecan industry remains positioned as one of the best in the country, with Yucatan among the five states with the highest industrial growth in the nation during the first 8 months of 2017… MERIDA – Between More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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In 2017, recovery of archaeological pieces triples in Yucatan

Almost 500 pieces were recovered this year by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH)… MERIDA – This year the delegation of the INAH in Yucatán recovered 417 archaeological pieces through More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Yucatan’s ‘chilly’ temperatures are on the wane

The lowest temperature registered in the state on Monday December 11 was in Oxkutzcab 8.5ºC (47ºF), while in Merida the thermometer registered 13.4ºC (56ºF)… For today Tuesday Dec. 12 and tomorrow Wednesday More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Yucatan coast suffers the “north winds” effect

Progreso’s new fuel terminal was damaged and trees uprooted… PROGRESO – The strong winds that accompanied the cold front number 14 arrived with gusts that exceeded 80 kilometers per hour (50 miles More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Yucatecan artisans seek help finding new markets

Women of Tekax, Yucatán forced to sell at low prices in order to move their products… TEKAX, Yuc. — The women artisans of Tekax, Yucatán, are forced to sell their textile creations at bargain prices More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Yucatan receives international award for ecological policies

The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) 2017 recognized the ecological efforts made by the state government… CUERNAVACA, Morelos – For the development of public policies and More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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‘Super Moon’ will be visible on Jan. 1 in Yucatan

Eddie Salazar Gamboa, a recognized Yucatecan astronomer, talks about the characteristics of the ‘Super-Moon’ and when the next one will occur… MERIDA – The real Super-Moon can be observed on More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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“Las Ramadas”: A Yucatecan Christmas season tradition

December has arrived, and as usual the streets are full of Christmas spirit; in Yucatan a clear sign of that is seeing the children at night walking down the street grabbing a tree branch, a box with an image of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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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
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‘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...