Mérida’s Lucas de Galvez market evacuated due to toxic cloud

On Sunday June 23, at noon there was a strong mobilization involving agents of the Municipal Police of Mérida as well as firefighters of the Ministry of Public Security of Yucatan (SSP) in response to an emergency situation…

Merida News

Mérida’s Lucas de Galvez market evacuated due to toxic cloud

On Sunday June 23, at noon there was a strong mobilization involving agents of the Municipal Police of Mérida as…

Two suspects wanted for murder in Campeche caught in Mérida by Yucatan State Police officers

An anonymous report to emergency number 089 resulted in the arrest of two men accused of homicide in the state…

More and more homes and businesses are using solar energy in Mérida

The installation of solar energy equipments has grown exponentially in the state capital due to the greater diffusion and knowledge…

Lifestyle

There’s just too much to explore in the Yucatán!

When most of us hear "Yucatan," we immediately think of the peninsula on Mexico's east coast that is home to…

Exploring the Mayan Ruins of Ek Balam and the Cenote Maya

We’d come to Mexico’s sunny Yucatan Peninsula not only to relax and unwind but also to experience some of the…

Exhibition of photojournalist Barbara McClatchie: homage after years of her murder

With an exhibition open to the public until July 14, the Museo de la Ciudad pays homage to the renowned…

State News

Private initiative proposes to bring liquefied natural gas to Yucatán by sea

The president of the Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce, Services and Tourism (Concanaco), José Manuel López Campos, proposes to…

Balankanché Cave: the entrance to Xilbalbá (Maya underworld)

Maya Gateway to the World Below: Balankanchè Cave, Throne of the Tiger Priest. Caves are central to the cosmologies of many world…

There’s just too much to explore in the Yucatán!

When most of us hear "Yucatan," we immediately think of the peninsula on Mexico's east coast that is home to…

Real Estate

With AMLO, construction reports worse start in three administrations

The sector reported an annual fall of 2% during the first five months of AMLO's six-year term; and the bad…

Siglo XXI Convention Center to be fully remodeled for the 2020 “Tianguis Turístico”

Remodeling works will start at the facilities of the Yucatan Siglo XXI Convention Center on Wednesday June 26. Therefore, the…

Quintana Roo state government announces new real estate project for Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — “One of the biggest challenges that Quintana Roo has is sufficient jobs and better remuneration for…

Beach Communities

Mauricio Vila meets with Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation

Mauricio Vila Dosal Governor of Yucatán held a meeting with Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, one of the most…

Winds and variations of the currents move “great sargazo stain” away from Yucatán

As published on The Yucatán Times on Saturday June 8th, a large sargassum stain four times larger than the city…

Expert says the sargassum situation in the Caribbean Sea is very serious

Dr. Brigitta Ine van Tussenbroek, researcher at the Puerto Morelos Arrecifal Systems Academic Unit of the Institute of Marine Sciences…