AMLO’s amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses and abortions

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession of small amounts of…

Merida News

More than 40 thousand people witnessed the first ‘Grito’ by Mauricio Vila in Yucatán

More than 40 thousand people attended the Plaza Grande last night, to witness how Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal headed for…

AMLO to arrive in Mérida Thursday to participate in the Nobel Peace Prizes Summit

The governor of Yucatan, Mauricio Vila Dosal, confirmed that the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), will arrive…

Mérida, ‘flooded’ with constructions

In the estate capital are located 80 percent of about 150 different real estate projects, this "wave" of buildings reaches…

Lifestyle

New collaboration between Dr. Marina Aguirre and MEL

The Board of Directors of the Merida English Library, I want to take this opportunity to announce our new collaboration…

What’s a Prepaid Card? Everything You Need to Know

You certainly know a lot about credit cards and debt cards, but just what's a prepaid card? Here's everything you…

Losing Track: The Problem With Sleep Trackers in Ireland ― and How to Sleep Without Them

Sleep tracking apps and devices are popular these days. Just like any other country, Ireland likes its devices. How much…

State News

Might a tropical depression form in the Gulf of Mexico?

A non-tropical storm over the Gulf of Mexico, which is helping to steer Humberto east of the United States may evolve into…

“Torneos de Lazo” public display of animal cruelty in Yucatán

Municipal authorities in Sucilá, Yucatán allow the slaughter of animals in the infamous "Torneos de Lazo" in which animal cruelty…

Yucatecans have shown little (or no) interest in belonging to the National Guard

Yucatecans have shown little (or no) interest in belonging to the National Guard, two months after the call to recruit…

Real Estate

Downtown Mérida: key element of the city’s plan to combat urban sprawl

One year into his term as mayor, Renán Barrera Concha says that population growth is one of his main challenges.…

Flat, a Mexican property tech startup, raises $4.6M pre-seed

Flat has raised one of Mexico’s largest pre-seed rounds to take the Opendoor real estate marketplace model across the Rio Grande.…

According to INAH, there is a real estate “boom” in the Historic Center of Mérida

As a consequence of the real estate “boom” in the Historic Center of Mérida, the Institute of Anthropology and History…

Beach Communities

First Progreso Sport Fishing Tournament a big success!

A resounding success was the First Progreso Sport Fishing Tournament, which brought together 101 vessels in three different modalities. Progreso…

Hundreds of flamingos arrive to the mangroves of Sisal

The arrival of hundreds of flamingos to the swamp of Sisal, Yucatán took the people by surprise in this municipality.…

Miraculously the missing fishermen from Celestún are found safe and sound !

Celestún, Yucatán; September 2nd, 2019 (ACOM) .- Three fishermen reported missing for eight days, were found in good health on…