Yucatan’s Greatest Hit

This is the last of the monthly “Surprising History” articles, concluding the series after two.

First Spark and Revolution

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] November 20 is Revolution.

A Potemkin Village for Porfirio Díaz

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series]   President Porfirio Díaz.

The Remarkable O’Horáns

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] Governor, president, senator, general,.

497 years ago today, Hernán Cortes arrived in Mexico (for better or worse)

If you were around 497 years ago today (March 4, 1519), you would have witnessed.

Campeche enthralls with Mexico’s rich history

Campeche takes your breath away. In the center of this colonial city on the Gulf.

When Did the Caste War End? Part 2 — The Power of General May

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] Continued from The Yucatan.

New book offers chance to “take a ride” with conquistadors

If all you know about the conquistadors is what you learned in school, or if.

When Did the Caste War End? Part 1 — The Power of General Bravo

[“Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series]   The Caste War of Yucatán.

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US schools are open but many students remain hesitant to return

By Dana Goldstein The New York Times.- Pauline Rojas’s high school in San Antonio is open. But like many of her…

Renan Barrera proposes public bicycle system

The PAN candidate presented in Paseo de Montejo his proposal "BiciMérida". He will seek to make the state capital a…

Mayor of Ixil hires strippers for Mother’s Day.

IXIL Yucatan (Times Media Mexico) - In Ixil, a municipality next to Mérida, a caravan of dancing policemen stormed the…

Pro-cannabis meeting held at the Parque de la Paz in Mérida

The demonstrators peacefully demanded respect for their rights and a law that does not discriminate or penalize them. They ask…

Investors do not want AMLO’s party Morena to have a majority in Congress.

72% of investors in the country see that Morena, PT, PES, and PVEM will control fewer seats. MEXICO (Forbes) -…