Linea Peninsular has added a weekly container service linking Port Tampa Bay in Florida with Yucatán’s port of Progreso.
The people have spoken, and their list of seven top cultural treasures has a heavy favorite: The Cathedral.
A tourist who feels guilty about the level of need in Mexico may ask, “Am I actually doing this country any good?” The short answer is “yes.”
Mérida has initiated an open call for a 2017 “Cultural Capital of the Americas” logo, and expats living here five years or longer are invited to compete.
The city has won the the designation “Cultural Capital of the Americas” for 2017, Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal announced today. Mérida is the only city to have been honored twice by the International Bureau of Cultural Capitals.
When the designation “Cultural Capital of the Americas” was established, Mérida was the first to be the awarded that honor, in 2000. Now, the city council unanimously agreed to work to gain the title in 2017.
Mexican nationals from every other state, plus a dominant contingent from Mexico City, are moving to Yucatán.
Construction of a new, nine-story private medical facility will begin in January north of the periférico, a mile north of the of the City Center mall.
Municipal tourism authorities received a delegation from China to talk about investment here, including possible solar energy projects.
The Port Authority has reported a 4 percent rise in the number of cruise ship passengers coming ashore to Progreso in the first quarter of 2015.