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Supermarket chain gives big exposure to small Yucatan brands

Small manufacturers in Yucatan are on Soriana shelves for a month. Photo: Diario Products made by small-scale Yucatecan...

Lethal bacteria from Yucatan threatens palm trees in U.S., Caribbean

A palm tree shades beachgoers in Key Biscayne, Fla. Photo: AP A fatal bacteria that originated in Yucatan...

Demand high for return of beloved local soft drink

A customer at the re-opened Sidra Pino store buys a taste of his childhood. Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan...

Getting the Yucatan’s tourism back on track

The Yucatan in Mexico is known for its pristine beaches and historical significance, and as such has...

Inside an intimate, well-planned destination wedding in Valladolid

Paulina Ortega and Clark Kent Koga met in the Philippines and live in Australia. But they chose Valladolid, Yucatan for their destination wedding.

Salbut festival in Seye celebrates food of Yucatan

Seye is holding its first-ever Salbut Festival. Photo: Courtesy Seye, Yucatan — Delicious salbutes with breaded shrimp, queso...

Mexico City airport plan hits snag as judge halts work at Santa Lucia

A rendering of the Felipe Angeles Airport at Santa Lucía Air Force Base, approximately 29 miles north of Mexico City's center....

Women in Merida and across Mexico go public with their personal stories of violence

Women in the Plaza Grande join a national protest against violence directed toward women. Photo: La Jornada Maya

A free concert for Harry Potter, Queen and ABBA fans

Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan — A free concert with an eclectic program ranging from ABBA and swing to...

Mexico mid-century modern design: the Acapulco chair

Many owners of a home in Mexico are furnishing their vacation, retirement or rental properties in mid-century...

Peninsular Classic series starts with a bang for Leones

The Leones won Friday's game against Campeche in dramatic style. Photo: Leones Merida, Yucatan — Four home runs,...

Cantina owner says he’s recovered the long-lost local flavor of Pino Negra

The old Sidra Pino store will reopen Saturday, offering a taste of childhood for many locals. Photo: Google

Yucatan’s population up 1.2% as unemployment rate remains low

Photo: Courtesy From June 2018 to June 2019, Yucatan's population increased by 1.2%, or 26,640 people. Just over...

Noise laws are not being enforced, group tells Merida officials

Merida's Centro Historico has gotten noisier in recent years as nightclubs have moved in. Photo: La Jornada Maya

Estrada, Liddi bring the broom as Yucatan sweeps series with Puebla

Photo: Leones Merida, Yucatan — Alex Liddi homered and had two hits, driving in two, and Jesse Estrada...

Deadly ‘White Syndrome’ detected among coral colonies at Scorpion Reef

A major threat to the coral has been detected at Isla Perez at Arrecife Alacranes, or Scorpion Reef...

Happy birthday, Nacho, and thanks for the chips!

The inventor of the nacho platter was born on this day, 124 years ago. Photo: Internet Today we...

Tropical Atlantic may be about to spring to life

AccuWeather graphic An uptick in tropical activity in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean sea could affect...

Progreso builds moorings to organize fishing boats along the beach

Progreso's new moorings encourage fisherman to tie their boats along the beach. Photo: Punto Medio Progreso, Yucatan —...

Fire consumes 500 acres at Celestun Biosphere Reserve

A huge fire is under control at the Celestun Biosphere Reserve

Leones’ strong start leads to 4-3 win over Puebla

Yoanner Negrin picked up a quality start and the win after allowing two runs on four hits over 6 2/3 innings....

Ricky Martin returning to Merida, this time for a public concert on the Paseo

Merida, Yucatan — Pop star Ricky Martin is coming to Merida for the fourth time, but this time...

In 6 months, U.S. deports nearly 300 immigrants to Yucatan

File photo The Mexican government reported 297 people — 285 men and 12 women — were forced to...

Here are the 3 easiest recipes from David Sterling’s ‘Mercados’

David Sterling's "Mercados" is praise by Dallas Morning News writer Michalene Busico. The 560 thick, glossy pages of...