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Leones win 3-1 over Tabasco, keeping winning streak alive

The Leones won their six straight game on Tuesday when they defeated Tabasco. Photo: Leones Merida, Yucatan —...

Proposed: Turn Calle 47 into a pedestrian-only zone

Another proposal to turn a busy Centro street into a pedestrian path has been floated, this one linking to a possible Mayan Train station.

Dog rescue begins in Chichen Itza archeological zone

Stray dogs roaming Chichen Itza will be cared for under a state-nonprofit initiative.

‘Hecho en Yucatan’ virtual store racks up real sales for local merchants

Mercado Libre's "Hecho en Yucatan" store is packed with a variety of items. YEL graphic Two months...

Concrete-laden north is 3 degrees hotter than the rest of Merida

This section of the Altabrisa neighborhood exemplifies Merida's addiction to concrete. Photo: Punto Medio Merida, Yucatan — Despite...

Save space and money with multi-use furniture

For small condo spaces, your furniture should have more than one use. Photo: Courtesy Multi-use furniture is growing...

2 injured when train strikes bus on Calle 60 Norte

A bus driver, apparently wearing headphones, didn't hear a train's whistle when crossing the tracks. Photo: Diario de Yucatan

Scientists who ensured healthy forests are fired, lab shut down

Luis Gerardo Herrera Tuz ran Yucatán's seed laboratory. Photo: Courtesy The Yucatan Peninsula's natural treasures are at risk...

Rain stops Leones’ hot streak, postponing final ‘Peninsular Classic’ game

Rain in Campeche ended the Leones hopes of sweeping the series on Sunday. Photo: Leones Ciudad Campeche, Campeche...

Sanborns at Fiesta Americana shuts down, ending 24-year run

The hotel zone Sanborns, anchor store at the Fiesta Americana shopping arcade, has closed quietly after 24 years of operation.

Yucatan dominates Campeche in ‘Peninsular Classic’ series

Cesar Valdez. Photo: Leones Ciudad Campeche, Campeche — A rally in the fifth inning was lethal to the...

Mayan Balloon Festival to light the skies over Tahmek

Photo: Sipse The tiny municipality of Tahmek, about an hour south of Merida, will be soon under the...

Exotic birds seized from market stall at Lucas de Galvez

Federal authorities seized several cages housing exotic birds for sale at the Lucas de Galvez market.

Yucatan opens Peninsular Classic with 7-2 win over Campeche rivals

Yoanner Negrin became the fifth most winning pitcher in Leones history. Photo: Leones Ciudad Campeche, Campeche — Art...

Canada to reshape benefits system for expat seniors

Canada's estimated three million retired citizens living abroad are on a path to receive improved service from the government when a death occurs.

Shelf cloud looms over Merida; internet goes wild

A massive shelf cloud took Merida by surprise when it loomed over the city on Thursday.

A cheap flight and a whirlwind tour of Merida: How 1 couple did it

Cenotes Mucuyché. Photo: Courtesy A new flight out of Tijuana is allowing travelers from southern California and Northern...

Leones shut down Olmecas to sweep the series

Jose Aguilar had three hits and two RBIs as the Leones de Yucatan swept the Olmecas de Tabasco 12-0.

Proposal to reinstate circus animals in Mexico stirs up activists

Photo: Getty Merida, Yucatan — A rally is planned Sunday to protest a proposal to return animal acts to...

Leones assures series victory with 3-2 win over Olmecas

Leo Heras scored on a forceout in the eighth inning, leading the Leones de Yucatan to a 3-2 win over the Olmecas de Tabasco.

3 artists’ unique approach to glass seen in 1 show at Le Cirque

Three Merida artists will present three ways to look at glass at an upcoming art exhibit in Santiago.

Yucatan legislature may face gay marriage vote for 3rd time

Advocates of marriage equality make their case before lawmakers in Yucatan. Photo: Punto Medio Merida, Yucatan — Undaunted...

Passenger boat runs aground at Arrecife Alcranes

Scorpion Reef from above. Photo: File Progreso — A Sea Ray Sundancer ran aground on the Arrecife Alacranes,...

Valle, Juarez guide Yucatan to sensational series opener in Tabasco

Dustin Crenshaw had a successful debut as a Leones pitcher. Photo: Leones Villahermosa, Tabasco — Art Charles hit a...