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Scientist sends tiny biotech bubbles to scrub Yucatan cenotes clean

Biotechnology and nanotechnology will be employed to sanitize Yucatan's sacred cenotes.

No yawning under an awning that has fun patterns or colors

Cloth awnings are more maintenance, but come in more colors and patterns. Photo: Courtesy This is the final...

Fewer visitors at Mayan archaeological sites and museums in Yucatan

Photo: Getty Fewer tourists are visiting Yucatan's are visiting archaeological zones and official museums this year, said the...

Campeche comes from behind, snatches Peninsular series from Yucatan

The Leones close out the Peninsular Classic series with a loss to Campeche. Photo: Leones Merida, Yucatan — A...

Campeche’s Centro Historico shows signs of strain

Campeche's Centro suffers in a challenging economy. Photo: Tribuna Ciudad Campeche, Campeche — The capital's Historic Center, with...

Indigenous communities face down Mayan Train promoters

The Mayan Train promoter team visited the indigenous communities of Campeche last week to present the project. Photo: Courtesy

Yucatan evens Peninsular Classic series with 9-4 win over Campeche

Yoanner Negrin celebrated his 10th win of the season in Saturday's game against Campeche. Photo: Leones Merida, Yucatan...

Campeche stuns Yucatan 5-3 in Peninsular Classic opener

Xavier Scruggs' run wasn't enough to keep Campeche from defeating the Leones on Friday. Photo: Leones Merida, Yucatan...

Injured expats in Mexico can’t count on Medicare

Photo: Getty As the number of U.S. retirees living overseas grows, more of them are eventually faced with...

Increased pitahaya production proposed in Yucatan

Photo: Getty Can Yucatan grow more pitahaya, or dragonfruit, as it is known in some countries?

Sian Ka’an fire mostly under control after burning 6,000 acres

About 124 firefighters have brought the Sian Ka'an reserve fire under control. Photo: Facebook After spreading across over...

Who’s new at Merida’s zoos: lemurs and antelopes

Merida, Yucatan — For 15 days, both of the city's zoos, the Centenario and the Animaya, have four...

On Charles’ single, Leones win series with Saltillo

Art Charles helped lift Yucatan to victory against Saltillo on Thursday. Merida, Yucatan — The Leones de Yucatan...

Grand slam sinks Leones, ties series with Saltillo

Jose Samayoa took the loss in Wednesday's game against Saltillo. Photo: Leones Merida, Yucatan — A grand slam...

Leones come home, get sweet revenge against Saltillo

Cesar Valdez picked up the win in Tuesday's shutout against Saltillo. Photo: Leones Merida, Yucatan — The team...

Adding an awning: What to look for, what to avoid

Choose carefully when selecting an awning for your home in Mexico. Photo: Courtesy Last week, we covered the...

Sian Ka’an fire spreads to more than 6,000 acres

A fire in the Sian Ka'an nature has spread to more than 6,000 acres.

Yucatan legislature again rejects law allowing same-sex marriage

Secret vote defies Mexico's Supreme Court ruling calling gay-marriage ban unconstitutional.

Athlete is 1st swimmer from Yucatan to circle Manhattan Island

Carlos Franco Canton swims around Manhattan island on Saturday. Columbia University is in the background. Photo: Courtesy New...

A historic day for Negrin as Yucatan tops Saltillo 8-6

Yucatan lost the series, but ended their three games in Saltillo on a high note when Leo Heras hit two of the Leones' five home runs in an 8-6 win on Sunday.

Progreso’s whale skeleton display will be guarded 24/7

The restored whale skeleton recently unveiled on a new stretch of malecon would seem to be vulnerable to mischief-makers or careless visitors.

Leones to lose series against Saltillo with 8-4 loss in game 2

Alex Liddi at bat in Saltillo on Saturday. Photo: Leones Saltillo, Coahuila —  An accomplished and powerful Saraperos de...

800 street vendors at Chichen Itza refuse to be relocated, make demands

Tourist revenue should go to impoverished communities, and more nearby land should be released from private ownership, indigenous vendors say.

Progreso’s new boardwalk strikes a festive note

Progreso, Yucatan — The port city inaugurated a new merry-go-round and all the other attractions in the Malecon...