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Calle 47 will turn away cars, become café zone, for Noche Blanca

Calle 47, near 52, is a mix of bars, restaurants, hostels and hotels. Photo: Courtesy The next Noche...

Untimely deaths in Yucatan have already passed 2018 total

File photo The number of homicides and accidental deaths is rising in Yucatan. According to the Executive Secretariat of...

Opinion: IRS automatically treats expats like tax cheats

Photo: Getty The U.S. is one of only two countries in the world (the other is Eritrea) that...

Government seeks bidders to run natural gas lines to Yucatán

Natural gas lines are increasing in Yucatan. Photo: Courtesy President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced a tender will...

US couple says they’re trapped inside Progreso hospital

An Atlanta couple has been stuck inside a Progreso hospital will come home soon with a little help from filmmaker Tyler Perry.

For Brit expats in the Brexit era, Mexico is an option

Could the Brexit mess across the Atlantic bring more British expats to Mexico?

Pilot in hot seat after challenging AMLO over airport plan

The pilot who confronted the president of Mexico over his airport plan is now being confronted by his bosses. Photo: Facebook

Sargassum tides hit Progreso just as cruise ship tourists approach

Progreso's main beach was attacked by sargassum just as a cruise ship rolled in. Photo: Diario Progreso, Yucatan...

On the market: Casa Picasso has flawless design, top location

Casa Picasso is an outstanding home with an unbeatable location, being walking distance to Santiago, Santa Ana and Santa Lucia park, yet nestled in a peaceful area.

On the market: Affordable, cozy Casa Lori for carefree Centro living

Here is an incredible opportunity to live in one of the best areas of Merida's Centro at a very affordable price.

Music Palace will rent chairs, cater events to help its bottom line

Pocket Concerts have been schedule through December at the Palacio de la Música. Photo: Facebook Mérida, Yucatán —...

Senate rejects tourist tax meant to help fund Mayan Train

An analyst from Barclays cast doubt on Mexico's ability to complete the Mayan Train project. Photo: Facebook Mexico’s...

Festival celebrates sustainable cenote diving and Yucatan communities

Photo: Getty A new three-day diving event that promotes cenote conservation and respect for surrounding communities begins Friday...

Public project meant to improve profits for beekeepers in Yucatan

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is handed a birthday cake during a visit in Yucatan. Photo: Courtesy Temozón,...

Here is our Yucatán Thanksgiving Dining Guide for 2019

Thanksgiving this year is celebrated north of the border on Thursday, Nov. 28. And the flavors of the...

Sneak peek preview: The 11th Merida Showcase of Homes

The Centro will be electric with excitement on Sunday when hundreds of ticket-holders get a glimpse inside some...

False bomb threat delays plane, tourists in Cancun

Sniffer dogs check passengers' luggage at Cancun International Airport. Photo: Twitter Soldiers boarded a plane at Cancun International...

Flights from Merida to Mazatlan in the works

Map: distancefromto.net Mazatlan Mayor Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres announced he is working with his counterpart in Mérida to...

Chinese tech company to open Mi Store in Merida

A Chinese tech company is opening at the Galerias mall in Merida. Photo: Twitter A Chinese company is...

AMLO to skip Merida on his next trip to Yucatan

The president of Mexico visited a hospital in Izamal, Yucatan, in September 2019. Photo: Courtesy President Andrés Manuel...

Burglaries rise in Yucatan as state seeks more security cameras, drones

Photo: Getty From January to September, burglaries in Yucatan increased 38% over the same period last year, according...

Children’s book fair in Yucatan cancels drag queens at story time

FILIJ has canceled the Drag Queen Story Hour from its fair in Yucatan. Merida, Yucatan — Bowing to...

Merida airport adds Toronto, Havana flights, increasing international reach

A direct flight connecting Toronto and Merida returns Nov. 26 and will continue into April, said airport manager Héctor Navarrete Muñoz.