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The Centro was designed for peaceful living, cantinas and all

Photo: Andrew Nedimyer El Dzalbay, one of Merida’s popular bars, was shut down last week for playing music at a...

Mayan Train construction set to begin at the end of April

Work on Mexico’s Mayan Train line is expected to begin at the end of April, according to...

Merida residents feel vibrations from Caribbean quake

Various buildings in Merida were evacuated this afternoon after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake shook Jamaica and Cuba.

Yucatan ranks high in tourist growth, 2019 numbers indicate

Photo: Facebook Tourism in Mexico undoubtedly experienced radical change in 2019, but the state of Yucatan demonstrated an...

Dzalbay suspends operations when cited for excessive noise

The city's crackdown on noise has snared a popular expat cantina, El Dzalbay.

Mexico puts Yucatan 1st as it renews role as gay travel destination

The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, explains to investors, tour operators and officials a renewed...

Uxmal Light & Sound show suspended, succumbing to ‘overwhelming force’

One of Yucatan's most popular tourist attractions is best viewed during the day, for now.

Tango benefit concert at San Pedro Church of Cholul

A Tango Concert for the benefit of the nonprofit organization EdúcaTE Yucatán AC takes place Monday.

Man reportedly held in stabbing death of wife in Centro

A man was reportedly in police custody following the stabbing death of his wife in the Centro.

Silent march planned Sunday to protest tear gas attack

A "Peaceful March of Silence for the Dignity of Yucatan" will kick off where police launched tear gas at protestors a week before.

Put your feet up and read about our favorite piece of furniture

Photo: Contributed Ah, the ottoman. It is a favorite piece of furniture that helps you kick back, relax...

Casa de Dos Tortugas – Majestic Colonial in Santiago

This home is located only 5 blocks from the main square and 3 blocks from Parque Santiago in Centro. It features 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, original Pasta floors and colonial ceilings.

City intervenes at 4 crumbling Centro homes

Photo: La Verdad Merida, Yucatan — The director of urban development has identified four abandoned homes in the...

Museum honoring traditional clothing of Mexico opens in Valladolid

Photo: Courtesy Valladolid has been known as a convenient overnight stop when touring someplace more famous, like Chichen...

Painting your home in Mexico

Furnishing and decorating your home in Mexico can be quite different than "back home." Having assisted hundreds of...

How to start earning money with the Spanish language

Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash Today we will get a brief overview of how you can utilize your skills as...

Police officers suspended after firing tear gas at protestors

Merida, Yucatan — Three protestors were arrested and three policemen were suspended for using tear gas against...

Carib settlers traveled from Yucatan Peninsula, archaeological study suggests

The Yucatan Peninsula has a key role in how the Caribbean islands were settled, reports Live Science.

Casa SolMar: Plenty of room for paying guests, or friends and family

Here is an opportunity to acquire a large, turnkey income property, just a block-and-a-half from the beach and Progreso's famous malecon.

Noise complaints decrease dramatically in Merida, surprising many

In December, only two citizen complaints were filed, said the Director of Urban Development.

On the market: Wow factors at work in Casa Katab Che

Casa Katab Che is a masterpiece of architecture and it checks all the boxes.

With uncertainly at La Plancha, supporters have a Plan B

Despite promises of a central park at La Plancha, no progress can be found at the barren land behind the old train station.

To import or not to import your stuff to Mexico? That is the question.

If you are considering purchasing a home in Mexico, one of the many questions is whether it is best to pack up and ship all your earthly possessions or buy new.

On the market: Perfect combination of Old Merida, modern lifestyle

If you ever wanted a magazine-perfect home, here it is. This is a true Old-Merida...