U.S. Embassy in Mexico posts message for the American community

STATEMENT BY US EMBASSY IN MEXICO CITY Home / STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON September 19, 2017 Regarding the Earthquake in Mexico Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Mexico affected by today’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake and other recent natural disasters. We stand ready to provide assistance should our neighbors More...

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By Alex On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Earthquake Information for Canadians in Mexico

INFORMATION FOR CANADIAN CITIZENS IN MEXICO On September 19, 2017, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck 60 km southeast of Mexico City. If you are in or around the affected areas, monitor local media for the latest More...

By Alex On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Swedish fashion arrives to the Yucatan Peninsula

On September 21, a new H&M store will open its doors in Plaza Galerías Mérida…. MERIDA — One of the most important fashion retailers in the world, “H & M”, is preparing to open a new store in the More...

By Alex On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Habitas Tulum: One of the world’s most “Instagrammable” hotels

TULUM, Q. Roo — A new lifestyle hotel has joined the fray in the luxe-hip beach town of Tulum. Habitas, located in an acre of jungle set back from the hotel’s own private beach, has 32 guest rooms, More...

By Alex On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Interesting Facts About Mexico’s Independence

We know most of The Yucatan Times readers are highly educated and culturally aware. Still, not all readers are thoroughly familiar with all the high points of Mexican history and culture, such as Mexican Independence More...

By Alex On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Mexico’s IMCO named finalist for 2017 Templeton Freedom Award

Awarded since 2004, the Templeton Freedom Award is named for the late investor and philanthropist Sir John Templeton. The award annually honors his legacy by identifying and recognizing the most exceptional and More...

By Alex On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 1 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese) Jaguar Portrait Living in the Yucatan jaguars seemed ever present whether visiting Maya ruins or the protected preserves of More...

By Alex On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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This Tequila costs $30,000 USD a bottle… Let’s have a shot!

Katy Scott, a contributor for CNN, tells us about one of the most exclusive and expensive Tequilas around the world…  Luxury tequila is having a moment right now. And Mexico’s Clase Azul tequila brand More...

By Alex On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Cardiologist tells us how to survive a heart attack when alone…

1. Let’s say it’s 7.25pm and you’re going home (alone of course) after an unusually hard day on the job. 2. You’re really tired, upset and frustrated. 3 Suddenly you start experiencing severe pain in your More...

By Alex On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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At least 13 confirmed dead in Barcelona terror attack

Official with regional government of Catalonia confirms deaths after vehicle plows into people in La Rambla; more than 50 people were injured In an incident now being treated by police as a terrorist attack, a van More...