BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – THINK PINK: ROSEATE SPOONBILL, PART 2 of 2

Roseate Spoonbill, Platatea ajaja, Espátula Rosada (Spanish)   A cacophonous chorus accosted me before I even reached the mixed wading bird rookery. Upon entry, immediately parent Roseate Spoonbills captured my interest with their stick nest and three chicks. Definitely a spoon full. Family of five Roseate Spoonbills   Spoon full of Roseate More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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Former Mexican president Vicente Fox’s Goal is to add Pot to NAFTA

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is planting a seed as far as trade agreements go: He wants to add marijuana to North American Free Trade Agreement. Fox currently sits on the board of Vancouver-based medical More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Cancun is safe: The Chicago Tribune

After Mexican officials discovered eight bodies in Cancun last week, the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory for the country. Not surprisingly, the incident has caused some travelers to reconsider vacationing More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Mayan train would allow greater flow of Campeche´s international tourism

The Mayan Train, one of the largest projects proposed by the next government and that seeks to detonate the development of the Mexican southeast, will allow a growth of international tourism, especially European, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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If you dream of a relaxed and romantic new life abroad… come to Mexico!

Mexico is the United States’ closest neighbor to the south, and at no other time in the long history of that relationship have the benefits of living and investing in Mexico been more apparent…and more easy More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Quintana Roo Delegation visits Pope Francis at the Vatican

On August 28 and 29, the delegation of the State of Quintana Roo visited Rome to participate in the traditional summer event: “Hands of the World in the Vatican: Quintana Roo” (Manos del Mundo en el More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Parrot fish, another important species in danger of extinction

Experts warn that during the last 25 years, the presence of at least 10 species of Parrot Fish has fallen off the coast of Quintana Roo, in 50% due to factors such as pollution, fishing, climate change and destruction More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Cozumel, among the best 5 cities to live after retirement: International Living

In the last two years, International Living magazine has selected Mexico as one of five options to live after retirement, based on pleasant weather, natural beauty, good medical care, healthy lifestyle and affordability. The More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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Sea Turtles and Whale Sharks affected by tourism activity in Quintana Roo.

Mexican biologist María Andrade Hernández, director of Pronatura Penínsular, announced that turtles with tumors are being spotted in Akumal, Quintana Roo, possibly due to the excessive use of tanning oils and More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Four Wrong Beliefs You Have About Mexico

This article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire and published in Forbes.com gives us four things many of us who do not already live in Mexico have wrong about living here.  There are very More...