Dyslexia: A hidden disability that could be treated with the help of Artificial Intelligence

Dyslexia is caused by a different wiring of our brains. While it has no relationship to intelligence (Thomas Edison, Steven Spielberg, Pablo Picasso, Albert Einstein and Charles Schwab were all dyslexic), it can make reading and early learning more difficult. Children diagnosed with Dyslexia early on have more time to get the interventions they need More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Mexico to close infamous “Islas Marías” island penal colony

(AP) — Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie “Papillon.” President More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Super Snow Moon Tonight Is the Biggest Full Moon of 2019

The second installment of this winter’s trio of supermoons, sometimes nicknamed the Super Snow Moon, will peak today (Feb. 19), so don’t forget to step outside and look up tonight. The full moon technically More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – AN ORCHARD OF COLORS: ORCHARD ORIOLE

ORCHARD ORIOLE, Icterus spurius, Calandria Castaña (Spanish), Yuya, Yuyum (Mayan) When I first glimpsed the darkish yellow bird feeding in a jabin or habin tree in Aqua Parque, I knew it was too big for a Yellow More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Popocatepetl volcano’s eruption spews ash and smoke two miles into the sky

The Popocatepetl volcano registered a strong explosion Tuesday evening in Puebla and Morelos, Mexico, according to Mexico’s Civil Protection Authority. The explosion caused lava and ash to spew, with a smoke More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, January 20th, 2019
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People in Guanajuato dance while waiting in line for gasoline (VIDEO)

A funny video has gone viral on social networks showing a group of men dancing a famous “Norteño” song called “Payaso del rodeo” (Rodeo Clown), while waiting in line under the sun, at More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Happy birthday Martin Luther King!

This January 15 marks the birthday of the man who led one of the most important civil rights movement in the United States and the world: Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King 2019 is a federal holiday in More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – DARK RAINBOW: GLOSSY IBIS

GLOSSY IBIS, Plegadis falcinellus, Ibis Cara Oscura (Spanish) Reflected sunlight illustrates the glossiness of this Glossy Ibis in flight like a darkened rainbow. From a distance it looks black referring to a common More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Dec. 28: Día de los Santos Inocentes

Feast of the Holy Innocents, also called Childermas or Innocents’ Day, is a Christian feast in remembrance of the massacre of young children in Bethlehem by King Herod the Great in his attempt to kill the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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How to maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle in Mexico

From experiencing delicious food and making the most of the beautiful outdoor locations, to enjoying the welcoming local culture, there are many ways to live a happy and healthy life as a new arrival in Mexico. The More...