Carlos Slim-linked cyber firm has been hired to “shield” Mexican Presidential Election

Mexico’s National Electoral Institute, an independent organization in charge of organizing presidential elections, has hired Scitum, a cyber security company affiliated with billionaire Carlos Slim Helú, to “shield” the July 1 presidential election from cyber attacks, the news site SinEmbargo reported. Scitum is known to have proven More...

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By Alex On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Catrin Restaurant: Hip New Addition to Mérida’s Culinary Boom

The newest addition to the growing culinary boom happening on Calle 47 between 56 and 52 in the Centro is a hip new restaurant called Catrin. As you walk in, you are embraced by the true spirit of Mexico.  In the More...

By Alex On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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Conservation efforts carried out to save the Caribbean Flamingo in the Yucatán Peninsula

Launched in 2006, the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an awareness campaign, coordinated by UN Enviroment, which is held annually and aims to inspire the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. Since More...

By Alex On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – PHOTO ESSAY: PRETTY IN PINK, ROSEATE SPOONBILL

Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), Espátula Rosada (Spanish) Two notes: 1.Uncommon in birds, the stunning pink colors of the Roseate Spoonbill are derived from its diet especially with red carotenoid pigments More...

By Alex On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Mexico #2 on 2018 World’s Best Places to Retire List

With spiraling costs compelling more and more North Americans to retire overseas, retiring abroad has never been more attractive. But finding the right location among the myriad options available can be daunting. That’s More...

By Alex On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Barceló Hotels and Xcaret among the winners of the 2018 Wedding Awards

On March 20, Bodas.com.mx, the world’s leading portal for weddings announced the winners of the 5th edition of the Wedding Awards, considered the most recognized awards in the world’s Wedding sector. This More...

By Alex On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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How Living Abroad Made Me a Better Person

Chuck Bolotin, of Best Places in the World to Retire, provides a perspective of how moving to Mexico can make you a better person.   When in my early twenties, after crossing the border near San Diego with More...

By Alex On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Mayan Culture Museum Chetumal, describes Maya worldview using the “Ceiba”

The Museum of the Mayan Culture in Chetumal, is one of the few museums in the world that without exhibiting pieces, figures or archaeological vestiges manages to delight with a most representative and interesting More...

By Alex On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Tulum’s caves will attract scuba divers from all over the world

TULUM, Q. Roo.- The recent findings and the fact that Tulum is known as the place with the longest underground river in the world, represent an attraction for specialized divers and will undoubtedly increase the More...

By Alex On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Cejudo Corporation: clean energy for homes and businesses in the Yucatan Peninsula

Start saving in your electric bill today. If you have a High Domestic Consumption rate in your business, or your power consumption at home is generally high (if you have spent a summer in Mérida, you know that More...