BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 2 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese)   ROILING IN RIVER   Cat swims silently near shoreline Caiman coming toward cat Two bounding leaps ATTACK!   Jaguar swims silently near shoreline   Jaguar leaps toward swimming caiman     Skull piercing Rodeo riding Breath holding Rolling More...

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By Alex On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Rock legend Tom Petty dies at 66

The Los Angeles Police Department confirms to Us Weekly that officials were called to Petty’s home in Malibu late Sunday, October 1, and transported an unconscious male to UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica. TMZ reported More...

By Alex On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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How to Retire Without Money! 

Nearly 60 years ago, a writer calling himself Bob Belmont published a modest little book with an immodest title: How to Retire Without Money! You aren’t likely to find it in your library, but you might come More...

By Alex On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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World Tourism Day 2017 promotes Sustainable Tourism

The World Tourism Day celebration was started by the United Nations World Tourism Organization in the 1980 which is celebrated every year on September 27. According to United Nation’s specialised agency, UNWTO, More...

By Alex On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Visit Museo Frida Kahlo in Playa del Carmen

There’s a major new museum in the Mexican Caribbean. The Museo Frida Kahlo has expanded with a new museum in the beach town of Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya. The Museo Frida Kahlo Riviera Maya, which debuted 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...