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 top five cities for retirees to live in are Valladolid, in Yucatán; Cozumel, in Quintana Roo; Costalegre, in Jalisco; Guanajuato, More...

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By Alex 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 Alex 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...

By Alex On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – THINK PINK: ROSEATE SPOONBILL, PART 1 of 2

Roseate Spoonbill, Platatea ajaja, Espátula Rosada (Spanish)   “Look at those pink flamingos!” “Where?” “Over there by the mangroves.” Roseate Spoonbills feeding in shallow water “Actually those More...

By Alex On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Family Court Notice

Family Court of the State of Delaware, United States, notice of family court action: Respondent, unknown male. Petitioner, Jamie Maucher. On 4 October, 2018 at 2:00 o’clock at the Family Court of the State of Delaware More...

By Alex On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Rare white lion cub twins were born at the Altiplano Zoo in Tlaxcala, Mexico

On Thursday July 19, two white lion cubs born in March were presented to the general public for the first time at a zoo in Tlaxcala, Mexico. The cubs, which were born at the Altiplano Zoo in Tlaxcala, which is More...

By Alex On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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The Aztecs will take over Germany

The Linden Museum of the German city of Stuttgart, one of the most important ethnological museums in Europe, will showcase a complete and detailed cultural display of the Aztec civilization, an outstanding exhibition More...

By Alex On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Freaky Friday the 13th superstitions from around the globe

On the subject of luck, it is not Friday the 13th that is considered an unlucky day in Mexico but Tuesday the 13th (martes trece), unlike the U.S, and Canada where Friday 13th is the “bad luck” More...

By Alex On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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New MID CityBeat website launches with Mexican pop star Aleks Syntek video interview

The Yucatan Time’s columnist Stephanie Carmon has just launched her new website www.midcitybeat.com which is a place to go to find out what is happening in Merida and who is making it happen. Here you will More...

By Alex On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – WONDERING ABOUT WANDERING: BROWN BOOBY

BROWN BOOBY, Sula leucogaster, Bobo Café (Spanish) Brown Booby juvenile “NOT ALL OF THOSE WHO WANDER ARE LOST.” J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings With my camera gear safely stored in a dry sack, I rode More...