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  • Merida News: Dia de la Virgen

    9 December 2013 News

    News about garbage pickup along the beach, la Noche Blanca, Christmas, Cuba and of course, the big day for the Virgin of Guadalupe...

  • Yucatan News: Christmas Decorations!

    2 December 2013 News

    This week, read about a study and the results for pesticide damage in the peninsula, Guadalupanos who have started their celebrations as well as Christmas decorations have appeared in the city and towns in Yucatan. This and much more is going on in the State!

  • Yucatan News: Its Raining Cookies!

    26 November 2013 News

    This week, news about Yucatan's budding ballet dancer who is going to NYC, balls for children, a group called Solar Haven and a story about when it rained cookies in Merida...

  • Yucatan News: Family and Friends

    19 November 2013 News

    This week, some heartwarming stories about communities coming together to support children, care for the environment and care for the animals. Also, Yucatan in the news about golf, our fabulous polo club and more...

  • Yucatan News: Kites, Birds & Jewelry

    13 November 2013 News

    News this week ranges from young and upcoming managers from Tizimin, jewelry from Valladolid, kite design in Tetiz, a book club, a community garden and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Nortes and El Buen Fin

    6 November 2013 News

    Life is short, and so is the news this week. Be sure to read about the Black Christ in Tizimin, el Buen Fin weekend coming up soon, approaching nortes, the UMAN Spay & Neuter clinic and more...

  • Yucatan News: Transpeninsular Train

    28 October 2013 News

    This week in the news, the train is going farther than previously announced, the incidence of dengue fever is WAY down, art is being sold in small towns of Yucatan, Maya women are being supported for small projects, children are being taught citizenship and seatbelts are becoming a way of life...

  • Yucatan News: Chupacabras? Democrats?

    23 October 2013 News

    This week in the news, chupacabra sightings in Chicxulub, Democrats Abroad celebrate 50 years, John Deere collaboration, karate in Hunucma and of course, a whole lot more...

  • Yucatan News: Crocs & the Cochinita King

    14 October 2013 News

    This week in the news, crocodile tourism, the new influx of Asian tourists, a spontaneous funeral for the Cochinita King in Motul, and more...

  • Yucatan News: Armies and Dogs

    7 October 2013 News

    The news this week includes horseshoe crabs, the Mexican army, dogs walking the catwalk, and everyone's favorite subject, the weather...

  • Yucatan News: Fairs, Turtles & Snowbirds

    2 October 2013 News

    This week, news about octopus farming, the fair at Xmatkuil, Yucatan's unwed pregnancy rate and what they are doing about it, dogs, turtles and much more!

  • Yucatan News: Luxury and New Reforms

    17 September 2013 News

    This week's news includes a new luxury hotel in the Yucatan, new economic reforms, a golf tournament put on by the English-speaking Rotary Club in Playa del Carmen, Merida's English-language literary journal and more...

  • Yucatan News: Sports and Signs

    9 September 2013 News

    This week, a lot of news for sports fans and sports participants as the city and state are renovating two very popular stadiums. Also, bilingual signs and WIFI proliferating along the coast...

  • Yucatan News: Languages and Sea Levels

    2 September 2013 News

    This week, Paseo de Montejo will be repaved, children visit the Navy, the Dragon Mart gains approval, sea level predictions, Tizimin beauty contest and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Weddings & Adoptions

    27 August 2013 News

    This week there is news about adoptions in the Yucatan, mass weddings, the fragile flamingo population, growing indigenous-run businesses and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Weather and Cats

    20 August 2013 News

    This week as families return from the beach and kids go back to school, the Yucatan is pretty quiet... except for these programs the expatriates are involved with...

  • Yucatan News: Marriage and Languages

    12 August 2013 News

    In this week's news, encouraging reports about indigenous languages in the Yucatan, assaults on the Alacranes reef, the reporting of technology addiction, the destruction of the Chocolate Museum, the first same-sex marriage in Yucatan and more...

  • Yucatan News: Chiles and the Beach

    6 August 2013 News

    As the summer comes to an end, we have stories about octopus fishing, crowds at Progreso, no crowds at El Cuyo, the chile industry in Yucatan, seaside processions in Sisal (say that three times fast!) and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Science and Love

    29 July 2013 News

    This week's news includes the science of love, the science (and savings) of solar energy in the Yucatan, the tearing down of illegal billboards in Merida, the origins of tourists visiting Merida this summer and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Clean Energy & 2nd Chances

    9 July 2013 News

    News includes lobsters in season, dengue-targeted clean ups, a raft of hard-working students doing great things and a chess program in Progreso...

  • News: Vacation and Vochos

    1 July 2013 News

    News about beach improvements in Chelem and Chuburna, traffic and road improvements in Progreso, donations request for Projecto Itzaes, the three Meridas, Global Volkswagen Beetle day and much more!

  • Yucatan News: Festivals and Trains

    24 June 2013 News

    This week, the first information about the international stars coming to Merida for the Festival Internacional de la Cultura Maya 2013, a shrimp fishing ban, medicine collection in Hunucma, foreign exchange students from Progreso to France, new construction projects in the Yucatan (and Peña Nieto's visit) and much more!

  • Yucatan News: Backyard Patios & Ballet

    19 June 2013 News

    News this week includes nine million pesos worth of education in the south of Merida, classical ballet in the Yucatan, Merida's backyard patio program, a world without child labor and much more...

  • Yucatan News: China and Soccer

    10 June 2013 News

    This week, a big visit from China, information on the cuisine of the Yucatan and where it is going, health alerts in the Yucatan, possible new cenotes to visit, and a young soccer player about to be discovered...

  • Yucatan News: No Tobacco, No Terrorists

    4 June 2013 News

    This week we review Anti-Smoking day, some lovely events from Navy Day, a pronouncement by the US government about terrorists in Mexico, the new Yucatan State logo and more...

  • Yucatan News: Fine Dining and Beach Gals

    28 May 2013 News

    This week in the news, programs to keep kids in school, the Women's Club wins and a hard lesson learned from a fellow expatriate...

  • Yucatan News: Financial Revival and Fishing

    20 May 2013 News

    This week in the news, fighting hunger in the south of the state, fishing revivals, the plight of limones and the future of fire and rain...

  • Yucatan News: Pets and Wildlife

    14 May 2013 News

    This week, a lot of news about animals... pets, snakes, wildlife in general. Even an upcoming pet parade! There's also a school in Motul...

  • Yucatan News: Obama and Chac

    6 May 2013 News

    This week, Obama came to Mexico to meet with President Peña Nieto, local children and albañiles learned something new, and we celebrated an important saint's day...

  • Yucatan News: A Blind Man and Marching Bands

    29 April 2013 News

    This week everything from Progreso health clinics, a blind man with a new bicycle, marching bands, fundraising and hurricane planning are in the news this week...

  • Yucatan News: Snowbirds and Shoes

    22 April 2013 News

    This week read about Snowbirds going north, the youngest motocross champion from Yucatan, growing ports, the rising prices of sweet oranges and festivities in the magical town of Valladolid...

  • Yucatan News: Turtles and Dragon Mart

    16 April 2013 News

    In the news this week, the progress of the Chinese Dragon Mart on the Riviera Maya, a reminder about the protected status of turtles and what happens if you don't pay attention, the new protected status of animals in Yucatan, healthy eating workshops, mosquito prevention and more...

  • Yucatan News: Shoes, Hat, Cookies

    9 April 2013 News

    The hatters of Ticul are falling behind the potters and shoemakers, while children there are excelling in chess. The fideicomiso isn't dead yet, but possibly on its way out, wind energy is coming to Yucatan and here's a tip about two local cenotes...

  • Yucatan News: Virtual Library & Migrant Money

    1 April 2013 News

    The news this week includes honey subsidies, investments in local communities by Yucatecans abroad, a virtual library open to the public at the Olimpo and religious tourism in the Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: IBM and Kiteboards

    25 March 2013 News

    This week, read about Yucatan's running governor and an upcoming marathon, the visit of the Korean ambassador, IBM's new offices here in Merida, Yucatan at the Tianguis and a recent kiteboard competition in Progreso...

  • Yucatan News: Rubber Ducks and Brain Banks

    18 March 2013 News

    This week, news of the Flamboyanes Spay & Neuter clinic, a hammerhead shark caught off the coast, a Merida brain bank, hurricane education at the Merida airport, an upcoming Rubber Duck race and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Book Signings & Bici Ruta

    11 March 2013 News

    This week, more dairies coming to Yucatan, the growth of the Bici-Ruta, a booksigning in Progreso, medical research projects between Yucatan and Michigan, news about the 3 to 1 programs with Yucatecan migrants in the USA, and much more...

  • Yucatan News: UADY Vets and GPS

    4 March 2013 News

    This week, a new advanced veterinary hospital at UADY that is open to the public, a new GPS positioning system for real estate, Paralympic athletes going to Baja, the legend of a bull in a park in Merida and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Izamal, Motul and Uman

    25 February 2013 News

    Lots in the news this week, from assistance for henequen farmers, new housing in Conkal, students taking their place in civic leadership, UFO's over Ticul, a documentary being filmed in Izamal and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Triathalons and Telescopes

    18 February 2013 News

    This week we report on a recent (now annual) triathalon, the birth of expat twins and a gift from the state of Yucatan of Galileoscopes to the schoolchildren around Yucatan Peninsula...

  • News: A Million and 5 Years

    11 February 2013 News

    A free vet clinic in Progreso, a shoe fair, the coincidence of 38 in the weather this week, Carnival by the numbers, the local golf academy celebrates and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Less Dengue & More WIFI

    3 February 2013 News

    In the news this week, there is WIFI in more parks in Merida, a reduction in rates of dengue, dancing children, a former expat wings it on the Today show, the Shield program and more...

  • Yucatan News: Xmas Trees and Wind Farms

    27 January 2013 News

    This week, news about the research into the effects of wind farms along the Yucatan Gulf Coast, plans for Sisal, new rules about street dog programs, a rare chance to see an English-language play in Merida, good garbage news at the beach and more...

  • Yucatan News: Health and Education

    22 January 2013 News

    This week, news on the Lions club, women entrepreneurs in Yucatan, Carlos Slim's latest contribution to the future of Mexico and a healthcare program for undocumented immigrants in Northern California...

  • Yucatan News: Sex Ed and Christmas Trees

    14 January 2013 News

    This week, news on diabetes in Yucatan, euthanasia for stray animals in Progreso, a new 'green' park underway in west Merida, the growing market for Christmas trees in Mexico, sex education in Merida's schools and much more...

  • Yucatan News: La Cruz Roja

    7 January 2013 News

    This week there is a bit of news about tourism, the Red Cross and the seaweed biodiesel fuel project. Not much news, but hey... no news is good news, right?

  • Yucatan News: Happy New Year!

    2 January 2013 News

    Happy New Year! The news this week includes MACAY visitor statistics, hope for street dogs, information about sending Progreso's deserving kids to college, a six-year-old's fishing trip and 2012 airport visitor statistics...

  • Yucatan News: Baktun 14 and Onward!

    23 December 2012 News

    As the Baktun 13 ends and 2012 draws to an end as well, the news around the Yucatan is about children still in need, and contests begun, contests won and the new Guide to Yucatan Living...

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