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  • 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...

  • Yucatan News: Two Hour Adoptions

    17 December 2012 News

    This week, a fascinating new DIF program that features two-hour adoptions of disabled children by willling families. Also, cruise ship numbers are down but pawn store numbers are up. And no one seems able to agree about when one era really ends and another begins...

  • Yucatan News: Oranges and Greased Pigs

    10 December 2012 News

    In the news this week, we have education for a new generation of Maya farmers, the avoidance of GMO-polluted honey, the introduction of traditional Maya games across the state of Yucatan and an orange-encrusted Chichen Itza...

  • Yucatan News: Fast Trains and Christmas

    3 December 2012 News

    This week, news about getting ready for the holidays, including December 12, the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, the changing attitudes about litter and a young lady who has just won a Rolex prize for her and her organization's efforts in conservation and ecological education here in Merida...

  • Yucatan News: Adios, Calderon...

    26 November 2012 News

    This week in the news... sisal shoes, autistic children participating in a cultural event, Special Forces divers in Cozumel and the silent but steady invasion of the lionfish...

  • Yucatan News: Hollywood in Yucatan

    20 November 2012 News

    Maya Cultural Festival, the explanation of CICY, a sea turtle warning and famous actors from Hollywood visit Tixkokob, Progreso and other places in the Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: Cuba and Cheap Shopping

    12 November 2012 News

    This week, updates on a new book about local plants used medicinally, a strange tremor in the north, consul meetings, a man of value and a woman unexpectedly finding out how all she is, and a goodbye to Sam Woodruff...

  • Yucatan News: MEL and Harley Davidson

    5 November 2012 News

    This week we've got news about garbage and recycling, economic incubators, advancements in Valladolid's tourism marketing, a writer's conference, Merida English Library and the gathering of the Harley Davidson tribe of Mexico...

  • Yucatan News:Hanal Pixan 2012

    29 October 2012 News

    Day of the Dead requires banana leaves, Hurricane Sandy, regional theatre, preparing to work at a juicing company and students learning to create Formula One cars... its all in the news this week!

  • Yucatan News: Lets Clean the City!

    22 October 2012 News

    This week there is news on social networking entrepreneurs, a decrease in mosquito-borne dengue, in the news, small pork producers, rural tourism, the number of foreigners in the Yucatan and Chinese immigrants in particular...

  • Yucatan News: Watch the Weather

    14 October 2012 News

    This week's news includes a hurricane heads up, sea cucumbers, addiction recovery, tourism numbers, eggs, ballet and jazz where you wouldn't expect to find it, and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Chetumal, Chia & Cancer

    9 October 2012 News

    News this week ranges from a new fish in the waters to new traditions, new websites for local institutions, new bus fares for students and new opportunities for chia. Add to that the coming of the age-old celebration, Día de los Muertos, great news on cancer rates in Yucatan and more...

  • Yucatan News: New Governor, New House Tours

    2 October 2012 News

    This week a new governor takes office in the Governor's Palace in Merida. The new Merida English Library House & Garden tours begin, a new driving instruction school has opened and new energy is being put behind organ donation in the Yucatan. All this and more...

  • Yucatan News: Lower Crime, Higher CFE Rates

    24 September 2012 News

    This week read about lower crimes rates in Yucatan, more children in need of support to eat well, mathematics celebrates a birthday, recyclables wanted in Progreso, a nun who supports the farmers and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Passports and Fashion

    16 September 2012 News

    A Merida student fashion designer will show at Fashion Week in Vancouver, passports are being issued in record numbers, young expats in Telchac Pueblo, hurricane education in San Felipe and so much more...

  • News: Independence Day

    8 September 2012 News

    We were never more impressed than our first night during el grito, surrounded by a jubilant crowd of Meridanos who all smelled like baby powder yelling Viva Mexico! It happens again this week, among rising lobster tail prices, helmet laws and more.

  • News: New Ayuntamiento

    3 September 2012 News

    This week, Valladolid officially becoms a pueblo mágico, a new city government is sworn in, the student restaurant at Glion opens for its seasonal business, Mexico's industry continues to do exceptionally well, Progreso welcomes Canadians, oil is discovered and the arts flourish...

  • Yucatan News: Eggs, Trees and the 3Rs

    27 August 2012 News

    This week news about reforestation, the price of eggs, children get new musical instruments, a major golf tournament gets underway in the Yucatan, the senior in Peto get healthy and much more...

  • Yucatan News: New US Consul

    19 August 2012 News

    This week we meet the new US Consul, hear about craft training classes in Motul, farmer's markets in various towns around the Peninsula, tourism numbers during the summer, and the Campeche Adventure Challenge...

  • Yucatan News: New Mayor Soon

    13 August 2012 News

    This week's news includes scholarships for UADY graduates (know any?), legal logging and planting of Yucatan forests, certified chile habaneros, the effects of Ernesto on our communities and the imminent installation of Merida's new mayor...

  • Yucatan News: Ernesto, Fruit, Lobsters

    4 August 2012 News

    This week, more good news about and for dogs and children in Merida and for students in Valladolid. Information on the Merida English Library, arts classes for children, fruit prices and an update on a possible Hurricane Ernesto...

  • Yucatan News: Summer and Museums

    29 July 2012 News

    This week news about sea cucumber poaching, kids out from school, anti-smoking laws, the three Meridas, the summer museum program across Mexico and a new hospital in Motul and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Peon Contreras Remodel

    21 July 2012 News

    News about the Peon Contreras theater remodel, the release of baby turtles by children, the cost of beef, the octopus business, flamingos in formation and the puzzle of domestic tourism...

  • Yucatan News: Sandals and Sports

    17 July 2012 News

    News this week includes good news for dogs at the city pound, a city close to Merida has great sandal prices, a promise of sports support by the incoming governor of Yucatan, tourism in 2012, increase in pay for Progreso Port Police, and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Chess and Christmas in July

    10 July 2012 News

    The Yucatan news this week includes a well-attended upcoming chess tournament (all are invited!), an impressive number of Phd graduates, progress in both pre-natal care and in detection of diabetes among the population that most needs it, and, of course, the beginning of summer and la temporada. Enjoy...

  • Yucatan News: New Clinic, New President

    3 July 2012 News

    This week, details on the new vet clinic in Chelem, results of the recent vote for President and others, the reversal of the "pets in cabin" declaration, Merida gets a beautiful magazine spread and more!

  • Yucatan News: Rain and Rotary

    25 June 2012 News

    News this week includes where in the world Yucatan college students are studying, how the Rotarians and Scouts are contributing to the health and well being of the State of Yucatan and its people, the recognition of the great job done in lighting Merida's cathedral and what to expect during the upcoming elections...

  • Yucatan News: Hurricanes and Growing Pains

    19 June 2012 News

    This week, growing pains in Valladolid and growing strong in Caucel. A new idea for those who market honey, a new blog, kudos for Mexico in areas of fishing and climate change, MeetUp in Merida is having a birthday, and much much more!

  • Yucatan News: Honey and Handbags

    12 June 2012 News

    This week, the news covers everything from honey to handbags! We've got a CAPP program to help scholars in college, pet hotels, a birthday for AA in Yucatan, a lot of good information about jatropha, and much more... read all about it!

  • Yucatan News: Clothes and Conferences

    5 June 2012 News

    This week, hurricanes vs. cyclones, a conscientious wholesaler of embroidered clothing from South America, a family of Yucatecan weightlifters, the continuing story of tilapia in the Yucatan, a school fire drill in Valladolid, and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Memorial Day and Cacti

    29 May 2012 News

    News this week includes a brief moment to acknowledge Memorial Day, information about Projecto Itzaes, a medical partnership with Michigan, literary games and young entrepreneus projects. Read on...

  • Yucatan News: Renewed Maya Traditions

    22 May 2012 News

    This week, sign the petition to United Airlines about pets traveling in-cabin to Mexico, read about beach cleanup and breathalyzers, marvel at a new sports center and the renewal of old customs, and get the inside scoop on the T20 lunch at Hacienda Chichen...

  • News: Yolisto!

    15 May 2012 News

    This week, lots of news that originated on our sister site, including news about the not-so-new and not-so-legal air travel rule from United Airlines and what people are doing about it, and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Heat and Helmets

    8 May 2012 News

    News this week includes a contest for local children about the Mayan culture, helmet laws, heat and health warnings, the meeting of the T20 here in Merida to discuss global tourism and great news about the increasingly humane treatment of companion animals in Merida...

  • Yucatan News: Pets and Sports

    1 May 2012 News

    This week there is news about sports, cooperation between the three cities named Merida, the corner stores we know and love, a gift from Planned Pethood to the dogs and cats of Merida and an age-old story of rivalry between two Yucatecan cities...

  • Yucatan News: Ducks and Donors

    24 April 2012 News

    News this week is full of rubber ducks, a hurricane scale update, distance learning for college classes, something called Project Yucatan and more...

  • Yucatan News: Asthma and Agriculture

    17 April 2012 News

    This week, as Semana Santa draws to a close and everyone returns to normal life, we have a lot of news about organic and hydroponic agriculture, voting for children, the growing incidence of asthma in the Yucatan and a recap of tourism numbers...

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