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  • Yucatan News: Libraries and Earthworms

    5 April 2011 News

    In the news this week, indigenous women receive huge national grants to develop crafts, the Confederation of Mexican Pork met in Merida and issued an important statement, the FIBA Championships are coming to our fair city, and earthworms are catching on...

  • News: Hurricanes, Fish and Food

    29 March 2011 News

    Read about tourism in Mexico and Yucatan, what you need to do to prepare for hurricane season, a Yucatecan Restaurant in LA and a lot more here on Yucatan Living!

  • Yucatan News: Adoptions and Windmills

    21 March 2011 News

    In the news this week, adoptions are rising in the Yucatan, windpower is gaining momentum throughout Mexico, spotlight on a locksmith in Progreso, COPARMEX does good in Kanxoc and the Brazos Abiertos House Tour is a rousing success...

  • Yucatan News - Spring Break

    15 March 2011 News

    This week's news includes lambs and sheep, the opening of the US-Mexico border to Mexican trucks, a growing population and its city parks, the good news about Spring Break and a new ambulance in Progreso...

  • Yucatan News: Lobsters and Chickenpox

    9 March 2011 News

    This week, some news about chickenpox in the Yucatan, salt flats near Rio Lagartos, free cataract surgery for Yucatecans and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Dance and Tomatoes

    1 March 2011 News

    This week, word from the farmers about tomatoes and whiteflies, Wal-Mart news, a local school district fights obesity, the reasons to plant a ramon tree, and why it is totally safe for women to travel alone in Merida...

  • Yucatan News: Horses and Honey

    21 February 2011 News

    Cenotes are in the news twice, quarterhorses were sold at auction here this week, the honey harvest looks good for this year, a son of Merida makes good in Pittsburgh and organic veggies are turning up everywhere...

  • Yucatan News: It's All About Safety

    15 February 2011 News

    We've got crime statistics, the renewal and renovation of Hacienda Tabi, a new pipe organ in Campeche, new hotels and other hotel news and public servants learning Maya to better serve their clientele... all in the news this week!

  • Yucatan News: Dogs, Robot Toys, Blog

    8 February 2011 News

    Governer Yvonne Ortega has a new blog, Merida is hosting a Robotic Toy Workshop and the government is participating in everything from humane dog euthanasia to septic tank cleaning...

  • Yucatan News: Interesting People

    1 February 2011 News

    This week, read about Aleks Syntek, born in the Yucatan. Also, the facts about gun ownership in Mexico, genetically modified corn, a traditional Maya medicine hospital facility and much more.

  • Chess, Dancing and Farming in Yucatan

    25 January 2011 News

    Puppies can no longer be sold on the street, YES is holding a money & tax seminar, a chess star is released from prison to his new job and sustainable tourism workshops ensure that traditions will continue...

  • News: Yucatan Underworld

    17 January 2011 News

    This week, find out about a youth hostel for indigenous Maya, the increase in respiratory ailments but decrease in the flu and why, why Progreso is going to be a hot spot next year, learn a bit about cenotes, and how those cruise ships contribute to Yucatan's economy...

  • News: Churches and Christmas Trees

    10 January 2011 News

    This week read about what is going on with the churches in Downtown, a group of young expat girls in Merida, coral farming in Quintana Roo and do you know what to do with your Chirstmas tree?

  • News: Merida, City of Peace

    4 January 2011 News

    This week, read about the new program for Cities of Peace, a new plant opening in Motul, what the State of Yucatan is doing about the cold weather for some of its less fortunate citizens, and much more...

  • News: Safety, Parties and Baseball

    20 December 2010 News

    Safest Airport, Christmas parties, Angel Dreams, Philadelphia Phillies, and How much did you say that turkey costs? Yucatan is a wonderland at Christmas and here is a little sprinkling of what's going on at Christmas this year.

  • Yucatan News: Sustainable Tourism

    14 December 2010 News

    As the celebrations for La Virgen wind down and the Climate Talks come to an end, we have stories about wildlife, sustainable tourism, employment in Mexico, chances to make a difference and preparations for Carnivale...

  • Yucatan News: Fireworks & Wind Farms

    7 December 2010 News

    This week in the Yucatan, Tizimin gets a Bici Ruta, a young student gets a bicycle and Mexico gets wind farms, sponsored by some of the largest corporations in the country...

  • Sports, Opera and Proyecto Itzaes

    30 November 2010 News

    This week read about a special rescue in the middle of the sea, Bochas, Cachi bol and Opera; all happening here in Yucatan!

  • Health Care and Neighborhood Watch

    23 November 2010 News

    Look what's new in Yucatan! New laws guaranteeing foreigners' right to health care in Mexico, wind power in Yucalpeten, Neighborhood Watch, nifty radar pictures sent home to Dad when teens drive too fast, and tons of new science teachers. What's new where you live?

  • Sustainable Pyramids and Flowers

    15 November 2010 News

    This week's news is all good. Nearly every inch of the state is under cultivation, from plants that produce biofuels to internationally well regarded cattle. There are health fairs and battles of high school bands. We even had an ice breaker pass through! Read all about these topics and more...

  • Yucatan News: Boxers and Bloggers

    9 November 2010 News

    Yucatecan boxer takes the title. Intelligent topes installed in Ticul. Bloggers descend on Merida. Octopus flowers are all the rage in Europe. And bear skulls found in underwater cave. Film at 11. (OK, not really... but you might want to read all about it...)

  • Yucatan News: Day of the Dead and Turkeys

    1 November 2010 News

    As Day of the Dead celebrations wind down, we are enjoying our pibs and "dead bread" and looking forward to a November full of bicentennial celebrations and maybe a turkey dinner...

  • Yucatan News: Banamex to Bloggers

    26 October 2010 News

    From tortilla coffee to habaneros, and from bloggers to Banamex, this week's Yucatan news covers the gamut...oh, and we're all preparing for Day of the Dead!

  • Yucatan News: Rambutan & A Miracle

    19 October 2010 News

    This week's news covers red fruit with fur, seatbelt laws, hostel and hotel regulations and a Merida miracle...

  • Yucatan News: ISIC, Artisans & Ladies

    12 October 2010 News

    This week's news include equine therapy, possible Shakira events, ladies in high places and more chances to breathe on the way to Progreso...

  • News: Bus Routes & Free Internet

    5 October 2010 News

    In this week's news: rap, laptops, Evolution, Bicentennial Photos, Jim Conrad's Naturalist Newsletter, Disabled Persons take charge, Rocky the Dog and more...

  • News: Hurricane City

    28 September 2010 News

    This week: Merida's hurricane history, getting ready for Day of the Dead, a video of the fire in Progreso during El Grito, new cigarette label laws, and other cosas interesantes from around Mexico and the Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: Zoo Anniversary!

    21 September 2010 News

    There's a wealth of interesting news this week, from stevia plantings to expat programs in the Yucatan countryside to rabies vaccinations and even the good news about the travel industry in Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: Bicentennial!

    14 September 2010 News

    This week, it is all about the beginning of the Bicentennial celebrations, here and around the country. Don't miss this opportunity to participate in historic events...

  • Yucatan News: No More OTC Antibiotics

    6 September 2010 News

    This week, Mexico's pharmacies now require a prescription for antibiotics. Also in the news an upcoming Spay and Neuter clinic has been announced, the octopus season has begun to show results and more...

  • Yucatan News: Water in Gardens & Tabasco

    31 August 2010 News

    News about the waters rising in Tabasco again this year, and a global conference in Campeche on aquaculture and aquaponics. Also a Lion's Club gift to the community and a bicycle route in Valladolid and Blah Blah Blah...

  • Yucatan News: What's A Nauti-cup?

    24 August 2010 News

    This week, there is news about the octopus season, roads and crowds at the Yucatan Gulf Coast, and something called the Nauti-cup...

  • Yucatan News: Goodbye, Junk Food!

    17 August 2010 News

    This week, we review a book about modern Mexicans, bring you info about school lunch improvements, some special puzzles commemorating the Bicentennial and also reports about crime and punishment...

  • Yucatan News: YAPA and Blah-Blah

    9 August 2010 News

    YAPA organizes help for the animals all in one place, Yucatan is looking into same-sex unions, Rio Lagartos is considering farming crocodiles, and introducing the blah-blah...

  • News: Sharks, Bees and Pulpo!

    2 August 2010 News

    This week read about wild animals in Yucatan, keeping honey production and the begining of Pulpo Season!

  • Yucatan News: Turtles and Cucumbers

    26 July 2010 News

    What to do about Sea Cucumbers? What do we know about Mayans in San Francisco? Are there entrepreneurs in the Yucatan? All this and more in this week's news...

  • News of Yucatan: Oil, Movies, Marches

    19 July 2010 News

    The news of Yucatan this week ranges from continuing oil spill information to the movie they'll be shooting in Campeche and the first year anniversary of pro-life legislation in the state...

  • Yucatan News: Take the Challenge!

    12 July 2010 News

    This week, more news on how the oil spill might affect the Yucatan, and a Pepsi challenge designed to do something about it. Also, scenes from the Monterrey floods and more...

  • Yucatan News: Spay Clinic for Cats

    5 July 2010 News

    If you have cats that need to be sterilized, this is the week to do it. Other news includes updates on Hurricane Alex, a big Gracias! to CFE, a look at a Progreso kids program and, you know, more...

  • Yucatan News: Oil, Orchestras, Oysters

    28 June 2010 News

    This week, we keep track of the Deepwater Disaster and how it might affect Yucatan. There's also news on tropical storms, the oyster business, music in the Yucatan and a recap of a meeting with the Institute of Culture for the state...

  • Yucatan News: Watching and Waiting

    22 June 2010 News

    The state of Yucatan is taking steps to watch for oil off the Yucatan Gulf Coast. The brigadistas are gearing up for the summer season, and JAPAY will soon start testing septic tanks in preparation for clean, clean water by 2030...

  • Yucatan News: Cliff Diving, Gas and Oil

    15 June 2010 News

    This week, more news about how the oil spill may affect the Yucatan, the rising price of gas at the Pemex stations and a cliff diving contest in the Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: Oil, Lobsters & Guns

    7 June 2010 News

    Of course, there's news about the BP Oil Disaster and whatever chance it might have of getting to the Yucatan Gulf Coast. Also the beginning of lobster season (with a very cool photo), and a few other interesting tidbits...

  • Yucatan News: Bottled Water Alert

    31 May 2010 News

    Mexico leads in drinking bottled water, the habanero market is doing well, work continues on a sports complex in Uman and information about saving Mayan seeds...

  • Yucatan News: Rebounds and Rants

    24 May 2010 News

    Boomers paying too much in the States consider moving south to Yucatan. Also in the news, Carnaval Cruises returns to Progreso, local ballerinas receive royal attention and local entrepreneurs deliver the Cool Zone...

  • Yucatan News: Elections and Oil Spills

    17 May 2010 News

    The elections in Yucatan are over and the results are in. Also in the news, the oil spill in the Gulf, changes to the process for getting your FM2 or FM3, and information about the economy and unemployment in the Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: Sisal Hammock Scam

    11 May 2010 News

    This week, learn how to make a difference in a student's life, how PEMEX does the right thing, how ATMs fees are on the rise, and how a sisal scam is confusing hammock buyers...

  • Yucatan News: Happy Birthday, MACAY

    3 May 2010 News

    This week, we learn about fires, oil spills, immigrants and a new way to get to the Cancun airport. Happy Birthday to the MACAY Museum, too!

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