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  • Yucatan News: Trees, Parks and Education

    8 September 2008 News

    There is a lot of news about the state of the planet in the Yucatan: free trees to plant, new parks in Merida, organic farms in the Yucatan, etc. There's also updates about police activity, a new law about tinted windows and another law about teachers who have to speak Mayan. Check it out...

  • Yucatan News: Olympic Wrapup & More

    1 September 2008 News

    Last week, we were all on vacation. So two weeks worth of news includes Mexicans in the Olympics, lobsters, pitahayas, and unfortunate and deadly developments in the drug war unfolding right here in Merida...

  • News: Decreto 801 and the Grand Prix

    19 August 2008 News

    An important update on Decreto 801, the law governing the Yucatan coastline. Also, guayaberas and grapefruits and even the Grand Prix. Eventually, it all comes to the Yucatan!

  • News: Tracking Turtles and Volunteers

    12 August 2008 News

    This week we feature information about saving stranded animals, the falling peso and a solar energy workshop. Even though it's temporada and the dog days of summer, there's still something going on here in the Yucatan!

  • Yucatan News: Dengue Rates Drop, EcoTourism

    5 August 2008 News

    Dengue fever rates drop, children release baby turtles into the wild, Pemex has plans for a new refinery, the Virgen of Tetiz will be celebrated... and much more!

  • Yucatan News: Mayans on Computer & More!

    28 July 2008 News

    Read here about 2007 Internet usage statistics in the Yucatan, 3D movies coming to a Cinepolis near you, a new Mexican program to help more citizens buy homes and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Dolly, 2012, Crater Museum

    21 July 2008 News

    This week the Yucatan is getting some wind and rain from Tropical Storm Dolly. Chicxulub is getting a new museum and a new film is being made about modern-day Mayans and 2012...

  • Red Tide, Progreso Malecon and Lemons!

    14 July 2008 News

    Extra! Extra! News on the Red Tide and the planned Extension of the Progreso Malecón! Read all about it here!

  • News: Cell Phones, Hospitals and Sushi!

    7 July 2008 News

    Telephone carriers decide to open the space for number portability, also learn which town is about to get two brand new hospitals, and what do you get at a cookoff between Yucateco and Caribbean gastronomy students? Read all about it here!

  • Yucatan News: Marea Roja means Red Tide

    30 June 2008 News

    This week, there is good news and bad news. The bad news first: the coast of Yucatan is experiencing a marea roja or red tide. What does this mean? Find out more here, and read the good news too!

  • Yucatan News: Laws, Children & Honey

    23 June 2008 News

    This week, Valladolid is named Honey Capital of the World and food prices on staples are frozen in Mexico. There's also news about the red tide, hawksbill turtles, ecologically-minded children and more about tomatoes...

  • Yucatan News: Lobsters & Entrepreneurs

    17 June 2008 News

    Lobster season has begun, Progreso is getting an ecological park, a new restaurant concept comes to Hunucma, someone is raising quail and rabbits here, and food prices are rising. There is a lot of news this week...

  • Yucatan News: Love, Health & Tomatoes

    9 June 2008 News

    Read all about love in the Tercera Edad (Third Age), the return of Cuarteto Genesis, how salmonella affects tomatoes in the Yucatan and how you can learn Mandarin Chinese in the Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: Hurricane Season Begins

    2 June 2008 News

    This week, the beginning of hurricane season... and it's off to a fine start! Welcome, Alma... I mean, Arthur! Also, read up on what Mexico is doing to avoid food insecurity...

  • Yucatan News: Tourism & Global Rally

    26 May 2008 News

    This week, Mexico reported it's tourism numbers and they sure look good. Yucatecan children are winning in sports, getting additional oversight when using the internet and we have a bunch of new websites to tell you about...

  • Yucatan News: San Felipe, Biofuel & Hurricanes

    19 May 2008 News

    In the Yucatan this week, San Felipe gears up for more tourists, Yucatan children learn more about taking out the trash and biofuels come to the Yucatan Peninsula. Hurricane season is coming, and there will be some names they will never use again...

  • Yucatan News: Gas Prices & more!

    12 May 2008 News

    This week, we talk about the price of gas in Mexico, Trotter's new wine label, new ways of organizing schools in the state of Yucatan and the history of the Lebanese in Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: Flowers, Fire & Koreans

    5 May 2008 News

    News in the Yucatan this week ranges from how to prevent fires (yes, we do have them here) to information about Yucatecans of Korean heritage, and local women who raise tropical plants for sale. Also, a town hall meeting in Progreso about hurricanes...

  • Yucatan News: Mahajual & Planting Trees

    28 April 2008 News

    In the news this week, a program for children to learn how to plant trees in Valladolid, hurricane preparedness, the recovery of Mahajual, and a plea for help for a child in need...

  • Yucatan News: Earth Day & Yucatan Books

    22 April 2008 News

    Progreso's market is almost finished (finally!), there's a new book out called Hacienda Style that's a MUST if you are building or decorating a house here, and news from around the State about Rotarians, fisherman and more...

  • Yucatan News: Birds, Pemex, NAFTA

    14 April 2008 News

    In the news this week, NAFTA bestows some unintended gifts, the heat in the Yucatan gets even hotter, and architects and chemists choose Merida for their yearly meetings. Also, honey production is down a bit...

  • News: LEAF Outreach and Valladolid

    8 April 2008 News

    Learn about the LEAF Program, coming to the Yucatan! Also, Valladolid gets a Health Club, No Smoking comes to Mexico City (and the Yucatan?) and the Southern Highway Project gets started...

  • Yucatan News: Tourists & Corn Beetles

    1 April 2008 News

    The corn beetles have shown up early and in huge numbers...what does it mean? The tourists have shown up in huge numbers and we know what that means. More news on coastal development, Yucatecos in the USA and more...

  • Yucatan News: Seafood, Trucking & Water

    25 March 2008 News

    This week, we welcome a new connection with truckers in Canada, and we take some time to think about our water quality, helmet laws, honey industry, fish consumption and the problem of junk food in the Yucatan...

  • Yucatan News: Cooking & Canada

    18 March 2008 News

    A lot of news this week! Merida's homeboy Roberto Solis shines in San Miguel, Canada welcomes Mexican immigrants, Costa Maya reopening for business, Calotmul teaching their children well and a whole lot more...

  • Merida News: Orchids and Apologies

    10 March 2008 News

    A fresh apology, a new website, a new poll and a new zoo! We guess that is why they call it News! Read more here...

  • Yucatan News: Smoking, Honey & Tequila

    3 March 2008 News

    In the news of Merida and the Yucatan this week, we solve the mystery of Maya Blue, bring you up-to-date on honey, agave and the Red Cross, and even share a great mojito recipe! There's more too...

  • Restorations, Measles & Baseball

    25 February 2008 News

    Yucatan News: Telmex payphone rates drop 60%, planeloads of tourists come to Yucatán from Milán, Izamal gets Cable TV, workshops for Women farmers, the Diario writes about renovating the Centro, and much more...

  • Decreto 801, Education & Vaccines

    18 February 2008 News

    This week, we have a review on "Decreto 801", also an overview of education facilities in Mérida, free vaccinations for children and a little from The Yucatan Yodeler's Blog!

  • Valentine's Day, Fencing and Chili!

    11 February 2008 News

    The Merida English Library's Annual Chili Cookoff is around the corner! Get your recipes ready! Also, a number of UADY's students are still in the game to participate in the Fencing competitions at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing!

  • News in Merida: Moving, Marching & Marigolds

    6 February 2008 News

    This week's news is a little late... find out why. Also, news about the restoration of sacred art in the Yucatan, news from the States and the 175th anniversary of the School of Medicine at UADY...

  • Merida News: Organic Produce, Expat Housing

    28 January 2008 News

    Organic food, cruise ships, smart investors and donated school supplies are all coming to Merida and the surrounding Yucatan Peninsula...

  • Cucumbers, Cruise Ships & Charnay

    20 January 2008 News

    Yucatan's former governor gets elected to a national post, they are teaching Maya in the public schools and we find a great quote from a 19th Century photographer who visited the Yucatan...

  • Mamey, Passports & Young Beauties!

    14 January 2008 News

    Read about local debutantes and the King & Queen of the Carnival. There's more to all of them than meets the eye. Passport cards can take the place of passports, and the local fruit called mamey is going commercial.

  • Roscas de Reyes, Colds and Senators!

    8 January 2008 News

    'Tis the time in Mexico for even more celebration. It doesn't stop on New Years Day around here, but just seems to keep going. This week has 3 Kings Day and then it's back to school and work... til Carnivale!

  • Bicycles, Remittances & Credit Card Fees

    2 January 2008 News

    In the news about the Yucatan this week, a bicycle tour from Chichen Itza to Izamal, Mexico's remittance programs and holiday safety.

  • Tourism, Tabasco and Holiday Weight Gain

    22 December 2007 News

    More tourism numbers, an update about Tabasco, a Mexican Christmas tree goes to Rome to honor the Pope and a Christmas wish from UADY...

  • Sweet Honey and the Virgin

    18 December 2007 News

    Honey is dripping from the trees, and the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe has appeared in Seye...

  • Tourism and Wireless Internet in the Park

    12 December 2007 News

    Tourism, Wireless Internet in the parks, Health Clinics and Laws, the price of tomatoes and learning languages at the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY) are all in the news this week...

  • San Francisco, Uchben Kah & Fireworks

    3 December 2007 News

    Yucatecan restaurants in Northern California, new fish in the sea, ecotourism near Chetumal, firecracker safety, and new shoes! There's a wealth of information about the Yucatan in the news this week...

  • Chinese cars and tourists, but no Squid

    28 November 2007 News

    The Yucatan is preparing for the onslaught of tourist and Chinese cars... all good. Meanwhile, the kids are taking charge of their future in Progreso and the fishermen are noticing fewer squid. Maybe the squid are just getting smarter...

  • Tabasco Highways to Mayan Songs

    19 November 2007 News

    Website resources for people traveling through Tabasco, volunteer opportunities in Merida and a new terminal for the airport in Mexico City...

  • Starbucks & Others Come to Merida

    13 November 2007 News

    The big news is that Starbucks opened in Merida this week... but of course, there are many other important things going on too. Like processions in the streets, graffiti on monuments and continuing support for Tabasco...

  • Sisal, Progreso and Tixkokob

    5 November 2007 News

    This week the news is full of the disaster in Tabasco. In addition, there is news from across the state in towns from Sisal to Tixkokob and a lot of places in between...

  • News: Construction, Hammocks & Oranges

    29 October 2007 News

    Statistics on construction and developments in the Yucatan, the city of Merida has plans for downtown and it's sweet orange harvest time in eastern Mexico. Read all about it here...

  • News: Birds, Trains and Sister Cities

    22 October 2007 News

    Yucatan News this week includes a new tourist tax, an update on the fast rail between Quintana Roo and Progreso, and the upcoming Sixth Annual Bird Festival...

  • Day of the Dead and Casas & Gente

    16 October 2007 News

    This week we're looking ahead to Day of the Dead, and looking far afield to Yucatecos in San Francisco. Merida is in the news more and more, with a few big mentions this week...

  • Merida News: Colibrí, Cruises & Cenotes

    9 October 2007 News

    Besides another story about increasing tourist dollars, there is news about mosquitoes this week, as this is the season for them, including a new way to banish them from your presence!

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