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  • Yucatan News: Last one of 2008

    23 December 2008 News

    The Yucatan Symphony has a new director, Mexico supports gay rights, Chinese tourism and some blogs of interest... Happy End of 2008! See you again in 2009!

  • Yucatan News: Real Estate Tax Changes

    16 December 2008 News

    New laws about avoiding tax when selling real estate, an urban vegetable farmer, a nun who became an electrician and a whole lot more as usual. There's always a lot that's new in the Yucatan!

  • Yucatan News for December 8

    8 December 2008 News

    The economic slowdown is beginning to affect the Yucatan, as seen in the orange export market out of Oxkutzcab. Also in the news, WalMart Mexico, a movie about dogs in Mexico, and information about local German ancestors...

  • Yucatan News: Miss Mexico and More!

    2 December 2008 News

    Mexico boasts the prettiest woman on the planet, how to buy a hammock, Yucatan makes software, time to renew your membership to the Merida English Library, and a cautionary tale about driving at night...

  • Yucatan News: Nortes and a CNN Hero

    24 November 2008 News

    Chinese food in small Yucatan pueblos, Medicare in Mexico, Tony Garza speaks up about the Drug War, Progreso gets spruced up, and lots of programs to help the children of Yucatan learn, grow and stay warm. It's winter in the Yucatan!

  • Yucatan News: Highway Through Hell

    18 November 2008 News

    We have news in the food department, and news about travel... in this world and in another world. We've got free Viagra and Partially Gimp Geezers. It's a strange week... welcome to the Yucatan!

  • Yucatan News: Obama, Flamingos & more

    11 November 2008 News

    We've got it all this week! First, a hearty congratulations to our new President-elect, Barack Obama! And then on to more local news, including baby hippos, flooding again in Tabasco, HIV testing in the Yucatan, the Panamerican Race and a whole lot more...

  • Yucatan News: Mexican economy, weather & winners

    3 November 2008 News

    News about cenotes, the economy, the Merida English Library, solar energy, Day of the Dead altars, and, of course, much more...

  • Yucatan News: Expat Votes Count

    28 October 2008 News

    As we head into the final stretch of US elections, we also are heading into Day of the Dead festivities, the most visible of which will be right in the center of town at the Plaza Grande...

  • Yucatan News: Cuba and Chetumal

    20 October 2008 News

    Everyone is busy getting ready for Dia de Los Muertos, so Yucatan Living investigated the news of Yucatan north of the border to see what Yucatecos are up to and how our state is being represented. It couldn’t get much better than what we found!

  • Yucatan News: New Progreso Pier

    14 October 2008 News

    A new pier is being built in Progreso, Yucatan children continue to release baby turtles, a new president for Mexican expats, a rumour about Cuba, good news for habanero farmers and much more...

  • Yucatan News: Tekax and Beach Plants

    7 October 2008 News

    This week, information about restoring coastal ecosystems, about the historic city of Tekax, tourism in the Yucatan, obesity in Mexico and a creative way to stop crime and corruption among the police that is being tried in the state of Michoacan.

  • Yucatan News: Mexican Space Agency

    29 September 2008 News

    This week’s news began with dreams of outer space and heroes of long ago… and then it went straight to the dogs! Read on to discover news of the past, the present, and the future of the State of Yucatan.

  • Yucatan News: Support our Students!

    23 September 2008 News

    Read about supporting some deserving students, the town of Conkal, pitahaya production woes, our favorite Yucatan naturalist and the range of prices here for vacation rental homes... it's all here in the News from Yucatan Living!

  • Yucatan News: Martha Stewart and Mayas

    16 September 2008 News

    A new land bridge in Progreso, a need for blood donors, Martha Stewart visits Merida, TV and radio news, Trova goes to Michigan, the Mexican Nationality Act, education news and so much more...

  • 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...

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