Mayan “Leydy Pech” wins the ‘Nobel’ for fight against Monsanto

Hopelchén, Campeche The group led by Pech stopped the planting of genetically modified soybeans by the Monsanto company in the south of the country. The Mexican Leydy Araceli Pech Martín won this Monday the Goldman Environmental Prize, known as the ‘Nobel’ for the environment. Each year, the Goldman Environmental Foundation recognizes six people for their […]

“Xtabentún” the honey and anise liqueur made in Yucatán

MÉRIDA, YUCATAN.– With 85 years of history, Casa D’Aristi offers an iconic drink of the Yucatan, Xtabentún, a liqueur made with honey and anise that has become the favorite of the clientele of this company, which was visited by the Secretary for Economic Development and Labor (Sefoet), Ernesto Herrera Novelo, on behalf of Governor Mauricio […]

Contrasts in education, pandemic marks vulnerabilities in Yucatan

Social inequalities continue to be present in marginal areas for economic reasons The city and municipalities of the state of Yucatán are different scenarios when it comes to education in pandemic times since it depends on social class and the access to resources that the family has to support the student. It is not a […]

Yucatec-Maya “Haute Cuisine” you have to try it

In Merida, when the Carnival comes to an end, the period of Lent begins, a period of forty-six days from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday. For many Yucatecan families it is a tradition and custom not to eat meat on Fridays (during Lent), and that this is the perfect time to have some “Brazo de Reina” […]

FONATUR transforms company to supply energy to the Mayan Train

In order to guarantee the supply of electricity that the Mayan Train will use in its electrified sections, the National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (FONATUR) will build solar panel farms in Quintana Roo and Yucatán through a subsidiary. In his participation in the signing of an agreement with the Confederation of National Chambers […]

New U.S. Consulate in Merida construction works officially inaugurated by Consul General and governor

Construction of the new US Consulate in Merida starts generating over one thousand jobs. Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal led the start of the works; construction work will be carried out with an investment of 150 million US dollars. MÉRIDA, Yucatán.- Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal and the Consul General and Chief Official of the United States in Mérida, Courtney […]

Red Bull Cliff Diving divers in love with the cenotes of Yucatán

The athletes were in the state as part of a surprise project The professional divers: the Mexican Jonathan Paredes and the Colombian Orlando Duque are seduced by the magical cenotes of Yucatán, scenarios that are different from a swimming pool or another world platform. They feel a spiritual connection with the Mayan culture and with […]

INAH staff closes archaeological zones of Tabasco and Yucatán

Workers of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) who work in archaeological zones of Tabasco and Yucatán, such as Dzibilchaltún, Uxmal, Mayapán and Izamal, closed the spaces due to the situation that the institution headed by Diego Prieto Hernández. In the Archaeological Zone of Comalcalco, in Tabasco, the workers placed banners that read: “Operational paralysis of the INAH due to lack of budget to comply with the most elementary […]