20% Increase in Circulation of Counterfeit Bills in Yucatán 

The Bank of Mexico has reported an alarming increase in the circulation of counterfeit bills in Yucatán during the first quarter of the year, raising concerns among local businesses.  Counterfeit bill circulation in Yucatán saw a 20 percent rise in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data […]

Warning of potential tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Mexico 

The phenomenon maintains sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour.  It will be this Wednesday, June 19th, when the potential tropical cyclone that is over the Gulf of Mexico will become a tropical storm, according to forecasts issued this afternoon by the National Hurricane Center.  The disturbance is moving at 11 kilometers per hour towards […]

PROFEPA Fines 26 Pig Farms in the Yucatán Peninsula

The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) has issued fines to 26 industrial pig farms in the Yucatán Peninsula for not complying with environmental laws. This was in response to a formal petition by the Center for Biological Diversity and Greenpeace Mexico due to the pollution generated by this activity. A statement indicates that environmental […]

Wild Tiger Cub Found in Taxi in Yucatán

The Wild Tiger Cub was seized by the Public Security Secretariat (SSP) of Yucatán and handed over to the Federal Prosecutor’s Office for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) after being discovered in a taxi during a checkpoint on the border with Quintana Roo. The incident occurred when PROFEPA inspectors, responding to an SSP call, arrived at the […]

The Amazing Indigenous Softball Team: Breaking Barriers

In “The Amazons of Yaxunah,” a documentary film, the remarkable story of an indigenous softball team from Mexico’s Yucatán state is told. The team, known for playing barefoot and wearing traditional hipiles, defied social conventions to pursue their passion. Enedina Canul, 47, was determined to play baseball despite her husband’s opposition and the community’s conservative […]

Yucatán Teachers to Resume Classes Following Agreement with Interior Ministry

Following a pivotal meeting with the Interior Ministry in Mexico City, Yucatán’s educators have agreed to resume classes this Wednesday. In solidarity with the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE), Yucatán teachers had engaged in a “work-to-rule” strike—present but not working—after representatives attended negotiation talks in the capital with the Secretary of the Interior. They […]

Primary School is Never Too Late! a 94-year-old woman gets her certificate

Meet Doña María Grimilda Dorantes Contreras, a 94-year-old woman from Ticul, who has finally achieved her lifelong dream of completing primary school! This remarkable story is just one example of the over 15,000 Yucatecan students who have participated in the Education Strategy for Adult Learners, coordinated by the State Government’s Education Department (SEGEY). Doña Mary’s […]