BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – PUNCTURED PELICAN POUCHES: AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN, PART 1 OF 2

American White Pelican with blue tilapia (fish) AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN, Pelicans erythrorhynchos, Pelicano Blanco Americano(Spanish), Sak p’onto’ (Mayan) Every time I see American White Pelicans I am awestruck at their size. Wing spans of these behemoths can attain 9.5 ft.  They are among the largest flying birds in North America and More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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10 recommendations for traveling safely in coronavirus times

Book tickets and check-in online to avoid queues, when possibleRespect social distancing during luggage drop-off, security checks, boarding and baggage claimFewer passengers may be allowed on board and you might More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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AMLO’s government goes against the National Electoral Institute

The Ministry of Economy published a proposal that goes against the autonomy of the National Electoral Institute. MEXICO CITY (Times Media Mexico) – The government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, through More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Yalitza Aparicio writes her first editorial for The New York Times

Mexican actress and activist Yalitza Aparicio announced she had written her first article for The New York Times, where she discusses racism, domestic worker’s rights, and the rights of indigenous people. After More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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2 million Mexicans send a letter to Donald Trump, warning him about AMLO

The letter accuses López Obrador of wanting to establish a Castro-Chavista socialist dictatorship in Mexico and requests all US Government levels to stop calling AMLO “a friend” since he is not a friend of More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Scary encounters with crocs and alligators in Quintana Roo (VIDEOS)

Scuba diving takes the lucky few to a world of adventure and thrilling sights. Most of us think of diving as drifting along, exploring coral reefs or swimming through schools of fish. Often it involves swimming More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Documentary about Yucatecan Maya midwife premiers today (TRAILER)

Jats’uts Meyah is a documentary that tells the story and life of Bacila, who seeks to recover the influence of the Maya midwives who with great knowledge have helped bring thousands of babies into this world More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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Ten arrested for illegal fishing in Cozumel

Agents of the Mexican Navy report the arrest of 10 fishermen for poaching in Cozumel waters. In a statement, the Secretary of the Navy explained that they were carrying out surveillance tours when they observed More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Three new hotels to open in Tulum

Dream Hotel Group announced Tuesday a new partnership with Tulum-based real estate development group Los Amigos to operate three new properties in Tulum, Mexico. All three projects will More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Mexico is already monitoring the possible arrival of the Asian Giant Hornet

The world’s largest hornet, a 2-inch killer dubbed the “Murder Hornet” with an appetite for honey bees, has been found in Washington state, USA; where entomologists were supposed to be making plans to More...