Tag archive for ‘Yucatan’
By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Maintenance works are carried out in Chichén Itzá

Rehabilitation of the trails, pruning and brush removal, are some of the maintenance works carried out at the Chichén Itza archaeological zone. With the COVID-19 pandemic, Chichén Itzá was forced to be More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Yucatán Tianguis Turístico 2020 has been cancelled

One day after the WHO declared the Covid-19 coronavirus a pandemic, the announcement is made; it is the second tourist fair to be temporarily canceled due to this disease. Tourism Secretary Miguel Torruco Marqués More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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“A water tyrant in the Mayan paradise”… Yucatan’s water reserve in danger. -SPECIAL REPORT-

AMLO´s chief of staff involved in major scandal as journalists uncovered his involvement in concessions to exploit the largest amount of underground water for agricultural use in the Yucatán Peninsula. When questioned, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Stone tables found in Chichen Itza reveal unknown information on the ancient Maya

A recent finding recorded in Chichen Itza has just amazed specialists. The discovery of a stone table featuring hieroglyphs and patterns of human figures over one thousand year old. Archaeologist José Francisco More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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AMLO will make a working tour of the Yucatan Peninsula this weekend

On Saturday November 9th, president Andrés Manuel López Obrador will arrive at Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo. The president of Mexico will make a working tour of the Yucatan Peninsula this weekend, focused More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Paseo de la Ánimas by the Sea in the port of Progreso, Yucatán

Everything is ready for the celebration of “Hanal Pixan” (Day of the Dead) in Progreso, Yucatán.     MAP OF PROGRESO’S DAY OF THE DEAD ATTRACTIONS ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 25th AT 6:30 More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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After five decades, Merida´s CAME bus terminal closes its doors

Grupo ADO presented its new terminal in the Historic Center of Mérida. It is located on Calle 69 between 68 and 70, Centro. The CAME bus station that for several decades operated uninterruptedly in Mérida, closed More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Tropical Storm Nestor will bring showers and thunderstorms to the Yucatan Peninsula

With Tropical Depression 15 expected to become Tropical Storm Nestor in the eastern Atlantic Ocean by midweek, another area of disturbed weather set to move into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico bears watching More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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It’s October and Pib is coming to town!

One traditional cooking method in Yucatan, an ancient form of food preparation common to many cultures, is what the Maya call the “pib,” or earth oven. In fact, food cooked in this manner in Yucatán usually More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Low pressure system with potential to evolve into tropical cyclone could affect the Yucatan Peninsula

There is a possibility of a tropical cyclone arriving and wreaking havoc in Yucatan. A low pressure system has the potential to evolve into a tropical cyclone and affect the Yucatan Peninsula, because it is moving More...