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Yucatán coronavirus cases exceed 55,000 as daily infections rise

After four consecutive weeks of declines, coronavirus infections rose in Yucatán during the last seven days.

Parque de la Madre: Small Centro park turned feminist icon

The Parque Morelos, now mainly known as Parque de la Madre - mother’s park, shelters a replica of Charles Lenoir’s sculpture “Maternite.” 

New permit allows restaurants in Yucatán to stay open longer

Yucatán's state government has announced that restaurants will now be allowed to remain for one hour longer, until 11 pm.
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potholepageExpat pro tip: If you live in Merida, the city encourages you to report potholes. Click here to let them know where to come. They aim for a response time of 48 to 72 hours to fix your bache. The city send private and city crews to patch an astonishing 3,700 potholes a day, reports Diario de Yucatán.

The department says they depend on these calls to keep on top of it. There are, after all, 2,000 kilometers, or 1,243 miles, of street surface to maintain, and a budget of 114,000 pesos to patch them.

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Bonampak: Mérida’s newest hot spot is a feast for the eyes

Mérida’s most Instagram-worthy bar has opened its doors after filling its walls with color.

The MACAY, Yucatán’s only museum of its kind, says goodbye

The MACAY has been housed in Mérida’s Ateneo Peninsular complex since 1994. Photo: Courtesy Yucatán’s contemporary art museum,...

A plea to end Mérida’s days of unchecked growth

A new report titled "the costs of urban expansion in Mexico" has found that Mérida's strategy for growth is alarmingly deficient.

Looking to buy ceramics? Look no further than Ticul

When entering the town on the road from the nearby town of Muna, you will notice a string of several shops ceiling ceramic crafts, plates, ornaments, and pots.