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The surprising inspiration behind Sara Maldonado Trujillo’s fast-growing beauty empire

Sara Maldonado Trujillo is as passionate about makeup as she is about inspiring and empowering other women. 

Tensions rise in Chichén Itzá as locals denounce fraudulent land deals

Locals in the town of Pisté near Chichén Itzá say that crooked land deals threaten to privatize infrastructure in Chichén Itzá.

Experts ignore facts while downplaying Mexico’s housing bubble

Recent reports published in several leading local and national publications argue that Mexico’s housing market is no bubble.

Don’t miss out on the Top 5 craft beers made in...

Having had nearly 2 decades to mature and grow into their own, artisanal brewers in Yucatán are now preparing some truly delicious and unique beers. 

New business closures remind Yucatecos the COVID-19 pandemic is not over

Several restaurants, bars, and nightclubs have been shut down for failing to follow Yucatán's COVID-19 guidelines. 

The new Mayan Train director says the project is 7 months...

Javier May Rodríguez, the Mayan Train’s recently appointed director, says the rail project is seven months behind schedule.

Mérida’s amazing market and bazaar renaissance

Mérida has long been known for its outdoor markets and bazaars. But since COVID-19 cases started to really trend downwards these sorts of events have really begun to proliferate like never before.

Mérida pulls out all the stops to celebrate Mexico’s largest tourism...

Last night Mérida’s Centro was abuzz with activity as the city wrapped up its first day hosting the Tianguis Turístico Mexico, the nation’s largest tourism industry trade show.

Progreso to host the Americas’ largest shipyard

Fincantieri, one of the world's largest shipbuilders, plans to build the largest shipyard on the American continent in Progreso, Yucatán. Headquartered in Trieste, Italy, the...

Cinemex closes its cinemas in Gran Plaza, for good

Like in most parts of the world, Yucatán’s movie theaters continue to suffer low attendance rates as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Things have...

In a first for Yucatán, Tesla opens new dealership in Mérida

The new Mérida location is the fourth for the automaker in Mexico, which has two dealerships in Mexico City and another in Guadalajara.

Hospitality industry in Yucatán braces for another slow summer

Yucatán's hospitality industry says it expects hotel occupancy rates to reach a maximum of around 50% over the summer season.

34 business shut down in Playa del Carmen over new COVID-19...

Affected business owners and administrators say that shutting down by 11 pm renders their businesses unviable, and will lead to permanent closures and layoffs.

New pig farm threatens cenotes and indigenous communities in Yucatán

Environmentalists argue that the construction of a large industrial pig farm within Yucatán’s Cenote Ring could create disastrous levels of contaminants.

Good news for Mérida’s traditional city markets

Mérida is easing restrictions on city markets in hopes of getting the economy moving again. City markets will now be allowed to operate from 6...

Sky high: Construction begins on Yucatán’s 1st true skyscraper

Sky Capital, a Mérida-based real estate development firm, has broken ground on the construction of Yucatán's first skyscraper. The skyscraper, called The Sky, is expected...

Four businesses shut down for not following COVID-19 guidelines

Authorities in Yucatán shut down three businesses in Mérida and another in Chabihau for not following COVID-19 health protocols. Government inspectors placed closure notices on...

Oxxo to open 100 more stores in Yucatán. Is that a...

Oxxo will continue to grow its brand in Yucatán with 100 new locations. The convenience store giant will invest 500 million pesos over the next...

Business meetings to make a comeback at 30% capacity

Haciendas, hotels and events facilities in Yucatán are set to begin hosting some events again in March. Government officials and industry representatives met Tuesday to...

‘Agrarian mafia’: Communal farms steadily give way to big business

The authors of a report on the disappearance of communal lands in Yucatán liken tactics used by large business interests to those of the...

His B&B interrupted, ‘The Shirtless Baker’ offers English muffins instead

If anyone would have told Patrick Greenwood, aka “The Shirtless Baker,” 10 years ago that he would be in Mexico starting yet another business...

Looser rules for restaurants, alcohol sales to begin Sept. 1

Updated to add that the state government has confirmed the agreement. After five months of economic lockdown, an agreement to allow restaurants to open later...

Bing Bang Kitchen returns with a brand new business model

Merida, Yucatan — A recent report published online stated that upwards to 4,000 businesses in the Yucatan were affected by the current pandemic situation and...

55 businesses suspended for not following contingency regulations

State health inspectors have forced 55 businesses across Yucatan to close after they were found to have ignored coronavirus contingency measures. In the current wave...