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Soap actor, 45, dies in Mérida after COVID battle

TV actor Rodrigo Mejía, who starred in soap operas such as "Cuidado con el Ángel," "Mundo de Fieras" and "Una Maid en...

Covid claims another guardian of the Yucatán songbook

"El Señor Amor," Tony Espinosa After being hospitalized with coronavirus, Yucatán trova singer Tony Espinosa — "El Señor...

Jorge Ancona, 91, ditched Madison Avenue to write for children

The son of immigrants from Yucatán, Jorge Ancona left a high-flying career in New York City for a more expressive vocation...

Younger Manzanero calls his father’s COVID death a wake-up call

Juan Pablo Manzanero, pictured with his father the balladeer Armando Manzanero. Photo: Internet Juan Pablo Manzanero warns that...

Song legend Armando Manzanero, 85, dies after battle with COVID

Armando Manzanero appeared in Miami for the Latin Billboard Awards in October. Photo: NBC Armando Manzanero Canché, the...

Paloma, ‘Queen of the Mercado,’ dies after announcing illnesses

Paloma, whose dancing electrified the Lucas de Galvez market in Merida, passed away after a brief illness, friends said. Photo: Facebook

Prominent judge in Yucatan dies after contracting COVID-19

First-District Judge Luis Edwin Mugarte Guerrero died after battling a COVID-19 infection, the Yucatan state judiciary announced.

Adolfo Patron Luján, 93, was a key cultural figure in his...

Adolfo Patron Luján, who in retirement returned to his native Merida to become a key figure in Yucatan's cultural life, died Saturday at 93.

36-year-old man is 1st in Yucatan to die of coronavirus

Cleaning crew sanitize a bus in Yucatan, attempting to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan...

‘House Hunters’ host, who introduced countless viewers to Merida, succumbs...

The original "House Hunters" host, Suzanne Whang, has died at age 56. Photo: HGTV The original "House Hunters"...

Philly broadcast legend dies in Mexico

Gene Crane, 99, died after a fall in his San Miguel home.

Couple’s death while house hunting in Mexico highlights risk to renters

A U.S. couple vacationing in Mexico died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Photo: Courtesy In memory of a U.S....

Already, 100 suicides in Yucatan this year

Eight days in June, suicides in Yucatan reached the 100 mark. Photo: Sipse Merida, Yucatan — With Saturday's...

Merida blogger, the ‘Hippie in Heels,’ dies unexpectedly

Rachel Jones, the ‘Hippie In Heels’ travel blogger who moved from India to Merida last year, has died. Photo: Facebook

Progreso mourns entire family of 5 lost in plane crash

The wreckage of the plane was found in a remote mountainous zone in the northern municipality of Ocampo.

Air crash victim traveled the world, but planned to return to...

Graziella de Louis Ponce, 63, the lone Mexican citizen to die in last weekend's deadly plane crash, was about to retire and planned to live in Merida, her friends say.

Woman from Yucatan among dead in Ethiopia air crash

Among the 157 people killed an Ethiopian Airlines crash is a woman from Yucatan who worked as a UN interpreter.

LGBT activist in Oaxaca found slain; promoted Zapotec ‘3rd gender’

Óscar Cazorla was a proponent of Zapotec muxe culture

Antonio Marín y Aguilar, fixture of weekly music performances, dies at...

Antonio Marín y Aguilar A standard-bearer of Yucatecan folk music will be missing from tonight's Serenade at Santa...

Grant Spradling, 1929-2019

Author and longtime Merida expat Grant Spradling died at 89 after a series of recent health challenges.

Suicides in Yucatan break records; mental health groups stand by

Merida, Yucatan — Resources are available to anyone confronting self-destructive thoughts such as suicide.

Kimball loved Mérida’s relaxing pace, but looked forward to more travel

Emerson Kimball left behind messages expressing his delight in finding himself in Mérida.

Ana Patricia Martínez Huchim, 54, dies; worked to preserve Mayan language

Martínez Huchim was just last week honored for her work at Mérida's Municipal Book Fair.

Tribute: Anthony Bourdain held Mexico in high esteem

To Anthony Bourdain, Mexico was a "brother from another mother."