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Just over a decade ago, a statue of Francisco de Montejo, known as El Adelantado (the one that came first) and his son, Francisco de Montejo, el Mozo were erected on Mérida’s Remate, the starting point of Avenida Paseo de Montejo.
At some point in early 1520, Aztec emperor Moctezuma must have had a eureka moment and understood that the bearded guests he had kindly hosted for months in the best palaces of Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital, were not the gods he had been faithfully waiting for.
Mérida may be far away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but Yucatán has its own storied history when it comes...
The city of Progreso is planning a renovation of its “Casino,” abandoned for 25 years. Photo: Courtesy Progreso...
Merida, Yucatan — El Pinar, one of the city's most Instagrammed homes, might not become a reception hall...
Click here for With his B&B business on hold, a baker takesoff his shirt and makes English muffins
The Pasaje Picheta may reopen sometime this month after a reconstruction project that began in December 2017.
Photos and rare documents relating to daily life in Yucatan in the 18th and 19th century are on view in an exhibition that opens...
AMLO has demanded Spanish King Felipe VI and Pope Francis apologize for historical abuses of colonialism and the conquest of Mexico.
Since their arrival in Merida, Lebanese migrants saw trade as the way to forge their future in...
A priceless artifact, barely in public view, sits almost lost between overhangs and cables, embedded in the north wall of Santiago church.
The city's oldest temple was also part of the city's first hospital, and until 11 years ago, the home of the City Museum.
The attention given the late celebrity is reminder of a different time in Mexico-US relations, when a Mexican star would appear at the side of an American leader who relied on him to secure votes.
Twenty-five original photos, letters and other documents from Porfirio Díaz's 1906 presidential trip to Mérida will be on display at the Biblioteca Yucatanense.
Jorge Rosado will speak Wednesday about the history of La Mejorada, one of Mérida's overlooked neighborhoods that has the promise of coming alive with the approach of Gran Parque La Plancha.
A Yucatecan feminist from the early women's rights movement was honored with a Google Doodle.
The city failed in its bid to be a world heritage site after 20 years of facade rescues, which is evidence of a lack of resolve to preserve our history, says La Jornada Maya.
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