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Mexico looks to begin producing and bottling its own vaccines

Mexico’s secretary of foreign affairs, Marcelo Ebrad, with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. Photo: Courtesy Mexico’s...

Anti-gay political party launches new ‘family values’ campaign in Mexico

Partido Encuentro Solidario supporters hold a sign that reads “for our children, marriage and the family.” Photo: Courtesy

AMLO suggests ‘visas for plants’ in new initiative

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador presents his plan for Sembrando Vidas at a virtual climate summit. Photo: Courtesy

New Mérida airport likely to cost over 10 billion pesos

Merida’s existing international airport is run by the private company ASUR, and is capable of accommodating airplanes as large as the...

Governor: The CFE must do more to avoid power outages

Yucatán’s governor called upon the CFE to improve its service and avoid blackouts. Photo: Courtesy Yucatán Gov. Mauricio...

Transgender candidate pulls out of race for mayor in Progreso

Jared Nahum Arjona Rosas, former PRD candidate for Mayor of Progreso. Photo: Courtesy A transgender candidate for mayor...

Small businesses in Mérida report they are being shaken down by...

According to merchant leader Carlos Ojeda Estrada, vendors at Mérida’s Parque de las Américas pay city officials 800 pesos under the...

Yucatán government commits to being carbon neutral by 2030

To comply with the Net Zero Commitment, all state government buildings in Yucatán must be carbon neutral by 2030. Photo: Courtesy

Yucatán promotes pandemic-era tourism with a new campaign

Yucatán tourism secretary Michelle Fridman Hirsch presents a new campaign at Paseo 60. MID CityBeat's Stephanie Carmon, left, and Ulyses Huesca...

AMLO accuses the United States of greed, vaccine hoarding

AMLO says rich countries are being too greedy when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines. Photo: File Mexican President...

AMLO under fire: Critics say he is politicizing vaccine rollout

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Photo: File Prioritizing vaccination in small communities where infections are few makes little...

How big money is behind the boom in celebrity candidates

Wrestler Blue Demon Jr. has announced that he will be running for Mayor of Gustavo Madero municipality in Mexico City.

Transgender candidate wants to be Progreso’s next mayor

Naomi Arjona Rosas, left, is running for mayor in Progreso and is the port city's first-ever transgender candidate. Photo: Facebook

Biden faces tensions with Mexico after DEA partnership is weakened

Mexico and the United States face diplomatic tensions when President-elect Joe Biden asssumes office. Photo: AP Mexico lawmakers...

Will Trump try upstaging AMLO to score foreign-policy points?

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during an event to sign an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement, at...

Vigil at Merida consulate demands the U.S. ‘close the camps’

Dozens of protesters, many American, protest the U.S. Consulate in Merida over child separation policies on the border. Photo: Courtesy

Environment minister replaced after she delays flight

Manuel Velasco is President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's new environment minister. Photo: File The former governor of Chiapas...

AMLO’s approval rating higher than ever at 86%

A new poll finds that Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is enjoying a his strongest approval ratings since taking office Dec. 1.

Yucatan legislator sorry for reeling in catch during fishing ban

A state legislator has issued a lengthy apology after a photo showed her fishing during a ban.

Olympic swimmer begins a political career in Mérida

Will her years as a competitive synchronized swimmer prepare Karem Achach for politics? The mayor seems to think so.

No role for Elena Poniatowska in AMLO’s administration

Writer Elena Poniatowska arrived at the Col. Roma offices of the president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and told reporters that she has supported the official "since he was born."

Protest at consulate address separated families in U.S.

An estimated 60 protestors demonstrated in front of the U.S. Consulate on Thursday, urging the country to reunite parents and children separated at the border.

AMLO to lead rallies in Progreso, Valladolid on Friday

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who is leading his rivals for the presidency in at least one poll, will hold rallies in Progreso and Valladolid on Friday.

Report: Mexico tried to manipulate Jared Kushner

The Mexican government has held internal talks on how to "manipulate" Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner by taking advantage of his complex web of financial interests and lack of experience in foreign policy, The Washington Post reported.