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Mexico looks to its southern neighbors for investment and international cooperation

Historically Mexico’s economic footprint regarding its neighbors to the south has been negligible at best, aside from a few large corporations such as Banco Azteca and Bimbo. 

Mexico’s COVID-19 vaccine contracts to remain a state secret until 2025

The true cost of Mexico’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign will not be known until well after the next round of federal elections....

Gov. Vila travels to France to promote investment in Yucatán

Yucatán Gov. Vila heads a seminar aimed at investors in France titled “Yucatán, the right place to invest.” Photo: Courtesy

New law to direct funds from fines on political parties to...

Yucatán's congress has approved a new law that will see fines paid by political parties spent on education.

Concern grows that new law designed to combat online harassment will...

Activists protest the passing of new law which could be used to prosecute journalists. Photo: Mario Guzman Mexico’s...

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.

Yucatán authorities say it’s about time to regulate lasso tournaments

A call to action from congress comes after a teenage vaquero lost his life during a tournament earlier this week in Kanasín. 

AMLO softens his stance with environmentalists blocking the Mayan Train

Amid a barrage of criticism of the Mayan Train from home and abroad, AMLO says he is ready to dialogue with environmentalists. 

Opposition bloc from Yucatán helped defeat AMLO’s energy reforms

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador failed to find enough votes late Sunday to pass a constitutional reform limiting private and...

AMLO seeks to vaccinate children as young as 5 against COVID-19...

In a major reversal, Mexico's federal government now says it will request COVID-19 vaccines from the WHO's COVAX program for the country's children. 

New official video may signal Mayan Train is scaling back

After last weekend’s presidential referendum, the federal government says it is accelerating work on the Mayan Train.

AMLO and Trudeau talk war in Ukraine and taking on refugees

High-level meetings about how Mexico should respond to the crisis in Ukraine have been underway this week. 

AMLO: Environmental opposition to Mayan Train is all about politics

Amid growing criticism, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador came out Monday to defend his environmental record.

What Mexico’s upcoming presidential referendum actually means

More posters and propaganda have hit the streets as the referendum on the presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador draws near. 

Is Mexico trying to have it both ways with Russia ‘friendship’?

Since the outset of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the stance of Mexico’s government has been to call out Russia as the aggressor.

New report denounces violence against environmentalists in Yucatán

The not-for-profit environmental organization CEMDA has outlined eight recent attacks against environmentalists on the Yucatán Peninsula. 

Mexican celebrities join indigenous groups against the Mayan Train

The actor and producer Gael García is now among several high-profile Mexicans expressing opposition to the Mayan Train. 

Feminist protesters lash out in Mérida on International Women’s Day

At least eight different women's rights groups organized several marches and protests on International Women's Day.

Mexico demands return of the crown of Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has called for Austria to repatriate the artifact known as “el Penacho de Moctezuma.”

Mexico confirms the creation of a state-owned lithium company

During a morning press conference, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed that his government would establish a state-owned lithium company.

President Fox’s luxurious hacienda is now on Airbnb, but it sure...

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox’s hacienda in San Cristóbal Guanajuato has been listed on Airbnb.

600 acres expropriated in Quintana Roo for new Mayan Train route

Mexico has seized 198 lots of land in Quintana Roo along phase 5 of the Mayan Train's path.

Mérida Fest to go forward despite COVID-19 surge

The Ayuntamiento has confirmed that in-person events scheduled for Mérida Fest 2022 will continue as planned.

Mexico prepares to begin human trials of its Patria COVID-19 vaccine

Federal health authorities are calling on adult volunteers to take part in human trials for Mexico's Patria COVID-19 vaccine.