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Protestors march to Cuban consulate in Mérida demanding freedom

For the second day in a row, nearly one hundred Cuban residents in Mérida protested against their home country’s communist regime.

How Sisal’s new ‘Magical Town’ status became a burden

Residents of Sisal say they don’t want their community to be a Pueblo Magico — Magical Town — any longer.

Lingering land dispute leads to blockade at Dzibilchaltún

The archaeological site of Dzibilchaltún has been closed to tourists by protestors who argue that they have been cheated out of their land

Shortage of cancer medications for children sparks protests

According to some estimates, up to 600 children may have died over the last two years due to a lack of treatment.

A Mexican conservative party’s social media was hacked. Now its timelines...

Unusual posts from a party well known for being very socially right-wing and running on “family values” issues.

Restaurant association says it will defy new COVID-19 rules

Mexico's restaurant association (Canirac) and its 550 members say that they will defy the order issued by Yucatán’s state government to reduce their operating capacity from 75% to 50%.

What is at stake in Mexico’s upcoming Sunday mid-term election?

Mexico holds elections on Sunday to elect local and federal representatives, but what does it all mean for you?

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...