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2 Paseo monuments are about to be restored

The City Council announced plans to restore two Paseo de Montejo monuments that were vandalized by protestors nearly a year ago. Protective barriers were placed...

Chemax protestors barricade Mayan Train construction site

Residents in Chemax, Yucatán, have brought nearby construction of the Mayan Train to a halt by barricading surrounding roads.

Tourism industry to Yucatán governor: End Dzibilchaltún blockades for good

Business leaders in Yucatán are calling upon Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal to ensure a speedy reopening of Dzibilchaltún.

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.

A new blockade shuts down Dzibilchaltún, creating uncertainty

After reopening just in time for the Tianguis Turístico Mexico, access to the archaeological site of Dzibilchaltún has been blocked off yet again. 

Journalists under siege in Mexico, demand action from authorities

Journalists across the country joined coordinated demonstrations to protest the murder of their colleagues.

LGBTQ community protests homophobia at Six Flags Mexico

Earlier this week a gay couple was kicked out of Six Flags Magic Mountain in Mexico City, in an act of alleged homophobia. 

Frustrated animal rights activists blockade Mérida shelter

The protestors set up camp outside of the facility and took to laying on mats and pieces of cardboard to demonstrate their commitment to settling the issue without violence.

Feminists unveil a monument to protest violence against women

Feminist protestors unveiled a monument in Mérida’s Remate at the foot of the Paseo de Montejo to protest ongoing violence against women. 

In Europe, Mexican Indigenous organizations denounce the Mayan Train

Indigenous groups from across Mexico, including Yucatán and Quintana Roo, sailed to Europe in what they describe as an invasion of conscience.

Monument to the Montejo ‘covered in blood’ once again

A group of protesters staged a demonstration in front of the monument to the Montejo, vandalizing it and chanting anti-colonialistic slogans.

Activists call on Yucatán to declare climate emergency

A group of student activists led by Greta Thunberg has called upon Yucatán's government to declare a climate emergency and start to take more serious and proactive moves to combat climate change. 

Tensions flare over plans for Mérida’s new stadium

Promotion of Housing Industry, says Mérida’s new multi-purpose stadium will increase property values in the city’s north. 

Frustrated residents protest power outage by blocking traffic

Four days after tropical storm Grace battered the Yucatán Peninsula, thousands of residents are still without electricity. 

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.

Montejo monument vandalized as hundreds march for Women’s Day

An International Women's Day march in Mérida highlighted growing issues of gender violence and inequality, ending with another monument covered with spray paint. The...

Residents of San Damian not happy with new gas line

Residents of Mérida's San Damian neighborhood gathered to protest the ongoing construction of a natural gas line running under their streets. Residents expressed concern that...

Medical students demand reform after 3 interns die in Mexico

Medical students on Monday marched on Merida's Paseo de Montejo to protest unsafe conditions. The protestors demanded answers for the deaths of three colleagues, among...

Marchers will demand tougher punishment for animal abuse

Civic groups and activists will join forces Sunday to publicly demand authorities get tougher with people found guilty of abusing animals. The march, which...

Cars cram Paseo to accuse AMLO of ‘Communist’ agenda

An estimated 1,000 cars formed a caravan from the state Congress to the Monumento a la Patria this morning to demand President Andrés Manuel...
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