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Why we all should care about the oil platform explosion that j...

Early Wednesday morning the Pemex oil platform, Abkatun Alpha blew up off the West coast of the Yucatan peninsula. The explosion killed four people and sent 16 to the hospital. 300 people managed to escape the blazing wreckage. Three people are ... Greenpeace USA, 1 month ago
Miami Herald

Mexican Navy Detains 15 Cuban Men at Sea off Yucatan

The Mexican navy has detained 15 Cuban men found aboard a small, home-made boat just off the tip of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. The navy said Thursday that the Cubans' vessel was first sighted by a fishing boat. Navy personnel removed the ...
 ABC News1 month ago

Street Food: Eating Our Way Through Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula

Across Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula, we set out to sample as many street delicacies as possible. The importance of corn An elote cart in Valladolid Many of these foods can be traced back to Mayan times. In addition to building incredible ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico: Vibrant culture and rich history

Merida at night. Photo: iStock Merida at night. Photo: iStock Merida at night. Photo: iStock Merida at night. Photo: iStock exit Beneath the cloistered, salmon-shaded arcades that frame Merida's pretty Plaza Grande, a trio of troubadours ...
 The Northern Times2 months ago
Fish Information & Services

Mexican Navy Rescues 14 Cubans at Sea

:51 The Mexican navy rescued 14 Cubans traveling in a barely seaworthy boat off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula, the navy said Tuesday. The migrants were spotted Monday by a navy aircraft and later taken to shore aboard a navy ship and ...
 Naharnet4 weeks ago Shrimp closures set in Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea  Fish Information & Services2 weeks ago Flavors of Mexico weeks ago AFP - Mexico-migration-Cuba-US  Namibia Press Agency4 weeks ago

Did A Giant Asteroid Impact Make Earth's Rock Crust Splash Like Water?

The Chicxulub crater, just off the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, is best known for being the landing site of the massive asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs . But it is also one of the larger and better preserved impact craters on earth. Next ... weeks ago 'Dinosaur-killing' asteroid may have triggered largest lava flows on Earth  Sify6 days ago Killer asteroid may have made solid earth splash like water  NewsR.in2 weeks ago Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs May Have Made Solid Earth Splash Like Water  Sputnik3 weeks ago
Travel Agent Central

Cozumel to Get New Sheraton Resort

Sheraton Cozumel Resort, slated to open in early 2018, will be located on an island in the Yucatan Peninsula. The new resort will increase the Sheraton brand's portfolio to six hotels in Mexico and 37 in the region. Sheraton Cozumel Resort will have ...
 Travel Agent Central1 week ago Sheraton Cozumel Resort to open in 2018  Focus on Travel News1 week ago

The Plan to Drill into the Crater from the Dinosaur-Killing Meteorite

Sixty-five million years ago, a meteorite careened into Earth, leaving a huge crater on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The impact is likely responsible for killing off the most of the dinosaurs—along with 75 percent of all species on Earth.
 Gizmodo3 weeks ago Researchers Hope to Find "Exotic" Lifeforms Inside Crater of Dinosaur Killing Meteor  DailyTech3 weeks ago
Red Orbit

Scientists planning to take core samples from crater left by dino-killing asteroid

An artist's impression of the Chicxulub asteroid impacting the Yucatan Peninsula as pterodactyls fly in the sky above. (Painting by Donald E. Davis) Chuck Bednar for @BednarChuck For the first time, scientists plan to conduct an ...
 Red Orbit4 weeks ago Expedition will sample crater left by dinosaur-killing asteroid  PhysOrg.com1 month ago Chicxulub Dinosaur-Killer Asteroid Impact To Be Probed For Answers To Extinction Mysteries  Tech Times3 weeks ago Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Crater Could Reveal Secrets Of Mass Extinction  Hngn.com3 weeks ago
Miami Herald

Mexico's Chichen Itza is filled with stunning Mayan-Toltec ruins

Chichen Itza, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, is dominated by gray limestone that was cut by hand and moved without any wheels. Once home to 30,000 people, Chichen Itza was the last major city developed by the Mayans and was certainly one of ... weeks ago Chichen Itza is filled with stunning Mayan-Toltec ruins  Miami Herald3 weeks ago
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