BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – THANKS GIVINGS FOR NATURE’S GIFTS IN THE YUCATAN AND PANAMA, PART 2 of 2

Enjoy nature’s gifts of birds and other wildlife in Panama with some species or their cousins that occur in the Yucatan. Mantled Howler By the way, many times on birding trips in the Yucatan, I heard the mournful song of a Great Tinamou, but never saw one until I took the trip to Panama. This bird walked across the road in front of me and I More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Is Pelosi Making Mexico Pay for its Trump Deal?

The Speaker of the House who called a border wall with Mexico “an immorality” is still sitting on a Mexican request to approve a new trade agreement. What is the morality of ignoring this key priority of our More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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AMLO claims he will not allow a foreign intervention of any kind

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday Nov. 29, that Mexico had not been invaded for more than a century and he would not permit another foreign intervention of any kind, reflecting tensions over More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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November 30 is International Computer Security Day

The 30th of November is Computer Security Day. It started in 1988, around the time when computers started becoming commonplace. Back then, the internet was still in its early stages. But nowadays we are almost More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: a seven-decade tradition in New York City

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by the U.S.-based retail store chain Macy’s. The tradition started in 1924 and is the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States. In More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Expat Thanksgiving 2019

Last year on American Thanksgiving… it was the first holiday we celebrated out of the US. I spent most of the day making all of the staples, roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Brazilian Ironman participant dies in Cozumel

Brazilian Ironman participant, Paulo Pereyra, died during the swimming part pf the competition, after suffering a cardiac arrest in Cozumel on Sunday Nov.24. The accident happened Sunday during the swimming More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Amnesty International says Facebook and Google surveillance poses threat to Human Rights

Facebook and Google are time-and-time again labeled as surveillance powerhouses. They are often called out for having too much information on its users. Well, well-known human rights non-profit Amnesty International More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Google’s Tour Builder Is a Great New Way to Make Your Friends Hate You

Google is testing out a new way for you to show your friends exactly where you’ve been or where you want to go. Yesterday, the company made new Google Earth tools public so that users can create their own More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Canadian citizen brutally attacked at resort in Tulum

What was meant to be a Mexican vacation with family and friends took a nightmarish turn for Ottawa’s Lexie York. On her first night at the Grand Bahia Principe resort in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico; York More...