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2000, a group of kind-hearted residents of Playa del Carmen and the Riviera
Maya has helped local non-profits connect with those who need a little extra
attention during the Holiday season. In years past, this group has helped
organize the collection and distribution of thousands of Christmas presents for
disadvantaged and special needs ...
On Monday, after many weeks of protests and a walkout that
shuttered schools all across the country, Mexico's public school teachers
returned to work and children were welcomed back to their classrooms. Teachers
have been on strike since the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year in an effort to reverse President ...
The Mexico Teachers Strike comes to a close, peacefully in Solidaridad!
Playa del Carmen - November 11, 2013 - "Today is a
good day for our boys and girls, our commitment is to continue providing
quality education, but above all, we have to preserve the rights in our town
for the benefit of the ...
First Annual Seaside Rotary Golf Classic Raises Much Needed Funds for the Riviera Maya's Needy Children and Families
On Saturday October 26, Rotary Club of Playa del Carmen Seaside hosted their first annual Charity Golf Tournament, the Seaside Rotary Golf Classic, at the Grand Coral Golf Course. Despite the inclement weather, some of ...
It's that time of year again! Halloween and Dia de los Muertos parties are starting to be announced! Just a few years ago, there was only one place to be on Halloween in Playa del Carmen and virtually no options for children hoping for a chance to dress up and "trick or treat"! Now there are all kinds of festivities and fun to be had ...
There is another angel in heaven looking down over the animals of Playa del Carmen. Our friend Lisa Ohrbach passed away in July in her new home in San Miguel de Allende. Lisa called Playa home for a number of years and she had many close friends. She was a great source of support for the animal rescue efforts going on in the region. Coco's ...
The BPM Festival will make its return to Playa del Carmen, Mexico for its seventh edition on January 3-12, 2014. With the dramatic increase in size and abundance of talent the festival has to offer, BPM has rapidly established itself as an essential music destination on the global festival circuit. The ten-day celebration of music continues to ...
Yesterday, The MEXICO Report announced the ‘2013 Real Heroes of Mexico' awardees showcasing 30 profiles of those making a difference in Mexico. The Real Heroes of Mexico project was created in 2012 by Susie Albin-Najera, the creator and editor of The MEXICO Report, an internationally recognized blog showcasing all the positive, ...
On October 26, 2013, Rotary
Club Playa del Carmen Seaside will host their first annual Charity
Golf Tournament at the Grand Coral Golf Course. The tournament will be done "Texas Scramble" style with a Gala Prize ceremony and luncheon following. The event organizing committee is asking for your ...
Over the past few days, I have been helping to solicit online signatures for a campaign to reform the current animal welfare laws in Quintana Roo. As many of our readers are English speakers, we have had the document translated so that everyone can keep up to date with these initiatives and, hopefully, lend their support to this movement. The ...