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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 ...
By Maribel Correa
language barrier faced by the English-speaking residents of Playa del
Carmen tends to create a gap in local political activism and
understanding. It can be a struggle to integrate into the cultural and
political ambiance without a strong grasp of the political and legal
terminology in any given language. In this ...
On Wednesday evening, Taste of Playa celebrated its 5th anniversary with a spectacular wine and food pairing event hosted by La Casa del Agua. Of course, Rob and I were first in line for reservations! Hans and his staff did an amazing job. The food was excellent, the wines thoughtfully paired and the service was outstanding. The menu included a ...
It's hard to believe until you see it for yourself but if you drive a few kilometers in any direction from the center of Playa del Carmen you will find tiny pueblos tucked away in the jungle with families eking out a meager existence and living without even the most basic services. Nuevo Noh Bec is one of these remote communities. Noh Bec is ...
Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. This is the time, every
year that we reflect on everything that we have that is good and the people we
love and express a special appreciation for the joy in each of our lives. It is
also the time when we start to look ahead to the Holiday gift-giving season and
perhaps take pause to ...
Continue your studies with accreditation in Playa del Carmen! All Distance Education, Independent Study, Online Learning
Programs, and Home School Programs are welcomed.
Playa Distance Education was created by the need to build a community for online and alternative education for students in Playa. Our goal is to provide a ...
The Sistema Nacional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia; SNDIF or just DIF,
is a Mexican public institution of social assistance that focuses on
strengthening and developing the welfare of Mexican families. The Mexican president credited with the formation of DIF is
President José López Portillo y Pacheco who was ...
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 ...
Today, I had the pleasure of visiting the new organic/farmers' market organized in Coco Beach inside the Les Alizes Condominium complex. Located just of of CTM, the mercado is a lovely option for the many residents and visitors to Playa's ever-growing north end and those of us who will travel far and wide for good, locally made, healthy ...