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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 ...
On April 17, 18 and 21, Explayarte is proud to present Les Misérables in the Foro Abierto at Xcaret! This full scale musical production, directed by Shane Southcott, will feature a live orchestra and a cast of over 80 of Playa del Carmen's most talented performers.
Les Misérables is an award-winning, critically acclaimed ...
What Should I Know about Spring Break? - A Message from the US Consular Office in Playa del Carmen
Over 100,000 American teenagers and young adults travel to resort areas throughout Mexico for Spring Break each year. While most enjoy their vacation without incident, a small number are arrested, become victims of crime, or even die. Using common ...
For the past couple of
weeks, KKiS (Keeping Kids in School) has fallen way short of the number of folks they need to help teach
English to first, second and third graders at Pelopides School. Yesterday
they had only eight people, roughly half of what's needed.
Would you please consider
volunteering to help them out? It's only an ...
Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! - We hear the mantra everyday. We see the ubiquitous symbol for the 3 "R"s everywhere. Our children attend classes and workshops teaching them the importance of recycling and how it benefits our lives and our environment.
In an encouraging development, the current municipal administration has implemented a ...
So far, this high season in Playa del Carmen is probably the busiest I can remember since 2008....the year before tourism to Mexico was harpooned by the swine flu scare. Enduring the recent economic downturn in the US, the Riviera Maya tourism industry and has been on a steady incline and the 2012 Holiday Season saw record numbers in the resorts, ...
Do you have an aspiring young actor or actress at home? Does your son
or daughter dream of a life on the stage? Playa del Carmen's
premier performance arts school is looking for performers for it's
upcoming production. Following the success of Jesus Christ Superstar, Pippin, CATS, Seussical the ...