Yucatan’s Greatest Hit

This is the last of the monthly “Surprising History” articles, concluding the series after two.

First Spark and Revolution

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] November 20 is Revolution.

A Potemkin Village for Porfirio Díaz

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series]   President Porfirio Díaz.

The Remarkable O’Horáns

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] Governor, president, senator, general,.

497 years ago today, Hernán Cortes arrived in Mexico (for better or worse)

If you were around 497 years ago today (March 4, 1519), you would have witnessed.

Campeche enthralls with Mexico’s rich history

Campeche takes your breath away. In the center of this colonial city on the Gulf.

When Did the Caste War End? Part 2 — The Power of General May

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] Continued from The Yucatan.

New book offers chance to “take a ride” with conquistadors

If all you know about the conquistadors is what you learned in school, or if.

When Did the Caste War End? Part 1 — The Power of General Bravo

[“Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series]   The Caste War of Yucatán.

The Invention That Made Yucatán Rich

[Link to “Surprising History in Yucatán” — Introduction to the Series] In 1857, an eighteen-year-old.

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Semarnat opens constitutional dispute against urban center in Holbox

The Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) and the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Conanp) initiated a constitutional…

New Chichén Itzá virtual tour

Google digitized several historical landmarks and monuments in Latin America and the world, among which Chichén Itzá stands out in…

OPINION: Campaign against “Noise” in Mérida Centro could have an electoral purpose

According to medium.com, the conflict generated by the loud volume of live music in bars and night entertainment centers in…

3 Mexican film students caught in gang turf battle end up murdered

Three vanished film students whose case had become emblematic of Mexico’s 30,000 missing people were killed after being caught unaware…

Chichen Itza and beyond: Mayan ruins in Yucatan, Mexico

According to CNN, Mexico is the North American nation with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites, thanks in large part to its…