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.

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Bill Gates says COVID-19 drugs should go where needed, not just ‘the highest bidder’

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Mexico asks Canada to arrest, extradite ex-investigator Tomas Zeron

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PROFECO temporarily suspends Mérida’s Centro Bus Terminal

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“He is a fabulous man,” Donald Trump about AMLO.

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