Palacio Cantón restoration works are almost done

MERIDA — The director of the Palacio Cantón Museum, Giovana Jaspersen García, proudly says that.

Yucatán’s First Highway

February 29, 1933.  After a long day of walking, Alfonso Villa Rojas arrived at the.

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.

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Discovery of over 1,500 archaeological sites would modify Maya Train Route

The National Fund for Tourism Development released the details to carry out the work. The route of the Maya Train…

Mexico sets another $11.5 billion USD in infrastructure projects

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico announced another round of 29 private and public infrastructure projects Monday worth about $11.5 billion…

Russian serial killer known as the “Volga Maniac” caught after string of 26 murders

Russian investigators claim to have caught the notorious “Volga maniac” who is suspected of murdering 26 elderly women nearly a…

The Yucatan Symphony Orchestra must be declared Cultural Heritage

The Yucatan Symphony Orchestra deserves recognition, as a cultural symbol, after more than a century of history in which it…

Is Your Car Making a Funny Noise? Learn About Different Sounds And What They Mean

Cars are getting quieter. In fact, some electric cars are so quiet, US regulators are requiring them to make a…