Mayan pilgrimage center was discovered in Sac Actun underwater cave system

Recent investigations in the caves of Sac Actun revealed a ritual pilgrimage center and possible.

The Yucatán Governor Who Empowered Women

“Surprising History in Yucatán” Article 32, by Robert D. Temple…. Yucatán’s newly elected governor stepped out onto.

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.

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Route of the Mayan Train in Yucatan: stations and stops near Merida

Little by little the route of the Tren Maya is taking shape in the Southeast of Mexico and more details…

gray and green turtle swimming on water

Sea Turtles are expected to make landfall in Progreso this month

Two dead dolphins and a turtle that had to be rehabilitated to be returned to the water were the most…

Mauricio Vila inaugurates assembly plant with a $4 million US dollars investment, the first in Yucatan

The first plant in Yucatan of Shacman Tractor-Truck Agency of the Southeast was inaugurated today by the governor, Mauricio Vila…

The fifth wave of Covid-19 decreasing in Yucatan

In Yucatan, the fifth wave of Covid-19 infection incidence registers the lowest figure in 13 weeks, revealed the Institute of…

El Salvador opens a new 40,000-person prison

Authorities in El Salvador have opened one of Latin America's largest prisons, more than doubling the country's incarceration capacity, as…