Izamal a representation of the Cosmos

This week in “The Yucatan Awaits” a column by anthropologist Indalecio Cardeña Vázquez “Izamal… a representation of the cosmos”

The Mayan warrior queen who built the longest “Sac-be” in the Yucatán

A ruthless Maya warrior queen may have ordered the building of an elaborate road more.

Monolith recovered by Mexican archaeologists in Yucatan

Mexican archaeologists recover ancient monolith. The limestone slab is characterized by a full-length feline carved.

The colonial church of Chikindzonot… A Christian Mayan allegory of creation

Chikindzonot, is a community located in the east of Yucatan, 72 kilometers from the city.

Explaining the Mayan calendar…

The Maya had an elaborate calendrical system, no longer in use, which evolved in complete.

La Casa de Montejo… History carved in stone.

More than 460 years old, with a fantastic aspect to our 21st century eyes, the.

Digital cenote tours are the future of archaeology in Yucatán

YUCATÁN (Times Media Mexico).- The Great Mayan Acquifer Project (Gran Acuífero Maya: GAM) will digitize.

Switzerland will contribute with economic resources for Chichen Itza cenote research

MÉRIDA, Yuc.- The Great Mayan Aquifer (Gran Acuífero Maya: GAM), a project of the National.

Celebrate International Mother Language Day, 21 Feb 2020

February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrated linguistic and cultural diversity and.

The mummies of Santa Elena Yucatan

Perhaps you have heard about the “mummies of Guanajuato, Mexico”. In Yucatan, we have our own…

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Low expectations in Mexico as US election approaches

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A week before U.S. elections, expectations and attention are unusually low in a foreign country that…

Mexico seizes industrial-scale meth, fentanyl lab in CDMX

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soldiers and police in Mexico seized an industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab that was so big…

“Zeta” will bring a lot of rain to Yucatán; recently flooded areas on alert

MÉRIDA, Yucatán.- Given the proximity of the tropical storm “Zeta”, which is expected to enter the Yucatán Peninsula as a…

Archaeological zones of Quintana Roo register more than 28,000 visits

The four archaeological zones opened in mid-September, registered a capacity of 28,594 people, which represented 89.3% of the planned capacity…

Felipe Arizmendi, bishop emeritus of Chiapas, named cardinal by Pope Francis

He will not be able to participate in a conclave to elect or be voted as pope though. Pope Francis…