When General Manuel Cepeda Peraza was about to shoot Antonio López de Santa Anna.

In the present article, I will deal with a little-known fact, or perhaps, a not.

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 Republic of Yucatan

On a March 04, 1840. –180 years ago–Yucatan declared itself an independent country… This is.

The 1906 Mayan Arch: an image of power

In February 1906 the President of Mexico, Porfirio Díaz, made a trip to Mérida accompanied.

La Casa de Montejo… History carved in stone.

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

The Indigenous Christ of the People of Mani, Yucatan

This beautiful stone crucifix, most likely from the 16th century, is an invaluable piece of.

The mummies of Santa Elena Yucatan

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

Mayans beheaded, dismembered and burned POW´s

Back in 2013 a group of German researchers found the remains of about 20 human.

Yucatan, the state that was twice an independent country

You’ve probably heard that Yucatan has its own flag because it was once an independent.

Hanal Pixán… the “Day of the Dead” for the Mayas in Yucatan

Hanal Pixán is the name given to the “Day of the Dead” celebrations of the.

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These are the new rules for weddings, baptisms, and social events in Yucatan

Planning to organize a social event? These are the rules you will have to follow from now on: MÉRIDA, YUCATAN.- As…

Schoolchildren Seem Unlikely to Fuel Coronavirus Surges, Scientists Say

Months into the school year, school reopenings across the United States remain a patchwork of plans: in-person, remote and hybrid;…

Albino baby sea turtle born in Cozumel

The rare specimen was released safely back into the ocean at the San Martin camp, Cozumel, Quintana Roo. Through his…

Rapa Nui and Global Pollution: What Waves Can’t Wash Away

Off the coast of Chile, a small island commonly known as “Easter Island” - or Rapa Nui, its native name…

Merida’s cemeteries will be open for Hanal Pixan

MERIDA Yucatan (Times Media Mexico) - This year, the cemeteries of Mérida will go through important changes on the occasion…