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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Meet the shadowy drug cartel that brought down Mexico’s former top General

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