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Revived Chichén Itzá airport expected to lift off in June

The Valladolid Airport Freight Center's final construction stage is on track for a June inauguration.

Clouds clear for Spring Equinox illusion at Kukulcán

Clouds that obscured the Spring Equinox solar show at Dzibilchaltún Wednesday morning cleared in time to delight a huge crowd at Chichén Itza in the late afternoon.

Clouds spoil Spring Equinox at Dzibilchaltún; hopes high for Chichén Itzá

The sun god Kin bypassed Dzibilchaltún this morning, ruining what was hoped to be a glorious morning at the Temple of the Seven Dolls.

Officials and agencies brace for spring-equinox onslaught of tourists

Chichén Itza is expected to be slammed with visitors between March 19 and 21.

Tunnel could lead to Mayan ‘entrance to the underworld’

Archaeologists this month begin excavating a secret tunnel thought to lead beneath a pyramid built by the ancient Maya.

With few tourists, Chichén Itzá airport begins a new phase

A new cargo center has been opened to bring life to the sleepy air field.

Controversial Manzanero concert at Chichén Itzá is approved

After almost a year and-a-half of planning, organizers obtained conditional approval to hold the Armando Manzanero concert at Chichén Itzá on Feb. 3.

Pilot a ‘hero’ after family walks unscathed from jungle crash

A tourist from London is thanking a "hero" pilot after his family survived a plane crash in the jungle.

Protesters want Manzanero concert at Chichén Itzá canceled

About 100 union workers at INAH are protesting the upcoming Armando Manzanero concert at Chichén Itzá, saying that the Mayan archaeological site should not be used for commercial purposes.

Drone photographer at Chichén Itzá in hot water

The photographer who flew his drone over Chichén Itzá early one morning will answer to authorities who are taking legal action against him.

Drone photo at Chichén Itzá goes viral, but begs questions about...

Social media lit up after a drone flew over the top of Kukulkán temple and took an unusual birds-eye photo, which was published online.

Secret passageway discovered under Kukulkán temple

A secret passageway discovered under Temple of Kukulkan in Chichén Itzá could shed new light on ancient Maya beliefs.

Equinox ‘serpent’ at Kukulkan debunked at archaeology conference

Some experts suggest that we've misunderstood the "feathered serpent" illusion all along — or at least over the last several decades.

Concert life returns to Chichén Itza, honoring Armando Manzanero

After seven years of silence, music returns to Chichén Itza with a concert honoring Armando Manzanero.

Chichén Itzá a concert venue again? Not so fast

Since 2012, when the current state administration stepped in, officials have held off allowing sites like Chichén Itzá be used as a backdrop for a musical performance.

Chichén Itzá serpent returns for spring equinox

The sun cooperated with th feathered serpent, which slithered down the temple at Chichén Itzá before 12,000 tourists.

For equinox, will rain gods taunt Chichén Itzá visitors?

Rain and clouds are threatening the climbing serpent illusion that attracts sightseers at the famous Maya pyramid.

Chichén Itzá packed for equinox illusion

Saturday was OK. Sunday was a dud. But finally, on Monday, overcast skies did not prevent the "descent of Kukulcan" at Chichén Itzá.

Uber offers tour deal to Chichén Itzá

Still new to Mérida, the ride-share program Uber is competing with more than taxi drivers. It's taking on tour drivers as well, just in time for a big day at Chichén Itzá.

Chichén Itzá ‘7 Wonders’ status at risk

The archaeological site of Chichén Itzá is at risk of losing its standing as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World because of the hundreds of souvenir venders.

Cenote detected under Chichén Itzá

The discovery of a cenote under ancient Chichén Itzá was hailed an important find yesterday at a press conference held in Mexico City.

Chichén Itzá show free another month

The spectacular Las Noches de Kukulcán show at Chichén Itzá will be free for another month — but no longer.

Chichen Itza lights up in HD

Chichen Itza's Temple of Kukulkan, also known as El Castillo, is glowing brighter than ever, and with more precise imagery.