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COVID-19 death rate among indigenous people in Yucatán is the highest...

Despite the fact that they make up 30% of the population, indigenous people in Yucatán are far more likely to suffer...

Uxmal, the great seat of power of the Puuc

View of Uxmal from the Governor’s Palace. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht Without a doubt, Uxmal is...

Labna and Xlapac, small but right in the action

The ancient stone arch of Labna. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht Continuing south past Kabah and Sayil,...

UADY student barred from pursuing degree in native tongue

James Sarao Cauich / Facebook After completing his research protocols, then-student James Sarao Cauich intended to pursue his...

Uncover the secrets of Sayil, but look out for anthills

Just 10 minutes south of Kabah lay the ruins of the city of Sayil. As you continue driving south and further into the...

Tren Maya leads to amazing discovery of over 8000 archaeological remains...

Thousands of ancient artifacts and structures belonging to the ancient Maya civilization have been uncovered along all...

Grad student uncovers colossal ancient Maya mask in Yucatán

The archaeological discovery was made in 2017 by Yale graduate student Jacob Welch. Photo: INAH A rare and...

New findings shed light on ancient Maya royal house

Temple of the Jaguar, Chichen Itza, Yucatán. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht New research identifies inscriptions found...

6 Mayan pyramids found this year in Yucatan

A newly discovered structure at the Chaltún Ha archeological site is eight meters high and 100 meters long. Photo: INAH

Sunken Mayan slave ship found off Sisal coast

A detail of the iron skylight from the bow area of the Mayan slave ship "La Union," which was found off...

Pork processing company doesn’t deserve award, says Greenpeace

The Porcícola Group’s meat processing plants in Yucatan. Photo: Greenpeace Greenpeace Mexico has openly questioned an environmental award...

Public project meant to improve profits for beekeepers in Yucatan

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is handed a birthday cake during a visit in Yucatan. Photo: Courtesy Temozón,...

‘Maya steamroller,’ which helped build ancient highways, is being restored

Restoration work has begun on a "Mayan steamroller" that helped pave pre-Hispanic mega highways more than 1,200 years ago.

Looters are raiding treasures in the Mayan city of X’baatún

A Spanish archeologist is calling on authorities to protect a ancient Mayan city from looters, who have been making off with pre-Hispanic...

Los Trompos joins with indigenous artisan farmers to offer blue corn...

Photo: Traspatio Maya Merida, Yucatan — The Los Trompos restaurant chain has assumed the role of “corn ambassador”...

Yucatan government must communicate in Mayan language under new proposal

Alejandro Cuevas Mena Merida, Yucatan — Citizens have a right to be addressed in their native tongue.

The most beautiful Mayan words in the Spanish language

Mayaisms add poetry to everyday conversation

Misreading the story of climate change and the Maya

Maya civilization didn't end when it mysteriously 'collapsed,' as over 6 million Maya living today will attest.

Newly found hieroglyphics contain clues to breakdown of Maya civilization

Text written during a period of instability gives an eyewitness account of Maya warfare.

Ancient Maya farms found in Yucatan Peninsula wetlands

University of Cincinnati geography professor Nicholas Dunning, left, and assistant professor Christopher Carr have been studying ancient Maya sites in Mexico....

University site investigated for ancient Mayan remains

Mexico's new university in Ticul won't get very far until some possible Mayan remains or artifacts at the site are sorted out.

Spring Equinox in Mexico brings out thousands seeking New Age energy

It was a fine day for a Spring Equinox in Merida. Thousands flocked to Yucatan's...

MEL Talk: Ancient Traditional Maya Medicine

Ancient traditional Maya medicine is alive and well, says Sra. Anselma Chale and Shaman Sr. Bracilio Cue.

Mundo Maya museum plans for big rebound

Work began after the fall election, when new state appointees deemed the huge complex a white elephant, lacking revenue-making programs.