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Since the protests held on International Women’s Day back in early March, several of Mérida’s historic monuments remain covered in graffiti.
El Monumento a la Patria is without a doubt one of Mérida's most recognizable landmarks. Even visitors passing through the city for only a day, or even a few hours, likely stop by and visit this iconic monument.
A replica of a prehispanic sculpture of a woman will replace Mexico City’s controversial Columbus statue.
A group of protesters staged a demonstration in front of the monument to the Montejo, vandalizing it and chanting anti-colonialistic slogans.
Just over a decade ago, a statue of Francisco de Montejo, known as El Adelantado (the one that came first) and his son, Francisco de Montejo, el Mozo were erected on Mérida’s Remate, the starting point of Avenida Paseo de Montejo.
Just as monuments to Confederate figures are coming down in the United States, so should the statue depicting the Spanish conquerors who appear to...
Restoration work on the Monumento a la Patria could start as early as October if INAH approves a plan of action in time.