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Comalcalco: Ancient Site is the Oddball of the Maya World

Unlike virtually every other Maya city or settlement, Comalcalco was built using bricks rather than limestone masonry.

Rising tides slowly destroy a fishing village in Mexico

A once-thriving fishing village in Mexico is being slowly eaten away by coastal erosion and residents are up in arms about failed promises to...

Pomoná — punching above its weight and proving that bigger is...

Strategically located in the basin of the mighty Usumacinta River, the Maya city of Pomoná used its influence and power to control large amounts...

The famed Olmec capital of La Venta, more than just giant...

When one hears the word “Olmec” the first image to come to mind is that of colossal stone heads shrouded by the jungle. But...

A leak in a Tabasco Pemex oil pipeline causes disastrous fire

A massive fire sparked by a leaking oil duct has created massive environmental damage in Huimanguillo, Tabasco. 

A return to glory for the once forgotten Maya city of...

If you are reading this, chances are that at one point or another you have dreamed of the “romantic life” of an archaeologist. But if...