Latest World Heritage Sites in Mexico Stories
Cup provided key clue
A team of archaeologists has uncovered a temple near part of the Maya archaeological site at El Zotz, Guatemala. The structure was likely built after the tomb to honor the leader buried there.
Archaeologists say they have unearthed a ceremonial offering at the very core of the Pyramid of the Sun, placed there before construction of Mexico’s tallest pyramid began, some 2,000 years ago.
Cultural tourism predicted to increase to about 35 percent of Mexico's total tourism revenue over the next eight years MEXICO CITY, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the launch of "Mundo Maya 2012" (Mayan World 2012), a program to increase tourism and promote the Mayan Culture Legacy in Mexico through 2012.
The first-ever 3D recording of a Maya site, voted part of the 'New Seven Wonders of the World' EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan.
Avon Speaks Out Against Domestic Violence at the Cannes International Film Festival NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival, Avon Mexico and Expresion en Corto International Film Festival announced the fourth annual Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Short Film Competition.
RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Once a sleepy fishing village, the Riviera Maya, celebrating its eighth annual Jazz Festival, is quickly becoming what Conde Nast deemed "Mexico's most fashionable getaway." Nestled between the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and emerald jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Riviera Maya is proud to announce an acclaimed line-up of internationally-renowned jazz musicians at the highly-anticipated 2010 Jazz Festival to be held November 25-28.
A state's collective organizational structure, procedures and protocols develop hand-in-hand with "predatory" expansion.
Beneath the gondolas in the remains of a great Aztec lake lives a monster-like creature called the axolotl, which looks something like a Muppet with a slimy tail, feather-like gills and mouth that curls into an strange smile.
Archaeologists in Mexico City announced plans Friday to hold tours of inaccessible buried ruins via glass-covered shafts looking down on the sites.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.