Maya canoe surrounded by animal and human bones found in Chichen Itza

A wooden canoe surrounded by human and animal skeletons near the ancient Maya city of Chichén Itzá may have been used as part of a ritual. In 2021, divers in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula discovered the boat and bones deep inside an underwater cave located 15 feet (4.6 meters) below the water’s surface. In total, archaeologists […]

After ten days, the blockade is finally removed from Chichen Itza

The protesters—farmers, artisans, and tourist guides—accused the director of Chichén Itzá of discrimination and mistreatment. MÉRIDA, Yuc., January 12, 2023.- Mayan indigenous people from the communities of the municipality of Tinum, in the state of Yucatán, southeastern Mexico, removed this Wednesday a blockade on the roads that lead to the archaeological zone of Chichén Itzá, […]

Rumor of possible changes in Chichen Itza resurfaces

CHICHÉN ITZÁ.— Before the end of the current state and federal administrations, this archaeological zone would undergo important changes, since there is a strong rumor among local service providers that the stop will be moved. In addition, artisans from the interior would be withdrawn and what is most striking is that the administration would remain […]