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Catholic Church urged Mexicans not to squander this holiday

The Catholic Church urged Mexicans not to squander this holiday, since consumerism does not benefit those most in need, such as migrants. The church instead urged the faithful to maintain values such as mercy and think about the welfare of others. “The desire to buy and spend without meaning, without reason, without need, without benefit...
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2,500 people dressed as Santa run in Mexico City’s annual race

Mexico City hosted the annual “Run Santa Run ” race in which 2,500 people dressed as Santa Claus ran through the streets of the Mexican capital. They dashed through the streets of the city dressed in red suits and white beards. Some people were even dressed as other festive favorites, such as a snowman and...
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New discoveries made at Mexico’s Chichen Itza

Five architectural centers and several objects of the Mayan culture were recently found in the archeological zone of Chichen Itza, in Mexico, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) reported yesterday through its website. The new architectural structures were among the groups known as the Nuns and Initial Series. Archaeologists are still exploring the...
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A painting of Emiliano Zapata naked and in high heels triggers protests

About 200 people blocked access to the Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City on Tuesday and subsequently stormed the premises to demand the withdrawal of a controversial painting of the revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, in which he appears naked and in heels. In the painting, Zapata appears naked, wearing heels in the...
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Santa Clause suffers minor accident while visiting Mexico

On Friday night, in the city of Apizaco, Tlaxcala, Mexico, Santa Clause suffered a minor accident. While flying over the crowded streets with cheering fans, Santa’s sledge smashed against a building’s rooftop in flight. The people who organized Santa’s visit and flight pattern did not calculate the height of the cables that assisted in guiding...
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The Great Maya Aquifer, the largest underwater research in the history of Mexico

When a group of specialists began four years ago to explore what is now known as the Great Maya Aquifer, the largest research of its kind in the history of Mexico, they did not imagine what they would discover. “We knew that there was a natural aquifer below the Peninsula that includes the states of...
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Construction of pre-Columbian cities was based on astronomer solstices

Yucatecan professor and astronomer, Eddie Salazar, explained that studies of the alignment of some of the great pre-Columbian buildings indicate that the ancient architects were guided by the solstices rather than the equinoxes. He explained that the Sun always played a central role in the worldview and in the culture of ancient peoples, “it has...
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Misnebalam, the ghost town you’ll want to tour in Mexico

Misnebalam means ‘Jaguar Tail’ in Maya. And almost 100 years ago it was an important point of the Yucatan Peninsula. In addition, it was a community dedicated to henequen, a plant from the agaves family, used to make ropes, which made the town wealthy for a long period of time. However, following an attack against...
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In Mexico an insult can also be a compliment

Language is the reflection of the culture and ideology of a country, and Mexico is a country in which the same word can be an insult or a compliment, depending on the circumstances, said the Mexican linguist of Spanish origin from Concepción Company. “Languages ​​are in constant transformation and we can move from insult to...
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