San Cristobal de las Casas

Source: Mexico Today San Cristobal de las Casas is a scenic, well-restored colonial town in the mountains of Chiapas. Hippies from the US, Argentina, and all points in between line the streets selling jewelry and exchanging greetings with traditionally dressed Mayan women selling fruit and their own handicrafts. Its center […]

Mayan Warrior Sculptures Discovered In Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican archaeologists have found two 1,300-year-old limestone sculptures of captured Mayan warriors that they say could shed light on the alliances and wars among Mayan cities during the civilization’s twilight. (Scroll down for photos) The life-size, elaborate sculptures of two warriors sitting cross-legged with hands tied behind their backs […]

8 Missing in Mexico After Vessel Sinks

A charter fishing boat with 44 people aboard sank into the Sea of Cortez off Mexico on Sunday, leaving at least one person dead, the United States Coast Guard said. Eight people, seven of them Americans, were still missing late Monday night. “Initial reports from Mexico are that it was bad […]