References to an ancient 819-day Mayan calendar have long puzzled researchers, who now say they've solved a major mystery.
The recovery of the pre-Columbian items was a reminder of the looting that drives trafficking in Mexico’s cultural heritage.
The cave was first discovered by local farmers in 1966, but was walled off until last year for unknown reasons.
Using 3D imaging technology, archaeologists detected a hidden structure inside Chich'en Itza's Temple of Kukulkan.
By mixing modern and ancient traditions, this comic gives us a taste of Mayan and Mexican culture.
He's probably still a million times more ambitious than you were at 15 though.
For a week each year, the Mayan villagers of Todos Santos, Guatemala, get wasted and race horses during their Skach Koyl festival. Sometimes people fall, sometimes people die. I decided to join them.
The Pope is heading for Chiapas, Michoacán, and Ciudad Juárez. Local priests talk about working in places where indigenous traditions mean chickens are sacrificed in church, poor farmers ask if it's ok to grow drugs, and where cartels rule.
Mexican artist Kimbal designed retrograde Batman armor that would have been the perfect tool for fighting Mesoamerican crime.
Cook It Raw, an annual gathering of chefs, heads to Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula to learn about the art of ancient Mayan cooking.
But all I saw was hippies and journalists.