Legends of the Squared Circle: A History of Mexican Lucha-Libre (Part One)

In July of this year Mexico City declared that lucha-libre, the Mexican sport of professional wrestling, was Intangible Cultural Heritage, giving the sport a status to stand alongside any other of the many cultural and historic riches that the Mexico can offer. The status was applied using the international standards on intangible heritage set forth…

7000 & 4000 Year Old Skeletons Revealed in Mayan “Cave of Ancestors”

Archeologists in Mexico have discovered three sets of human remains from early ancestors to the Mayan civilisation, remains that have been dated as being up to 7000 years old. Found at the Puyil Cave in the Tacotalpa municipality of southern Mexico’s Tabasco state, the three skeletons vary in date with the oldest believed to be…