ARTS AND CULTURE

In Northwest Mexico, the Rarámuri (as they call themselves) or Tarahumar (as non-indigenous people call them) ethnic group exists tenaciously in the middle of the vastness of the so-called Sierra Tarahumara, which in truth corresponds to the portion of the Mexican State of Chihuahua of the environmental and cultural geographic conglomerate, which...

There is no greater pride for the people of Campeche, perhaps after their ever-present watchtowers, sentry boxes, and walls, than that produced by sitting at a table, before visitors or the family itself, and presenting a series of dishes that are accompanied by a story, or why not, by a poem. There is no parallel in Mexico or abroad: the...

The Mexican government is seeking to repatriate from the United States at least 10 historical documents of the conquistador Hernán Cortés that, when promoted at auctions in the United States, independent researchers identified as stolen from the Archivo General de la Nación (AGN). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) confirmed Monday that they...

Skillful for hunting, strong, strong, fine sense of smell, and remarkable vision were, perhaps, the characteristics that the Olmecs admired in the jaguar to turn it into the center of their cosmovision. The cult to this animal, from which they assured they descended, was represented in most of the sculptures and monoliths that have been located in...

The Independence of Mexico was a prolonged conflict, which originated in the inequality that existed between the social classes that made up the nation at that time, the inclusion of a so-called caste system as a type of hierarchical order in the country, the establishment of Bourbon reforms, patriotism and, although it seems that there is no...

The jaguar has been associated with the jungle, rain, caves, fertility, the power of rulers, the starry mantle of the night, the night sun, the victorious warrior, the underworld, nahualism, the creation of the cosmos, and the supernatural mythical union between man and jaguar. This is attested by the walls of the Oxtotitlán caves, a Preclassic...

Luis Miguel became the first Mexican to break the Spotify download record, with music tracks that are still current after 20 years. The news was given by the singer himself through his Instagram account, where he has more than 1 million followers. Luis Miguel, on his social network, shared that he is the first Mexican artist to surpass...

The serpentine solar projection that crosses the north alfarda of El Castillo, in Chichén Itzá, during the spring and autumn equinoxes, and that attracts thousands of visitors to the Yucatan archaeological zone, is, in reality, a recent archeoastronomical myth, since the oldest references about this optical phenomenon do not go beyond the 30s of...

5 de Mayo is a very significant date in Mexico since it commemorates the victory of the Mexican army over the French troops that took place in the city of Puebla, in 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. In the Battle of Puebla, four thousand Mexican soldiers faced eight thousand of the French army, which had not been...