Some Mexicans are turning to their faith to break their dependence on alcohol and/or drugs by taking oaths to the Virgin of Guadalupe, whose basilica in this capital receives some 200 religious faithful each day who swear to leave their addictions behind.
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
La férrea disputa sobre la Ley de la Cámara 2281 ha llegado a la Corte Federal en Arizona, donde una demanda alega que la ley de prohibición del programa de estudios mexico-americanos en las escuelas públicas es discriminante.
One of the most intriguing mysteries of Latin American culture is what happened to the Maya civilization. How come after over 3,000 years of history, from about 2, 500 BC to 950 AD, most of the glorious Maya centers in Mesoamerica were abandoned? Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 1500’s magnificent cities like Tikal in Guatemala and Copán in Honduras had all but disappeared; left uninhabited, they were covered by thick jungle growth, hidden throughout the mountains and the lowlands.
Uno de los enigmas de la cultura prehispánica en Centroamérica tiene que ver con lo que sucedió con la civilización maya. ¿Cómo es que tras más de 3.000 años de historia —desde el 2500 a. C. hasta el 950 d. C.— la mayoría de los centros mayas en la región abandonados?
Rodrigo Tot, born in central Guatemala during the mining boom of the 1960s, spent much of his 59 years in a tenacious battle against the mining industry in the Lake Izabal region.