Category Archives: Other blogs

National Geographic covers David Stuart and Palenque

Anyone who didn’t find his way to the YouTube-Video of National Geographic Live! – “Palenque and the Ancient Maya World” definitely needs to go there right now. It’s a 40-minute video with lectures of George and David Stuart. You might … Continue reading

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Stunning pictures of indigenous beauty queens of Guatemala

Rodrigo Abd, Argentinian photoprapher for Associated Press, recently went to Guatemala and took pictures there of candidates for the title of National Indigenous Queen of Guatemala. Myles Little of Time Magazine has a very interesting short article about it. The … Continue reading

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The Big Picture covers Mixteca

The Big picture of covers the Mixteca region today, especially the little town San Miguel Cuevas. The Mixteca region, which covers parts of the Mexican states Guerrero, Oaxaca and Puebla, has been hit hard by emigration to the USA. … Continue reading

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Get a deeper understanding of the relationship of Maximilian and Benito… with a comic

Via Reddit, I stumbled upon a funny comic that tries to give a deeper understanding of the difficult relationship between Maximilian I. (covered here and just yesterday here) and Benito Juarez (covered here). The historical authenticity might not be the … Continue reading

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More on the last emperor of Mexico

Do you remember our blog post about the last emperor of Mexico? Alright, now you do and we can continue. My good friend Dr. Beach over at Beachcombing’s Bizarre History Blog presented some other details and outstanding pictures of Maximilian’s … Continue reading

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Esceptiquísimo Mexico – Mexican Skepticism

It might be a good moment to present an interesting blog from Mexico (which qualifies it to be mentioned in a blog about Mesoamerica). The United Skeptics of Mexico are blogging about skepticism from Mexico and on Spanish. Skepticism is … Continue reading

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Petition for end of the War on Drugs reaches 500k

The Avaaz-Petition for the end of the War on Drugs reached 500,000 supporters and goes for 750,000 now. The petition will be handed over to world leaders in New York on the 2nd of June. Until then there is still … Continue reading

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