A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project, authorities announced on Monday.Full story
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Ana Caba fled her home to live in remote mountains for nearly a decade after Guatemalan troops razed her indigenous Maya village and dozens like it in a brutal counter-insurgency campaign in the early 1980s. Full story
The oldest ancient Maya ceremonial compound ever discovered in the Central American lowlands dates back 200 years before similar sites pop up elsewhere in the region, archaeologists announced today (April 25). The recently excavated plaza and pyramid would have likely served as a solar observatory f Full story
Columbia's Dr. Jeffrey Sachs wrote a recent essay on how NOT to make America great, which he says is easily accomplished by cutting government investment in people and programs. Dr. Sachs joins Morning Joe to further discuss his piece. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's Maya MacGuineas
Dr. David Stuart, a Professor of Archaeology at the University of Texas-Austin, is a Maya expert and says the Maya created a culture of sophistication and artistry. Stuart calls the Maya calendar an “incredible invention.”
Belisa Barbachano, the innovative owner of the Hacienda Chichen resort in Mexico, teaches Maya culture and traditions as well as serving the local community. Barbachano says she was afraid of losing ancient Maya traditions and has worked to keep the language and culture alive.
The epic and whimsical "Borderlands 2" Wimoweh trailer features a humorous montage of death and destruction featuring Salvador, Maya, Axton, Zer0, Lilith and ClapTrap.
Maya Rudolph chats about the rumors that Kristen Wiig doesn't want to do a sequel. Would Maya be willing to move forward on a follow-up project without her?
** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** ** FILE ** Tourists enjoy the beach near the Mayan ruins of El Castillo, or The Castle, the main temple in the ancient Maya city of Tulum in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula in this Dec. 30, 2004 file photo.
An indigenous ethnic Chorti of Mayan descent performs during a traditional ceremony at the ruins of the archaeological site for the Maya civilization of Copan December 22, 2012. Mystics, hippies and tourists descended on the ruins of Maya cities to mark the close of the 13th bak'tun - a period of ar
Pipil Mayans perform a fire ceremony at the Maya archeological site of Tazumal in Santa Ana, about 75 km (46.6 miles) away from San Salvador December 21, 2012. Thousands of mystics, hippies and tourists celebrated in the sunshine of southeastern Mexico on Friday as the Earth survived a day billed b