An American upstart tried creating a country for himself in northern Mexico.
Rather than surrender to the Americans, 6 brave cadets fought to their deaths in the 1847 Battle of Chapultepec.
The strange death of a Mexican senator, Big Oil, pirates, the CIA & a missing island.
In 1562 a Franciscan friar serving in the Yucatan burned thousands of Maya artifacts including dozens of books.
A hot/cold state of war existed between Mexico & the US in the early 1900s
The legacy of Africans in Mexico goes back 500 years.
The largest pirate fleet in history laid waste to a Mexican city in 1663.
An indigenous uprising in 1540 threatened the Spanish Empire’s hold over Mexico.
Lost to history, Empress Ana María is unknown to most Mexicans today.
For a brief time an independent nation existed between Mexico and Texas.
A strange cross found in the jungle helped fuel a Maya resistance movement.
A Mexican matriarch’s little-known role in the end of the Mexican War is still being felt today.
JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald spent 5 days in Mexico weeks before the assassination. Why?
In 1926 someone robbed the grave of Pancho Villa and stole his head. Who? Why?
A brilliant Irish adventurer almost won Mexico’s independence from Spain in the 1640s.
The story of a woman and her pivotal role in Mexico’s struggle for independence.
Lost to history, a band of Cherokee refugees has lived in Mexico for almost 300 years.
The story of an adventurous French count who wanted to create a paradise in the deserts of Sonora.
The story of the last attempt to restore Native sovereignty in Mexico in a small corner of Sonora.
A mysterious German actress burst on to the social scene in 1940s Mexico. Who was she working for?
The tragic story of a forgotten Pacific island colony of Mexico.
She held the fate of 2 empires in her hands. Who was Doña Marina?
In the 1850s an American secret society had designs to conquer Mexico. Here is their story.
What happened to the massive treasure of the last emperor of Mexico?
Does evidence show trans-Pacific contact between East and West in ancient times?
Was this Mexican Robin Hood part of history or myth?