Tired of abuse from criminals and politicians, the town of Cherán declared itself self-governing.
The Tarahumara of northern Mexico practice a unique blend of ancient beliefs & Christianity
Fresh water sinkholes in the Yucatan helped sustain Maya civilization.
Chewing gum based on chicle has a long history in Mexico.
An island in Xochimilco populated by hundreds of dolls has an eerie and interesting story
Some evidence suggest that the famous American inventor wasn’t American at all.
Called the cuetlaxochitl by the ancient Mexicans, the poinsettia has a long and little-known history.
This remote indigenous group struggles to hold on to its culture and language.
One man magically brought a pottery tradition back to life after centuries of dormancy.
These unique gems have an interesting history dating back centuries.
A unique form of agriculture has existed in Mexico for over 1,000 years and is in danger of disappearing.
A uniquely Mexican drink, pulque is surrounded by interesting myths and legends.
No one person has contributed more to Mexican art and culture than Yolanda Vargas Dulché.
7 Craters in central Mexico are home to a whole host of extraordinary things.
For untold generations magical practitioners have lived in an area of Veracruz known as Catemaco.
Once nearly extinct, this unusual dog has played an important role in Mexico since ancient times
There are hundreds of languages in Mexico besides Spanish. Some are quite obscure and even mysterious.
The story of sugar skulls, what they mean and how to make them.
An elderly indigenous healer from Oaxaca was the spark that set off the ’60s psychedelic movement
To the Huichol, their Garden of Eden is a real place called Wirikuta.
Did a mysterious Mexican healer hold the key to understanding consciousness itself?
For centuries the Mexican peso was the most prized currency in the world.
First domesticated in Mexico 9,000 years ago, corn is one of the most important foods on earth.
The famous Mexican painter was said to have strong political convictions.
Are they demons? Ghosts? Alien-Human hybrids? Black eyed children have been spotted all over Mexico.
A wide variety of hallucinogenic substances have been used in Mexico for thousands of years.
According to the ancient Maya was the world really supposed to end in 2012?
Yes, Mexico has mummies. We explore them historically and within the arena of pop culture.
A general overview of one of Mexico’s most unique holidays, one that is gaining popularity in the United States.