The modern Maya have their own special take on Day of the Dead called Hanal Pixán
Dwarfs and hunchbacks played important but mysterious roles in ancient Mexican cultures.
In the mid-19th Century, Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula almost became a possession of the United States.
The largest pirate fleet in history laid waste to a Mexican city in 1663.
In March of 2004 the Mexican Air Force had a run-in with 11 mysterious objects in the sky.