Tag: Chiapas

UPDATED: Mexico Earthquake (Central and Southern) Relief Efforts and Links to Donate

Mexico Earthquake via ICF

UPDATED (as of Sept 22, 2017) On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, another powerful earthquake of 7.1 magnitude hit the central area of Mexico, centered around Mexico City / Puebla area. More than 230 people have died including several children. Rescuers…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Don Sergio Castro Martinez, Healer, Humanitarian in Chiapas

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The Mexico Report Presents the “2013 Real Heroes of Mexico” Meet Don Sergio Castro San Cristobal de Casas, Chiapas Website: http://www.yokchij.org/ Don Sergio received the “Real Heroes of Mexico” award in 2012 and 2013. “Considered a hero in Chiapas, Sergio Castro…

New Archaeological Discovery of 2,000-year-old Jaguar Adds to History of Mexico

2,000 year old jaguar adds to history of Mexico

The recent discovery of a jaguar statue at an archaeological site in Chiapas represents a new example of Mexico’s cultural history. Carved out of stone, the jaguar is only engraved on one of its sides, his paws flexed as if he were…

National Geographic Travel Writer to Blog and Tweet Through Mexico to Highlight Mayan Culture

In anticipation of the end of the Mayan calendar on Dec. 21, 2012, Andrew Evans, National Geographic Traveler magazine’s “Digital Nomad,” has embarked on a cultural adventure to Mexico to uncover the mysteries of the Maya. He will travel to five Mexican states…

Giving Thanks in San Cristóbal

Guest blogger and photographer, Michael S. Lewis, shares his experience from a recent visit to San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas. By Michael S. Lewis If you have the good fortune, like us, to return to your favorite places again and…

On a Mission in Mexico – Part 1

I am thrilled to announce this week’s guest blogger on The MEXICO Report, Betsy McNair, of My Mexico Tours on her two-part series of ‘On a Mission in Mexico’ featuring Sergio Castro’s humanitarian work in Chiapas. Featured below is part one. On a…