Can Green Hydrogen Help Power Latin America?
In anticipation of future demand, several projects are underway in the region to produce this clean energy source
Mesoamericans Have Been Using a 260-Day Ceremonial Calendar for Millennia
New research has the earliest evidence yet of when the timekeeping guide was used to mark the seasons
The Mesoamerican Influences Behind Namor From 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'
The sequel to the 2018 Marvel blockbuster features a Maya-inspired antihero played by Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta
When the Heat Is on, Red-Eyed Treefrogs Hatch Early
The embryos make the move from clutches on leaves to rainforest ponds below
Panama's Black Christ Festival Stirs Up Sorrow and a Sense of Survival
For Afro-Panamanians, October offers a chance to celebrate Catholicism and their Blackness
Construction Crew Stumbles on 1,400-Year-Old Ruins of Maya City
Researchers say the pre-Hispanic metropolis they call Xiol was once home to some 4,000 people
Skulls Thought to Belong to Modern Murder Victims Actually Date to the Pre-Hispanic Period
Found in a cave in Mexico in 2012, the 10th- through 13th-century bones may have been displayed in a ritual tower of craniums
Fragment of Oldest-Known Maya Calendar Discovered in Guatemalan Pyramid
A glyph representing "7 Deer" marks the earliest known use of the historical system—for now
This Guatemalan City Rolls Out Colorful Sawdust Carpets for Holy Week
The longstanding tradition brings a dazzling display to the streets of Antigua each spring
New Study Finds Migrants Brought Maize to the Maya
DNA analysis of skeletal remains in Belize helps piece together how corn cultivation came to thrive in Central America
Bat Falcon Is Spotted for the First Time in the United States
Why the bird ventured so far north is a mystery, but the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service says the raptor's range seems to be expanding
The Photo Album That Succeeded Where Pancho Villa Failed
The revolutionary may have tried to find the author's grandfather by raiding a New Mexico village—but a friend's camera truly captured her family patriarch
What Secrets Does This 1,800-Year-Old Carved Stone Hold?
The Tuxtla Statuette illuminates an endangered Latin American culture
The Maya Built This Monumental Pyramid Out of Volcanic Rock
New research cites the colossal construction as evidence of the civilization's rapid recovery from a devastating eruption
Aztec Pictograms Are the First Written Records of Earthquakes in the Americas
New analysis of the 16th-century "Codex Telleriano-Remensis" reveals 12 references to the natural disasters
1,800-Year-Old Flower Bouquets Found in Tunnel Beneath Teotihuacán Pyramid
The well-preserved plants were likely used in a ritual ceremony
Was La Malinche, Indigenous Interpreter for Conquistador Hernán Cortés, a Traitor, Survivor or Icon?
A new exhibition at the Denver Art Museum explores the legacy of an enslaved woman who aided Spain's conquest of the Americas
Brooklyn Museum Returns 1,305 Pre-Hispanic Artifacts to Costa Rica
The NYC cultural institution sent the objects to the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica as an "as an unrestricted gift"