Mexico’s Maya heartland greets dawn of new era

December 21, 2012 at 3:15 am in The Dickinson Press

MERIDA, Mexico (AP) Ceremonial fires burned and conches sounded off as dawn broke over the steps of the main pyramid at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza Friday, making what many believe is the conclusion of a vast, 5,125-year cycle in the Mayan calendar. Continue Reading