History of Guatemala
The history of Guatemala began with the arrival of human settlers c. 18,000-11,000 BC. The Mayan civilization (2,000 BC – 250 AD) was among those that flourished in the region, with little contact wit...
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Laser Technology Discovers Over 60,000 Structures from Maya Civilization
This breakthrough discovery changes everything archeologists previously thought about this ancient culture.
Experts Doubt That a Teen Found a Lost Maya City
A Canadian teen says he discovered a lost Maya city using ancient star maps and satellite images provided by NASA and Google. As the remarkable story went viral yesterday, a number of experts spoke ou...
Teen Discovers Mayan City From Star Maps
“I believe that children are our future,” as Whitney Houston sang. “Teach them well and let them use star maps to find undiscovered Mayan cities.”
Ancient Salvadoran Village Buried By Ash Freezes Daily Life In Time
A continuing look at a Maya village in El Salvador frozen in time by a blanket of volcanic ash 1,400 years ago shows the farming families who lived there went about their daily lives with virtually no...
Pre-Adamites: Ancient Civilizations Developed On Earth Before History Suggests
Text "s it possible that advanced civilization existed on Earth before “recorded” history? Is it possible that religion only tells one side of the story? According to two notable gentlemen such as Rom...
Guatemala dig uncovers Mayan artefacts
Archaeologists working in northern Guatemala uncover three well-preserved Mayan panels dating back around 1,400 years. The panels display ancient hieroglyphics that provide insights into the civilisat...
Researchers confirm that recently discovered Tonina Pyramid is Largest Pyramid in Mexico
It was just over five years ago that researchers in Mexico discovered an enormous pyramid of the Maya civilization in Toniná, Chiapas. The fact that the pyramid had remained concealed under what was ...
National Geographic Live! - Palenque and the Ancient Maya World
Archaeologists and National Geographic grantees George and David Stuart offer keen insights into the art and culture of the Mayans.
Mayan Pyramid Bulldozed By Road Construction Firm
"It's a feeling of incredible disbelief because of the ignorance and the insensitivity … they were using this for road fill," Awe said. "It's like being punched in the stomach, it's just so horrendous...
The Stone Head Of Guatemala That History Wants To Forget
by April Holloway Over half a century ago, deep in the jungles of Guatemala, a gigantic stone head was uncovered.  The face had fine features, thin lips and large nose and its face was directed up at ...
The Ancient History of Chocolate, Gift of the Gods
In today's society, chocolate is a commonly available food product, and comes in many forms, including blocks, paste and powder. Several centuries ago, however, chocolate was considered a luxury
Maya civilization - Lost kingdoms of Maya 1/5
Documental de National Geographic. Mucho antes de Colón, los mayas establecieron una de las más desarrolladas civilizaciones en las selvas de México y Centro...
Mesoamerica
Civilización Azteca y culturas Mesoamericanas en México. Imágenes de las culturas prehispánicas en MÉXICO: LA CIVILIZACION AZTECA. Aztec Warriors, Aztec civi...
Maya civilization
Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichen Itza? See All National Geographic Videos http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/?source=4001.
West Coast Spanish History - YouTube
Aug 24, 2011 ... A short documentary of the Spanish's legacy on the northwest coast of North America. Visit http://saturnaheritage.ca to learn more.
Spanish conquest of Guatemala
The Spanish conquest of Guatemala was a protracted conflict during the Spanish colonisation of the Americas, in which Spanish colonisers gradually incorporated the territory that became the modern cou...
Spanish conquest of Guatemala - Wikipedia
Federal Republic of Central America
The Federal Republic of Central America (Spanish: República Federal de Centro América), also called United Provinces of Central America in its first year of creation, was a sovereign state in Cent...
Federal Republic of Central America - Wikipedia
Elections in Guatemala
Elections in Guatemala include, on the national level, a head of state – the president – and a unicameral legislature. Guatemala's president and vice-president are elected on one ballot fo...
Maya civilization
The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for Maya script, the only known fully developed writing system of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its art, architecture, and mathematical and ...
Maya civilization - Wikipedia
Maize
Maize (/ˈmeɪz/ MAYZ; Zea mays subsp. mays, from Spanish: maíz after Taíno mahiz), known in some English-speaking countries as corn, is a large grain plant domesticated by indigenous peoples in Mes...
Maize - Wikipedia