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  • Mexican archaeologists pinpoint origin of Aztatlan

    01/11/2014 7:55:17 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies
    GlobalPost ^ | January 9, 2014 | EFE
    Archaeological finds in the southern part of the western state of Sinaloa suggest that the culture that developed in that region gave rise to the ceramics at the Aztatlan Complex, Mexico's National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. More than 200 archaeological sites have been catalogued in the region that enable scientists to understand the dynamic of the human occupation of that region during the pre-Columbian epoch, said INAH in a communique. In contrast to the belief that only nomadic groups lived there, evidence has been found of various settlements dating back to about the year 250 A.D. On...
  • 5 decapitated bodies found in popular Acapulco spots; 9 bodies found in other Mexican state

    08/20/2011 5:07:06 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies
    AP ^ | August 20, 2011 | SERGIO FLORES
    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Two decapitated bodies and scalped heads were dumped outside a Sam's Club store in Acapulco while three headless corpses were found nearby on the resort city's main tourist strip, authorities in Mexico said Saturday. The bodies discovered outside the Sam's Club were cut into more than 20 pieces, Guerrero state's Public Security Department said in a statement.
  • Fishermen rescued after 9 months adrift 8,000 km from home

    08/19/2006 2:24:19 PM PDT · by Valin · 68 replies · 2,934+ views
    National Post; ^ | 8/18/06 | Mary Vallis and Natalie Alcoba
    Three Mexican fishermen who disappeared in the Pacific Ocean nine months ago have been rescued nearly 8,000 kilometres from their home, saying they survived by eating seagulls, drinking rainwater and reading the Bible. A Taiwanese tuna boat scooped the men out of the water about halfway between Hawaii and Australia on Aug. 9. They had drifted all the way from San Blas, a fishing village about 160 kilometres north of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where they were last seen in late October or early November, 2005. Fishermen in San Blas, a hamlet of about 8,000 people, are celebrating the men's astonishing...