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27665   Moved by Religion: Mexican Cavefish Develop Resistance to Toxin  
Chris Jarvis
A centuries-old religious ceremony of an indigenous people in southern Mexico has led to small evolutionary changes in a local species of fish, according to researchers from ... Issue Date: 12 / 2010

24581   Guanajuato: Cradle of Mexican Liberty  
Craig Lancto
Mexico feels like a fiesta. Even in the border towns, where poverty is often so evident, vivid colors and the sounds of mariachis create a festive spirit. In the United ... Issue Date: 9 / 2005

16853   Triste Navidad: Symbolism and Sad Christmas in Chiapas  
Doris H. Gray
During Advent, the four weeks prior to Christmas, the colonial city of San Crist—bal de Las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico, brims with religious activity. Christmas preparations take ... Issue Date: 12 / 1998

16084   El Nino Fidencio: Celebrating Mexico's Folk Healer  
James Burbank
Brakes screech as the 4 a.m. train, bound for Monterrey some three hours to the south, rumbles its way out of town. Yellow light from the freighter's headlamps sends shadows ... Issue Date: 3 / 1997

18777   Dancing Through Time: The Lengendary Parachicos of Chiapa de Corzo, Mexico  
David Manry
It is a warm, sun-drenched morning in Chiapa de Corzo, a small, quiescent town straddling the Pan-American Highway in southern Mexico. A large crowd waits expectantly in the ... Issue Date: 12 / 1991

19308   The Flute Calls: Totonac Voladores: Ritual Fliers of Mexico  
S. Jeffrey K. Wilkerson
One hundred and forty feet above ground, atop the giant metal pole that stands in front of the church in the eastern Mexican city of Papantla, the leader of a troupe of Voladores ... Issue Date: 6 / 1991

18133   Two Sides of the Same Reality: Mexico's El Dia de los Muertos  
Jo Farb Hernandez and Sam Hernandez
In Mexico, as in other parts of Latin America and the world, special days are set aside annually to honor the dead. This observance, which dates from pre-Columbian times, has ... Issue Date: 11 / 1990

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