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MEXICO: Art Exhibition Meant to Send “Message of Hope” to Greeks

MEXICO: Art Exhibition Meant to Send “Message of Hope” to Greeks

The "Partenon: Arquitectura y Arte" (Parthenon: Architecture and Art) exhibition is designed to send a "message of hope" from Mexico City to Greeks and the people of all nations mired in the economic crisis, curator Alexandros Apostolakis said. continue reading »

90 Million Year-Old Fish Fossil Found in Chiapas, Mexico

90 Million Year-Old Fish Fossil Found in Chiapas, Mexico

The fossil of a fish that lived 90 million years ago has been found in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, scientists said. continue reading »

Archaeologists Uncover 1.4 Million Year Old Flint Knife in Spain

Archaeologists Uncover 1.4 Million Year Old Flint Knife in Spain

Excavation work at the Atapuerca archaeological complex in northwestern Spain has unearthed a small flint knife that was made 1.4 million years ago and is the oldest evidence of the presence of hominids at the site. continue reading »

Archaeologists Continue Searching for “First Humans” in Europe at Atapuerca Site in Spain

Archaeologists Continue Searching for “First Humans” in Europe at Atapuerca Site in Spain

Archaeologists in Spain are busy excavating the Gran Dolonia portion of the Atapuerca archaeological site for clues to the first humans that arrived in Europe. continue reading »

Mother of Picasso Art Thief May Have Burned Works in Stove

Mother of Picasso Art Thief May Have Burned Works in Stove

A Romanian woman who claimed she had burned stolen works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Claude Monet is now saying she did no such thing. Olga Dogaru is accused of helping her son, Radu, 29, and his accomplices transport artwork stolen from a Dutch museum. continue reading »

Remains of Duck-Billed Dinosaur Found in Coahuila, Mexico, Lived 72 Million Years Ago

Remains of Duck-Billed Dinosaur Found in Coahuila, Mexico, Lived 72 Million Years Ago

The 50 complete vertebrae of the only articulated dinosaur tail ever discovered in Mexico have been recovered from a fossil deposit in the northern state of Coahuila after 20 days of excavation, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

San Diego Hosts “Proyecto 5” - An Exhibition of Contemporary Mexican Art

San Diego Hosts “Proyecto 5” - An Exhibition of Contemporary Mexican Art

San Diego's Centro Cultural de La Raza is hosting "Proyecto 5," an exhibition of contemporary Mexican art featuring the works of such artists as Arturo Aicos, Otilia Carrillo and Julie Sasson. continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Caracas Hosts 7th Int’l Puppet Festival

VENEZUELA: Caracas Hosts 7th Int’l Puppet Festival

Puppeteers from Argentina, France and Cuba are in Venezuela's capital for the 7th International Puppet Theater Festival. More than 100 people, the majority of them parents with children continue reading »

Gold Coins from Sunken 1715 Spanish Galleon Found at Ocean’s Bottom near Florida

Gold Coins from Sunken 1715 Spanish Galleon Found at Ocean’s Bottom near Florida

A total of 48 gold "escudos" making up part of the treasure from a 17th-century galleon have been recovered on Florida's east coast, the media reported Monday. continue reading »

Archaeologists Discover Mummified Remains of Sacrificed Woman in Peru

Archaeologists Discover Mummified Remains of Sacrificed Woman in Peru

The mummified remains of a sacrificed woman of the Moche culture were discovered by Peruvian archaeologists at the El Brujo complex some 570 kilometers (350 miles) north of Lima, researchers said. continue reading »