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Arena Mexico Displays Exhibit Celebrating 80 Years of Wrestling

Arena Mexico Displays Exhibit Celebrating 80 Years of Wrestling

A new photography exhibit celebrates eight decades of wrestling at Mexico City's Arena Mexico. The exhibit, "Arena Mexico: 80 Years of Continuous Wrestling," features 124 photographs that tell the story of the venerable venue and the men who have grappled there. continue reading »

Archaeologist Uncover Oldest Home in Amazon Nearly 3,000 Years-Old

Archaeologist Uncover Oldest Home in Amazon Nearly 3,000 Years-Old

French and Ecuadorian archaeologists discovered in Ecuador's Pastaza province the nearly 3,000-year-old remains of what appears to be the oldest home in the Amazon region, the project chief told Efe. continue reading »

Herradura Challenges Artists to Transform Tequila Oak Barrels into Works of Art for $100K

Herradura Challenges Artists to Transform Tequila Oak Barrels into Works of Art for $100K

Since 1870, Tequila Herradura has been crafting what many consider to be the finest tequila in the world. This year, Herradura will be sharing its history, heritage and passion for crafting the finest tequila with art aficionados nationwide through the "Herradura Barrel Art Collection." continue reading »

Mexico Recovers 3 Archaeological Items From University of Miami

Mexico Recovers 3 Archaeological Items From University of Miami

The Mexican government announced the recovery of three "unique and irreplaceable" archaeological items that it had requested from the museum at the University of Miami because they had been "illicitly removed" from Mexico. continue reading »

Treasure Hunting Family Hits it Big with Sunken Spanish Gold, Lost 300 Yrs Ago

Treasure Hunting Family Hits it Big with Sunken Spanish Gold, Lost 300 Yrs Ago

A family of life-long treasure hunters has just made their largest discovery, long lost Spanish gold. continue reading »

Remains of 2 Million Year-Old, Prehistoric Shark Found Near Canary Islands in Spain

Remains of 2 Million Year-Old, Prehistoric Shark Found Near Canary Islands in Spain

The Spanish Oceanography Institute, or IEO, discovered in waters of the Canary Islands a large deposit of fossils of the largest marine predator that ever existed, the megalodon, a shark that became extinct 2 million years ago. continue reading »

Oaxaca Indian Woman Joins Domestic Violence Group of Artisans in Chicago Exhibit

Oaxaca Indian Woman Joins Domestic Violence Group of Artisans in Chicago Exhibit

A craft cooperative made up of Mexican Indian women who have been victims of domestic violence is currently exhibiting a display of clothing in Chicago. The Vale Artesanal cooperative is directed by Constanza Garcia Lopez, a Mitla Indian from Oaxaca. continue reading »

ArtRio 2013:  Set to Launch Promoting One of the World’s Most Vibrant Art Markets

ArtRio 2013:  Set to Launch Promoting One of the World’s Most Vibrant Art Markets

ArtRio 2013 is set to launch this week on September 5 with record art sales being predicted. The Rio de Janiero event hosts some of the world’s most influential galleries and art dealers. The main objective of the four-day event is “to foster production, promotion and distribution of Brazilian art in the country and abroad.” continue reading »

Authorities Recover 216 Archaeological Items Stolen During Clash in Egypt

Authorities Recover 216 Archaeological Items Stolen During Clash in Egypt

Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said Saturday that to date authorities have recovered 216 archaeological items of the more than 1,000 that were stolen from a museum in Minya Governorate during the recent disturbances. continue reading »

Drones Patrolling Peru Protecting Its Cultural Treasures

Drones Patrolling Peru Protecting Its Cultural Treasures

Perú is known around the world for its cultural treasures like Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. Now, the preservation of such sites is getting a boost from an unlikely source: drones. continue reading »