Maya Train

Archaeologists unearth sprawling Maya metropolis in the Yucatán

The discovery comes on the heels of the contentious Maya Train development in the area, one section of which was temporarily suspended this week

Mexican government opens public consultation on controversial Maya Train

The announcement follows protests claiming the Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has rushed the development of the touristic train connecting archaeological sites in the Yucatán

Mexico’s Maya Train carries catastrophic archaeological and environmental risks, activists warn

The Mexican government is accused of concealing archaelogical findings along 1,500km route of president’s Yucatán mega-project

Thousands of ancient burial sites and cultural artefacts discovered along new Mexican rail line

Indigenous groups have protested against the Maya train line long before archeologists identified artefacts in impact report

Mexico's controversial 'Maya Train' receives $42bn federal grant for archaeological research and preservation

With more than 14,000 artefacts discovered in the project's path, protestors say pre-Hispanic heritage sites could be destroyed by the construction