May 9, 2013
Salvador's 'Pompeii' in need of help, UNESCO chief visits
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova participates in a visit to the Joya de Ceren archaeological site in the town of San Juan Opico, 40 km west of San Salvador, on May 7, 2013.
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Bulgarian UNESCO Chief Visits Archaeological Site in San Salvador
On 7 May, the last day of her official visit in El Salvador, the Director- General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, undertook a visit to the Joya de Ceren, a pre-Hispanic farming community inscribed on the World Heritage List UNESCO 's Director General, Bulgarian Irina Bokova , visited Tuesday the archaeological site Joya de Ceren, 40 km northwest of San ... (more)
UC research on Maya village uncovers 'invisible' crops, unexpected agriculture
The research on the well-preserved plant remains found in a Maya village that was destroyed by a volcano's fury will be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
End of the world - live blog
Today the Maya Long Count calendar reads '184.108.40.206.0' for the first time in 5,125 years, believed by some to mark the end of civilisation.