The academic-cultural project, whose participants come from 17 Ibero-American countries, was created in 1979 by reporter and adventurer Miguel de la Quadra-Salcedo based on a proposal by King Juan Carlos I
When archaeologists thought there was nothing else to be found, they discovered children graves that might unveil dark secrets about the Inca Empire.
A-tisket, A-tasket. You can tell a lot from a basket. Especially if it comes from the ruins of an ancient civilization inhabited by humans nearly 15,000 years ago.
One of the biggest tombs in the Maya civilization was found in Xunantunich with huge promises of filling up important gaps for the history of the region and the whole world.
The remains of a strange creature that lived 3 million years ago was found in Argentina. It is a mammal similar to a camel with a horn that lived in the Pampas region.
Latin America, as a whole, has an archaeological heritage comparable to very few parts of the world; Monuments, rock art, tools and landscapes created by the many pre-Columbian cultures, including Maya, Aztec and Inca, to mention but a few.
The recent discovery of a second substructure inside the Kukulkan pyramid, and the previous that showed it was built on a body of water, have both opened the possibility of getting deeper knowledge about the period Mayas lived in and their disappearance causes.
Tiahuanaco, which came before the Inca civilization, started out as a village about 1580 BC but grew into an Andean empire that began to spread about 724 AD