‘Teeter-Totter Wall,’ a temporary interactive installation designed by California-based architects Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, won the 2020 Beazley Design of the Year, an annual award and exhibition run by London’s Design Museum.
Archeologists in hard hats and face masks carefully remove earth from around enormous bones at the site of Mexico City's new airport, where construction work has uncovered a huge trove of mammoth skeletons.
More health workers have died from the coronavirus in Mexico than any other country on the planet, Amnesty International said on Thursday, highlighting the high toll the pandemic was taking on frontline medical staff around the globe.
Mexico added back 52,455 jobs in August, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, hailing the news as a sign of recovery after the country lost more than one million jobs in the formal economy due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind the United States and Brazil, while former success story Vietnam is struggling to control an outbreak spreading in its most famous beach resort.
An enormous 3,000-year-old earthen platform topped with a series of structures, including a 13-foot-high pyramid, was identified as the oldest and largest monumental construction discovered in the Maya region, according to a paper published in the journal Nature. It’s the latest discovery to support the emerging view that some of the earliest structures built in the Maya region were significantly larger than those built more than a millennium later during the Classic Maya period (250-900 CE), when the empire was at its peak.