Mayan Cries Under Spanish Invaders

The conquering family overlook the Paseo de Montejo grand avenue and, from their home on the central square, built by Mayan slaves from the stones of their temple, the cries of slaves reverberate nearly 500 years later…

Casona Montejo/Montejo family mansion on the Parque, Merida.

Casona Montejo/Montejo family mansion on the Parque, Merida.

Controversial statue atop monument at the foot of Paseo de Montejo, Merida. Conquerers of Merida

Controversial statue atop monument at the foot of Paseo de Montejo, Merida. Conquerers of Merida

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