Mexico apologises to indigenous Maya for centuries of abuse


Mexico’s government offered an official apology yesterday to the indigenous Maya people for the ‘terrible abuses’ committed against them in the centuries since the Spanish conquest. – EPA pic, May 4, 2021.

MEXICO’S government offered an official apology yesterday to the indigenous Maya people for the “terrible abuses” committed against them in the centuries since the Spanish conquest.

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador presented the apology as part of a series of events this year marking the 500th anniversary of the conquest and the bicentennial of Mexican independence.


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