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August 30, 2019
Back to Chiapas 25 years after rebel uprising
By ANITA SNOW
The Temple of Inscriptions at the ruins of Palenque in Chiapas contains the burial tomb of the Mayan ruler Pakal. The 7th century former city-state of stone temples is surrounded by centuries-old red cedar, sapodilla and mahogany trees.
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico — We rode up to the mountain towns of Mexico's southern state of Chiapas and straight into the aftermath of an army shootout with rebels.
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