The Mayan Train Pierces the Yucatan, the Great Jungle of Mexico

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PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico, Jan 24 (IPS) - The Mayan Train (TM), run by the government’s National Tourism Development Fund (Fonatur), threatens the Mayan Jungle, the second largest in Latin America after the Amazon rainforest. its ecosystems and indigenous communities, as well as underground caves and cenotes - freshwater sinkholes resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater.

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