Mexico Promoting End Of the World Conspiracy Theory
If the world does end on December 21, 2012, as the Mayan calendar "predicts," at least the Mexican government will have made a tidy profit from it first.
According to the Huffington Post: "Mexican government officials are predicting a surge of visitors to the five southern states that comprise the country's Maya region. In Belize, which bills itself as 'heartland of the Maya,' airlines have committed tens of thousands of extra seats to accommodate projected interest from foreign visitors. In Guatemala, the country with the most living Maya, officials predict a 10 percent across-the-board increase in tourism."
They don't seem that concerned that some tourists might be terrified of the apocalypse — they just want to make the big bucks. But should we worry that the world will end this year or is the whole thing a major hoax?
Keep reading the story at the Huffington Post.
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