Mexico's indigenous minority converting to Islam

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Compared to other countries in Latin America with sizeable Muslim communities, Mexico's Muslim population is tiny.

In southern Mexico, the indigenous Mayan population is a minority.

But another minority is being created within that group, as more and more Mayans convert from Catholicism.

In Chiapas, Frank Contreras takes a look at how Islam is gaining a foothold in the region.