Mexico's indigenous minority converting to Islam

Al Jazeera English

by Al Jazeera English

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.