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    Doomsday frenzy boosts tourism in Mexico

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The end of the world is nigh - at least according to some followers of the ancient Mayan calendar. They are following a Mayan prophecy, found carved on a stone 1,300 years ago. But others think it refers only to the start of a new era. Fact or fiction the hype surrounding the so-called Mayan predictions is causing a boom in tourism especially for Mexico. Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Chichin Itza.