>> A tourist bus in Mexico Southeastern Yucatan peninsula lost control and rolled over during an excursion to ancient ruins, leaving at least 12 dead and 18 injured on Tuesday. Authorities said the bus was carrying citizens of the United States, Brazil, and Sweden. A child was among the dead.
The passengers had been aboard a cruise ship according to a statement from Costimya the company that operated the bus. The tourists were headed to an archaeological zone of Chaco Ben, an ancient Mayan ruin when the vehicle veered off the highway early on Tuesday morning. Kenta Rue state government official said the cause of the accident was under investigation.
Bus crashes are common in Mexico where they are one of the main transportation means, but crashes involving many foreigners are less common.