Maya farmers have long-standing experience in dealing with the vagaries of rainfall. ... However, at times, the rains do not follow natural behavior and consequently the agricultural enterprise results in bad ... The last such event resulting in massive visible destruction was the impact of aquot;Gilbertaquot; which occured on September 13, 1988. This hurricane not only destroyed tourist installations in Cancun, but also affected milpa agriculture in the central and northern parts of the peninsula.
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