Angelina Jolie visited Mexico to learn about bee care with a Mayan community (REUTERS/Peter Nicholls)
A few weeks ago Angelina Jolie caused a stir when she was seen with one of her children at the Cancun International Airport, it was rumored that she would have arrived in the country to vacation in the Riviera Maya, however, it was revealed that she visited Yucatan to live with a mayan community.
In mid-February, the Hollywood star was seen with her son Pax Thien walking through Quintana Roo, guarded by members of the National Guard and private security.
The images suggested that she would have visited Mexico to rest on the beach because they were not accompanied by a production team, but in reality, the actress visited a group of women from the Santa Clara community to talk about the protection of bees.
The actress had various activities in the jungle (Instagram/@guerlain @germanlarkin)
Since Angelina is the godmother of the Women For Bees project, carried out by UNESCO and Guerlain, she lived with Mayan women who graduated in preparation to protect Melipona beechi, an endangered species of bees that is native to the Yucatan peninsula and It is believed that it was a sacred insect for the Mayans.
“I recently traveled to the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and met the inspiring Mayan women of this region who are helping to preserve the world’s oldest and smallest bee, the melipona beechi maya,” Jolie said in one of the videos from the show.
In the shared video, the protagonist of Mr. and Mrs. Smith can be seen speaking with the community, following the processes that they taught her for the care of bees and how she tests the extracted honey.
Angelina had fun with the children and the Mayan women who learned how to take care of one of the most important bees in the country (Instagram/@guerlain @germanlarkin)
It can also be seen that much of the time he also lived with the children who are part of the project in Santa Clara.
As explained by the cosmetics brand, its purpose is to help “local communities keep alive this ancient regional tradition led by women, creating a new generation of local beekeepers and supporting a more sustainable future for both women and bees.” reads in one of the posts about Angelina’s trip.
Women For Bees is a project for women promoted by Angelina Jolie, UNESCO and Guerlain, which is making alliances with other organizations and brands to protect bees around the world. Until today, this program has given courses to women from France, Paris, Italy, Japan, Cambodia and Mexico.
The actress has visited Mexico on very few occasions, always trying to keep a low profile (Stefania D’Alessandro/WireImage)
Its main intention is to educate women about the importance and conservation of these insects, while seeking to empower them by making them experts in this profession.
The protagonist of Lara Croft usually does not make her trips to Mexico something transcendent in the press because she prefers to keep a low profile and not be recognized, but because this time it was a campaign for the UNESCO project, part of his stay in Yucatan was recorded.
Another of the occasions when the protagonist of Maleficent was seen in the Caribbean Mexico was more than 10 years ago, in 2010, when she traveled to promote one of her films, Salt.
The last time Jolie was seen in Mexico was in 2010 (Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images)
On that occasion, the histrionica was in Cancun with Javier Barden, Adam Sandler and Julia Roberts, who were there to promote their upcoming projects, this as part of the Summer of Sony event; Likewise, she was accompanied by four of her children: Zahara, Maddox, Pax and Shiloh.
She arrived in Quintana Roo on a private jet and stayed at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, always protected by its various security elements.
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