The Mayan ceremony on the beach in Havana
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Beach ceremony held to mark upcoming Mayan 'end of the world'

Guatemalans of indigenous Mayan descent have held a ceremony on a beach in Havana, Cuba, to mark the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar cycle.

They said the ritual was designed to help eliminate negative energy about what some believe will be the end of the world, due to take place on 21 December - the end of a 5,125-year-long cycle in the ancient Mayan calendar.

Tom Santorelli reports.