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  HEROES & HEROINES

Don Miguel Hidalgo: Father of Our Independence

Father of Mexico’s Independence by Angie Galicia Late one September evening the name of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla became forever engraved in Mexico’s history.  Since that night, his life as well as that of Mexico, changed radically. Before that historic moment when… Read More

  Day of the Dead

  Historia

La Independencia de Mexico: Datos Relevantes

1.-La Guerra de Independencia se inició en 1810 y terminó en 1821 con el Tratado de Córdoba. 2.-España dominó a México durante casi 300 años. 3.-El domingo 16 de septiembre de 1810, despertaron a caudillos, alfareros, carpinteros y campesinos, fieles al movimiento.
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  Culture & Traditions

El Español: The History of the Spanish Language

Spanish is spoken by close to 400 million people throughout 19 million square kilometers, and it constitutes the fourth most frequently spoken language in the world. 1492 when, coincidentally, the first Grammar of the Castillian… destiny for the Spanish language to reach our continent along with Columbus. Continue reading

  Culture & Traditions

Traditional Mexican Sayings Popular Mexican Wisdom

  Mexican proverbs or sayings are popularly known and repeated through generations. Here you will find some of the most used sayings, proverbios, with their english translation and meaning.  A wealth of Mexican wisdom. Al mal tiempo, buena cara. Put a good face… Read More

  HISTORY

Is MS-13 a Mexican Gang? La Mara Salvatrucha

NO. MS-13 is not a Mexican gang. The Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13  is a criminal gang that originated in the 1980s in Los Angeles, California, particularly in Pico Union.  Mara is a term used by  Central Americans that means gang…. Read More

  Culture & Traditions

Mexican pre-Columbian Cultures

Olmec, Aztec, Maya, Toltec cultures flourished in pre-Columbian Mexico. 500 years ago, Mexico became the melting pot of Spanish & indigenous groups from which the mestizo of modern Mexico was born. Continue reading

  Culture & Traditions

  Reference & History

What Do you Need to Travel to Mexico?

  What documents or requirements are needed to visit  Mexico?   Many countries including the US, Canada, the European Union do not need a Mexican Visa to visit Mexico for up to 180 days. Your passport is required and must be… Read More

  Culture & Traditions

Most Popular Mexican Nicknames

  In Mexico, there are many nicknames or terms of endearment to express in a playful way our feelings toward others.  Abue  Short for Abuelo (a)  grandparent Amor my love. Bebé baby. Cariño  Sweetheart. Chaparrita (o)  Short one. Chino (a) Curly one. Chirris … Read More

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