Before the Christmas season “officially” begins on December 16, day when the first Posada takes place, Mexicans join together for the festivities of La Virgen de Guadalupe, Our Lady of Guadalupe, on December 12. This is one of the most important dates in… Read More
The current Mexican president is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, also referred to as AMLO. He assumed the presidency on December 1, 2018, and is the 58th President of Mexico. The term for Mexican presidents is 6 years and there is no reelection…. Read More
La Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe The Basilica of Guadalupe is one of the most visited Catholic Shrines in the world and it is the National Shrine of Mexico. Located in the north of Mexico City it is considered the… Read More
Nacimientos made of wood, pottery, everlasting flowers, fruits, basketry, glass, wax or tinplate, Mexican nativity scenes possess a charm all their own. Although the custom of putting up a Christmas tree has become very popular, the real Mexican tradition consists… Read More
On November 20, 2011 Mexico celebrated the Centennial Anniversary of its Revolution. On this date, in the year 1910 the revolutionary war to overthrow the dictator Porfirio Díaz, began. General Porfirio Díaz had been an important military figure during the wars against the foreign… Read More
What a wonderful season December is in Mexico: Piñatas, Pastorelas, Posadas…. We have just finished the Día de Muertos festivities, and now the market where I usually shop, and where the famous painter Frida Kahlo also used to get… Read More
La Adelita is one of the most famous and representative ballads of the Mexican Revolution. It was composed in honor of all the women who participated in the revolutionary war. Since then an Adelita has come to signify a woman soldier,… Read More
They looked for water and food for the soldiers, built barricades to protect them in the evening, healed the sick, carried the weapons. They went on foot to the sidewalk, following the battalions where husbands, fathers, brothers, and lovers participated…. Read More
Emiliano Zapata Salazar, también conocido como el “Atila del Sur” o el “Caudillo del Sur”, vio la luz el 8 de agosto de 1879 en San Miguel de Anenecuilco, en el estado de Morelos. Nació en el seno de… Read More
La Constitución Política constituye la ley suprema que regula dos aspectos: los derechos del hombre y la organización del Estado. [pullquote]La Constitución Política constituye la ley suprema que regula dos aspectos: los derechos del hombre y la organización… Read More
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