There are many ways of getting to know a country, its people, its customs and traditions. One is traveling the country from North to South and from East to West. Another is studying what has been written about it. And another is observing its daily life, talking with the people...
The Mexican Revolution began in 1910 and ended in 1920.
The triumph of the Mexican Revolution intensified the desire for a deeper transformation of Mexico and thus the people demanded a radical change driving a social, political, and economic revolution.
From this desir...
Oaxaca occupies a fundamental place in the universe of Mesoamerican civilizations. It is the point of encounter between the Nahuan towns of the central plateau, the Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula, and the ancient inhabitants off the coast of the Gulf of Mexic...
When the first missionaries arrived in Mexico, they were faced with a very different way of life than the one they were used to. The conquest meant not only taking over territories that had recently been discovered as America, but it was also the imposition of a language, Spanish customs...
"A peoples' creativity, its sensitivity and its
finesse can all be appreciated
through its pottery."
Since the emergence of the Olmec culture, considered to be the mother of the Mesoamerican cultures, ceramics, pottery making, took an important place ...
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Life is a carnival and we must keep singing...
by Oscar Guzmán
One of the most important times of the Catholic calendar is almost upon us: Lent. Beginning on Ash Wednesday, Catholics begin to prepare for the Easter celebration with prayers, small sacrifices of our favorite things , and personal re...