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...
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...
In Mexico both the father's and mother's last name are used as a person's last name. So a person might be named Pedro Ramírez López. Pedro (first name) Ramírez (Father's last name) López (mother's last name) . All of their official documents such as birth certificate, passport, ...
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 Essential Element of Mexican Cuisine
Tortillas are the quintessential staple food of the Mexican diet and cuisine. A flatbread as well as an instrument to eat, the tortilla is now popular all around the world. Tacos, tostadas, chips, quesadillas, enchiladas and burritos wouldn't exist witho...
"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 ...