1. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day.
2. Cinco de Mayo is celebrated every May 5 to observe the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Independence Day is September 16.
3. The Battle of Puebla took place in the State of Puebla.
4. Benito Juarez was Mexico’s P...
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 invaders, a...
Beginning date: The Mexican Revolution war began the 20th of November 1910
Ending date: There is controversy regarding the end of the Mexican Revolution. Some sources believe it is marked by the Proclamation o the Mexican Constitution in 1917. Other sources state that ...
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.
During the civil war in El Salvador, where the US intervened b...
Mexico is a country with a profusion of cultural and historical wealth.
Five hundred years ago, it became the melting pot of Spanish and indigenous groups from which the mestizo of modern Mexico was born.
There are relics of the past that gives evi...
Among the hundreds of archaeological sites in Mexico, Teotihuacan is the most visited, even more than the New Wonder of the World, Chichen Itza, or the mysterious city of Monte Albán, in Oaxaca. Teotihuacan is for Mexicans a pre-Hispanic Mecca. Teotihuacan is now ...