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Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez Mexican Independence Heroine

Spanish Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, a Mexican patriot as well as a heroine of Mexico’s Independence War, made her name in history  for her bravery when she risked her own life alerting the rebel insurgents about the discovery of the Queretaro Conspiracy for Independence. Thanks... Read More

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Mexican pre-Columbian Cultures

  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... Read More

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The Teotihuacan Civilization: Important Facts

The archeological zone of Teotihuacán, México, is located approximately 40 miles northeast of México City. There is little doubt that Teotihuacán was a major city-state that housed a complex urban society.    Teotihuacan was established in the year 200 B.c.    The Teotihuacan were... Read More

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The National Museum of Anthropology

"...As long as the world exists, the glory and honor of México Tenochitlán must not be forgotten." Chimalpahín Quauhtlehuatzin             Neither conquest nor time, nor new foreign influences have been able to erase from the Mexican memory, the splendor of its pre-Hispanic ... Read More

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10 Top Museums: Mexico City

Mexico City is a cultural oasis; the city ranks second only after Paris in the category of cities with the most museums.  There are today more than 150 museums in Mexico City or CDMX as it's now known as. There are museums for every taste, from ancient Pre-Columbian collections to Tequila and Mez... Read More

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Mexican Currency Bills & Coins Billetes y Monedas Mexicanas

The Mexican currency is called Peso and its symbol is $.  The Peso and the US Dollar have both its origin in the 15th-19th century Spanish dollar.  The peso was originally the name of the eight real coins issued in Mexico by  Spain and the first currency to use the $ symbol. Its ISO code... Read More
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