Every October 12 Mexicans celebrate El Día de la Raza, the Day of the Race instead of Columbus Day due to the controversies surrounding this historical figure. The Italian explorer and his Spanish crews enslaved and murdered thousands of American indigenous groups he encountered during his voya...
Las Mañanitas is the traditional Mexican birthday song. It is so popular that it is now sung in most Latin American countries. Usually this beautiful song is sung when the birthday person wakes up or before blowing the candles on the cake.
Estas son las mañanitas que cantaba e...
Hispanic Heritage: Hispanic Independence Days
July 9, 1816 (from Spain)
August 6, 1825 (from Spain)
September 18, 1810 (from Spain)
July 20, 1810 (from Spain)
1. Mexican Independence Day is celebrated every September 16. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day.
2. The Mexican Independence war begun on September 16, 1810 and ended on September 27, 1821. La guerra de Independencia comenzó el 16 de Septiembre de 1810 y concluyó e...
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.
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...