The Rotonda of Illustrious Men
by Angie Galicia
In Mexico as in the rest of the world, there are women and men whose acts make them exceptional human beings, and they forever remain in the memory of society. In order to honor them, in 1872, Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada, the president of Mexico at...
16 de Septiembre: El Grito de Independencia
by Jose Pablo Olvera
2011 was the year of the Bicentennial Celebrations in Mexico. This wonderful country commemorated 200 years of Independence from Spanish rule and 100 years of its Revolution that began in 1910 and toppled dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Benito Juarez is undoubtedly one of the most important and revered figures in Mexican history. Each March 21st marks the anniversary of his birth and every elementary school in the country commemorates the man who consolidated the nation as a republic.
Of indigenous origin, Benito Pablo Juarez Ga...
Cinco de Mayo
Mexicans are truly festive; any excuse gives way for a celebration! But the most important and exciting are the 16th of September, Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo, the Fifth of May.
General Ignacio Zaragoza Cinco de Mayo Hero
When "Cinco de Mayo" is mentioned in Mexico, on...