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Remembering and celebrating the history of one’s family is an important part of Mexican culture. People honor their ancestors in a number of ways, including works of art, oral andREAD MORE

Think you’re a tequila expert just because it’s your liquor of choice? If you want to be considered a tequila aficionado, there are some basic facts that you need toREAD MORE

In the year 1325, a tribe of people, known as the Mexicas, were wandering Central Mexico, looking for a place to settle. Legend has it that they were awaiting aREAD MORE

With the holidays upon us, I’ve been thinking about the unique mixture of Christianity and ancient religious beliefs that make up the holiday traditions in Mexico. Prior to Spain colonizingREAD MORE

I have a dear friend who, long ago, immigrated from Mexico to the United States. She is a lovely, warm, spiritual woman and I am often in awe of herREAD MORE

For Catholics, Lent is a 40 day time period, during which the faithful practice repentance, fasting, and preparation for Easter. The week before Lent is to begin, many places inREAD MORE

The Mexican people have a beautiful tradition surrounding their loved ones who have passed on. El Dia de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead, has its roots deepREAD MORE

Mexico Series: Part 7 previous article | next article Now to the Cento Historico . . . The best place to observe the Zocolo, the Palacio Nacional, and the MetropolitianREAD MORE