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Celebrating Mexican Independence Day in Chicago

Celebrating Mexican Independence Day in Chicago

Mexico is a vibrant country full of life and color, especially when celebrating holidays like Cinco de Mayo and Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Mexican Independence Day is a holiday that celebrates the country’s independence from Spain on Sept. 16, 1810. Brightly colored parades, delicious foods, and mariachi music fill the air, spotlighting […]

Mexico Is One of the Most Dangerous Countries for Reporters

Mexico Is One of the Most Dangerous Countries for Reporters

Mexico is considered one of the deadliest countries for reporters as 11 journalists have been killed already this year. Three of those victims have been murdered in the past week, according to government officials. The Veracruz prosecutor’s office has stated they have launched an investigation into the two most recent killings. El Veraz news website […]

Day of the Dead a Celebration of Life

Day of the Dead a Celebration of Life

Day of the Dead — Día de los Muertos — is a holiday that is celebrated from October 31 to November 2. The tradition originated in Mexico. It is a festival that combines indigenous Aztec rituals with Catholicism — which was brought to the region by Spanish conquistadores. Día de los Muertos is celebrated during […]

Celebrating National Pigs in Blankets Day

Celebrating National Pigs in Blankets Day

Pretty much every day of the year has been designated to celebrate one thing or another. April 24 has been marked to celebrate pigs in blankets — a delicious and creative cuisine — and National Skip day. This article will lay out how celebrating pigs in blankets came about. Pigs in blankets is a term […]

7.4 Magnetude Earthquake Hits Mexico [Update]

7.4 Magnetude Earthquake Hits Mexico [Update]

[UPDATE] Residents of Mexico had to be evacuated due to 2.3-foot waves crashing into the southern coastline. Reports of the buildings collapsing as people rushed to safety. The epicenter of the earthquake was 6.8 miles from Santa María Zapotitalán in Oaxaca state, which is near El Coyul. The effects of the earthquake could be felt […]