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September in Mexico: El Mes de la Patria

September in Mexico is known as El Mes de la Patria — the month of our country. While 5 de Mayo is celebrated with great fanfare north of the border, September comes alive with patriotic fervor in Mexico. Beginning with the first week in September, pushcarts offer flags of all sizes, trumpets, sombreros and noisemakers, all in patriotic red, white and green. Carol Wheeler

Mexican investigators may get bad rap Marvin West

The reputation of Mexican criminal investigators is often somewhere below zero, except on this occasion. They don’t even hea... read more

The bus goes everywhere. Marvin West

Buses go everywhere in Mexico. Indeed, some encounter problems. There are natural, mechanical and human issues. Brakes fail. W... read more

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Beauty among the ruins: Hacienda Jaral de Berrio Edythe Anstey Hanen

The glory days of hacienda living are today just an intriguing piece of Mexico’s history. The haciendas flourished as autono... read more

Mexico by Motorcycle: An adventure Story and Guide: by William B. Kaliker - A book review Reviewed by Rita Pomade

Although the book is by a biker for bikers, I was drawn into his insights and reflections on Mexico when he made his first tri... read more

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Mexican spring produce: fresh ideas for warm weather dining Karen Hursh Graber

The change of seasons in Mexico brings a shift in the kinds of produce available in the markets. The young greens, stone fruit... read more

Pineapple and strawberry water: Agua de piña y fresa Karen Hursh Graber

    This is as attractive as it is delicious. Be sure to disinfect strawberries no matter where you buy them. Ingredients: ... read more

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September in Mexico: El Mes de la Patria Carol Wheeler

September in Mexico is known as El Mes de la Patria — the month of our country. While 5 de Mayo is celebrated with great fan... read more

Mexico this month - September Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of September.... read more

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MexConnect - The next twenty years Tony Burton

Mexconnect is the oldest content site about Mexico still going. Now more than 20 years old, with, at last count, 3772 articles... read more

Mexico finds new gold - with 4 wheels Marvin West

Mexico is now the North American leader in car assembly and export. The Mexico auto industry is booming, a stunning developmen... read more

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Leonora Carrington in Mexico City: perspective of a person, place, and time Rita Pomade

In 1966, the Mexican Olympic Committee contacted my husband with a proposal: To photograph the most talented and notable of Me... read more

Huichol religion under siege (again). Part 1 Ronald A. Barnett ©

The Huichol Indians of Jalisco and Nayarit have accomplished the almost incredible feat of maintaining their independence and ... read more

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