In Mexico, May seems much shorter than it does north of the border. There are so many holidays that the country seems to call a halt to the normal workweek and honor almost everyone.
It actually begins on April 30 with the Dia del Niño, when children are honored with gifts and treats, and classes are canceled for a day of fun. Labor Day — May 1 — follows immediately with parades in every city and town. May 3 is the feast day of the Holy Cross. The Battle of Puebla is commemorated on the 5th — el Cinco de Mayo, perhaps a bigger event in the U.S. and Canada. May 10 is always Mother's Day...
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Review of Dr. Michael Hogan's latest book "Abraham Lincoln and Mexico - A history of courage, intrigue and unlikely friendships"
The United States and Mexico struggled through volatile years of suffering and carnage to become unified nations. Michael Hoga... read more
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In Mexico, the Christmas season is a month-long fiesta, starting with the feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe on December 12th, a... read more
In recent years, “seasonal” has become a culinary buzzword, something seemingly new and novel in the U.S., where just abou... read more
Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of May.... read more
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Mexconnect is the oldest content site about Mexico still going. Now more than 20 years old, with, at last count, 3772 articles... read more
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In Mexico, May seems much shorter than it does north of the border. There are so many holidays that the country seems to call ... read more
The Crucifixion. For Mexico, the Easter holidays are a combination of Semana Santa (Holy Week — Palm Sunday to Easter Saturd... read more