Mexico, a federal constitutional republic in North America, has one of the world’s largest economies where the principal spoken language is Spanish. Mexico is known worldwide for its natural attractions, biodiversity, weather and culture. Mexico reports the highest tourism income in Latin America with more than six hundred thousand visitors per year.

  • National Day: September 16th, 1810
  • Best know tourist spot: Cancun
  • Traditional dance: Jarabe Tapatío (Mexican Hat Dance)
  • A dish you cannot miss: Mole (chicken with mole sauce which is prepared with dried chili peppers, ground nuts, spices, Mexican chocolate, salt, and other ingredients)
  • National alcoholic drink: Tequila
  • Architectural hostpot in the Capital: Templo Mayor
  • Famous people: Lila Downs, Octavio Paz, Salma Hayek, Carlos Slim, Hugo Sanchez
  • Famous soccer teams: America, Guadalajara

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News About Mexico

Noche Buena: Christmas in Mexico

Christmas is a celebration of family, love and happiness.  In Mexico, this time of the year is full of exciting traditions, delicious food and fun events.    Las Posadas All begins on December 16th with the “Posadas,” a mix between parade and theatre pl

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Noche Buena: Navidad en México

La Navidad es una celebración familiar colmada de amor y felicidad. En México, esta época del año está llena de tradiciones fascinantes, comida deliciosa y acontecimientos festivos. Las Posadas Todo comienza el 16 de diciembre con las “Posadas”, una serie de fiestas m

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Noche Buena: Natal no México

O Natal é uma celebração da família, do amor e da felicidade. No México, esta época do ano é cheia de tradições emocionantes, comidas deliciosas e eventos divertidos. Las Posadas Tudo começa no dia 16 de dezembro com as “Posadas”,  que são uma mistura de desfil

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Noche Buena : Noël au Mexique

Noël est une célébration de la famille, de l’amour et du bonheur. Au Mexique, cette période de l’année est pleine de traditions passionnantes, la nourriture délicieuse, et des événements. Las Posadas Tout commence le 16 décembre avec les « Posadas », un mélange

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Mexico’s Revolution

Revolution comes from the Latin “revolver” o “rollback” and in practice, it’ a fundamental and sudden change in political power which occurs when the population revolts against the government due to perceived oppression or political incompetence. Mexico had its independence

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La Revolución Mexicana

La palabra revolución proviene del vocablo latino “revolver” o “retroceder”, y en la práctica se refiere al cambio fundamental y repentino en el poder político que ocurre cuando la población se rebela contra su gobierno debido a la percepción de opresión

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Revolução Mexicana

Revolução vem do termo latino “revolver” ou “rolar para trás” e, na prática, é uma mudança fudamental e repentina no poder político que ocorre quando uma população se revolta contra o governo devido à percepção de opressão ou incompetência política. O México te

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Marc Anthony opens orphanage in Toluca, Mexico for homeless and neglected girls

We swoon when we hear him sing, but now we’re really falling in love. Grammy award-winning singer Marc Anthony is no stranger to making a difference in the lives of orphaned children. On Friday, Anthony, 47, cut the ribbon on his fourth orphanage — this time it’s a girls-onl

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Mexico-based Startup Platzi is Teaching Professional Skills to Latin America One Subscriber at a Time

How This Can Increase Employment Opportunities for Latinos By Ma. Elena ( Gone are the days when people are forced to attend time-consuming classes and endure physical training to acquire professional skills. With continued innovation in the digital age, it’s

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Copa America Centenario 101 – All you need to know about Copa America Centenario

The brightest stars in world soccer are headed to the US next summer, and they’ll be playing for keeps. The US will host the Copa America Centenario in June 2016, with 10 South American national teams joined by six CONCACAF countries – including the United States and Mexico

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