Day

September 15, 2018
The municipalities of Atoyac and Petatlán, in the Mexican state of Guerrero, canceled the traditional “grito de independencia” ceremony due to violence that occurred leaving three dead. The government of Petatlán posted on social media the notice of cancellation of El Grito, as well as the civic-military parade. “In order to safeguard the integrity and...
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Scientists from Mexico and Central America will assess potential fishery resources, their distribution, and biodiversity in the Caribbean and Pacific, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today. The team of 22 scientists will work from the research vessel Dr. Jorge Carranza Fraser, which will sail next Monday from Puerto Progreso, state of...
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The growing Mexican community in Toronto gathered at Nathan Phillips Square, the main plaza in this city, to commemorate the 208th anniversary of Mexico’s Independence. From recently arrived Mexican immigrants to established families with children born in Canada, dressed in traditional costumes and proudly carrying the Mexican flag, they met in the plaza, where they...
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Mexico's National Anthem
Since its independence, Mexico has had a variety of songs or “hymns”, but none managed to endure and be a true song that represented the country well. In 1849, an Austrian pianist, Henri Herz, resided in Mexico and offered to create a hymn of gratitude to Mexico, which would be sung on September 16, 1854,...
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The head of the Organization of American States has joined President Donald Trump in holding out the threat of a military intervention in Venezuela to restore democracy and ease the country*s humanitarian crisis OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro delivered the sharp warning in a visit Friday to Colombia’s border with Venezuela in which he also...
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Mexicans heading into Independence Day celebrations have been jolted by a brazen shooting that left four dead and nine wounded in Garibaldi Plaza, a famous square where mariachi musicians serenade tourists. The Mexico City prosecutors’ office said that at least one foreigner was among the wounded. Mexican news outlet La Silla Rota circulated surveillance video...
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The municipal government of Puerto Vallarta continues to donate supplies and equipment so that the children of the city have the necessary tools for a better education. Through the program “Yo Veo por Jalisco” in coordination with the state and local government, 4,204 students in Puerto Vallarta received glasses that will allow them to improve...
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