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Happy Birthday President Juarez

March 21 – Benito Juárez birthday Benito Juárez is revered as the “Father of Mexico” and his portrait graces the 20 peso note. He was born in 1806, a poor, illiterate, Oaxacan Zapotec. His native intellect was recognized by a local seminarian and that began a meteoric rise to the highest office in the land. […]

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Happy Constitution Day

February 5 – Constitution Day commemorates the 1917 signing of Mexico’s second constitution. It is celebrated on the first Monday of February and when combined with the Federal school holiday that happens the last Friday of every month, makes for … Continue reading

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