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Benito Juarez

I have always admired Benito Juarez! To me he was like David and Goliath. His life story was very similar to the life of  Abraham Lincoln. They were contemporaries and faced similar struggles. Benito Juárez,...

Maximilian I Emperor of Mexico 1864 – 1867

This month I revisited one of the most controversial characters in the history of Mexico.I am talking about Maximilian Archiduke of Austria, Emperor of Mexico. He has been portrayed as an infamous character, yet when...

Eid al-Fitr on Monday, May 2. 2022

Eid al-Fitr feast marks the ending of a month long fasting during Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr, means the “Festival of the Breaking of the Fast.” Eid-ul-Fitr last for three days, Muslims pray the holiday prayer in...