Mexico

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...

Cinco de Mayo and the U.S. Civil War. 2024.

Benito Juarez and Abraham Lincoln. Benito Juárez’ life and accomplishments are similar to Abraham Lincoln’s life. They both had humble beginnings, and they were self taught, both became lawyers, they did not have an attractive...

Day of the Death Food and Activities 2023.

In 2003, The UNESCO proclaimed “The Indigenous Festivity of Mexico dedicated to the dead as part of the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Foods that are usually part of the Day...

“Cempasuchitl” – Marigold – Ghenda – 2023.

“Cempasuchitl” in Nahuatl It means twenty petals flower.  and Marigolds in English. Although it is often called African marigold. It is native to Mexico;  and they been growing wild there for thousands of years, and...