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5 Holidays That Are Bigger Than Cinco De Mayo In Mexico

The Huffington Post | Ana Benedetti | Posted 05.06.2014 | Latino Voices

Planning on celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Might be easier to find a party in the United States. Cinco de Mayo celebrations have gained popularity thro...

LOOK: 12 Things Mexicans Will Do On Independence Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Mexicans love to party. Eat. Drink. And when it all comes together on Sept. 16, everyone is bound to have a crazy time. If you have Mexican friends, ...

The Meaning Of 'El Grito'

Posted 09.15.2012 | Latino Voices

Just what is el grito? And what does it have to do with Mexico's independence? Every year, millions of Mexicans, Mexican Americans and fellow revel...

Carlos Harrison

Cinco De Mayo: A Tequila Shot For Mexican Tourism

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 05.05.2012 | Latino Voices

It might be a tequila shot for tourism. Mexico, battling bad drug-war publicity and the hangover from a weak U.S. economy, is trying to bolster its...

What Does Cinco De Mayo Mean?

Ryan Craggs | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

First, it's not Mexican Independence Day. So throw that idea out. There are a couple of ways to approach the question, "What does Cinco de Mayo me...

Mexican-Americans Celebrate 'El Grito!'

newtab | Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Mexican and Mexican-American residents celebrated this Thursday the traditional ceremony of the Scream of Independence or “Grito de I...

Why Do We Celebrate Cinco De Mayo? What It Is, What It Means

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There's a lot of questions out there today, the 5th of May or Cinco De Mayo. And misconceptions too: like today is Mexico's Independence Day. It's not...