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Chocolate On Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

I aimed directly for several small dishes filled with a dark, thick chocolate pudding set out on the counter, mini-spoons jutting straight up as if intended for my mouth. Perfect.

War and Love

Lynda Freeman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

The best way to teach love is to show love. Rather than moving apart in fear and hatred, it is better to move together in love and reconciliation. I've had a change of heart.

For Matthew Shepard and His Family

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

At the end of my first year in college, just when I began to come out to my family and friends, I read about a young man in the United States, Matthew Shepard, who had been brutally murdered for being gay. This shocked me for many reasons -- first, because I identified with a few of Matthew's traits.

Cinco Colonial Cities In Mexico That You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Marcos Saldiver | Posted 05.05.2014 | Latino Voices

The Cinco de Mayo holiday (celebrated on, as the name suggests, the fifth of May) has its roots in the Mexican state of Puebla, where outnumbered Mexi...

Puebla: The Legend of Mexico's 'City of the Angels'

Bob Schulman | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Outside Mexico, Puebla may be best known for the battle in 1862. It was on the 5th of May that year -- giving rise to today's annual Cinco de Mayo celebrations

How a Kidnapped East Indian Princess Brought 'The China Look' to Mexico

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Bob Schulman

This is the story of "La China Poblana," roughly meaning "The Chinese Woman of Puebla (Mexico)." She was actually from India, and her native sari dresses wound up creating a fashion sensation in 17th century Mexico.

What's New In Mexico Travel

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Next time you're planning a vacation south of the border, chances are the bargain rates you'll see in the travel ads -- one might say: "7 nites in Los Cabos for $750 PPDO incl. air" -- came from a deal cut at Tianguis.

Cinco De Mayo Celebration- Puebla Style

Patricia R. Zablah | Posted 07.06.2012 | Latino Voices
Patricia R. Zablah

I deemed it a hyped up holiday, especially by Americans, endorsed by alcohol companies to boost up their sales. That was until I came to Puebla, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Cinco de Mayo. I realized how wrong I was.

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

America’s Cinco De Mayo Is Not Mexico’s Cup Of Tea | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 05.05.2012 | Latino Voices

Before you buy your plane ticket to Mexico to get the real Cinco de Mayo experience, make sure you don’t go looking for an American-style Mexican St...

Carlos Harrison

Cinco De Mayo: A Tequila Shot For Mexican Tourism | 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...

David Lohr

10-Year-Old Mexican Girl Gives Birth After 31-Week Pregnancy | David Lohr | Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

A 10-year-old Mexican girl has given premature birth to a baby boy weighing 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds), Mexican media outlets reported. The mother ...

Mexican Marines Arrest Presumed Drug Kingpin

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican marines captured Sergio Villarreal Barragan, a presumed leader of the embattled Beltran Leyva cartel and one of the countr...

Cinco De Mayo: More American Than Apple Pie?

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As you get ready to raise a margarita to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, don't forget all the north-of-the-border folks who made this Mexican celebration som...

U.S. Border Policy: How To Fix What's Broken

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

Funding would be better used to investigate and sanction U.S. employers who habitually hire undocumented migrants. This would not only be cheaper, but more humane.

Celebrating Mexican Pork Day

Carolynn Carreño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Carolynn Carreño

My favorite Poblano dish to make, partly because it is infinitely quicker and easier than the better known mole Poblano, is tinga, a dish of pulled pork bound by a sauce of onions and chipotle.