Insights into Mexico's History

Articles and insights into Mexico’s history and cultural contexts

Articles and insights into Mexico’s history and cultural contexts

La Calavera Catrina - Ceramic Art

Mexico’s Elegant Catrinas on Parade

How 'Catrinas' —artsy skeleton figurines— became an extraordinary hallmark of Mexican popular culture and synonymous with Day of the Dead festivities

Mexico Lindo y Querido

México Lindo y Querido

A song often played by mariachi bands, "Mexico Lindo y Querido" has become established as one of most esteemed ballads of all time

Posters for Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in Mexico

Cinco de Mayo in Mexico

It had been mentioned that Mexico's Cinco de Mayo holiday is more celebrated among Mexicans in the U.S. than it is in Mexico

Status of Benito Juarez

Juárez and the Wind

Among Mexico's many sayings, "lo que el viento a Juárez" —what the wind did to Juárez— is popular, especially around election time