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

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

Statue of Benito Juarez

A Brief Comment on Benito Juárez

An indigenous orphan from Oaxaca rose to inspire a nation, provide a benchmark of political life, and become the most revered of all Mexican presidents

Mexico Lindo y Querido

México Lindo y Querido

Mexico Lindo y Querido has become established as one of most esteemed mariachi 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