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Luis Fitch Named Winner of Friends of the American Latino Museum Design Contest

Friends of the American Latino Museum (@LatinoMuseum) is excited to announce the winner of our 2012 Campaign Design Contest. This design was chosen by supporters in a popular vote style. It will be used throughout all of the continue reading »

Oaxacans in California Prepare for Guelaguetza Festival

Some communities of people from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are preserving their roots in California with festivals that emphasize their rich cultural tradition. continue reading »

Mayan Celebrations Begin in Mexico With Traditional Events

A pre-Columbian market, dances and offerings to the goddess Ixchel were the first events of the Sacred Maya Crossing, a tradition restored several years ago that is the first big event of the Maya year celebrations in Mexico. continue reading »

Discovery en Espanol Airs Puebla Documentary-Puebla Launches English Website

As Mexico commemorates the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of Battle of Puebla, the Government of Puebla launched today an English website to inform visitors about the history, diversity and significance of Cinco de Mayo. continue reading »

Botero’s Bronze “El Gato” Has His Whisker Stolen in Medellin

One of the whiskers on the giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue donated by painter and sculptor Fernando Botero to his native Medellin has been stolen, an official in the Colombian city told Efe. The theft targeting the 1,050-kilo (1.2-ton) work of art occurred on Holy Thursday. continue reading »