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Mexican Archaeologists Discover Items From Mezcala, Olmec Cultures in Abandoned Cave

Mexican archaeologists have found traces of the Mezcala and Olmec cultures, as well as human remains, in a cave in the southern state of Guerrero, indicating that the site was inhabited at different times and served as a funerary center, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Happy Cinco de Mayo from HS News

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the legendary Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, in which a Mexican force of 4,500 men faced 6,000 well-trained French soldiers. The battle lasted four hours and ended in a victory for the Mexican army under continue reading »

Univ. of Arizona Shares 150 Years of Mexican, Mexican American History Online

A new digital collection at the University of Arizona Libraries makes accessible more than 150 years of news coverage documenting the voice of the Mexican and Mexican American community. continue reading »

Mexico Establishes Commission to Commemorate Centennial of Constitution

A commission has been created to mark the centennial of the Mexican Constitution, Government Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said. continue reading »

Mexico Preserves Cultural History With New Museum Collections

The year now drawing to a close witnessed the renovation of a number of historic structures that now house museums, making room for new collections, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said. continue reading »

‘Sacred’ Pre-Columbian Tree Discovered Near Tenochtitlan

Mexican archaeologists discovered a pre-Columbian grave containing human skeletal remains along with relics of a "sacred tree" near the archaeological site of the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan in the historical downtown area of Mexico City, the Mexican National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

166 Years Ago Today the U.S. Declared War on Mexico

For those of you done celebrating Cinco de Mayo and Mexico’s brief but glorious defeat of the French you might want to crack open another Corona celebrating U.S. declaring war on Mexico back in 1846 that gave the U.S. close to 10 new states. continue reading »

First International Exhibit from Spain Premieres at Mexico’s National Gallery

Mexico's President Felipe Calderón inaugurated the exhibition on “Treasures of Spain’s Royal Palaces: A Shared History,” the first international exhibition at the National Gallery. continue reading »

INSIGHT:  The Root of Mexico’s Sadism

Sadism is not an everyday word in the Spanish vocabulary. Yet, it is an every day event if you live in Mexico. On any given day, if you asked around, you would be lucky to find someone in Mexico who could identify the root of the word, and fewer still would relate it to the Marquis de Sade continue reading »

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New Two-Hour Special to Air Nationally on PBS Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 10PM (TRAILER)

THE STORM THAT SWEPT MEXICO is a vibrant new two-hour PBS special that tells the epic story of the Mexican Revolution of 1910, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century continue reading »

Feliz Cumpleaños - Happy Birthday 205th Benito Juarez!

HS-News invites you to celebrate the 205th Birthday of Benito Juárez, the Mexican leader known as the Abe Lincoln of México. continue reading »

Why Mexicans Have a Special Place in Their Hearts for St. Patrick’s Day (VIDEO)

St. Patrick’s day might be the day of the Irish, but it holds a special significance to Mexican people too, due to the brave actions of heroes known as San Patricios. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Mexico on Your 200th Year of Independence (EL Grito VIDEO Here)

Today, all of Mexico is celebrating and rejoicing its 200-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized continue reading »