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Just who owns Cinco de Mayo?

LatinaLista — Cinco de Mayo may be rooted in Mexican history — it commemorates the 1862 underdog victory of the Mexican army’s defeat of the well-armed French forces occupying the country — but it’s totally an American-made celebration. In fact it’s related to one of the United States most revered moments in history, the American

New magazine guides Nuevos Paisanos through the American labyrinth

By Ytzel Arrunada Borderzine EL PASO — Mario Fernandez, 45, crossed the border illegally in search of opportunity and a better life, but he found himself here without rights or guidance and countless unanswered questions. But now, a new publication is on their side. The first edition of Nuevos Paisanos is available on online. Nuevos

Spotlight Non-profit: Sharing love of Mexican history and culture one dance at a time

LatinaLista — With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, no fiesta is complete without two symbols of Mexican culture — mariachis and folkloric dancers. Swirling bright-colored skirts, whipping braided hair decorated with ribbons while performing quick toe-heel tapping dance steps, folkloric dancers attempt to recreate a little bit of Mexico’s cultural history. The only

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