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Los Cabos

Los Cabos

Los Cabos (The Capes) is one of Mexico’s most beautiful and exclusive destinations. It lies on the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula, 220 kilometers (136 miles) south of La Paz. The climate is warm throughout most of the year, with an average temperature of 26º C (79º F).   During the winter In...

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Loreto

Loreto

  The heavenly Bahia de Loreto (Loreto Bay) is located in the northeastern region in the state of Baja California Sur, 350 km (217 mi) north of La Paz. The climate is hot, with an average temperature of 28º C (82º F).   Loreto is a pleasant destination with natural beautiful natural attractions, such as...

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Spanish Slang

Spanish Slang

  ¡Aguas, aguas!   An expression, literally, “Water, water!”,  yelled to get someone’s attention, meaning: “Heads Up!”, “Watch Out!” Origen:  Yelled by chamber maids, during colonial times, to warn pedestrians below that they were about to empty the contents of a chamber pot (waters) onto the street from the balconies above.  

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German Consulate for Guerrero

German Consulate for Guerrero

Moves from Acapulco to Zihuatanejo


In a move that has been in the making since 2008, the German consulate for Guerrero has been relocated from Acapulco to Zihuatanejo.   The change took effect Monday, May 9, 2011. The consulate office is now located inside hotel La Quinta Troppo, on the road to Playa La Ropa in Zihuatanejo.  Long time Zihuatanejo resident and...

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Animal Protection Society Hosts Sterilization Campaign

Animal Protection Society Hosts Sterilization Campaign

Another successful event for the hardworking society


  “The greatness of a nation and it’s moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” – Mahatma Gandhi   The Society for the Protection of Animals of Zihuatanejo “Helen Krebs Posse” A.C., has concluded it’s May 16-20, 2011 Campaign of Free Animal Sterilizations with the following statistics: 95 Female dogs       ...

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June 2011

June 2011

June 1- 4, 37th Festival de Jazz en la Escuela Superior de Música (Jazz Festival) del INBA , Coyoacan, D.F. Those with a love of jazz music should not miss the many concerts and talented jazz musicians performing at the National Art Center, completely free of charge! This festival will be dedicated to pay tribute...

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May 2011

May 2011

May 1-31, Fiestas de Mayo. Chetumal, Quintana Roo. This cultural event takes place at the fort of San Felipe. The Fiestas de Mayo is a month-long festivity celebrated at the famous Mayan Kohunlich ruins. During the first week, visitors can appreciate the ritual of the sacred copal of Kohunlich, the pyramid of masks. The festivities...

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Beyond the Labyrinth

Beyond the Labyrinth

Latin American Art and the FEMSA Collection


May 1-June 18, Beyond the Labyrinth: Latin American Art and the FEMSA Collection, Mexican Cultural Institute, 2829 16th Street, NW Washington, D.C. Featuring 50 works from renown 20th century Latin American artists, including Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo (Mexico), Wifredo Lam (Cuba) and Fernando Botero (Colombia), the exhibition is organized into six thematic sections that span...

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April 2011

April 2011

Apr 1-11, CXXVI La Feria de la Nieve (126th Annual Snow Fair), Santiago Tulyehualco, Xochimilco. This fair has its roots from pre-Hispanic times. At Tlatelolco, the Aztec’s main market, noble warriors, lords and maidens came to get the goods and products more varied. Amongst the strange and exotic products was the nieve (snow), it was...

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Olmec

Olmec

Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico


Apr 1- May 8, Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico, De Young Museum, San Francisco, Ca. Considered the “mother culture” of Mesoamerica and recognized as America’s oldest civilization, the people known today as the Olmec developed an iconic and sophisticated artistic style as early as the second millennium BC.  The Olmec are best known for...

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Transformation

Transformation

Juandres Vera and Fernando Villalvazo


Apr 1-22, Transformation, Juandres Vera and Fernando Villalvazo. P.J.S. Exhibitions 238 W. 14th, New York City, New York. P.J.S Exhibitions, an eclectic gallery on the cusp of New York’s Chelsea, West Village and Meatpacking District, presents Transformation, a collection of “mental concepts” from artists Juandrés Vera and Fernando Villalvazo. In this exhibit, Vera and Villalvazo...

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March 2011

March 2011

Mar 1-14, Feria Internacional Tapachula, Chiapas (Tapachula, Chiapas International Fair) One of the largest fairs in the region, state and country including; livestock, agriculture, commercial exhibitions, bullfights, rodeos, art, hand crafts, local cuisine, family shows and concerts, and don’t forget the rides. Mar 3-9, Carnaval (Carnival), Nationwide. This festival is an official Mexican holiday that...

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