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Calaveras & Catrinas

As we approach the somber holidays of Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos – Day of the Dead – the plethora of costumes and figurines surface everywhere. We hear about altar exhibits and Pan de Muerto – Bread of the Dead – ...
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Classic Corvette

Car Shows in the RGV

unique Accessories McAllen Car Show Car shows are just as popular in the Rio Grande Valley as they are in the rest of the country, even though car enthusiasts here spice things up a bit with their whimsy. Believing that admirat...
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South Texas Senior Pageant

Senior Pageantry. Ms South Texas Senior America Pageant

I am reposting this article from last year because the 2016 pageant is coming up this weekend, and I believe it is one of the most unique and important events for our community. Last year, I was assigned to cover the 2nd annual...
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Lupe and Nydia

Why Mexican Culture Celebrations in the US?

Mexican Independence Day is celebrated every September 16, but to kick off the holiday one must experience the Grito de Dolores (a call to arms; a cry). This “kick-off” happens the night of September 15 and is reena...
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Tapia Guerra Family mid 1940's

We’re Latino Here

I recently read an article titled We’re Latino Here by Ruben Navarrete where he writes about the need for Latinos to unite and work together towards similar goals. I have attached a link to his article because I sincerely bel...
by Nydia O
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