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MEXICO: Student -Led Movement Upending Election to AMLO’s Benefit

 New America Media, News Analysis, Louis E.V. Nevaer, Posted: Jun 11, 2012

When Mexico held its first presidential debate on May 6, it was caricatured publicly as a contest between a “Pretty Boy” (Enrique Peña Nieto), a “Quinceañera Doll” (Josefina Vázquez) and a “Has Been” (Andres López Obrador).

At the time, Peña Nieto, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), was the candidate to beat, leading both Vázquez, of the incumbent National Action Party (PAN), and López Obrador, of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), by more than double digits in opinion polls. Continue reading

Mexican legends of romantic music to support Jose Hernandez’s U.S. Congressional candidacy

Modesto, CA — Mexican romantic group Los Dandys, along with La Sonora Santanera, will rally support for Jose Hernandez’s congressional race the evening of April 14th at the Modesto Banquet Hall.

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Day of the Dead Increases its Community Presence


SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CA — Members of the Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery in Stockton, CA, remembered their loved ones by elaborating on “ofrendas” (altars) in their memory; while communities in Mexico and other Latin American countries observed the memory of their loved ones in celebration of “Dia de Muertos” (Day of the Dead).

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Book Presentation at the Mexican Consulate

gomez zepeda book
gomez zepeda book

SACRAMENTO, CA– The  Consulate General of Mexico has invited author Ignacio Gomez Zepeda to do a presentation of his books “Las haciendas del sexto cantón de Jalisco en 1825″; “La silla presidencial”; and “Historia gráfica de El Grullo”  on November 10th, 2011, at 6:00 pm, at 2093 Arena Boulevard, Sacramento, California, 95834.

“Ignacio Gomez Zepeda has published fifteen works on irrigation and agronomy issues. But his great passion is the history of the region where he was born, “ Said a representative of The Consulate General of Mexico.

He has dedicated eleven books to his birthplace region of El Grullio, Jalisco, such as: “Memorias de un soñador”; “Historia del Valle del Grullo”; “Historia del Valle de Unión de Tula“;  and “Historia del Valle de Limón”.

For further information call 916 329 3520

Aeromexico Inagurates Direct Flight Between Sacramento, CA and Guadalara Mexico.

Illustration by Ra

Sacramento, CAAeromexico, one of Mexico’s leading global airlines announced a new flight from Sacramento’s International Airport to Guadalajara Mexico beginning in July 16th. Continue reading

Mexican Consulate Opens Its Doors to Students

By Mayra Barrios ( bw) — Sacramento, CA The Mexican Consul, Carlos Gonzales Gutierrez, met on Monday with university students in an open forum at the recently established Mexican Consulate site in Sacramento. Continue reading

The Mexican Consulate opens its doors to Students by Mayra Barrios

Mayra Barrios (bw) — Sacramento, CA

The Mexican Consul, Carlos Gonzales Gutierrez, met on Monday with university students in an open forum at the recently established Mexican Consulate location in Sacramento. Continue reading

Cinco De Mayo Parade and 1st Annual Menudo Cook-off

By Bilingual Weekly News

STOCKTON, CA —The traditional Cinco de Mayo Parade —scheduled for downtown Stockton on May 1, 2011— will kick-off with a Menudo Cook-off during the evening of Saturday, April 30, 2011. Continue reading

Cinco De Mayo Parade

STOCKTON, CA – The 2011 Cinco de Mayo Parade was announced to be scheduled on Sunday, May 1, 2011. 

“200 years of partnerships Mexico California” is the theme of this years’ parade announced Ines Ruiz-Huston, President of the Coalition of Mexican American Organizations. Continue reading

Oaxaca: Textiles and Alebrijes

Oaxaca Textiles

Sacramento, CA – Carved Copal wood, papier-mache creatures and hand- woven textiles from the southern State of Oaxaca, Mexico are exhibited as, “Oaxaca: Textiles and Alebrijes,” will grace the walls and halls of La Raza Galería Posada with an exhibition in midtown Sacramento — beginning April 9 and concluding May 14, 2011. Continue reading

Confirmed: Vicente Fox comes to Pacific

Stockton, CA
Patrick Giblin / University of the Pacific
Special to Bilingual Weekly

Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, will be the keynote speaker at University of the Pacific’s 2011 Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m. May 7. He will be the first former head of state to speak at a Pacific graduation ceremony. Continue reading

Soccer Season ends with injuries

Coach Sutton by Fritz Chin

Bilingual Weekly/ Mayra Barrios

STOCKTON, CA – After four months of victories, challenges and strengths the professional soccer team California Cougars closed their 2010-11 season at the Stockton ArenaContinue reading

Mexican songs played on the Harp

Michael Tejada plays at Lazanos

Stockton, CA — the traditional Mexican songs, La Bruja, Ella, la Bamba, and other famous pieces filled the ambiance at Lozano’s Pacific Avenue Grill, as Michael Tejada performed lived on the evening of November 11th. Continue reading

MHC on with Día de Muertos events

Painting by Jorge Elizalde

The Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery is hosting an educational program celebrating the Day of the Dead.  Between November 2nd and 30th the center will exhibition a colorful display of  altars, ofrendas and “wall art” created by local artists and community members celebrating this rich Mexican tradition, fusing Aztec and Christian beliefs, honoring the dead. Continue reading

Morelos Unveiled

Morelos Unveiled

Bilingual Weekly

Stockton, CA September 30– The unveiling of the Bust of José María Morelos y Pavón, the “Servant of the Nation,” was donated to the City of Stockton by the Government of Mexico. Continue reading

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