Calavera – Día de los Muertos

By Path to Citizenship Series on the November 2019 Edition In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Jose Guadalupe Posada began creating engraving and etchings to illustrate the newspapers of the day called broadsheets. His prints of skeletons doing everyday jobs are still called Calaveras today. Posada was the first to sketch the skeletons wearing […]

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Hojarascas Traditional Mexican Shortbread Cookies

By Manzanillo Sun Writer on the November 2019 Edition Ingredients (Makes 3 dozen 3-inch, perfectly crumbly and delicately addicting cookies) ✓ 1 egg ✓ 1 tablespoon baking powder ✓ 1/2 cup sugar (plus 1 cup of sugar for coating) ✓ 3 tablespoons of cinnamon (plus 3 tablespoons for coating) ✓ 1 cup vegetable shortening ✓ […]

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EIight Myths Regarding Spaying and Neutering

By Friends of Mexican Animal Welfare on the November 2019 Edition When it comes to spaying and neutering (fixing), misunderstandings abound. This is particularly true to the Mexican culture. Owners worry that ‘fixing’ their pet may cause undesirable side-effects. Nothing could be further from the truth! Here are a few of the most common misconceptions…. My female […]

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April 2016

In this issue: Planting Roots in Mexico Silver Fittonia – Tommy Clarkson Florida Thatch Palm – Tommy Clarkson Living in Mexico A Day at the Beach – John Chalmers The Unexpected – Suzanne A. Marshall For the love of Vanilla – Kirby Vickery Rancho Colina de San Miguel – Ken Waldie Flora Exotica – Freda […]

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March 2016

In this issue: Living in Mexico A lucky Escape –  John Chalmers Ode to March – Kirby Vickery Finally They’re Back – Suzanne A. Marshall Driving in Mexico – Ken Waldie Restaurant and Recipes What Constitutes a Good Restaurant? – Allan Yanitski Salpicon – Dana Parkinson At the Movies Experimenter –  Suzanne A. Marshall The […]

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