A Celebration for Those Who Left Before Us

A Celebration for Those Who Left Before Us

By Suzanne Marshall from the December 2016 Edition This year brought our first opportunity to be involved in the Mexican celebrations called Day of the Dead. In past years, we hadn’t returned from Canada soon enough or had the opportunity...
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Palenque

Palenque

By Dan and Lisa Goy from the December 2016 Edition We were off at 8:30 am sharp to Palenque, first on Hwy 186 starting out from the campground near Escarcega. The drive was good, although we always move slowly when...
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Aztlán

Aztlán

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2016 Edition Aztlán (from Nahuatl: Aztl n, [ ast ɬa ː n ]) is the legendary ancestral home of the Aztec peoples. Aztecah is the Nahuatl word for “people from Aztlán”. The place,...
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Sopa Tarasca

Sopa Tarasca

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2016 Edition Ingredients  1 medium tomato, roughly chopped  1 small white onion, thinly sliced  1 garlic clove, chopped  4 ancho chiles, stems and seeds removed  7 corn tortillas...
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“The Sky is Falling” Chicken Little

“The Sky is Falling” Chicken Little

By Yann Kostic from the December 2016 Edition Have you ever received an email from a friend warning you that there is a computer virus or some other untoward event that is happening on the internet? If you have, before...
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Aztec Stones and Rocks

Aztec Stones and Rocks

By Kirby Vickery from the December 2016 Edition Quetzalcoatl gave life to the people of the fifth sun by gathering the bones of a man and woman who had survived the long flood and sprinkling them with his own blood....
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At The Movies – Doctor Strange

At The Movies – Doctor Strange

By Suzanne Marshall from the December 2016 Edition Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor Director: Scott Derrickson “A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic...
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Make Christmas Really Special

Make Christmas Really Special

By Suzzane A. Marshall from the December 2016 Edition 1If you are in Manzanillo over the Christmas season, this is your opportunity to be involved in a wonderful event put on especially for the children in the area. It takes...
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Child Tax Credit… Why Many US Expat Families Qualify

Child Tax Credit… Why Many US Expat Families Qualify

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2016 Edition The child tax credit is a great benefit provided by the US government to American families with children under the age of 17. The credit or “tax refund” can be worth...
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Volcanoes / Volcanes

Volcanoes / Volcanes

By Terry Sovil  from the December 2016 Edition A volcano (singular, volcanoes plural; Spanish volcán or volcanes) is a mountain which opens down into the earth to a pool of molten rock. When pressure builds up, an eruption can occur,...
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