1521

1521

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2017 Edition In January 1521 the conquistadores entered the valley of Mexico. They staged a series of raids throughout the countryside and took the Aztec stronghold at Texcoco, from whence they could launch...
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Mole Poblano

Mole Poblano

By Manzanillo Sun Writer From the March 2017 Edition YIELD: Makes 15 servings INGREDIENTS Mole: 8 dried mulato chiles, wiped clean, seeds and veins removed, and seeds reserved 5 dried ancho chiles, wiped clean, seeds and veins removed, and seeds...
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Puebla

Puebla

By Dan and Lisa Goy from the March 2017 Edition Days 60-63 (March 6-9, 2016) After a few days visiting Oaxaca City, we were off to Puebla City led by Roland and Janice. Fortunately, it was a Sunday. Traffic was...
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Bocce on the Beach

Bocce on the Beach

By John Chalmers from the March 2017 Edition A game with roots dating back to the time of the Romans was the latest sport to be played on the beach at Club Santiago, in front of the Oasis Ocean Club...
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Facebook privacy demystified (part one)

Facebook privacy demystified (part one)

By Señior Tech from the March 2017 Edition Several my friends, real, not virtual (online) have expressed concerns about using Facebook. I must admit, I was reluctant to use Facebook as the company’s privacy policies were border-line invasive. Facebook’s C...
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The Aztec and the Ant

The Aztec and the Ant

By Kirby Vickery from the March 2017 Edition The Aztec mythological ‘Beginning’ fables are one of the most complete sets of stories in the world. Mythologically, they tied everything back to being a gift of the gods. Even though there...
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Ricki and the Flash (Netflix)

Ricki and the Flash (Netflix)

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the March 2017 Edition Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer Director: Jonathan Demme “A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her...
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The Great Wall

The Great Wall

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the March 2017 Edition Starring: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe Director: Yimou Zhang “When a mercenary warrior is imprisoned within the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest...
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Tsunamis

Tsunamis

By Terry Sovil from the March 2017 Edition Tsumami is a word that originated in Japan from the late 19th century meaning tsu ‘harbor’ + nami ‘wave’ (harbor wave). It is a series of ocean waves caused by the same...
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Now’s the time to spring clean your financial house

Now’s the time to spring clean your financial house

By Yann Kostic from the March 2017 Edition As spring arrives, many of us look forward to spring cleaning our homes dusting the corners, organizing cabinets and airing it out in preparation for a new season. But spring is also...
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