For those celebrating, happy cinco de Mayo! I hope you are celebrating for the right reasons!
What is the true meaning of cinco de Mayo? I believe that if you are going to celebrate something, you should know its origins first! 259 more words
Each year on the fifth of May, we celebrate Cinco de Mayo. So what is Cinco de Mayo all about? This festive celebration of Mexican culture and heritage commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over France in 1862, during the Franco-Mexican War at the Battle of Puebla. 52 more words
So it’s not Mexican Independence Day, and it’s not even a very big deal in Mexico (except in Puebla), since after all the French, who were defeated in Puebla on this date in 1862, went on to invade Mexico City and occupied Mexico for four more years. 51 more words