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History Lesson: Mexico's War of Independence

Today, September 16, 2019, marks Mexico's 209th Independence Day. The celebrations always begin on September 15 at 11 pm with the traditional 'El Grito de la Independencia' observance - but do you know the story behind Mexico's Independence from Spain?

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September 16 is a National Holiday

Banks, schools and many businesses will be closed on Monday, Sept 16 as cities throughout Mexico celebrate the country's Independence from Spain.


Chile en Nogada at Kaiser Maximilian

Kaiser Maximilian is celebrating El Mes de la Patria by serving up Chile en Nogada, the Mexican dish that is most emblematic of the patriotic holiday.


Tradition and Fun in Riviera Nayarit

This month, in addition to celebrating Mexico's independence, the Riviera Nayarit will host a wide variety of cultural, culinary, and sporting events.

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