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Chile Celebrating 200 Years

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

of independence. Happy birthday Chile!

Mexico Celebrating 200 Years, Oaxaca State

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Televisa’s Bicentennial promo of Oaxaca, one of my favorite states in Mexico. Again with the animals…

Mexico Celebrating 200 Years, Another State

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
Veracruz this time around...

Mexico Celebrating, State by State, again

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
Following yesterday's Chiapas video, here is Saltillo...desert country.

Mexico Celebrating, State by State

Monday, September 13th, 2010
A fellow Mexico City blogger has been highlighting a series of videos appearing on Mexican tv that celebrate each of its 32 states as it gears up for the 200th anniversary of its independence. The videos are stunning, if ... [Continue reading this entry]

Raising the Kids to be Bilingual

Sunday, September 12th, 2010
You might think that a pair of Canadians raising a child in Mexico means the achieving bilingualism is automatic - taken for granted. That was my thinking when we chose ... [Continue reading this entry]

Clinton vs Obama on Mexico

Friday, September 10th, 2010
An interesting split between President Obama and his Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the problem of drug cartels in Mexico. As reported by the BBC. Barack Obama
Obama says Mexico drug crime is not as bad ... [Continue reading this entry]

Mexico’s Bicentennial

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
Mexican flags Big party coming up all over Mexico as it celebrates 200 years of independence. Every town and city should have big events happening at city centers (often called zocalos). has a write up of ... [Continue reading this entry]

Raising Children in Mexico – A Canadian’s View

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
[caption id="attachment_67" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Guy\'s daughter Stella"]Baby girl[/caption] 14 months old is my little Mexican-Canadian daughter...frijolera and canucka, all rolled into one little ball of joy and smiles. My girlfriend and I are ... [Continue reading this entry]