holidays: Cinco de Mayo - 05/04/11 06:37 PM
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Mexico Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday celebrated primarily in the state capital city of Puebla and in the United States of America. In the USA it is a celebration of Mexican heritage, culture, music, food, customs and pride. It commemorates the Mexican defeat over the French army at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. About 4000 Mexican soldiers were outnumbered by the well-trained & well-equipped French army of 8,000.  The French had not been defeated for almost 50 years so it was quite a shock to all when they lost the battle.  Mexicans living in Columbia, California during the American Civil … (0 comments)

holidays: Get your green on-Happy St Patrick’s Day!! - 03/16/11 06:48 PM
Make sure that you wear your green today! As the sign on the Guinness beer warehouse in Dublin Ireland says, everyone is Irish on March 17th.

Guinness Storehouse St Patrick's Day sign
 
Believe it or not, blue was the color originally associated with Saint Patrick. But over the years the color gradually changed to green. It is believed that Saint Patrick used the shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to the pagan Irish because of the plant's 3 leaves. Green ribbons and shamrocks have been worn as a sign of celebration on St Patrick's Day as early as the 17th century.
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