Archive | April, 2012

7 Reasons to Visit Puebla Right Now

26 Apr

Foreign tourists tend to overlook Puebla and now is an ideal time to get acquainted with this colonial beauty. Puebla has been preparing for this year’s 150th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo by renovating its hilltop forts and building a new park and causeway honoring Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza, hero of the Battle of Puebla. A host of special events will include the inaugural Festival Internacional del Mole, a tribute to Puebla’s gastronomy and one of Mexico’s most famous dishes.

Read full article for more info on food, history, architecture, public spaces, art, and museums. 

A Mexican Treasure Trove: The ‘Museum of the Border Revolution’

24 Apr

Built a part of the 2010 Bicentennial/Centennial commemoration of the 1810 War of Independence and 1910 Revolution, the Museu of the Border Revolution offers visitors a unique glimpse of Mexico’s early 20th century revolutionary upheaval, expecially the strategic role Ciudad Juarez played in events that transformed a nation.

Read full article on MexicoToday.org

Democrats Abroad to Hold Global Primary Election

23 Apr

Democrats Abroad , the organization of Democrat expats living all around the world that is recognized by  the Democratic National Committee as an official part of the Democratic party, will elect 15 delegates to represent them at the National Convention. The organization is is viewed as the 51st state and is the 17th largest voting blot in the Democratic National Committee.

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How One Expat Found Business Success In San Miguel De Allende, Mexico

20 Apr

For some, the introduction into the import-export trading business is a real, actual magic carpet ride. That’s how Carol Romano began her business, Insh’ala, in the artsy community of San Miguel, Mexico, with profits earned from selling Moroccan carpets in the U.S. After realizing success in the mini-venture, she expanded on the idea and opened her business in san Miguel. Now, 10 years later, Romano exports via FedEx from very select markets around the world while also selling domestic goods like furniture and antiques in Mexico.

Read Carol’s full story on NuWire Investor.

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