fbpx
“Baby Nelson” passes away
May 4, 2019
New Neighborhood Watch Group formed in Cayo
May 5, 2019

Feliz ‘Cinco de Mayo’

Posted: Sunday, May 5, 2019. 9:05 am CST.

By BBN Staff: Mexicans across the globe are today celebrating ‘Cinco de Mayo’.

Cinco de Mayo is a huge cultural celebration in commemoration of the battle in Puebla de Los Angeles, Mexico.

According to historians, the Mexican and French were in battle and on that fateful day, May 5, 1862, an outnumbered Mexican army defeated a powerful invading French force.

It was a major celebration since the French army had not been defeated in over 50 years and that exemplified Mexican patriotism.

The retreat of the French troops at the Battle of Puebla represented a great moral victory for the people of Mexico, symbolizing the country’s ability to defend its sovereignty against a powerful foreign nation.

Since then, the celebration became annual in Mexico and in the United States with rich Mexican cultural food and heritage.

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

 

Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtіng@brеаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-612-0315.

 

© 2019, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.

Comments

  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • larry waight
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • cahal pech village resort
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa
  • Belmopan Aggregates