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Mexico Fêtes Independence Consummation Anniversary

By KELIN DILLON On Monday, Sept. 27, large festivities featuring dances, soldiers, fireworks and a speech from Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) were held in Mexico City’s Zócalo, celebrating the 200 years that had passed since Mexico’s Consummation of Independence in 1821. Large lights lit up the downtown square to look akin to the Mexican flag, with staged

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ABS Fourth of July Is Roaring Success

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF     Hotdogs, sloppy joes and tender roast beef sandwiches made for a tasty community U.S. Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, when the American Benevolent Society (ABS) hosted its last major event inside its soon-to-be-former offices at Union Church in Colonia Lomas de Chapultepec. Nearly 100 people showed up for the sit-down lunch of

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70,000 Revelers Ring in New Year on Avenida Reforma

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF     More than 70,000 residents of Mexico City rang in the start of 2019 with a live concert and virtual fireworks show at the Palma roundabout on Avenida de la Reforma on the night of Monday, Dec. 31. Headlining the eight-hour, family-oriented extravaganza, which was sponsored by the Mexico City government and open to all,

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