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American Benevolent Society Hosts Holiday Buffet Luncheon

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The American Benevolent Society (ABS) in Mexico City hosted its annual end-of-year holiday luncheon — a succulent buffet of roast turkey, smoked ham, mashed potatoes, steamed asparagus and garden salad — at Christ Church Parish on Wednesday, Dec. 14. In addition to the delicious homemade meal, attendees shared in the spirit of the season as they joined

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Christmas with a Spooky Twist

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS After the resounding success of its walk-through “Haunted Halloween” adventure in October and November, Encuentro Oceanía shopping mall’s Ping Poing adventure company has brushed off the dust and cobwebs of its scariest Day-of-the-Dead paraphernalia and given it a “second life” with a revamped interpretation of sinister Christmas tales. The newly opened, 10-minute “Christmas Horror Story” experience mixes

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Mexico’s Crimson Christmas Flowers

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Blush-red poinsettias have long been regarded around the world as the perfect companion to seasonal traditions and classic Christmas decorations. Lesser known is the leafy, long-stemmed flowers’ far-flung history. Called nochebuenas in Spanish (literally “holy night,” referring to Christmas Eve), the poinsettia has traveled across oceans and changed varieties more than 70 times within its centuries-old legacy.

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Christ Church Parish Offers Artisan Crafts, Tribute to Tradition

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS In keeping with a tradition that dates back over a century and a half, Mexico City’s Christ Church Parish hosted its annual Christmas bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 3. Heralded in with a stirring parade of Scottish piobaireachd by the Saint Patrick’s Battalion Pipe and Drum Band, the eight-hour bazaar was as much a tribute to pageantry and

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