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Mexico’s Week of Passion and Pageantry

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     As a predominantly Catholic nation, Mexico has traditionally celebrated Easter Week, known here as Semana Santa, as one of its most important holiday seasons of the year. Starting on Palm Sunday, the Sunday before Easter, which this year fell on April 10, nearly every community in the country commemorates the resurrection of Christ 2000 years ago with

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Easter Celebrations in Michoacán: Beauty Beyond Chaos

By JESSICA GUERRERO MORELIA, Michoacán — Two years after the start of the covid-19 pandemic, social life in Mexico is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. The current case count, according to official sources, has decreased significantly, allowing, among other things, the reopening of spaces for tourism and cultural activities. Work places and schools in the

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO AMLO’s Virtual Powwow with G-20 Leaders In what was his first international encounter — even if only virtual — with the Group of 20 (G-20) world leaders on Thursday, March 26, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) vowed the nation’s solidarity with all affected nations and explained his point of view as to how to proceed

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