Thursday, September 16, 2010

Mexico Celebrates Its Independence Amid Grieving - By Erasmo Guerra (Daily News)

Mexico's Grito de Independencia was first uttered by Father Miguel Hidalgo in the early hours of September 16, 1810, when the tolled the bells of his church in Dolores, Guanajuato, to rally the indigenous people to rise up against the Spanish colonists, starting what would become the War of Independence ... read more

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