Many traditions come with Las Posadas

By Tere Siqueira Starting Thursday (Dec. 16), many Mexicans and Mexican expatriates will participate in a holiday tradition that has been observed in Mexico since Spanish colonial times: Las Posadas.The origin of Las Posadas is religious in nature, representing the pilgrimage of Joseph and Mary on their way to Bethlehem. But since the late 18th […]

Deadly tornadoes in South, Midwest leave 88 people dead

By Roberta Pardo At least 88 people across five states have been confirmed dead after a swarm of tornadoes tore through communities in the South and Midwest over the weekend.In total, there were at least 44 tornadoes reported across Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Mississippi between the night of Dec. 10 and the morning […]

Mexican icon Vicente Fernandez dead at 81

By Chara Singer Vicente Fernandez, a Mexican icon, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 12), multiple media outlets reported.“He was a legend,” said Luciana Guerrero, a Fernandez fan. “We will miss him, and he will be forever in my heart. Rest in peace, Vicente Fernandez.”Fernandez, who was fighting several health problems, fell at his […]