mexico and central america

Frida Kahlo painter of the 20th century

Frida Kahlo was a half-mexican, half-hungarian painter of the 20th century born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón in Coyoacán, Mexico City on July 6, 1907. During her short lived life, she had many accomplishments. She was a surrealist artist whose paintings reflected her thoughts and feelings. Her creative style...

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La Malinche – the Spanish conquest of Mexico

La Malinche has become known as one of the most controversial figures of the Spanish conquest of Mexico, which began in 1512. La Malinche, who is also referred to as Dona Marina or Malintzin, was Hernan Cortes’ interpreter, mistress, and guide. She is known as the mother of the Mestizos...

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The Long Walk

The Long Walk of the Navajo, also called the Long Walk to Bosque Redondo, was a twenty day foot walk many Navajos made in 1864 to a reservation in southeastern New Mexico.These lands are called, in the Navajo language, Dinétah. Dinetah included land within the borders of the four sacred...

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The Wage Gap In Mexico

Over the past few years there has been a substantial increase in wage inequality between skilled and unskilled workers in the country of Mexico. This increase in the wage gap happened in accordance with both a period of rapid technological change and the process of trade liberalization that began in...

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