Many historic colonial landmarks, and the famous Aztec Templo Mayor, can be found here.
The Zocalo is the largest square in Latin America and the third largest in the world after Moscow’s Red Square and Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Mario Moreno was one of the funniest comedians in Latin America, and his character, the goofy but witty Cantinflas, made Spanish speakers across the world laugh. (Please note there is no music in this episode an All of our featured artists this week speak to us in distinct musical settings: cumbia, electronica, downtempo and even a 1970s funk remake.
It's a powerful reflection of just how broadly Latin music is being expanded, but what all these selections have i This week's show has musical treasures we uncovered during our trip to the Latin Alternative Music Conference.
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Retells the Peruvian folktale originally told in the Quechua language of the Andes.
The Cuban- American author presents a collection of historical anecdotes and personal reminiscences that explain and illustrate many of the colorful aspects of Cuban language and culture.
but the clever lamb outwits the coyote in this triumph of mind over muscle. she’s been busy rediscovering old faves, finding places to drink margaritas, and scouting vintage stores.in addition to documenting her finds on her blog, road to wonder (a visual and written exploration of texas), she’s made time to walk us through her local’s guide to san antonio shopping, eating and site-seeing.The city is officially divided into 16 delegaciones (boroughs) which are in turn subdivided into colonias (neighborhoods), of which there are around 2150; however, it is better to think of the city in terms of districts to facilitate the visitor getting around.Many older towns like Coyoacán, San Angel and Tlalpan got merged into the urban sprawl, and each of these still manages to preserve some of their original and unique characteristics. Historic city center that is focused around the Zócalo or Plaza de la Constitución and extends in all directions for a number of blocks with its furthest extent being west to the Alameda Central.