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Lupita Peimbert

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Latest posts by Lupita Peimbert

7 January 2016

Rosca de Reyes: More Than a Cake for Three Kings

Mexico took Día de Los Reyes seriously, and transformed it into a celebration among family and close friends. At the center of the holiday is a delicious cake.

19 December 2015

How Did You Remember Refugees and Migrants on International Migrants’ Day?

Throughout human history, migration has been a courageous expression of the individual’s will to overcome adversity and to live a better life.

3 November 2015

Five Facts About Mexico's Día de Muertos

The celebration is appearing more and more in the United States, home to a large Mexican community.

23 August 2015

Want to See the First Free African Town in the Americas? Go to Mexico

Afro-Mexicans proudly share the story of “El Yanga,” apparently an enslaved prince from the Yang-Bara tribe from Gabon, who helped slaves to be free from the Spanish around 1570.