Daily Archives: January 25, 2017

LA BATALLA DE PUEBLA

History of Cinco de Mayo: Battle of Puebla In 1861 the liberal Mexican Benito Ju├írez (1806-1872) became president of a country in financial ruin, and he was forced to default on his debts to European governments. In response, France, Britain and Spain sent naval forces to Veracruz to demand reimbursement. Britain and Spain negotiated with […]

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