Happy Independence Day, Mexico

Grito de Dolores (Mexico’s Independence Day) 2016 translated as “Cry of Dolores”.

The Cry of Dolores was uttered from the small town of Dolores Hidalgo, near Guanajuato in Mexico, on September 16, 1810. This event is considered the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence against the Spanish-born ruling class.

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