Las Posadas (Latin America)

Las Posadas is a Christian festival in Latin America. This nine-day celebration represents the 9-month pregnancy of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Each day, two people portraying Mary and Joseph… Read More

Independence Day (Latin America)

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua all celebrate their independence on this day. Mexico celebrates it on the 15th and Chile celebrates on Sept. 18.

Simón Bolívar Day (Latin America)

Simón Bolívar (24 July 1783 – 17 December 1830) was a Venezuelan military and political leader who led what are currently the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Bolivia to independence from the Spanish Empire. He… Read More