‘Cinco de Mayo’ …. “🇲🇽 ‘Hope Can Make the Impossible Possible’ 🇲🇽 …. “!!

~~May 5, 2019~~


Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of Mexican Independence.

Celebrate the fateful day General Zaragoza fearlessly turned back the Second French Intervention at the Battle of Puebla.

Seems this day is celebrated for the wrong historical reason.

Here’s a short video explaining the history behind the day which we celebrate with music, eating, drinking and partying.

Hope you enjoy it!


What’s the history behind Cinco de Mayo?

Cinco de Mayo, also called Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, holiday celebrated in parts of Mexico and the United States in honor of a military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon III.

However, that one successful battle didn’t drive the French out of Mexico.

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s independence day. Mexican independence is celebrated Sept.16. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla.


~~Published on Apr 22, 2018~~

A Brief History & Facts About Cinco De Mayo Cinco de Mayo on Fifth of May is a commemoration of the victory of an outnumbered army of Mexicans over the French forces at the Battle of Puebla that took place May 5, 1862.

The triumph of the Mexicans proved to the world that their will to defend their nation’s sovereignty would prevail against a powerful foreign invader.

Mexico may have lost battles after that great victory but Cinco de Mayo will always be a reminder to every one that a grain of hope, no matter how small and insignificant to others, can make the impossible, possible.

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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