Archive | May 4, 2011

History of Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo is celebrated in the United States and Mexico. It is the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. Here are the series of events as cited by that led to the historical celebration of Cinco De Mayo: During the French-Mexican War, a poorly supplied and outnumbered Mexican army under General Ignacio Zaragoza defeats a French […]

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National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy: Lessons Learned

By Christina Saenz-Diaz Today, May 4 is the 10th annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. I had every known risk factor for becoming a teen mother. As a teenage Latina, I had a one-in-two chance of becoming pregnant before the age 20, greater than any other ethnic groups. My mother was a senior in […]

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