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Heavenly Paz, La Paz, in Baja California, still offers a peaceful, traditional side of Mexico

This one looks kind of interesting… LA PAZ, Mexico As traffic stalled along the palm-lined street, we peered from our taxi and spied the cause. A little parade came our way: boys in crimson church robes, young women balancing flower baskets on their heads, and a flatbed truck carrying a raucous band. Crackling fireworks zipped [...]

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A quinceanera dream comes true

Diana Lopez’s dream came true Sunday under a stormy sky and inside a tent big enough to hold 200 tearful guests at her quinceanera party. “I’m so happy,” she told them from her wheelchair. “Thank you all for coming. Thank everyone who made this possible.” That would be a lot of people. Several months ago, [...]

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In Texas, Quinceañeras Remain a Recession-Proof Industry

Cecilia Gabriel of Dallas, Texas, is frantically looking for a place to hold her daughter Jacqueline’s quinceañera. It isn’t easy. “It’s coming up in September. We waited too long,” says Gabriel. For many, the15th birthday rite of passage in Latino culture is an event that must be planned at least a year in advance, if [...]

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Quinceanera expo

I saw this interesting article about a big Quinceanera expo that they had in Southern California.  It would have been nice to go and check it out. While fashion week wrapped up in various parts of the world, the 2011Quinceanera.com Expo and Fashion Show presented by El Clasificado was in full swing. The announcement that for [...]

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