In Pictures: Subdued celebrations for Mexico’s Independence Day

09/16/2020

Source: Al Jazeera

Mexicans celebrated their Independence Day without big public ceremonies for the first time in 153 years on Tuesday due to restrictions on public gatherings caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Each year, the president rings the bell that marked the call to arms during the 1810-1821 struggle to win independence from Spain, and reenacts the Cry of Dolores, shouting “Viva Mexico!”

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One thought on “In Pictures: Subdued celebrations for Mexico’s Independence Day

  1. adolfo del castillo

    some buildings reflected light images of mexican flag colors due to the celebration…
    Empire State, New York, United States,
    Eiffel Tower, Paris, France,
    Khalifa Building, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,
    Obelisco, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    and Niagara Falls, Canada…IX-2020

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