Volume XXII Number 36 ~ September 11, 1998


Front Page Stories

The Insurrection Led by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Castillo

La Batalla por La Independendencia

"Mexicanos Viva Mexico"

By D.L. Muñoz


As the news of the insurrection led by Father Miguel

Hidalgo y Costilla of Dolores reached Texas, Mariano Jimenez, one of Hidalgos trusted lieutenants, was assigned to assess and promote resistance to the royal government in Coahuila and Texas, which were important because of proximity to the United States from which the independence movement needed sympathy and aid. The battle to defend the Spanish crown fell to the last royal governor of Sanish Texas, Manuel Salcedo.To continue, click on the link.


Hidalgo's Call for Mexican Independence
By Daniel L. Muñoz

Highest Court Asked to Referee Political Fight
By Richard Carelli

Ivy League Authors Say Affirmative Action Works
By Robert Greene

Look Inside Classroom As First-Graders Tackle Lessons In English
By Michelle Locke

City's Politics In Upheaval

Noticias de Mexico



New World Hispanic Heritage Along the Anza Trail
By Meredith Kaplan

Juan Bautista de Anza

"The U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848," A Documentary About a Historic Conflict That Few Americans Remember and Few Mexicans Will Ever Forget


The Mexican Viewpoint on the War With the United States
by Jesús Velasco-Márquez

Commemorating Critical Milestones in American History
Miguel A. Bretos

Latin American Nations Celebrating Their Independence

Historical Calendar

Calendar of Fiesta Patrias

Kellogg Foundation Launches Nation's Largest Health Initiative; Community Voices to Raise Health Care to the Underserved

Anheuser-Busch Makes "Cents" for Hispanic Scholarship Fund

$25,000 Leadership Gift Launches Youth Summit

Assistant Directors Training Program Offers Unique Career Opportunity

Footaction Rewarding Student-Athletes With $100,000 in College Scholarships

Hispanic Radio Network/La Red Hispana
Cómo Todos Pagamos una Rabieta Electoral de $2 Millones



Editorial: Contemporary Latinos Face A New Struggle For Freedom

El Foro ... Public Forum


In Memoriam: Orlando Coons
Community Mourns Passing of a Master Teacher!


Etc. Etc. Etc.

Sporting news, reviews and other tid bits

Calendar of Events

Leaf Survives Some Big Mistakes in NFL Debut
By Bernie Wilson

Vancouver is First Playoff Opponent

Bullfight World
by Lynn Sherwood
Enrique Garza Humiliates Urrutia in Mano-A-Mano


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