TITLE

Cuatro de Mayo

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
SB Magazine;May2013, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Cinco de Mayo, a national Mexican holiday celebrating an unlikely victory over French forces in the Battle of Puebla, that will be held at the downtown festival plaza in Shreveport, Louisiana from May 4-5, 2013.
ACCESSION #
87660259

 

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