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06 May, 2018, 03:17 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
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The event organizers say today is a celebration for Mexico, but also a way to bring different communities together.

"On May 5, 1862, General Ignacio Zaragoza's Mexican forces withstood the French assault on the town of Puebla de Los Angeles, despite being outnumbered and underequipped". Mexico's most important national holiday is celebrated September 16, commemorating the Cry of Dolores (Grito de Dolores) that initiated the 1810 war for Mexican independence from Spain.

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While running for president, Trump marked the Mexican holiday by tweeting a picture of himself eating a taco bowl.

"I hope everybody has big plans for the weekend because tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo", Colbert said. Cinco de Mayo freebies and dealsFor Sharks fans who couldn't make it to game 5 in Las Vegas, there was a viewing party at San Pedro Square Market. In the US the date has become associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture.

Cinco de Mayo is not a national holiday in Mexico, though many schools close and a larger celebration is held in the State of Puebla, where the battle took place.

Applebee's, with locations throughout Spokane, extended its Dollarita $1 margarita special for the day.



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