Millions of Mexicans are today celebrating their country’s Independence. At the strike of midnight, skies in cities all across the Mexican Republic were lit by thousands of fireworks following the Independence Eve ceremony. Today, September 16th marks the 199th Anniversary of Mexico’s Independence which is being celebrated under the theme “Fiesta Mexicana, un grito de alegria; Rumbo al bicentenario (Mexican festivities, a shout of joy; heading for the bi-centennial)”
The official grito (shout) was given by Mexican President Felipe Calderon. For a view, click play below:
The San Pedro Sun Newspaper joins the country in congratulating all Mexicans living on Ambergris Caye, Belize, and abroad on your Independence Day. Felicidades y que Viva Mexico!