Roberto Poucel Vázquez
M21
Mexico
MEXICO
Mexico
 Mexico officially called the United Mexican
States, is a country located in the southern
part of North America. M...
TRADITIONS
 The culture of Mexico has undergone a
tremendous transformation over the past
few decades and it varies widel...
LANGUAGES OF MEXICO
 Almost all of Mexicans today speak Spanish making
it the largest Spanish-speaking population in the
...
RELIGIONS IN MEXICO
RELIGIONS IN MEXICO
 Close to 90 percent of Mexicans identify
themselves as Catholic, although many have
incorporated pre...
VALUES OF MEXICAN PEOPLE
VALUES OF MEXICAN PEOPLE
 Mexicans put a high value on hierarchy and
structure in business and family matters.
Especially...
MEXICAN CLOTHING
MEXICAN CLOTHING
 In the cities, fashion in Mexico is influenced
by international trends, so the typical urban
Mexican dr...
MEXICAN FOOD
MEXICAN FOOD
 Mexican culinary norms vary widely based on
income level and social class. The diet of working
class Mexica...
HOLIDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS
HOLIDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS
 The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which is
celebrated on Dec. 12, is a major Mexican holiday...
THANKS FOR
YOUR
ATTENTION
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  1. 1. Roberto Poucel Vázquez M21 Mexico
  2. 2. MEXICO
  3. 3. Mexico  Mexico officially called the United Mexican States, is a country located in the southern part of North America. Mexico is the main tourist destination in Latin America and one of the most visited in the world.  Mexico is also one of the countries with the greatest diversity of climate in the world, considered one of the 12 mega diverse countries of the world
  4. 4. TRADITIONS  The culture of Mexico has undergone a tremendous transformation over the past few decades and it varies widely throughout the country. Nearly half of the population lives in cities, but smaller rural communities still play a strong role in defining the country’s collective vibrant community.
  5. 5. LANGUAGES OF MEXICO  Almost all of Mexicans today speak Spanish making it the largest Spanish-speaking population in the world there is no single official national language of Mexico. The colonizers of Mexico forced the Spanish language on the natives, but in the 1990s the government recognized 62 indigenous Amerindian languages. About 6 percent of the population is non-Spanish speaking, and some indigenous Mexican words have even become common in other languages, including English.
  6. 6. RELIGIONS IN MEXICO
  7. 7. RELIGIONS IN MEXICO  Close to 90 percent of Mexicans identify themselves as Catholic, although many have incorporated pre-Hispanic Mayan elements as part of their faith.  Christian denominations represented include Presbyterians, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-Day Adventists, Mormons, Lutherans, Methodists, Baptists and Anglicans.
  8. 8. VALUES OF MEXICAN PEOPLE
  9. 9. VALUES OF MEXICAN PEOPLE  Mexicans put a high value on hierarchy and structure in business and family matters. Especially outside of cities, families are typically large and Mexicans are very conscious of their responsibilities to immediate family members and extended family such as cousins and even close friends.
  10. 10. MEXICAN CLOTHING
  11. 11. MEXICAN CLOTHING  In the cities, fashion in Mexico is influenced by international trends, so the typical urban Mexican dresses similar to people in Europe and the United States. In more rural areas, a typical woman’s wardrobe includes skirts, sleeveless tunics called huipils, capes known as quechquémitls and shawls called rebozos.  One distinguishing article of traditional men’s clothing is a large blanket cape called a sarape. Boots are also a wardrobe staple.
  12. 12. MEXICAN FOOD
  13. 13. MEXICAN FOOD  Mexican culinary norms vary widely based on income level and social class. The diet of working class Mexicans includes staples such as corn or wheat tortillas, along with beans, rice, tomatoes, chili peppers and chorizo, a type of pork sausage.  Mexico is known for its tequila, which is made from agave cactus that is well suited to the climate of central Mexico. Soda is a very popular drink in Mexico, as the country has a well-developed beverage industry.
  14. 14. HOLIDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS
  15. 15. HOLIDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS  The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which is celebrated on Dec. 12, is a major Mexican holiday celebrating of the appearance of the Virgin Mary to an Indian man in the first years of Spanish rule.  The Day of the Dead, which is actually celebrated over two days combines Catholic and indigenous rituals to honor the deceased and is a national holiday.  Independence Day, marking the country’s separation from Spain in 1810, is celebrated on September 16.
  16. 16. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION

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