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Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted by Claudia Ortiz-ortiz on Sep 7, 2017 2:27:17 PM


To honor the contributions to culture and heritage made by people of Hispanic or Latino descent, National Hispanic Heritage Month was enacted into law in 1988. This period runs from September 15 through October 15. The reason behind starting this 30-day period on September 15 is that it is the independence day for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Other countries celebrating their independence days during this time include Belize, Mexico and Chile.

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Topics: current events, national hispanic heritage month, medicine, Doctors, # philanthropists

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