Mexico’s Árbol de la Noche Triste

Photo: Tronco Mexico City – Commemorations take place this week on the 500th anniversary of a temporary Spanish defeat in the conquest and invasion of Mexico. On June 30, 1520 the Mexica forces defeated Hernán Cortés. Popular and contested legend says that the Spaniard wept underneath an ahuehuete tree on the outskirts of the Aztec … Continue reading Mexico’s Árbol de la Noche Triste