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  • Though the grito is hailed today as a declaration of independence from Spain, is reality it was a declaration of defiance against Joseph Bonaparte and the Spaniards resident in Mexico as well as a declaration of allegiance to the very undeserving Ferdinand VII.

    Miguel Hidalgo: the Father who fathered a country (1753–1811)

  • My friend and I took a bus to Dolores to see the church where, on the morning of September 16, 1810, Hidalgo called for freedom in what is known as the grito de Dolores, issued to rally the core of his army.

    The Spell of San Miguel

  • As in other Mexico cities, residents in Ciudad Juarez gather each year at the main plaza to hear the mayor give the "grito," or shout of independence, at 11 p.m.

    Mexico Fires 3,200 Federal Police Officers

  • As the country prepares to follow President Felipe Calderon in the traditional "grito," or shout-out of "Viva Mexico!" on Wednesday night, the country's historians, politicians and artists agree that the country is in a deep funk.

    Letter from Mexico: In no mood for a fiesta

  • As the country prepares to follow President Felipe Calderon in the traditional "grito," or shout-out of "Viva Mexico!" on Wednesday night, the country's historians, politicians and artists agree the country is in a deep funk.

    Letter from Mexico: In no mood for a fiesta

  • In the western city of Morelia, the scene of a cartel-related grenade attack that killed eight during the 2008 independence celebration, barely 2,000 showed up at the main plaza for a "grito" that once drew tens of thousands.

    Mexico Bicentennial Celebration PHOTOS

  • In Oaxaca, APPO temporarily lifted the baricades in the Zocolo to allow for the "grito" last night.

    Articles on Oaxaca

  • Two military fragmentation grenades exploded simultaneously, about 500 yards apart, during the traditional "grito," or shout for independence, in Morelia's main plaza late Monday night.

    Mexico Plans to Respond to Attacks

  • Once again throughout the land of Anahuac had arisen a "grito," its battle cry

    The Free Lances A Romance of the Mexican Valley

  • President Felipe Calderón leads the Republic of Mexico in the traditional "grito" (shout) of independence from the National Palace on the zócalo of

    WN.com - Photown News

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