Francisco Diaz at a Mexican polling location. Photo courtesy of Francisco Diaz.


COLUMN: Volunteering as an observer in Mexico’s elections

Francisco Diaz, Assistant County Clerk-Recorder, writes that Mexico has a 'nearly identical' election process than the United States.

Mickie Solorio Luna. File Photo.

Former Hollister Councilwoman Mickie Luna appointed to international position

Appointed by Claustro Doctoral Iberoamericano to serve as liaison between member countries and the United States.

Our Lady Of Guadalupe. Photos by Laura Romero.

Hundreds gather for annual feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

All-night event includes Mass, music and dance performances, treats and warm drinks.


Art & Culture

Mexican art goes up for bid in silent auction

Diviana Navarro is a BenitoLink Intern Staff Reporter. Within the lush garden of the Jardines de San Juan restaurant, the Mexico de Mis Amores silent art auction was held on Aug. 23. In a collaboration between Voices of Monterey Bay, the Watsonville Film Festival and Tara Home, the event brought in over 60 pieces of vibrant

Baudelio Banuelos, Victor's grandfather. The little girl in the photo is Victor's cousin Mia Ramirez. The photo was taken in 2017. Photo courtesy Victor Sanchez


BenitoLink Junior Journalism Project: Baudelio Banuelos

Seventh grader Victor Sanchez writes about why he admires his grandfather, Baudelio Banuelos who lives in Mexico.

Our Lady Of Guadalupe. Photos by Laura Romero

Hundreds Gather to Honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

The celebration, which spanned from late evening into the early hours of the morning the next day, featured singers, dancers, and food.

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Sports & Recreation

Copa America stirs local fans’ interest

Chance to see Mexican national team in Santa Clara draws plenty of fan interest throughout the Bay Area