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During National Hispanic Heritage Month, is annually celebrated from September 15- October 15, raw U.S. Government celebrates the countless contributions of more than 60 million Hispanic Americans, Latinos, Latinas, and Latinx identifying people to our culture and society. It also celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
"Hispanic heritage holds an indelible place in the heart and soul of our Nation, and National Hispanic Heritage Month reminds us that the American identity is a fabric of diverse traditions and stories woven together. Since the beginning, our country has drawn strength and insights from Hispanic writers, scientists soldiers, doctors, entrepreneurs, academics and leaders in labor and government. Our culture has been enriched by the rhythms, art, literature, and creativity of Hispanic peoples. And our deepest values have been informed the love of family and faith that is at the core of so many Hispanic communities. All of these contributions help us realize the promise of America for all Americans." From the American Presidency Project Proclamation 10446-National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2022.
September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September 18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Die de la Rasa is is October 12, falls within this 30 day period.
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