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Esquites or Ezquites comes from the Nahuatl word Ízquitl, from Icehqui meaning 'toast' (in Spanish, tostar). Esquites are a very popular Mexican dish throughout the country, but especially in the central zone, made from the grain of the elote (tender corn).

The word ex-voto comes from the Latin "ex voto", which means "from a vow"; that is, something that is promised to be done when a favor is fulfilled or received. Not only do ex-votos have a religious significance attributed to them by the faithful, but they are also works that give an account of the history, organization, and beliefs of a society....

As of November 24, 2020, there are 1,060,152 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Mexico. There have been 1,283,714 negative cases, 102,739 confirmed deaths, and 791,516 recoveries. Nationally, 37% of general hospitalization beds and 31% of ventilator beds are occupied.

Mexico's unemployment rate fell to 4.7% in October, from 5.1% in September, the local statistics institute reported Tuesday, amid a process of economic revival following the confinement of the coronavirus pandemic.