San Luis de la Paz, Gto. Friday, September 16, 2011. The main schools of the city carried out a parade for September 16, the day that the start of Mexico´s Independence War is celebrated. Around 20 educational institutions marched through the streets of Matamoros, Guerrero, Bravo, Rayon, Ninos Heroes and Manuel Doblado, to finish at the City Hall. As a prior event, a civic reunion took place at the Matamoros Esplanade at 8:45 a.m. In this affair, members of the honorable local government, headed by the Mayor, Javier Becerra participated. In a couple of interventions, the Mayor thanked the people for attending the civic events and expressed what it means to be Mexican. During the same program, the Queen of the Golden Age and her princess were recognized. The parade ended at 10:30 a.m.