Full name: Noe Margarito Montesinos Gonzales
Home: Oaxaca City, Mexico
Languages: Mixteco and Spanish
Favorite subject in school: Spanish
Favorite food: Fried eggs, sunny side up, with refried black beans
Parents: Noe’s mother and father are craftspeople who make clothing and jewelry to sell on the streets of Oaxaca City.
Siblings: Noe has five brothers and sisters, four younger and one older.
Hobbies: Playing soccer
Career: Noe wants to be a soccer player when he grows up.
Profile by: John Gibler
LEARN A LITTLE SPANISH!
How are you?: Como estás?
Fine, thank you: Bien, gracias
MEXICO QUICK FACTS
Population: 107 million
Capital: Mexico City
Languages: Spanish (official language); 62 indigenous languages
Religions: Catholic (89%); Protestant (6%)
President: Felipe Calderon (starting December 1, 2006)
Poverty: 50% of Mexicans live in poverty