Category Archives: Why I Love Mexico

Aspiring Mexican Mayor Uses Batmobile to Campaign Around

Awwww, Mexico… The land of the collective smooch, the coold cocnuts and the 1-million-dollar birthday parties is also the World’s Headquarters of innovative political initiatives. Take Valentín González, aspiring Mayor of Netzahualcóyotl, who decided it was an awesome idea to drive around the impoverished municipality in his own Batmobile. Why? Simple, … Continue reading

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OK, People, Time to Brush up on your [Mexican] Spanish

Ever wonder why my people (i.e. The Mexicans) are always saying “¡Órale! ¡órale!?” Well, that’s because it’s an awesome word that we’ve come up with to mean pretty much anything. I repeat: ANYTHING. Hat tip: Karina Morales

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You Guys! There’s a Life-Size Mariachi in my Local Bodega

 Laura Martínez, Harlem

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Ayotzinapa in New York III: Dozens Became Hundreds

April 26 marked the seventh month since the disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico. And while the Mexican government has declared the investigation as “case closed,” Mexicans around the world continue to demand one thing: Vivos se los llevaron, vivos los … Continue reading

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Let’s Put a Tortilla on a Record Player, Shall we?

What happens when you put a tortilla on a record player? It plays El jarabe tapatío, of course! You don’t believe me? JUST WATCH! Happy Friday.  

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Armed with a Good Pair of ‘Cojones,’ Jorge Ramos Asks Enrique Peña Nieto to Resign

I know this video has been going around for several days now, and that many of you have already seen it, tweeted it, instagramed it, facebooked it, etc. Still, this blog had to make sure this footage also lives here, not only for ‘posterity’ … Continue reading

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Clinton vs. Rubio: This One’s Going to be Super Easy

Photos: The Internet. Collage by yours truly (2015)

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