Category Archives: Why I Love Mexico

Asian-Mexican Fusion Food in Greece Looks Like This…

Buddha, mushrooms, cactai, sombrero…. What could possibly go wrong? ¡Ajúa! Photo: Laura Martínez, Eressos, Lesvos (2015)

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Americans Can Now Enjoy ‘Xochimilco’ from the Comfort of Cancún

It is not a secret that Americans love Latin America — especially if they can enjoy an entire continent while avoiding the annoyances and perils of actually going there. Enter Xochimilco-Cancún, a smaller-scale recreation of the original Xochimilco, the famed floating garden in Mexico City, that caters to Cancún … Continue reading

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Trump Runs for President; Insults Mexicans. What Else Is New?

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Jeb Bush Can Tell if Someone Hails from Colombia, Not Columbia; Has Wife Named Columba

It is not a huge secret that Jeb Bush has a pretty decent command of the Spanish language. And now, thanks to the New York Times, we also know he’s also good at guessing the Latin American country where a person is from based … Continue reading

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Yes, America’s Got [Mariachi] Talent

Meet Alondra Santos, the adorable 13-year-old Mexican singer, who claims to have inherited her love of music from — who else? — her abuela. Watch little Alondra as she dazzles the judges, as her entire familia cheers on backstage… ¡Ajúa!

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Netflix Adds Univision, and that Means One thing…

…. Soraya is BAAAAAAAACK! Per a Univision press release: Netflix will now offer many hours of some of the most beloved and highly-rated shows from the Univision classics such as Teresa, Maria la del Barrio, Lo Que La Vida Me … Continue reading

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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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