Monthly Archives: June 2007

Good Lord! Bush wishes Castro dead

Wishing somebody’s death is not a very Christian thing. Yet, Mr. Bush invoked the Lord himself to express what he really feels about Fidel Castro.”One day the good Lord will take Fidel Castro away,” the president said this week during … Continue reading

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Miami Beach gets a hand from “God”

Diego Maradona might not be the hot soccer player he was in his prime, but his name remains a strong brand to sell all sorts of things. And in his most recent branded effort, the controversial Argentine figure is now … Continue reading

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Who wants to be the ‘mero mero drywalero’?

I had no idea what a dry wall “expert” (or drywalero) was. But thanks to a Chicago-based company I now know that is someone who works with drywalls and is eligible for a $5,000 cash award courtesy of Sheetrock, a … Continue reading

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Oooops! Gringos build wall in the wrong country

It is not very often that American officials apologize to Mexican authorities. But it happened this week when the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the U.S. government didn’t “intentionally” erect a 5-foot-tall barrier … in Mexico. As it turns … Continue reading

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Meanwhile on the Web…

And speaking about the media and covering what really matters, more than 180,000 people have logged onto celebrity-news Web site http://www.tmz.com to cast their vote on one important issue: whether Salma Hayek’s boobs are real or not. The verdict is … Continue reading

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What else is on TV?

Thank God I speak English, because if I had to rely on Spanish-language television to be informed, I would think that besides the death of Antonio Aguilar, nothing else has happened on this planet. The Mexican singer died at age … Continue reading

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Spanish-language TV gets animated

I feel bad for Mr. Schwarznegger, but Spanish-language TV is just about to get even more viewers (yep, more of those lazy Latinos who don’t want to learn English). El Chavo del Ocho, the popular Mexican sitcom that follows the … Continue reading

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