Monthly Archives: August 2008

Hispanic Media Takes the McCain Approach

Remember when McCain blasted Obama for not talking about Latin America during a recent trip to Europe? Well, here is New York City’s Hoy‘s take on last Thursday’s emotional madness. Does everything have to be Hispanic-centered? I mean… just asking.

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Obama According to the Mexican Press

No matter how much Obama -and/or the rest of the world- attempts to stay away from the race issue… the Latin American press will make sure we know what the whole thing is all about. [sigh]

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Would you Dump Salma Hayek for This Woman?

I guess your answer would be ‘No way, José’ but my very well-informed gossipy sources tell me this is the woman Henry Pinault is dating these days. Not only she looks filthy rich (and fond of horses) but it looks like … Continue reading

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Gobble Up. September is Cholesterol Education Month

Man! I’ve been so busy trying to catch up with my politics, that I almost forgot that September is Cholesterol Education Month. But thanks to media visionaries who care about us, I now know there is a healthy, Hispanic-looking snack … Continue reading

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Daddy Yankee’s McCain Endorsement Is Tough Act to Follow

I’m sure you know by now that Puerto Rico reggaeton sensation Raymond Ayala (aka Daddy Yankee) has endorsed McCain, the 72-year-old make believe ABBA fan, simply because -duh- they both seem to be very fond of La Gasolina. So without … Continue reading

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A Call for Damas to Love Obama

I love politics when it comes coupled with marketing and T-shirts, especially when they make it possible for you show your support to a candidate in addition to boasting your bilingual skills (upside down exclamation marks included!) Here’s the latest … Continue reading

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Hispanics Love Soccer; Mexicans, Taekwondo

I have no idea why, but the only two gold medals Mexicans scored at this year’s Olympic Games in Beijing were in the Taekwondo discipline. Perhaps this has something to do with Latinos’ penchant for kicking the hell out of … Continue reading

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