Monthly Archives: April 2010

Latin America’s ‘Axis of Evil’ Joins Twitter

Not content with debuting this week on Twitter, Hugo Chávez -aka @ChavezCandanga is now inviting pals Evo Morales and Fidel Castro to follow suit. I am already a morbid loyal follower of both, @ChavezCandanga @ReflexionFidel, though my sources tell me … Continue reading

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Bigotry Leads to -What Else?- Bigotry

Via Cuernavaca 2.0. For the uninitiated or, rather, the monolingual crowd, this Mexican taxi driver wants you to know There is no service available for gringos from Arizona. Hat tip: Luis Cabrera

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Censored ‘Fortune’ Cover Featured Guantánamo Prisoners, Mexican Workers, Sinking Homes

So this is the cover Fortune magazine first assigned to comic book artist Chris Ware, who chose an accurate -and clearly uncomfortable- way to depict modern capitalism. According to Chicagoist, Ware was asked to design the May cover of the … Continue reading

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Forget Arizona. Mexico Gets Own NASA. Yay!

Crap! I was so busy bitching at Jan Brewer and the whole Arizona brouhaha, that I failed to acknowledge the truly super-terrific news item of, like, the whole year: The Mexican Congress this week voted for the creation of AEXA, … Continue reading

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Arizona, The Land of Wonder… I Wonder How Long I Could Go Without Being Arrested

According to the state’s official tourism visitor guide, Arizona is a Land of Wonder; a place where you can plan a “Grand” vacation filled with fun activities including hiking, biking, rafting and even mule-riding. What I find most fascinating, though, … Continue reading

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Arizona’s SB1070 is So Bad, Even Tancredo Worries

Yes, my friends. Former Congressman and Presidential candidate Tom Tancredo this week blasted the Arizona immigration bill, saying it might have gone too far. He even expressed concern that people would be “pulled over because [you] look like should be … Continue reading

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‘People en Español’ to Unveil 50 Most Beautiful Latinos [Hint: I’m Not One of Them]

One more year has gone by and this blogger’s dreams have been shattered… again. Not content with not picking me among its 15 Most Influential Latinos, People en Español this year forgot to send me my application for this year’s … Continue reading

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