Monthly Archives: February 2011

How to Use Your iPhone to Act Like a ‘Real’ Mexican

It is truly remarkable what you can do with your iPhone these days. In addition to checking in cool restaurants, listen to world radio and kill stupid piggies with flying angry birds, you can now pretend to be a “real … Continue reading

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Here’s Why I Won’t Take Part in a Beauty Pageant

I always knew there had to be a strong reason for me not to participate in a beauty pageant. And here’s why: These people are brutal. So much so, they have stripped Domonique Ramirez, 17, of her Miss San Antonio beauty … Continue reading

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What Took Them so Long? Ubisoft Preps Summer Launch of ‘Call of Juárez: The Cartel’

What do you do upon learning that more than 6,000 people have died in drug-related violence en Ciudad Juárez in only one year? If you are MAC-Rodarte, you launch a line up of make-up. And if you are a U.S.-based … Continue reading

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Gaddafi Wants you to Know He is NOT in Venezuela

Don’t believe everything you read on Twitter or Facebook. Lybia’s dictator Muammar Gaddafi went on national television to dispel rumors that he had fled to friendly Venezuela. “I am here to show that I am in Tripoli and not in … Continue reading

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The ‘NY Times’ Discovers Latinas ‘Pechonalidad’

Better late than never. The New York Times today informs the world about one little secret many of us have known for, like, centuries: That Latinas equate big breasts with a strong personality. As a 27-year-old Dominican patient of a … Continue reading

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Carlos Fuentes Thinks Sarkozy Is a Banana-Republic Dictator [And NOT Because of This Photo]

I never thought I’d live to see the day in which a fellow Mexican would label the president of a European nation a Banana-Republic Dictator. But that is exactly what Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes has called Nicolas Sarkozy for his … Continue reading

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Chipotle Grill Under Scrutiny by ICE: Now Who’s Going to Roll my Burritos?

Burrito-loving Americans should be up in arms: Chipotle Mexican Grill, which owns and operates nearly 1,100 outlets across the U.S., has been forced to let go of hundreds of workers amid an immigration probe that has spread to other states. … Continue reading

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