Monthly Archives: April 2011

Obama Courts ‘Influential Hispanics,’ Fails to Invite this Blogger to White House Gathering

President Barack Obama is smart enough to know that it takes more than eating a burrito and posing next to some Mariachi-clad dude to court U.S. Hispanics. That is why, POTUS this week lured a bunch of “influencial” Hispanics to the … Continue reading

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If This Doesn’t Get Me on the ‘Special Guest’ List at the Royal Wedding, I Don’t Know What Will

My friends think it’s too late, but I still think El Chicharito and myself have a pretty good chance of making it to the April 29th event. I will keep you posted. P.S. And no; this is not Photoshoped. I … Continue reading

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Pure Street Poetry… Mexico City Style

The area around our local hospital in San Pedro de los Pinos, with the busy ins and outs of sick people, nurses, doctors and equipment providers is also a hotbed for food entrepreneurs. How can anyone not love Mexico? Photo: … Continue reading

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¡Que Pase el Desgraciado! … Laura Bozzo Weighs In On Cuba’s Leadership Changes

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Chileans Trick Taco-Eating Mexicans [Myself Included] into Drinking Bad Wine

Minutes upon arriving to Mexico City, my brother took me to our local wine store where I was surprised to find Taquero, a Chilean wine designed specifically to cater to our tacos-eating habit. The verdict: Chileans should stick to making … Continue reading

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‘Call of Juárez: The Cartel’ Out Against all Odds

If you thought Ubisoft’s brilliant idea to release a Juarez-themed videogame was only a bad joke, think again. The game is out and you can watch a preview right below. Hat tip: Adictivo

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A Latina Has been Named the World’s Most Beautiful Woman. [And No, it’s Not Me]

This is getting annoying: Not content with snubbing me for its 15 Most Influential Hispanics edition, Time Inc.-owned People magazine this year failed to consider this blogger among the candidates to the title of the Most Beautiful Woman in the Whole … Continue reading

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See? Its Not Only Latin American Presidents Who Like to Steal Stuff

It took the president of the Czech Republic Vaclav Klaus a little of bit of time to take a pen during his latest visit to Chile, but he succeeded in the end. Ah, que señores tan mañosos!!

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What Nobody Has Told You About Don Browne’s Leaving Telemundo

Barely one minute after NBC Universal broke the news online about Don Browne’s retirement as head of Telemundo, hundreds of Tweets and Facebook messages (mostly by myself) propagated the news throughout the Web… So I’m not going to bother you … Continue reading

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Univision Realizes Not all Hispanics Eat Tamales, Speak Only Spanish, Watch Telenovelas

You can love or hate Univision; but one thing is certain: The message the network wants to send out to the world has changed radically from the years of Perenchio and his lieutenants, when talking about an English-speaking Latino was … Continue reading

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Friday Headlines That Just Make my Day

Turns out her corporate boardroom expertise was not enough for Cathie Black to last longer than three months at the helm of the New York City’s School Chancellor. The above photo and accompanying headline just says it all. From today’s … Continue reading

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Jennifer Lopez Does Chichen Itzá in Ridiculously High Platform Wedge Heels

Jennifer Lopez this weekend dropped by Chichen Itzá, in the Yucatán Peninsula, to shoot part of exotic video I’m Into You, alongside rapper Lil Wayne. But going to Chichen Itzá requires some “seamless blending with the environment” and –of course– appropriate pyramid-climbing … Continue reading

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NBC Shows its True Multicultural Colors –and Spices

Remember my mun2 goody-bag full of hot salsas? Not to be outdone, mun2 parent NBC Universal this morning showed its true multicultural colors by giving attendees to the launch of “Hispanics at NBCU” division a Mobile Food set, including 16 … Continue reading

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