Monthly Archives: March 2013

In Texas, ‘Prosecuteded’ is Spanish for ‘Prosecuted’

Photo: Sergio Romero

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Jesus Goes for a “Wok” in East Harlem

Speaking of the Mexicanness of Jesus… He also lives in El Barrio. Photo: Laura Martínez

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10 Reasons Why we Know Jesus Was Mexican

1. His name was, well, Jesús 2. He was unjustly beaten up and condemned to death while the real criminal was set free 3. When his family went to visit his tomb, he was not there 4. He was surrounded … Continue reading

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Univision’s Bárbara Bermudo Launches Clothing Line at -Where Else?- Pompis Store

Latino celebrities are a resourceful bunch. Not content with having the main role on a telenovela, host a network’s most successful TV show or sell out music venues worldwide, they can easily switch gears to sell bottled water, flavored chips and/or their … Continue reading

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It’s National Paella Day! [and I Have No Idea Why]

I just woke up to the news that March 27 is National Paella Day in the U.S., yet another reminder of the weirdness of living in a country obsessed with bizarre celebrations and holidays. But, as they say, when in … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Pizzas are as Hot and ‘Sabrosas’ as its Women

Photo: Richie Gonzalez

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Benito Juárez, in Very Good Company

I decided to make an impromptu visit to my family in Mexico City this week. My first outting this morning was to the neighborhood “papelería.” My 9-year-old nephew needed a Pritt and to bind his homework. I bought a Tin … Continue reading

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