Monthly Archives: November 2013

See? NAFTA Was a Good Idea, After All…

We make Canadians pay $5 for a kilo of tortillas. Ha!

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Happy Thanksgiving, Immigrant America!

Yes, this cover is from 2011. And yes, it is just as relevant today. Happy Thanksgiving! or –as we say in Spanish– “Japi Sansgivin”….. Via The New Yorker

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Latinas Now Can Shampoo Their Way to the Red Carpet

Or something like that… Hat tip: @SaraChicaD

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Jackie Kennedy Spoke Spanish Way Before the Latino Market Was ‘Hot’

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J.C. Penney Wants you to Have a Very Happy ‘Tamalegiving’

In the latest installment of the “How to Turn your Gringo Holiday into a Relevant Latino Holiday,” series, I give you Tamalegiving, a simple -yet delicious- way to turn Thanksgiving Day into Tamalegiving Day instead. Watch a very cute, acculturated … Continue reading

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Looking to Reverse Soup Slump, Campbell’s Turns to Hispanics

If you thought Fiesta Nacho Cheese, Kick-It-Up a Nacho or Mexican-style chicken tortilla  soups were enough to satisfy the demanding palate of my people (i.e. Hispanics,) think again. The venerable Campbell Soup Company, hoping to reverse a “soup slump,” is … Continue reading

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Bieber Goes to Mexico. Bieber Tweets. Peña Nieto is in Trouble

Justin Bieber is in Mexico and he took to Twitter Monday night to tell his 50 million plus followers about having just met Enrique Peña Nieto and family. just met some amazing mexican beliebers and the presidente of mexico and … Continue reading

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