Monthly Archives: March 2016

Jesus Goes for a “Wok” in East Harlem

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

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Oh, Nueva York! How I Love You! 

 Mexicans in the USA: Bringing you more interesting lunch choices. You are welcome. 


Captain Mexico Has Had it with Donald Trump

Meet Erik López (aka Captain Mexico) my people’s new Superhero, who came to this year’s Comic Con very well equipped to take on our archenemy: El Trumpo, of course. “I love Marvel and Captain America, but there are no famed Latino superheroes,” 32-year-old López told … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know you, but I’ll be Meeting with La Migra in April

Awww, New York City! — home of Mariachi Santas, Dominican sushi and life-size cardboard mariachis — is now proud to introduce you to La Migra, a Mexico-based norteño band that promises to rock your world on Friday April 8 in The Bronx. According to a promo that has been plastered all over … Continue reading

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The Bernie Sanders Corrido Will Have you Feel ‘El Quemazón’

What better way to show your love for Bernie Sanders than writing a song about feeling the burn … in Spanish? That’s exactly what Grupo La Meta has done. The Mexican-American band from Modesto, California, has written El Quemazón, an homage … Continue reading

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President Obama Does Latin America; Has more Fun than you

After a historic visit to Cuba, where he posed next to El Ché, learned how to salsa, sipped mojitos and smoked cigars, President Barack Obama this week made his way to Argentina, his first official visit to the South American country. Barely hours after the Air … Continue reading

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OK, ‘New York Post’ You Win Today: Clap, Clap, Clap

I’m even willing to overlook that CHE sans accent but OK

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