Monthly Archives: May 2016

Pope Francis’ ‘Telemundo Innovation Award’ Is Brought to you by Best Western Hotels

Remember Pope Francis winning Telemundo’s first “Innovation Award for “his innovative use of social media?” Well, the actual award ceremony is finally upon us, and this weekend poor Pope Francis will welcome a contingent of Hispanic executives and “bloggers” at the Vatican for … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows No Limits — Part VII

This woman not only became an Internet star overnight; she has — deservedly — become this blogger’s personal favorite Mexican ever. Ever. INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Watch the video below. 2. Hug a Mexican. 3. Repeat. (For the monolingual crowd: scroll down for an English-language … Continue reading

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Meth-Filled Burritos: Because you Can Wrap Practically Anything in a Tortilla

Move over, cocaine-filled tamales. The new wave for smuggling drugs from Mexico into the U.S. consists of stuffing up burritos with methamphetamine. Customs and Border Protection officers this week said they arrested four Mexican nationals and two Arizona women, during separate weekend smuggling attempts at … Continue reading

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This Taco Truck in Manhattan Has Best Name Ever

The food is not as awesome as the name, but it’s OK. Photo: Laura Martínez, 2016, Harlem

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Trump’s Message to Hispanic Christians Is Brought to me by a Pair of Underwear

I didn’t have the courage to see the whole thing, but click here if you’re brave enough — and make sure to hold on to your calzones.

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Mexican Government Responds to Trump’s Taco Bowl by Producing a 3-Minute Video about Tacos

On the heels of the now infamous Taco-Bowl Trump brouhaha, the Mexican Government has decided to address the insult by going into full-on diplomacy mode and doing what it does best: Investing a ton of money on a three-minute video about … tacos. Because… Mexico. Filing this … Continue reading

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This Music Video Beautifully Sums Up the Whole Sean Penn-Kate-El Chapo Brouhaha

This blogger has been super busy with tons of parties work taking place this week, so it’s always good to keep getting tips from my dozens millions of indefatigable followers. So, without further ado, I give you Me faltó decirle, a brand new music … Continue reading

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