Monthly Archives: December 2016

Greetings from Free-HOLE-lace!

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To all Followers — and Detractors — of this Venerable Blog:

Before you go all crazy on me, let me clarify one thing: I did not invent the above awesomeness — of course. I have been busy taking siestas, eating tacos and sipping tequila (I’m Mexican, remember?) to be working on such an elaborate work of … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurs Find Inspiration in America’s President Elect

Photo: Romina González, Isla Mujeres, 2017

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Christmas Gifts Ideas II: Share Your Hispanic Heritage

Don’t know what to give your Anglo friends this Christmas? Worry no more. You can now give the gift of culture — and share all about your Hispanic heritage — with this unique Hispanic “ceremonial costume,” which is still in stock … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Environment Ministry Taps non-Diverse Children to Promote Bio-Diversity: LOL

Leave it to Mexican casting directors — and advertising agencies — to enlist the least diverse group of children to star in a commmercial touting, well, the country’s amazing bio-diversity. Not that I’m really surprised since Mexicans on television tend to look a bit whiter … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season… to Battle Coke’s Mexican Christmas Spirit

Here we go again. Barely one year after Coca-Cola unleashed the fury of this blogger — and many, many more people — with a ridiculous holiday commercial set in Oaxaca, the beverage giant is on the hot seat again. The reason? Mexico … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Top Diplomat Wins First Prize in Guacamole Competition, Because Mexico

Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, beat a bunch of other cabinet members in the challenging task of… preparing a guacamole. The stunt, known in social media simply as the Guacamole Challenge (#RetoGuacamole) officially kicked off the 2016 edition … Continue reading

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