Monthly Archives: December 2017

Speaking of Israel –and Bizarre Propositions…

With president Donald Trump’s “bold, historic decision” to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, this blogger could not help but reminisce over that other bold, historic –and truly bizarre– move made by three of Latin America’s tackiest stars to help praise … Continue reading

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This Parisian Restaurant Specializes in Latin American Food –Whatever that Means

This only proves what I’ve been saying, like, forever: The farther you go from Latin America, the more generic our food becomes. Photo: Laura Martínez, Paris. 2017.

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OK, France, Now You’re Just Being Ridiculous…

Move over, Taco Bell: French fast food chain Tacos King, is on its way to become this blogger’s worst make-believe-taco nightmare. I came across this establishment in the heart of Downtown Lille, and while I didn’t have the heart to … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Latinas in Paris are as Hot as Latinas Everywhere!

These señoritas are hotter than hot, and they will be available for your viewing –and dancing– pleasure the night of December 31, 2017 at El Zapateo Latino, a Parisian Latin bôite in the heart of the Quartier Latin. Oui, oui… … Continue reading

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‘Hispanic Santa’ Wears Sombrero, Whacks a Piñata

Marketers are one audacious bunch. Take the people of Festified Holiday Clothing, who took some time this week to send this blogger a sales pitch for their upcoming Feliz Navidad sweater line, featuring “multicultural Santa” (i.e. Hispanic and Black). The $65 Feliz … Continue reading

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‘Inglish’ Only? Why not ‘Espanish’?

Hialeah High School is offering free ‘Inglish’ lessons, which is, like, great. But why not other languages? How about Frinch? Jerman? Espanich? That would be so great!

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Move Over, America; the Mexican Flag Is on its Way to the Moon… No, Really

If a group of Mexican scientists have their way, we will be seeing the Mexican flag on the surface of the Moon very, very soon. No, really. According to a very reliable source I’ve never heard of, a group of … Continue reading

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