Monthly Archives: March 2018

Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows No Limits Part XVII

Mexico, the land that brought us El Chapo’s special gourmet coffee and original escape T-shirt, among millions of wonderful things, continues to foster local entrepreneurship. Take this business owner in Mexicali, Mexico, who has found the BEST NAME EVER for his otherwise unremarkable … Continue reading

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Holy Week in Mexico: Time for Jesus Accidents Nationwide

You may not know this but Semana Santa (Holy Week) is a very important religious holiday in Mexico, and among the many events that take place during the course of the week, the so-called passion play is one of the most … Continue reading

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Emma González Is a National Treasure –and the Haters are Here

Unless you live under a rock (or maybe you’re busy celebrating National Greek Independence Day) you probably have read by now that millions of people took to the streets on Saturday March 24, 2018 to say ¡basta! to the NRA … Continue reading

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Prudential Hopes to Connect with Latinos Using Nonsensical Hashtag in Spanish

I can only imagine what went on at the marketing pitch meeting for the above thing: –Prudential Executive 1: We need to connect with Spanish-speaking latinos *and* let them know we can help them be prepared and get financially fit. … Continue reading

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7-Eleven Introduces “Hispanic Bakery Items.” I’m Sure They Taste as Bad as they Look ☹️

For those of you still having “breakfast” at  7-Eleven, I have [diversity] news for you: 7-Eleven is introducing a line of “Hispanic bakery items,” which it hopes will lure my people into eating their “breakfast” there. According to the specialized media: … Continue reading

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The Irish Are Making Tacos, my Friends

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day and if you have been paying attention, this means Irish-Americans are getting ready to celebrate with… Irish tacos! Yes, my friends, brave Irish men in America have been making tacos for some time now, some of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Goes to the U.S.-Mexico Border. Hilarity Ensues

President Trump had the “brilliant” idea to visit San Diego to inspect several design prototypes for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. As I’m writing this, Mr. Trump was still at the border meeting with border patrol officers and … Continue reading

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New York City’s New School Chancellor Is a Professional Mariachi. No, Really.

From the Archives of I Could Not Make This Thing Up if I Tried comes Richard Carranza, the recently appointed New York City Schools Chancellor, who took a very unsual approach when discussing his new job with Mr. De Blasio … Continue reading

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Not Tacos, or Garnachas: NAFTA Is Making Mexicans Fat

It’s not me saying this, no señor. The information comes from a supposedly legitimate media outlet, and I’m nobody to dispute the fact that it’s Americans *and* Canadians who are making my people fat –and not our delicious garnachas or our … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Chinese Restaurant into a Mexican One in Two Simple Steps

Need to turn a Chinese restaurant into a Mexican one? EASY! Just add some sombreros –and trenzas– to the pandas on your wall paintings, and… boom! You got yourself a Mexican-themed establishment!* That is exactly what the owners of El Sol Restaurant … Continue reading

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If there Was any Doubt the Oscars 2018 Were a ‘Mexican Affair’

Sombrero tip: Oscar Gutiérrez

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Google Doodle Celebrates García Márquez, the amazing Writer from Colombia, NOT Columbia

On what would have been his 91st birthday, Google is celebrating Colombian Nobel Prize winner and awesome person Gabriel García Márquez, Gabo, as the man once called the greatest Colombian who ever lived was affectionately known. As this blogger joins the celebration, she … Continue reading

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When you Want to Use Voice Transcription Technology, but you Have an Accent 🙁

Please update your contacts and –starting today– refer to me as Louder Murkiness, my new, awesome name courtesy of Otter.

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This Restaurant in Des Moines Lets you Make your Own Burrito, Because Des Moines

It’s too bad Cosmo Kramer never fulfilled his idea of a cook-your-own-pizza-pie pizzeria. But you can thank Jaime Herrera, of Des Moines, for Happy Burrito, an “innovative” Mexican restaurant where you can build your own burritos. Yes, because really, how hard can … Continue reading

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