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Pablo Escobar’s Brother Launches Foldable Phone; its Marketing Is Something Else

Roberto De Jesús Escobar Gaviria, the brother of late Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, has joined the foldable phone fever with the Escobar Fold 1, a $350 device that comes unlocked and claims to be compatible with “all networks” worldwide. I … Continue reading

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Kia Latino Wants us to Be Thankful… for our Car Specs

Kia Latino, which is like regular Kia but Latino, has given us some marketing jewels in the past, including the use of female mariachis to show they really, really, care about my people (i.e. The Hispanics) and diversity. And now, … Continue reading

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Tired of ‘Regular Thanksgiving?’ Make it a Latino Thanksgiving

Let’s be honest: Just as any other holiday, Thanksgiving has become mostly another good reason to eat and drink in excess (at least in my case.) But if a 3 pm “dinner” of turkey, pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce seems a little boring … Continue reading

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Texas Water Agency Thinks this Poster Is in Spanish

A small brouhaha erupted this week on Twitter after @LeChanclé posted this image (left) and tagged the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTWD) with the following message: “With so many Spanish speaking people in Texas, the @ntmwd  thinks it’s better … Continue reading

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This Company Wants you to Celebrate the Holidays with Vegan, Make-Believe Buñuelos

Some company in Texas wants you to celebrate the holidays with the ultimate Latin-inspired treat: Cinnamon crisp “mini-buñuelos,” which are not only cooked in 100% avocado oil, but are also paleo, vegan and gluten free… Just like the ones my … Continue reading

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Laugh Tracks Make AMLO’s Speeches Bearable —and Very Entertaining

AMLO’s long pauses make you nervous? Worry not. I give you “Sitcom AMLO” where canned laughter will make everything so much better… Via: Reddit Mexico

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Evo Morales Flies to Mexico Wrapped in Mexican Flag; Hilarity Ensues

Evo Morales, the former president of Bolivia who resigned under pressure from protesters and the military, flew to Mexico City on November 11th after the country’s top foreign official confirmed he had been granted asylum in the country. In a … Continue reading

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