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CVS y más: Like a Regular CVS but … Hispanic

Austin, TX correspondent, Sara Inés Calderón, spotted this on Stassney & S Congress Avenue, so this blogger had to go dig deeper into the meaning of “y más.” And, oh, have I news for y’all! According to an inexplicably long press … Continue reading

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Michael Kors Embraces Mexican ‘Jergas’ –Because Fashion

Move over, Amazon’s Deluxe Yoga Mat… here comes the Michael Kors jerga-inspired sweater, making its debut this week at New York’s Fashion Week. You might think this is, like, wow, but if you happen to be Mexican, chances are you’ve … Continue reading

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Celebrate Mexican Independence Like the Locals

I hope by now you are aware that Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico’s Independence Day. Sixteen of September is, and the bash actually kicks off on the night of the 15, so by the time the 16 actually arrives, … Continue reading

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The Twin Towers Are Alive and Kicking –in Mexico

The owners of this cantina in the heart of Villahermosa, México, thought naming their joint Las Torres Gemelas (The Twin Towers) might not be impactful enough, so they added a dash of reality by posting a photo of Manhattan with … Continue reading

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Mexican Journalism in the Time of López Obrador…

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Americans Think we are Nostalgic for… Electric Quesadillas

Ever felt nostalgic about your abuela’s electric quesadillas? …. Well, not me, but if you are among those weird, improbable, nostalgic Hispanics who grew up eating flour-tortilla quesadillas made on an electric contraption, the folks of Nostalgia Electrics have you … Continue reading

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Mexican Police Chief Embarks on a 19-Second Chona Challenge… Because Mexico!

Yes, the Chona Challenge –the Mexican version of the viral phenomenon in which a driver hops out of a vehicle and dances along while someone else films the action –is actually against the law, but that didn’t stop a Sonora … Continue reading

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