Category Archives: Latin America

Mexican Independence Day is Around the Corner: Show Some Respect and Dress Accordingly

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my very recent double-citizenship bonanza, I am pulling all my U.S.-based resources … Continue reading

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This Is the Best Ad for English Lessons you’ll ever Find

Marketing and advertising executives would be well advised to use the advertising tactics of Mr. Miguel Fong, some dude I don’t know but who teaches English in Mexico. If you are bilingual, you will now have appreciated the power of … Continue reading

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Thanos Twerks around Tacos and Tortas in the World’s Most Amazing Commercial

A restaurant in Boca del Río, Veracruz has found a winning combination to sell its products: Footage from Avengers: Infinity War, tacos, tortas and a super fun evil Thanos that twerks to show his penchant for Mexican food. A commercial … Continue reading

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‘Fresh Mexican Waters Any Flavor?’… Yeah, Mexicans Will Understand…

After all these years in “America” I still haven’t found an accurate way to translate “aguas mexicanas” into English. Some would say “juice” (no, they’re not really juices) while others insist on “ice-tea”. Nope. Tampoco. Google Translate, of course, doesn’t … Continue reading

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Seesaws at the Border Let Children on Both Sides Play with Each Other –Because Screw Walls

Ronald Rael, an architect and anti-border wall campaigner,  has installed three pink seesaws on the US-Mexico border to allow families on each side to ‘meaningfully connect’ with each other. Needless to say, this is sad and beautiful at the same … Continue reading

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Tiny Mexican Hitting an ICE Piñata Is Truly Therapeutic

Say what you will about my people (i.e. The Mexicans) but they truly know how to let off some steam without being, like, super violent. Take this children’s party in Chicago, where tiny, adorable children (like this cutie in a … Continue reading

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Because… What Else Where you Going to Call your Bar?

Move over, Pollería Cibercafé, here comes the one and only “Bar Sinso,” featuring a drunk, but happy “Bar Sinso” (aka Bart Simpson.) Via: Reddit

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