Category Archives: Latin America

Prayer Rugs, Tacos, Turbantes: It’s all Coming Together and you should be Freaking out!

Not content with informing the world that my people (i.e. the Mexicans) are nothing but a bunch of rapists and drug dealers, President Donald Trump is now expressing concerns about prayer rugs (PRAYER RUGS!) found on the Southern border. And this, my … Continue reading

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Americans Horrified to Learn about their ‘Mexican DNA’ in Hilarious Aeroméxico Campaign 😂

Aeroméxico is offering Americans hefty discounts to travel to Mexico. How hefty? Well, this depends –says Aeroméxico– on said Americans’ percentage of “Mexican heritage,” whatever this means. The problem? Judging from this new campaign (executed by Ogilvy), not all of … Continue reading

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Greetings from Paris, Home of the Mayonnaise au Chipotle

Awwww Paris… There is nothing like spending some quality time in the City of Lights, with its beautiful architecture, ubiquitous cafés, gorgeous boulevards… and authentic taquerías. Behold Chiquitin, the newest addition to Rue Henry Monnier (this blog’s temporary headquarters). The … Continue reading

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This Christmas Commercial for Funeraria López is the Best Thing Ever

This commercial is the best thing ever. I repeat. The. Best. Thing. Ever. Merry Christmas

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Mexican Christmas Be Like…

The best part? Once you’re done with Christmas, you don’t need to throw this thing away, just chop these beauties and make tacos! Nopales not your thing? No problem!  

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Mexicans Welcome you to León, Guanajuato… in Japanese!

When was the last time you were welcome to a Mexican city in … Japanese? Well, that’s what visitors are seeing these days as they enter the busy city of León, Guanajuato. The reason shouldn’t come as a surprise to … Continue reading

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Netflix Sets Up a ‘Marijuana Maze’ –and Other Drug-Related Adventures in Manhattan. No, really

As part of its ongoing marketing efforts to promote the Nov. 16 premiere of Narcos: México, Netflix thought it would be an awesome idea to set up a marihuana maze –and other narco-related experiences in the heart of Manhattan. Among … Continue reading

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