Category Archives: Latin America

Move Over, America; the Mexican Flag Is on its Way to the Moon… No, Really

If a group of Mexican scientists have their way, we will be seeing the Mexican flag on the surface of the Moon very, very soon. No, really. According to a very reliable source I’ve never heard of, a group of … Continue reading

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Marketing in the Time of Google Translate…

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New England Patriots Cheerleaders Go to Mexico; Explore Aztec Ruins in Tiny Shorts, Mingle with the Locals

It’s pretty safe to say that this blogger couldn’t care less about the NFL and/or what the Patriots, the Raiders or the Whatevers are up to. However, when the action of the so-called American football makes its way south of … Continue reading

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Justin Trudeau Goes to Mexico; Hilarity Ensues

It was brief –and hilarious. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week visited Mexico, partly to address the bilateral agenda, discuss the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA,) and –very likely– to discuss El Loco. But at some point, … Continue reading

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#ChapoKate Is Coming to a Netflix Screen Near You!

Not content with giving us plenty of drug-dealing action, first with a series about “Columbia’s” infamous narco Pablo Escobar, and then with the rebroadcast of Univision’s El Chapo, Netflix is at it again, this time with a “Docu-Series” starred and … Continue reading

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Trump Goes to Puerto Rico; Tosses Paper Towels, Batteries and other Goods to Locals

President Donald Trump on Tuesday made his first visit to Puerto Rico, two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory. During a visit to a local church, Trump tossed paper towels, batteries and rice, among other goods into a … Continue reading

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And now… ‘Chiles en Nogada’ in a Box: Because Nothing Is Sacred Anymore

Move over, tamales en bolsita… Mexican “food” corporation Dysal S.A. de C.V. — which caters to clients including Walmart and Costco, of course — has come up with this abomination: Ready-to-microwave chiles en nogada… in a box, which I’m sure will be soon … Continue reading

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