Category Archives: Latin America

Having Ran Out of Ideas, Televisa Preps ‘Like,’ a ‘Multiplatform’ Telenovela for the Modern Masses

In an effort to lure the elusive teen audience, Mexico’s Grupo Televisa is working to bring us Like (Yes, Like as in “me gusta”) a teen telenovela that promises to “forever revolutionize” the novela genre. And what kind of a revolution are we … Continue reading

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Mexicans Poke Fun at Nike’s New Sportswear, Because… Really, Nike? 🙄

Nike’s new sports outfit is causing a stir in Mexico, because anyone who grew up down there would know it looks exactly like the uniform worn by kids in the country’s technical public high-schools. Nike’s outfit consists of two pieces, … Continue reading

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‘Gringo’: An Australian Film About Mexico Featuring Mainly Non-Mexicans –and a Weed Pill

Nash Edgerton, an Australian director you probably never heard of, has been hard at work promoting the upcoming premiere of Gringo, a movie about gringos in Mexico (presumably) that, for some reason, features mostly South African and Australian actors. Starring David … Continue reading

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Mexico Has Had it with America’s Sombrero-Wearing Bullies

Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week released an anti-bullying campaign video, calling the attention to bullying experienced by Mexican migrants in the U.S. In the video, a narrator encourages migrants to go to their nearest Mexican consulate (there are 50 … Continue reading

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Mexico, Strong Contender in the Category of ‘Best Hat’: BBC

The winter Olympics are here y’all -and while you might think Mexico’s strongest suit is its Olympic ski team, we are also considered to be a strong contender in yet another category: BEST SOMBRERO… at least according to the prestigious BBC. … Continue reading

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The Millennial Lotería is Now on Sale –and it’s a Thing of Beauty

It took longer than I most of us wanted, but the awesome Millennial Lotería is finally on sale. It’s not cheap and apparently there won’t be tons of sets available, so you’d better hurry if you want to put your hands … Continue reading

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Mexicans Are Furious about Hat-Wearing Jalapeños from Turkey

Add jalapeños to the long list of grievances against my people (i.e. The Mexicans.) In the latest episode of a trade war brewing between Mexico and the European Union, Mexican producers of chile peppers are asking the UE for protection of … Continue reading

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