Category Archives: Latin America

Mexican Chef Creates $25,000 Taco, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

How much would you pay for shrimp, caviar, truffle and 24 carat gold flakes stuffed in a corn tortilla? How about $25,000? Well, that’s the price of the world’s most expensive taco, a creation of Mexican chef Juan Licerio Alcalá … Continue reading

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Watch as Vicente Fox Transitions from Being a Local Embarrassment to an International One

I have said this, like a million times before: The only thing worse than our rich, dumb, infantile U.S. president is… Mexico’s rich, dumb, infantile former president. Vicente Fox, who has jumped to gringo fame of late for his in-your-face defiance of Donald … Continue reading

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Mexicans Use Poetry to Send Trump a Message

To the monolingual crowd: The copy a just a very short witty rhyme that can be pretty much summed us as follows: We are Mexicans and… well, fuck you*  Photo: David Agren *Sorry, folks, but this turned out to be untranslatable 

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Conan Goes to Mexico, Handles Street Tacos Like a Boss

You might not be aware of this, but Conan O’Brien is in Mexico City, thus having much better food — and fun — than the rest of us. This week, as part of his ongoing Mexico City adventure, the famed TV presenter … Continue reading

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Mexicans Welcome Conan with Conan-themed Pancakes

Ok, there’s a lot more going on with Conan O’Brien’s upcoming Mexico visit, but the only truly cool thing this blogger found in an otherwise long welcome video is the fact that “Conando” will get his own hot-cakes made at El Castillo … Continue reading

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Amazon Wants you to Believe this Mexican Blanket is a ‘Deluxe Yoga Mat’ 😂

Amazon, the versatile online retailer where you can get your Hispanic-themed dolls and your Hispanic-flag T-shirts, is introducing yet another ethnic-relevant product. Ladies & Gentlemen, I give you: The YogaDirect Deluxe Mexican Yoga Blanket, which is basically a sarape that my people (i.e. The Mexicans) use to do … Continue reading

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Sprint Revives Locomía in Latest Campaign, Because Everybody Wants the 80s Back

I don’t know about you, but I spent a pretty good chunk of my youth dancing like a maniac to the ridiculous tunes of Locomía, the Spanish 80s pop band formed by four flamboyant fashion students who wore makeup, outrageous … Continue reading

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