Category Archives: Latin America

Univision and AT&T Present ‘Unlimited Chapo,’ Because Hispanic TV Needs More Stories about Drug Lords

In yet another sign that Hispanic television is determined to “superserve its audience with relevant programming,” Univision Communications has partnered with AT&T to bring us — are you ready? — El Chapo Ilimitado! (Unlimited Chapo,) a weekly Facebook Live series that “serves … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Failed to Gather Enough Votes at this Week’s ‘Burro’ Competition in Mexico

Despite the hype — and much anticipation — Donald Trump proved to be a real disappointment this week in Mexico. And no, I’m not talking about the dimwit who sits in the Oval Office, but of another kind of burro: an adorable donkey who failed to … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Wants ‘El Chapo’ to Pay for Trump’s Border Wall with his Many, Many Chapo Monies

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. The big news this week coming from the always brilliant Republicans is The Chapo Act, a proposal by — who else? — Cuban American dimwit Ted Cruz to have Joaquín “El Chapo” … Continue reading

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This is Why Mexicans Can Never be on Time …

When a Mexican asks you to meet at 17:00, it means you should meet at 5 PM. But not always; sometimes 17:00 also means 7 PM, because Mexico’s perception of time is a thing of beauty. Now you know.

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Holy Week in Mexico: Time for Jesus Accidents Nationwide

You may not know this but Semana Santa (Holy Week) is a very important religious holiday in Mexico, and among the many events that take place during the course of the week, the so-called passion play is one of the most … Continue reading

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Univision Preps Series about El Chapo, Because Drug Lords Bring Good Ratings

It is not a secret that Univision ratings are tanking, and its telenovelas are no longer as popular as they once were. So the gigantic, media company is trying something a bit more risqué: A dramatic series about — what else? — El … Continue reading

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U.S. Post Office Debuts Stamps Featuring Tamales, Sancocho and other Hispanic Delicacies

Yo, immigrant haters: I have real bad news for you. The U.S. Postal Service has confirmed the issuance of a new series of stamps dedicated “to the influence of Central and South American, Mexican and Caribbean foods and flavors on American cuisine,” … Continue reading

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