Category Archives: Latin America

Donald Trump’s Private Jet Was Previously Owned by Mexicans, Because Karma and #LOL

I refused to believe this at first, but after much Google searching investigative reporting, I was able to find a somewhat reliable source confirming the fact that President Elect Donald Trump’s private jet used to belong to TAESA, a Mexican airline … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurs Find Inspiration in America’s President Elect

Photo: Romina González, Isla Mujeres, 2017

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Mexico’s Environment Ministry Taps non-Diverse Children to Promote Bio-Diversity: LOL

Leave it to Mexican casting directors — and advertising agencies — to enlist the least diverse group of children to star in a commmercial touting, well, the country’s amazing bio-diversity. Not that I’m really surprised since Mexicans on television tend to look a bit whiter … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season… to Battle Coke’s Mexican Christmas Spirit

Here we go again. Barely one year after Coca-Cola unleashed the fury of this blogger — and many, many more people — with a ridiculous holiday commercial set in Oaxaca, the beverage giant is on the hot seat again. The reason? Mexico … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Top Diplomat Wins First Prize in Guacamole Competition, Because Mexico

Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, beat a bunch of other cabinet members in the challenging task of… preparing a guacamole. The stunt, known in social media simply as the Guacamole Challenge (#RetoGuacamole) officially kicked off the 2016 edition … Continue reading

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Mexican Senators Send Trump ‘a la Chingada’ and Call him Puto While Bashing a Piñata

Awwww, Mexico: Home of the world’s best food and now world-class diplomacy. The following video features senators from the PRD as they celebrate a typical Mexican posada. Watch as they kindly ask Trump to go fuck himself beforee proceeding to chant the now infamous ¡Eeeeeeeeehh … Continue reading

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Hold onto your Sombrero! UNESCO Declares ‘Charrería’ Intangible Cultural Heritage

Ok, not everything sucks this 2016. UNESCO this week declared Mexican charrería as “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.” For the uninitiated — and especially for those who think Mexicans are offended by sombreros — charrería is a traditional practice dedicated to the breeding and grazing of … Continue reading

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