Category Archives: Latin America

Latinsplaining [lat’splān:] When a Latin Person Explains ‘Despacito’ to a Non-Latin Person

WATCH Luis Fonsi explains the origins of Despacito to non-Latin person Vanessa Yurkevich of CNN. Video via: CNN

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At Last, the Complete Set of Mexican Emojis in One Image

I’m almost certain that the readers of this blog will be able to identify all of these (otherwise, shame on you!). Needless to say, this blogger’s favorites are El subcomandante, the torta and the trompo al pastor. Still, hit me with questions (i.e. … Continue reading

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Trump Wants His Border Wall to be Transparent, so People Don’t Get Hit on the Head with Flying Drugs

Mr. Donald Trump is a very creative fellow, so it shouldn’t surprise you to know he has come up with an awesome idea for that U.S.-Mexican wall he will build and my people will pay for it: He wants to it … Continue reading

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Trump Meets Peña Nieto in Germany. A Tragicomedy Ensues

It was brief –and painful. U.S. President Donald Trump and Enrique Peña Nieto on Friday had their first face-to-face meeting since Trump took office, and while the encounter lasted only a few minutes, it was enough for El Trumpo to assert … Continue reading

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Move Over, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy;’ Mexico Wants you to See ‘Guardianes de la Galatzia’ Instead

It is becoming increasingly difficult to keep blogging, when Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Stories et al keep beating me to the punch, like, by the second. But there are things that are just so beautiful that they deserve to be immortalized … Continue reading

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This Laser Hair Removal Biz in Brazil Wants you to Know Frida Would Have Been Better off Using their Services

Some laser hair removal shop in Brazil called Espaçolaser thought it would be a great idea to use a Before-After image of Frida Kahlo showing how unbelievably different (presumably better) she would have looked AFTER undergoing a hair laser removal therapy with … Continue reading

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Latin Americans Are Selling Memes in the Street…

… What have YOU done today to improve your finances? Hat tip: Harto de mí mismo  

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