Category Archives: Mexico

Party City Wants you to Wear a Taco Headband and Shake your Maracas, Because Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and the folks over at Party City are, like, super excited! So for this year’s Authentic Mexican FIESTA™, the retailer is peddling a $4.99 Taco Headband; a $7.99 Taco Hat, and plenty of … Continue reading

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AMLO’s ‘Sharp Critique’ of Trump –and Trump’s Wall, now Available in English

Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador is running on an odd platform, enlisting politicians from all walks of life (and political positions) to his campaign. And while his politics and rhetoric have pretty much divided the country, there is … Continue reading

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A Truck and a Saltine Cracker: The Simple Pleasures of Childhood

Photo: Laura Martínez, CDMX

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U.S. Prosecutors Have Spicy Evidence Against El Chapo

As the trial against El Chapo gets closer, prosecutors this week filed a 90-page memo detailing a 1992 shootout in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, that resulted in six people dead. The memo, says The New York Times, was designed “to list … Continue reading

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YOU GUYS! There’s a Mexican in my Google Search

And this time is a personal favorite of mine… La Doña (aka María Félix) would have turned 104 today, so Google is dedicating today’s doodle to the one and only, the gorgeous Mexican we all wanted to emulate when we … Continue reading

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Tijuana to Emulate the Iconic Hollywood Sign, because Mexico

Having solved its most pressing issues, the city of Tijuana is working on emulating the iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles. According to the Mexican press, the project was conceived –and is being financed– by the local Chamber of Commerce. It will be … Continue reading

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Peña Nieto Rebukes Trump in Video Message –Hilarity Ensues

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, on Thursday, blasted Donald Trump in a video message, vowing that “nothing and no one stands above the dignity of Mexico” and adding basically that: “If your recent statements are the result of frustration due to … Continue reading

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