Category Archives: Print media

‘El País’: Mobile Services Move Slowly in Latin America, Because my People Ride Horses –or Something

Yes, the above image (via Getty) was the image of choice by the editors of El País to illustrate an otherwise unremarkable story about mobile services and access in Latin America. I think this is all great, but I have one question: … Continue reading

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‘The New York Times’ Launches Spanish-language Edition; Sadly not Called ‘El New York Times’

Monday, February 8, 2016 was a good day for Spanish-language media. The New York Times officially announced what had been the worst kept secret in town: The launch of a Spanish-language Website to “offer the best of our journalism for a Spanish-speaking … Continue reading

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Speaking of ‘Ethnic Mexicans’ and their Love for Coca-Cola…

The above is a tweet by The Economist regarding my people’s* penchant for sugary drinks. *By ‘my people’ I mean tiny clowns clad in sarapes and big hats.

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This Rental Company Sure Knows How to Lure Mexicans to Paris

Are you dying to visit and experience other countries but are too scared to leave your poncho or sombrero behind? Worry no more! Rental company Paris Attitude has the perfect solution: A rental in Paris that will make us feel right at home*. … Continue reading

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Sofía Vergara Transitions from ‘Rotating’ to ‘Leaning In’

Last time the Colombian (not Columbian) bombshell was featured on this blog, she had been put to rotate 360 degrees during the annual EMMY’s award ceremony, because apparently that’s what you are supposed to do with hot, Latin women onstage. This time, … Continue reading

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‘Parents Latina:’ Because Hispanic Millennial Moms are Unlike Regular Latina Moms

Meredith Co. has launched Parents Latina, a quarterly English-language magazine targeting “Hispanic Millennial Moms,” a group that apparently requires its own parenting tips –and one that doesn’t care less if the words Parents and Latina don’t really go well together in a sentence. … Continue reading

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Internet User in L.A. Poses Excellent Question about Mexicans

The Internet is an oasis of information, entertainment, endless time-wasting and — more importantly — thought-provoking inquiries. Take Username_2000, a ‘Daily Mail Online’ reader in Los Angeles, California, who took to that empowering tool known as the “comments box” to ponder … Continue reading

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