Category Archives: Why I Love Mexico

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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How a Quinceañera Party in Mexico Became a Viral Sensation

OK you might have no idea who any of these people are, but thanks to Facebook, the Ibarra Family from San Luis Potosí, Mexico might be hosting the biggest fiesta in the history of YUUUUGE FIESTAS. After the proud father of a quinceañera named Ruby … 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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NFL Players Warned as they Head to Mexico: Don’t Leave Hotel; Don’t Eat the Food; Don’t Move…

Poor NFL players. I’m sure for many of them this will be their first — and only — chance to visit Mexico before the wall goes up and all, but they’re already being warned about some scary shit they will likely encounter as … Continue reading

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‘ZopiloTrump’ Embarks on National Tour around Mexico to Scare the Hell Out of my People

You might not know this, but zopilotes are really, really bad birds. Imagine this, but Mexican –and thus, way scarier. With this in mind, Oaxacan artist Víctor Robinson has created the “ZopiloTrump”, the scariest thing you’ll see this year on both sides of the … Continue reading

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