Category Archives: Why I Love Mexico

Mexicans Mock Avocado Shortage with Hilarious Memes

OK, you know the drill. No matter how tragic a situation will get, Mexicans will always see the funny side of the whole thing. And the avocado shortage of late is no exception. In case you have no idea what’s … Continue reading

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Mexican Reporter Goes to Flood Area, Asks Locals to be Carried to Avoid Water. Hilarity Ensues

A reporter in Mexico went to cover massive floods happening in Puebla, and was caught by another reporter being carried by the locals, obviously in an effort to, well, not get wet. The original tweet (below) from reporter José Daniel Hernández simply read: “How embarrassing! @LydiaCumming, … Continue reading

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Today in Mexican to English Translations…

I can only hope Fiesta Inn Hotels in Guadalajara, Mexico pays its employees well enough to go Google Translate stuff. For the gringos, you know? Hat tip: Roberto Morán

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Everything is Better in Spanish, Including ‘Orange Is the New Black’ [Feat. Soraya Montenegro]

The rumors were true — and the wait is over. Soraya Montenegro, the evil stepmother of Mexican telenovela María la del Barrio, has finally ended up where she belongs: In prison. More specifically, Litchfield Penitentiary. ¡Sí, señor! Montenegro (played many years ago … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows No Limits — Part VII

This woman not only became an Internet star overnight; she has — deservedly — become this blogger’s personal favorite Mexican ever. Ever. INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Watch the video below. 2. Hug a Mexican. 3. Repeat. (For the monolingual crowd: scroll down for an English-language … Continue reading

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This Taco Truck in Manhattan Has Best Name Ever

The food is not as awesome as the name, but it’s OK. Photo: Laura Martínez, 2016, Harlem

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Mexican Government Responds to Trump’s Taco Bowl by Producing a 3-Minute Video about Tacos

On the heels of the now infamous Taco-Bowl Trump brouhaha, the Mexican Government has decided to address the insult by going into full-on diplomacy mode and doing what it does best: Investing a ton of money on a three-minute video about … tacos. Because… Mexico. Filing this … Continue reading

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