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El Chapo Is Learning English, and I Have a Few Tips for Him

As you probably know by now, Mexico’s most notorious Bad Hombre, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, is finally serving time on this side of the border, more specifically in a New York City prison that has been described as Brooklyn’s Abu Ghraib. But if you … Continue reading

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This NYC Property Wants Hispanics not to be Lazy -Good Luck

Oh, the nerve! On top of not being able to spell properly in English -or Spanish- the owners of this Brooklyn building want my people not to do what we do best: haraganear (i.e. be lazy.) Or maybe they meant to say hanguear? … Continue reading

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Brooklyn ‘Mexican’ Cantina Serves Mix of Stereotypes & Typos

Mad Dog & Beans, a new eatery in Brooklyn, has found inspiration in the Mexican Revolution to peddle upscale Mexican food to a local crowd. The eatery, first spotted by a non-Mexican colleague of mine, features on its door the image of a bandito holding a … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Pigs Happily Swim in Boiling Oil Cazuelas

Say what you want about [legal or illegal] immigration. Mexicans are taking over New York City. Fast. Proof of it is this wall advertising promoting ricos tacos de carnitas in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, also available para delivery. I don’t know … Continue reading

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When Will Hispanic Delivery Boys Understand…

…that the residents of Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn, N.Y. do NOT want aviators to be dumped on their apartment buildings? Photo: José Simián

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