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[Spoiler Alert] American Latinos United’s First Commercial Is Sad, Depressing AF

American Latinos United (ALU), a SuperPAC created with the sole purpose of defeating president Trump by activating Latino voters in key battleground states, has launched its first TV commercial, a sad reminder of the lessons being taught these days to … Continue reading

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Being Hispanic in America Used to Be Challenging; Now It’s Outright Dangerous 😱

I’m not going to lie: These days –after many, many years living on this side of the border– I’ve become increasingly uneasy about doing things that I normally would do in public: Speak Spanish, wear hoop earrings, say outloud I’m … Continue reading

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Trump, Still Strong Among Grammatically-Challenged Latinos

While president Donald Trump claims that his crusade for more border security and the construction of a southern border wall have made his popularity rise among Hispanics, pollsters consulted by Politico and other media outlets have put those numbers into … Continue reading

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Trump and El Chapo Spotted Dining Together in Mexico City

According to a very reliable source (i.e. Mexican Twitter) these cardboard “celebrities” exist — and coexist — at El Ocho, a restaurant in my beloved Mexico City (aka CDMX, though it will always be El DF to me.) Photo via: @08181

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Mexican ‘Intellectual’ Repeatedly Stabs Trump Piñata, Because We’ve All Gone Mad

This is Guadalupe Loaeza, a member of Mexico’s so-called intellectual elite who decided to celebrate her 71 birthday by repeatedly stabbing a Donald Trump piñata in her backyard — and proudly tweeting about it. In case you’re wondering, Loaeza is … Continue reading

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Trump Wants His Border Wall to be Transparent, so People Don’t Get Hit on the Head with Flying Drugs

Mr. Donald Trump is a very creative fellow, so it shouldn’t surprise you to know he has come up with an awesome idea for that U.S.-Mexican wall he will build and my people will pay for it: He wants to it … Continue reading

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Trump Meets Peña Nieto in Germany. A Tragicomedy Ensues

It was brief –and painful. U.S. President Donald Trump and Enrique Peña Nieto on Friday had their first face-to-face meeting since Trump took office, and while the encounter lasted only a few minutes, it was enough for El Trumpo to assert … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Failed to Gather Enough Votes at this Week’s ‘Burro’ Competition in Mexico

Despite the hype — and much anticipation — Donald Trump proved to be a real disappointment this week in Mexico. And no, I’m not talking about the dimwit who sits in the Oval Office, but of another kind of burro: an adorable donkey who failed to … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Wants ‘El Chapo’ to Pay for Trump’s Border Wall with his Many, Many Chapo Monies

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. The big news this week coming from the always brilliant Republicans is The Chapo Act, a proposal by — who else? — Cuban American dimwit Ted Cruz to have Joaquín “El Chapo” … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert Calls Mexico about Paying for Trump’s Huge, Beautiful Border Wall

Stephen Colbert on Friday compiled a team of experts — including an architect, an interior designer and a “concrete guy” — to come up with some rough estimates for Trump’s “big, strong, powerful, yuuuuge” wall.* After concluding that the wall would … Continue reading

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Watch as Vicente Fox Transitions from Being a Local Embarrassment to an International One

I have said this, like a million times before: The only thing worse than our rich, dumb, infantile U.S. president is… Mexico’s rich, dumb, infantile former president. Vicente Fox, who has jumped to gringo fame of late for his in-your-face defiance of Donald … Continue reading

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Mexicans Use Poetry to Send Trump a Message

To the monolingual crowd: The copy a just a very short witty rhyme that can be pretty much summed us as follows: We are Mexicans and… well, fuck you*  Photo: David Agren *Sorry, folks, but this turned out to be untranslatable 

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White House Restores Spanish-language Twitter Account; Tweets Typo, of Course

Well, that was fast! After much criticism for having deleted all of its Spanish-language content online, Donald Trump’s White House on Tuesday restored the @LaCasaBlanca Twitter handle, one that had remained idle since the new administration took over on January 20. The … Continue reading

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Corona Beer to Trump: America is not a Country, you Dimwit!

America Great Again? Bitch, please… In a jab to “President” Donald Trump, Corona Beer this week launched a new video on its YouTube page, which basically makes a point this blogger has been hammering pretty much all her [adult] life: America … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurs Find Inspiration in America’s President Elect

Photo: Romina González, Isla Mujeres, 2017

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