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Hispanic Halloween in Harlem Be Like… 

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Quick! Go Get your Zapata Hat and Look like a Real Mexican this Halloween 

It is that time of the year, when everybody wants to go out and look weird or ethnic, which is pretty much the same thing judging from some U.S. retailers’ websites. Meet the “Zapata Hat,” a colorful sombrero by CostumeCraze … Continue reading

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Deporting Trump is the Scariest, Funniest Thing You’ll See Today

Filing this under the increasingly popular Mexicans: How can anyone not like us? category. Hat tip: Magui

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It’s ‘Ethnic Halloween’ Season in New York City

I have no idea what this is, but it looks colorful and “ethnic” enough to earn a space in this blog. For other wonderful examples of “ethnic-relevant costumes,” click here, here or here. Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem, NYC. 

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Non-Mexican People In Kentucky Apologize for Dressing up as Mexican People

Poor James Ramsey. The President of the University of Louisville was having a lot of fun wearing a sombrero and shaking a pair of maracas, but then he was scolded for his “cultural insensitivity” and was forced to apologize to a bunch of Hispanics. According to … Continue reading

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You, Guys! ‘Ethnic Halloween’ Season is Here!

Somehow the people over at Spirit Halloween think that wearing the Mexican flag or wrapping it around your body is a good Halloween costume idea. They are wrong. In fact, you should know that famous Mexican people do that on a regular basis, even … Continue reading

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Ready for Halloween? El Chapo Full Costume is Here. And it’s Awesome

My people have done it my friends. Not content with giving the world the spectacular Kim Kardashian and Donald Trump piñatas, Mexicans are now jumping on the Halloween bandwagon with the all-inclusive El Chapo full costume, which comes complete with a latex mask and a traditional … Continue reading

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Spaniards, Too, Can Look Ethnic This Halloween

Well, turns out it’s not only Americans who like to go a litle ethnic when it comes to celebrate Halloween. Palma de Mallorca, Spain-based Turbo Hobby is promoting a new line of “ethnic” costumes, which include the “Disfraz de mexicano” … Continue reading

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Mexican Brewery Celebrates ‘Day of the Dead’ with a Typo

I think it’s great that Cervecería Mexicana has decided to celebrate Day of the Dead (and not Halloween) with a special DOA IPA sold exclusively in the United States. But if they were going to give gringos a lesson about … Continue reading

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