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Jeb Bush Should Send the Proceeds of his $75 ‘Guaca Bowle’ to Columba’s Aunt in Mexico

On this this April 2015 segment, Univision News introduced Hispanics to María Diega Méndez, a lovely old lady who lives in Guanajuato, Mexico and happens to be very poor and very sick. The reason for all the media attention? She is the aunt of Columba [not Columbia, nor … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Can Tell if Someone Hails from Colombia, Not Columbia; Has Wife Named Columba

It is not a huge secret that Jeb Bush has a pretty decent command of the Spanish language. And now, thanks to the New York Times, we also know he’s also good at guessing the Latin American country where a person is from based … Continue reading

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This Fish Was Born in Ecuador, Educated in Ivy League School

Hat tip: Moses Frenck

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So It’s Columbia AND Colombia? … Now They’re Just Screwing with my Head

As it turns out, it’s Columbia *and* Colombia. Photo: Laura Martínez, Columbia (or Colombia) University, NYC

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