Tag Archives: Mexican Independence

Celebrate Mexican Independence Like the Locals

I hope by now you are aware that Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico’s Independence Day. Sixteen of September is, and the bash actually kicks off on the night of the 15, so by the time the 16 actually arrives, … Continue reading

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Gringos, Latinos, They All Failed Remezcla’s ‘Mexi-Quizz’

So Remezcla took to the streets of New York to quiz Latinos –and non-Latinos– on Mexican culture. This is what they had to say. This blogger was not the least surprised nor shocked at the sheer ignorance of the interviewees in the … Continue reading

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And This is How Mexicans Will be Celebrating the Centennial of Our Revolution. ¡Ajúa!

Meet Fernanda and Isabel Calles Carranza, great-granddaughters of revolutionary leaders, who are celebrating the centennial of the Mexican Revolution by -what else?- posing nude for Playboy. According to EFE, the twenty-something sisters were “convinced” by the magazine’s publishers to appear … Continue reading

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