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Mexican Journalism in the Time of López Obrador…

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Mexico’s Top Diplomat Wins First Prize in Guacamole Competition, Because Mexico

Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, beat a bunch of other cabinet members in the challenging task of… preparing a guacamole. The stunt, known in social media simply as the Guacamole Challenge (#RetoGuacamole) officially kicked off the 2016 edition … Continue reading

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Mexican Senators Send Trump ‘a la Chingada’ and Call him Puto While Bashing a Piñata

Awwww, Mexico: Home of the world’s best food and now world-class diplomacy. The following video features senators from the PRD as they celebrate a typical Mexican posada. Watch as they kindly ask Trump to go fuck himself beforee proceeding to chant the now infamous ¡Eeeeeeeeehh … Continue reading

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John Oliver’s Take on Peña Nieto’s #YaChole Campaign Is a Thing of Beauty

It doesn’t take a genius to realize that Mexico is a mess, and that President Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s most unpopular president to date, is not doing much to help. In fact, Peña Nieto’s most recent ad campaign asking Mexicans to … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Surreal Midterm Elections in a Few Images

Valentín González: The guy with the Batmobile… Paul Ospital Carrera: The PRI candidate with a well-placed message… Temo: The guy who walked with The Beatles… Mauriano Muñoz Nava: The guy who wants you to f*ing vote for him… And last, but not … Continue reading

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Aspiring Mexican Mayor Uses Batmobile to Campaign Around

Awwww, Mexico… The land of the collective smooch, the coold cocnuts and the 1-million-dollar birthday parties is also the World’s Headquarters of innovative political initiatives. Take Valentín González, aspiring Mayor of Netzahualcóyotl, who decided it was an awesome idea to drive around the impoverished municipality in his own Batmobile. Why? Simple, … Continue reading

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This Mexican Mayor Lifted a Woman’s Skirt in Public at a $1-Million Party, Because Mexico

Awwww Mexico… The land of the collective smooch and the “coold cocnuts” is also the Global Headquarters of mustachioed, sombrero-clad disgusting politicians. In the latest Kafkaesque episode of our never boring political telenovela, Mexican Mayor Hilario Ramírez Villanueva this week jumped to the spotlight after a video … Continue reading

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