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Mexico, Strong Contender in the Category of ‘Best Hat’: BBC

The winter Olympics are here y’all -and while you might think Mexico’s strongest suit is its Olympic ski team, we are also considered to be a strong contender in yet another category: BEST SOMBRERO… at least according to the prestigious BBC. … Continue reading

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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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Just a Regular Wednesday Evening Shopping for Food in Manhattan

Photo: Laura Martínez, UWS 2015 

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‘The Guardian’ Uses Sombrero to Illustrate Story About Cycling in Mexico, Because, Why Not?

NOTE to British writers/bloggers for The Guardian: When unsure about how to  illustrate a story (or stories) regarding Mexico, Latin America or some other such place, go with a hat (any hat, really) and stay on the safe side. Cordially, … Continue reading

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