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Lucha libre is no longer just for men, as Marcela and her friends explain to the BBC.

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consuelaShe’s up at 5:45 in the morning to make her kids and husband breakfast and lunch for the day; waiting to make her own meals last. She pulls out the tortillas fresh off the comal because she doesn’t believe in store bought shit. She’s authentic, raw and loyal to her traditions. She slips into her outfit and watches a little bit of the news as she waits for her ride, even though she can’t quite understand what the news lady is saying in English. Someone honks outside and she grabs her bags, jacket and rushes out the door. She fights her tired eyes on the car ride for the next forty-five minutes and instead pretends to be interested in what her co-worker/companion has to say. What are the latest chismes? “Cindi from work left her husband and child. She ran off with another man and they say that guy is three times her age and we are all sure Cindi is only in it for the papeles….” [Mas…]

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Donald El Pato goes South of the Border as The Three Caballeros sing, dance, and welcome you to Mexico. Sombrero? Check! Serape? Check. ¡Ay, caramba! ¡Hola, Jalisco! (What does that even mean?)

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Here’s an idea: Make your ground beef tacos ahead of time, put ’em in a bag, suck the air out, freeze the bag o’ tacos and reheat when needed. Tacos In A Bag demonstrates.

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La Cucaracha: This is a periodic disclaimer from FOX (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 7, 2016 Cartoons
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Rudy Martinez, killed at Pearl Harbor, was WWII’s first Latino casualty

by Comic Saenz December 7, 2016 Cultura
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When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on this date in 1941, Mexican-American sailor Rudy Martinez, from San Diego, was one of the 2000-plus servicemen killed. On the “Date That Will Live In Infamy,” he became the first Latino casualty of the Second World War. Fox News Latino shared the story:

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Hola! Aloha! Why so much Mexican food in small town Hawaii? (video)

by Barney Asada December 7, 2016 Cultura
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Today we remember Rudy Martinez, a Mexican-American from San Diego who became the first Latino casualty of the Second World War when the Japanese sunk his ship, the U.S.S. Utah, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii 75 years ago today, December 7, 1941. Martinez’ story inspired us to search for “Mexican” AND “Hawaii” and we found this […]

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Tish Hinojosa: He was from ‘The West Side of Town’ (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan December 7, 2016 Cultura
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Folk/country singer songwriter Tish Hinojosa sings a song about a pilgrim’s progress in America — a Mexican pilgrim in Texas. Felipe, the father, lived in San Antonio, on The West Side of Town. That’s were Felipe met Maria… Los lyrics:

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La Cucaracha: Mexemergency closes Terminal 5 at LAX (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 6, 2016 Cartoons
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Never forget! Aztlan was ‘Stolen at Gunpoint’ (NSFW video, lyrics)

by La Chata December 6, 2016 Cultura
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In 1998, LA’s Kid Frost (Arturo Molina, Jr) and Mexican punk rappers Tijuana No teamed up for a history lesson about the so-called border imposed on Aztlan by the force of arms. SPOILER: We’re gonna get it back! [NSFW F-bombs.] Mira los lyrics:

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Running POCHO is a dirty job but some juan’s gotta do it

by José Canusí December 6, 2016 Corporate
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Running POCHO is a real job. It takes hours of work, dedication and writers, editors, artists and videographers. And it takes time and money. We’ve got the time. We need you for the money. We’d like more Internet bandwidth which means we need more money for our hosting company. We’d like to rebuild this website, […]

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See Donald drain the swamp. Drain, Donald, drain. (toon)

by SERG HERNANDEZ December 6, 2016 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: What are you doing New Year’s Eve? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 5, 2016 Cartoons
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Boyle Heights’ The Tracks want you to ‘Go Out Tonight’ (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan December 5, 2016 Cultura
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Go Out Tonight is the debut release from Boyle Heights band The Tracks. The noir-looking video — with visuals from the 1961 film The Exiles — sets a contrasting stage for the band’s poppy high energy sound and escapist lyrics:

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At the Trump Grill, one customer gets served first (CCCP toon)

by RAMDASS CAPITAL December 5, 2016 Cartoons
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War gets served first, then libraries, the arts, education, and healthcare get leftovers, if there are any. [Vintage Communist Russia — Союз Советских Социалистических Республик — toon via Comrade Tweeter Soviet Visuals.]

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MX archaeologists find wind god temple under supermarket (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 5, 2016 Cultura
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Archaelogoists have found a circular platform dedicated to wind god Ehecatl-Quetzalcoatl and eight sets of human remains under the site of a demolished supermarket in the Tlatelolco area of Mexico City. UK’s The Guardian reports:

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La Cucaracha: What history teaches us about Trump (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 2, 2016 Cartoons
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Tonia Jo Hall shout out to Natives: ‘She’s that kind of woman’ (video)

by Verdana Bold December 2, 2016 Cultura
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Tonia Jo Hall has some words of encouragement in She’s that kind of woman. “Shout out to all the beautiful strong native women,” she writes:

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Student Video: ‘Making tamales with Yamelith’ (and her mom)

by JEFE BOYARDEE December 2, 2016 Cultura
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We bet this looks familiar! Yamelith made tamales with her mom over the Thanksgiving weekend and shared her experience in this student video, uploaded by the Charles W. Harris School in Phoenix, AZ.

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New issue out! ‘Furious Twitter Egg, the Magazine for Idiots’ (toon)

by TECHNICALLY RON December 2, 2016 Cartoons
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[TechnicallyRon, from London, England, is an idiot, author, and human disaster.]

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La Cucaracha: Will Trump live, work in the White House? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 1, 2016 Cartoons
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Mexicano collects 1000 pairs of sneakers, opens a sneaker store (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 1, 2016 Cultura
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Roberto Pelayo aka El Niño is one of the world’s top sneakerheads, with a collection of over 1000 pairs. He started out as a collector is Mexico City; now he buys and sells for himself and his retail operations, Globstore.

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