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The song started out in 1947 as Quizás, Quizás, Quizás by Cuban songwriter Osvaldo Farrés. In 1964, Doris Day had a hit with an English version Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps. And now we have Doris’ version sung by an Aztec-looking animated head and Monarch butterflies in this new music video The Time Has Come. What a great time to be alive! [Video by Jose Rene Trevino.]

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Take a tour of Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico and meet the local tacos, the local tequila and the local perros. [Video by the Tres Agaves tequila people.]

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Oldie But Newie: ‘Showers Are Golden’ by the Trumpeloes (video)

by Soy Capitan January 17, 2017 El Now
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The inspiration flows as Rocky Mountain Mike (plus Steve and Mary on backup vocals) channel the 1967 Tremeloes hit Silence Is Golden in this tribute to the PEE-OTUS.

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Watch out, D.C. – there’s a new Tweeting Bird in town! (toon)

by SERG HERNANDEZ January 17, 2017 Cartoons
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Donald Trump on Martin Luther King’s legacy (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 16, 2017 Cartoons
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Donald Trump Tweets his feels about MLK (toon)

by PAYTON HOEGH January 16, 2017 Cartoons
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[Payton Hoegh toons regularly at Weekly Political dot com.]

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La Cucaracha: Protestors prepare for the Inauguration (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 16, 2017 Cartoons
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Moms Mabley sings for MLK: ‘Abraham, Martin and John’ (video)

by VICENTE REDD FOXX January 16, 2017 Cultura
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In this clip from the old Merv Griffin show, comic Moms Mabley, known mostly for her “blue” stage act, sings an emotional version of Dion’s classic, Abraham, Martin and John. Moms had a Top 40 hit with the song in 1969. Her version includes Bobby Kennedy.

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La Cucaracha: Whatever happened to the Mayans? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 15, 2017 Cartoons
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Donald Trump, John Lewis and MLK Day (video, toon, photo)

by Especial Correspondents January 15, 2017 Cartoons
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In 1991, Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day national holiday. Contrast and compare with PEE-OTUS Donald Trump’s weekend Twitter attack on civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, draw the necessary conclusions, and prepare to take appropriate action:

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America pauses Monday for Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

by Comic Saenz January 15, 2017 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause tomorrow to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever. Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie […]

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La Cucaracha: Be kind to Corporation-Americans (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Russia is sending their best: Trololo Guy to sing at inauguration (video)

by Soy Capitan January 13, 2017 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from Москва) Stepping in to fill an entertainment lineup devoid of anyone artistic, famous, or beloved, Donald Trump backer Vladimir Putin is sending his country’s top singer to perform at next week’s Inauguration Ball.

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This just in from Mt. Alachingada: No mames! Unpresidented! (photo)

by Especial Correspondents January 13, 2017 El Now
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Especial Correspondents Lalo Alcaraz, El Eres Nerd, Maria Purísima, Ms. LunaSol, Junco Canche, and Comic Saenz contributed to this report.

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Video: Peep this ‘Thai-Mex Street Food’ – in the Philippines!

by Barney Asada January 13, 2017 Cultura
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It’s Thai food! It’s Mexican food! It’s in the Philippines! Step right up for your pad thai nachos at El Phante Thai-Mex Street Food, #12 1st Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig, Philippines. You can’t miss it: It’s the only place that has a logo showing an elephant wearing a sombrero. But if you do, here’s a map […]

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La Cucaracha: Hey kids, corporations are people, too! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 12, 2017 Cartoons
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They say this taquero has the best food truck in New York (video)

by Barney Asada January 12, 2017 Cultura
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Is this taco truck The Best Food Truck in NYC? New York’s Vendy Awards are local Oscars for food, especially for food trucks. Meet Felix, the owner of 2016 Vendy Award winner Tacos El Rancho in Brooklyn. [Video by Columbia University journalism grad student Belén Smole.]

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Popeye el Marinero: Kindness is its own reward (#TBT toon)

by Cartoonistas January 12, 2017 Cartoons
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