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Newly-hired Vanessa Ruiz of KPNX TV Channel 12 news knows how to properly pronounce her Spanish, thank you very much and no, she won’t apologize. [Pinche Flash video may not play on your device.]

We have totally been here before. Mira two videos from Gustavo Arellano and Gustavo Almadovar.


Brit expat TrueMexico (real name Paul) takes the Mexico City metro to get some authentic lamb barbacoa tacos and Boing guava drink. Two tacos, Paul reports, cost 32 pesos, or about $1.90. What are YOU having for lonche?

felipaFirst-generation Texas-born Filipa wants to be teacher, and she gets some early experience when she helps her uncle learn English so he can obtain a driver’s license for a new job. The documentary short Felipa: North of the Border is from 1970 and aired on CBS. [Mas…]

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quinoa2You won’t believe your eyes as quinoa, the miracle food of the Inca, ends up as mispronounced veggie burgers at Mickey D’s in Germany. Incas not included. No kale was exploited in the making of this video.

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La Cucaracha: Paying for Donald Trump’s border wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 1, 2015 Cartoons
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Speedy Gonzales vs Sylvester el Gato: ‘Mexican Cat Dance’ (video)

by Bronco del Camino September 1, 2015 Cartoons
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When Mexican mice take over a bullfight ring, they cook up a new contest, with our hero Speedy Gonzales playing El Toreador and Sylvester the Cat subbing for El Toro. It’s Mexican Cat Dance, from 1963.

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Superman’s message to Donald Trump: STFU, you’re un-American (toon)

by WAYNE BORING September 1, 2015 Cartoons
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Kanye West practices Latino outreach for 2020 campaign (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO September 1, 2015 El Now
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When he makes his presidential run in 2020, Kanye West is not gonna alienate potential Latino voters like Trump, oh no he won’t.

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La Cucaracha: Coming soon to a hood near you (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 31, 2015 Cartoons
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[Due to popular demand, I have made this La Cucaracha comic strip print available immediately. “Straight Outta College” was inspired of course by the movie Straight Outta Compton, and also by all of our communities’ need for higher education. You can order here.]

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You can like this 2012 Cuban a capella ‘Hotel California’ video now

by Soy Capitan August 31, 2015 Cultura
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In case you missed it: This is a clip from a 2012 concert that’s been online for over two years and it’s suddenly popular all over again. We think Cuban a capella group Vocal Sampling does a great version of the Eagle’s Hotel California. We’re also pumped it’s finally OK to like Cuba and Cubans […]

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Donald Trump is the best clown, but it’s time for a new circus

by GABRIEL REYES August 31, 2015 El Now
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Donald Trump, you are winning the PR game. You are a modern-day P.T. Barnum, proving his tenet: There’s a sucker born every minute. But America’s problems won’t be solved by you or any other candidate alone, because it is our government that is broken. So, before we hire a new clown, we have the fix […]

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Watch: Making pozol de cacao starting with dried corn and cocoa beans

by JEFE BOYARDEE August 31, 2015 Cultura
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El Pozol, una bebida típica del estado mexicano de Chiapas, está hecha a base de maíz, agua y azúcar. Hay de distintos sabores, uno de ellos es el cacao. // Pozol is a typical Mexican beverage, it is made with corn, water and sugar. Also, it can be prepared with cocoa.

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Someone/something is scaring the sheeple of the GOP (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 28, 2015 Cartoons
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Based on a true story: The adventures of ‘El Coyote’ [NSFW]

by Comic Saenz August 28, 2015 Cartoons
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Every day, twice a day, Monday through Friday for six months, the coyote (or human smuggler) concealed and transported migrants across the border from Mexico to Los Estados Unidos. El Coyote — based on a true story — has some NSFW words in Spanish and English. There’s lots more about filmmaker Javier Barboza and the […]

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I’m Donald Trump and I approved this hateful message (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ August 28, 2015 Cartoons
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This toon originally appeared in the San Diego Free Press. Gracias!

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Nae Nae: Boricua senior citizens chair-dance like a boss (video)

by Soy Capitan August 28, 2015 Cultura
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At the Residence Senior Living facility in San Juan, PR, the gray tigers are all about the Whip/Nae Nae.

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La Cucaracha #TBT Throwback Thursday 2010 Toon: Anchor Baby News

by Lalo Alcaraz August 27, 2015 Cartoons
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How to make Mexican tortillas|Cómo hacer tortillas mexicanas (video)

by Barney Asada August 27, 2015 Cultura
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Este vídeo fue grabado en Chiapas, México. En él podemos ver la forma tradicional de hacer las tortillas, hechas por los mismos miembros de la comunidad de Petalcingo. Vuélvete un experto e impresiona a tus amigos. // This was recorded in Petalcingo, Chiapas, Mexico. We can see how native people of this community prepare traditional […]

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Trump supporter to Jorge Ramos: ‘Get out of my country’ (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker August 27, 2015 El Now
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First Donald Trump told Univision’s Jorge Ramos to “Go back to Univision!” and then a Trump supporter was more explicit. “Get out of my country!” he told Ramos. We’re with Ramos. Don’t mess with Jorge!

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Why in the world are sneakers hanging from telephone lines? (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 27, 2015 Cultura
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The Mystery of Flying Kicks from Closer Productions seeks to explain a world-wide phenomenon. Why do people hang old sneakers on telephone lines?

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