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Spring begins today as we mark the Vernal Equinox. But if you’re not looking at a calendar, how would you know?

Here are the Pocho Ocho Top Ways to Tell that Spring has Sprung:

8. Chipotle Mexican Grill introduces Fresh Seasonal Virus Menu

7. KKK members buy new tiki torches, don short-sleeved sheets, and start work on their tans

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Loyalty and Loathing: Is Donald Trump the new Fidel Castro?

by Raul Ramos y Sanchez November 18, 2016 El Now
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Since Donald Trump’s astonishing rise to power, there is only one other public figure I can recall that has drawn such extremes of loyalty and loathing: Fidel Castro in his prime. I will no doubt get an avalanche of criticism from my fellow Cuban-Americans for making this observation. But that simply proves my point. Although […]

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Chris Garcia: Growing Up Cuban Life Hacks #1 (video)

by Comic Saenz July 26, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Chris Garcia — a Cuban-American — is going public with the Cuban Life Hacks that turned his family’s hard life in a Commie dictatorship into Heaven on Earth, with arroz con pollo. PREVIOUSLY ON CHRIS GARCIA:

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‘The New Che of Havana’ is a skater and tattoo artist (video)

by ROMAN COKE April 14, 2016 Cultura
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If Comrade Fidel were alive today, he’d be turning over in his grave. Wait. Let’s try that again. If Comrade CHE were alive today… In The New Che of Havana, skateboarder and tattoo artist Che Alejandro, faces an uncertain future as unprecedented change transforms Cuban society.

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La Cucaracha: Cuba is now abierto for American business (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 8, 2016 Cartoons
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Castro and Obama start a new era with beisbol in Havana (GIF,video)

by K.C. ADABAT March 23, 2016 El Now
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President Obama does 'the wave' alongside Raúl Castro in Cuba pic.twitter.com/bSLcVkOLxn — Independent Journal (@INJO) March 22, 2016 Cuba’s President Raul Castro and President Barack Obama were the world’s most famous fans Tuesday as they wrapped up their historic fence-mending encounter by doing the wave at an exhibition baseball game in Havana.

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Pocho Ocho top ways to tell that Spring has finally esprung

by Comic Saenz March 21, 2016 Cultura
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Spring began at 9:30 PDT Saturday night as the Northern Hemisphere marked the Vernal Equinox. But if you’re not looking at a calendar, how would you know? Here are the Pocho Ocho Best Ways to Tell that Spring has Sprung: 8. Chipotle Mexican Grill introduces Fresh Seasonal Virus Menu 7. KKK members don short-sleeved sheets and […]

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Ted Cruz campaign tracts warn of ‘Satan’s Spiritual Structure’

by Chale Knickerbocker February 4, 2016 Cartoons
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While Senator Ted Cruz (R-Canadia) was telling the crowd “To God be the Glory” [In Arabic, this is “Allahu Akbar”] in his Des Moines, Iowa victory speech Monday night, PNS snagged an example of the tracts campaign aides were passing out to the crowd — tracts detailing the Christian Sharia Law we can expect under […]

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Funny, you don’t look like a ‘natural-born citizen’ (toon)

by DAN MCCLINTOCK January 11, 2016 Cartoons
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[Dan McClintock is an artist, animator and illustrator.]

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T-Man: Fighting the crime, shaking the maracas in Cuba (1951 toon)

by Memo Nericcio October 1, 2015 Cartoons
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I love Pappy’s comics blog — one of the best in the biz! And I love the treasure trove of stuff he unearths and shares; with or without knowing it, he has curated one of the best short histories of Latina/o representation available on the net! A grand tip of the sombrero to Pappy! Here’s […]

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La Cucaracha: US, Cuba OK now but Castro brothers still a threat (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 4, 2015 Cartoons
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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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Watch: Cuba’s underwater Jardines de la Reina are pristine – for now

by BOB ESPONJA July 16, 2015 Cultura
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Southwest of the island of Cuba, an underwater wonderland of sea plants and creatures thrives. It’s the natural and untouched Caribbean, protected from humanity for generations – and so-called progress.

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Pocho Ocho Important Facts for Mexicans about El Ocho de Mayo

by Especial Correspondents May 8, 2015 Cultura
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Our Mexican friends have many misconceptions about today’s American celebration of El Ocho de Mayo. It is NOT the day the British burned the White House, for example, and it is NOT the day Gerry Rivers became Geraldo Rivera. Help a hermano out with the Pocho Ocho Top Facts Mexicans Should Know about El Ocho […]

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La Cucaracha: Cruz? Rubio? What’s a Latino voter to do? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 30, 2015 Cartoons
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