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Guanajuato, MX attorney Antonio Battaglia says Trump toilet paper will be in stores before the end of the year, and 30% of the profits will go to groups that support migrants, according to CNN Mexican affiliate Expansion.

The lawyer registered the trademark in 2015.

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A shoe manufacturing firm in Leon, Guanajuato, says that “leather” made from fish skin is a viable alternative to leather made from the skin of endangered reptiles. We’re just wondering if there are enough suitable fish for the production lines to scale.

3mariachis(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Solar-powered mariachis have begun coming off production lines here in the high tech manufacturing city of Guanajuato, Mexico, musical soldiers in the war on climate change.

The eco-friendly musicians use renewable energy from the sun instead of traditional musical fuels like frijoles, tacos y cerveza, all of which produce the damaging “greenhouse gas” behind global warming.

The solar-powered trio – maracas, trumpet, and guitar – were recently spotted playing an unpublicized gig at a 99 Cents Only store in the Houston, Texas area, according to Juan of Words, who took the photo above.

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Botas picudas (pointy boots) and shitty “tribal” music are the highlights of this campaign video for candidato del PAN Diego Leyva por el distrito 1 en Guanajuato.

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Cheering throngs in the Mexican city of Leon, Guanajuato, set a new Guinness world record Saturday as 4,334 simultaneous “geysers” erupted, caused by combining Mentos breath mints with Diet Coke. The previous record was 2,865 diurnal emissions, set in the Philippines.

ijuan(GUANAJUATO, MEXICO) iJuanCo, creator of iJuan, the first smartphone app to directly match day laborers and potential bosses, has secured a $3.5 million dollar investment from venture capital fund XS Dinero, iJuanCo company president Grito Del Toro announced here today.

Day laborers using the app will be able to register their schedules, skill set and service areas via iJuan, saving potential employers the hassle of cruising to Home Depot to hire workers while lessening the need for trabajeros to chase patrons’ trokas around the parking lot.

“We aim to disrupt the day labor market,” Del Toro said. “We’re turning wetbacks into techbacks!”

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Mexican garbage men perfect low-impact trash collection (video)

by RAY CYCLE April 4, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Trash collectors in the high-technology “Silicon Barrio” here have perfected a new technique for picking up basura that is greener and faster than traditional methods. As this demo video shows, drivers in León never stop and re-start their trucks — which would mean wasted fuel and extra airborne pollution. Instead, […]

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Mexican company intros plug-in electric moped (video)

by Barney Asada March 18, 2014 El Now
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Armadillo Motors has begun production and sales of the very first hecho en Mexico electric vehicle, La Hybridus, a bicicleta electrica. And it looks from the company’s Facebook page that they’ve got some local police departments on the delivery list:

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Breaking: Hundreds expected Friday at Mexico’s Xochitl Games

by Especial Correspondents February 6, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Hundreds of competitors and an equal number of spectators are expected for the opening of the first Xochitl Games here tomorrow. The so-called “Indigenous Olympics,” organized by the Nahuatl Athletic Council Organization (NACO), hopes to share some of the buzz from the regular Winter Olympics, in Sochi. NACO is especially […]

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New study: Beans (frijoles) are indeed ‘the magical fruit’

by María Purísima January 30, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Researchers at Guanajuato University of Technology (GUT) have confirmed that beans (frijoles) are not only one of the oldest and best sources for protein in the Americas, but that they are indeed “a magical fruit.” “Beans are one of the gifts from the New World to the rest of us,” […]

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Survey says? Pocho Ocho top Chipster New Year’s Resolutions

by Especial Correspondents January 15, 2014 Cultura
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To be a Chipster (Chicano + Hipster) is not a destination, but a journey, and seekers must never rest. These are the Pocho Ocho Chipster New Year’s Resolutions our readers shared with us: 8. Despite the Indio heritage that gives me a sparse Fu Manchu facial hair configuration, I resolve to grow a Chente-strength bigote […]

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Advanced Mexican leaf blower powers new Pentagon/Google robot

by EDUARDO BURRO December 16, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) State-of-the-art leaf blower technology developed in Mexico’s Silicon Barrio is at the heart the Pentagon’s latest robot warrior, PNS has learned. The PopoPotencia leaf blower engine powers the WildCat, a Boston Dynamics combat robot (video) built for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

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Francisco Garcia Lopez wins ‘Most Mexican Man in the World’

by Especial Correspondents November 8, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Francisco Garcia Lopez was named Most Mexican Man in the World in the final episode of Who Is More Mexican ? (¿Quién es más mexicano?) recorded here Thursday night, PNS has learned. Audience members exiting the taping at Teatro Televisio said that winner Lopez (publicity photo, above) had impressed the judges […]

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Mexican scientist reveals underground high speed travel system

by Lalo Alcaraz August 13, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Not to be outdone by Space X founder Elon Musk’s proposed high speed “Hyperloop” rail system, a Mexican engineer has plans to commercialize his country’s high speed travel infrastructure, a proprietary closed system that has been in operation for years. Researchers and engineers in this high tech city in Mexico’s […]

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Pocho Ocho sketchy substances in Mexican hot sauce besides lead

by Especial Correspondents August 1, 2013 El Now
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NBC reports that El Pato Salsa Picante has been withdrawn from the American market because tests found it was contaminated with lead. El Pato is just one of several Mexican salsa brands that contain the poisonous substance, according to scientists at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Of course, there’s no way lead is the […]

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Breaking: Silicio Barrio startup demos 3D tortilla printer

by EDUARDO BURRO May 16, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Previously-secret startup MasaTek.com today unveiled a hardware/software combo that uses 3D printing to print corn or flour tortillas with the religious or brand image of your choice. “The waiting is over!” Carlos Molinero, president of the Silicio Barrio company, told reporters here. “You need Jesus? He’s just a click away. […]

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Pope to ditch red slippers on retirement, switch to botas picudas

by JOHN PAUL RINGO IV February 27, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from VATICAN CITY) Retiring Pope Benedict XVI is ditching the traditional red slippers (he wears size VIII) when he leaves the papacy and is switching to pointy boots (botas picudas) he got in Mexico, according to news reports. Chicago’s La Raza (via Google Translate) has the story: Pope loves shoes that gave her […]

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