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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) A reeking appartition dressed in the decaying uniform of a Spanish Conquistador was sighted around Mexico City last week, and boy, was he pissed!

The shrieking ghost was seen haunting the Mexico City site of a 1720 battle where the indigenous Mexica Empire defeated the Spanish.

Area man Pito Perez, who reported the ghost to PNS, said it first he thought the goblin might be La Llorona, or pero his drunk Uncle Abelardo, the mariachi, but no. [Mas…]

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It’s POCHO Jefe Lalo Alcaraz, guesting on the Only in America podcast with Ali Noorani. Here’s how they describe the episode: [Mas…]

America pauses Monday for Dr. Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019

by Comic Saenz January 18, 2019 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause Monday to remember the life and message of Dr. Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever. Post offices and other public facilities not already closed by the shutdown will be shuttered, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day […]

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La Cucaracha’s ¡MÁS! Latino Heritage Month Highlights! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 15, 2018 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Even More Great Moments in Latino History (toons)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 27, 2018 Cartoons
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PREVIOUSLY ON A BRIEF HISTORY OF LATINO TIME:

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Talk (And Sing) Like A (Mexican) Pirate Day 2018: ‘Santy Anno’ (video)

by Comic Saenz September 19, 2018 Cultura
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It’s International Talk Sing Like A Pirate Day and we’re please to present not only a “sea shanty” about being a pirate, but one about the Mexican-American war of the 1850s. It’s even in Wikipedia! This video of Santy Anno has music by Forebitter and Lord Cavendish manga-influenced artwork assembled by uploader LordDrakoArakis, probably not […]

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Iconic Chicana Dolores Huerta has been fighting sexism since forever (video)

by Comic Saenz September 18, 2018 Cartoons

Famed labor organizer and activist Dolores Huerta has been fighting sexual harassment and discrimination since forever — when she was working in an office, when she was building the United Farm Workers, and when men tried to take credit for her work. In this video, by Hannah McNally, Huerta tells her story.

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La Cucaracha: So how do Americans celebrate El Grito 2018? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 16, 2018 Cartoons
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POCHO HISTORY 101: Keep poor Irishmen, Italian gangsters, and English convicts OUT OF THE U.S.A! (toon)

by Comic Saenz July 19, 2018 Cartoons
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Fear of immigrants has a long history in the United States. In this cartoon, published in 1891, illustrator Grant Hamilton draws a judge scolding Uncle Sam: If Immigration was properly Restricted you would no longer be troubled with Anarchy, Socialism, the Mafia and such kindred evils! From New York Harbor behind them comes a horde […]

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In Puebla, MX, 500 dead as narco cartel killers crush French gangsters

by Comic Saenz May 4, 2018 El Now
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(PNS reporting from PUEBLA, MX) Federales have finished cleaning up the streets of this southeastern city after a three-day battle between area gangsters and a French gang left 83 locals and 462 gabachos dead, PNS has learned. The  Marseilles gang (“La Eme”) — sent to collect a drug debt allegedly owed by the Puebla-based Ignacio Zaragosa clika […]

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