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QUESTION: Why are Mexican rapists and drug dealers streaming North to enter the US of A illegally?

ANSWER: They were invited by “The Great Communicator.”

Check out this video about the 1988 Cinco de Mayo ceremony at the White House when Republican President Ronald Reagan told Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado, “Mi casa es su casa.”

We all know how that worked out! #BUILDTHEWALL

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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Ruben Covarrubias (photo) astounded family and friends here Sunday night when he admitted that the history of Cinco de Mayo didn’t concern him and he’d always thought “May 5 was Mexican Independence Day, so like so what?!”

“I don’t care what it’s about, yo!” he told everyone within earshot of the backyard grill. “I just always celebrated it with MEChA and at school. Partay!” [Mas…]

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The first targets of American border agents were Chinese, not Mexican. When the California Gold Rush ended and the railroad building boom came to a close, it became easy for politicians to exploit anti-Chinese sentiment. The result was an immigration policy that led to the first smuggling operations across the U.S-Mexico border. [Video by Timeline.]

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Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens are living illegally in Mexico. Chinese Global TV Network reports.


We Are America — black, white, brown, gay, straight, bi, old, and young. [Video by Martin De Leon and friends.]


You can get anything you want at a traditional Mexican mercado like this one in downtown Mazatlán. [Video by Robert Ellis.]

NOLA 3/5/2017: No person is ‘illegal’ says Taco Truck Theater (video)

by Bronco del Camino March 7, 2017 Cultura
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Taco Truck Theater, a Teatro Sin Fronteras project, served up some sense Sunday in New Orleans. No human being is illegal. Respect my existence or expect my resistance. [Video by Jose Torres-Tama.] In the area? More shows this weekend:

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Tom Russell live music video: “Who’s gonna build your wall?”

by Soy Capitan March 6, 2017 Cultura
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Singer songwriter Tom Russell — he comes from border country in Texas — has a question for the Cheeto Bandido: “Who’s gonna build you wall?”

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The lucha libre wrestler’s mask: Don’t enter the ring without it! (video)

by EL RUDO March 2, 2017 Cultura
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The history of the lucha mask goes back hundreds of years. “The mask is the most important accessory in lucha libre because the mask makes a warrior,” according Magno, a luchador for over 20 years. Luchadores place such a premium on their in-ring personas that they refuse to reveal their identities whenever they appear at […]

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Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush debate immigration (1980 video)

by Especial Correspondents February 28, 2017 Cultura
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Before the Republican Party went insane, Presidential hopefuls Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush debated immigration.

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La Cucaracha: I lift my lamp beside the golden…OOF! ARGH! OW! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 27, 2017 Cartoons
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We’ve got your basic 2-hour-long mariachi music video right here

by Soy Capitan February 24, 2017 Audio
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Why, we asked ourselves, would these RelaxMusic people upload scores of allegedly ethnic or national background music videos to YouTube? If people play them as background audio, they will not be looking at — and clicking on — ads, so the uploaders will not make money. Is it a public service? Some kind alternative facts […]

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Las Cafeteras: ‘If I Was President’ (audio)

by Soy Capitan February 23, 2017 Audio
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Tastes Like L.A. by Las Cafeteras East Los musicians Las Cafeteras have long made political progress a signature element of their sound and the band’s new single continues the tradition. If I Was President — released on Monday, Presidents Day — starts with the son jarocho song Señor Presidente and “then flows into a bilingual […]

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Exploring the no-man’s land south of the border wall (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker February 23, 2017 El Now
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There's a small stretch of soil north of the Rio Grande that's still part of the United States south of the Mexican border wall. The Atlantic went inside this No-Man’s Land to uncover what life is like in a place that feels like not-quite America, but not-quite Mexico.

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And now Latinos for Trump are paying for his wall (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA February 22, 2017 Cartoons
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Swinging saloon doors lead a cowboy to his destiny in ‘La Bota’ (video)

by CISCO KID February 21, 2017 Cultura
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A wandering vaquero meets his destiny in a dusty desert saloon called La Bota — The Boot.

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Exploring ‘The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema’ (student video)

by CALLE DE CINEMA February 17, 2017 Cultura
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Antioch College student Cristian Perez-Lopez put together this cool short video for a history of film class. How many of these films have you seen?

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Oral History: ‘I came to the U.S.A. in 1962 as a bracero’ (videos)

by Chale Knickerbocker February 15, 2017 Cultura
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When labor was short in 1950s and 60s, the American and Mexican governments worked together to import laborers across the border to work as “braceros.” The American Friends service Committee explains:

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#TBT 2012: Meet our newest sponsor – RentALatino!

by Gabacho Borracho February 9, 2017 Corporate
Rent A Latino!

In our ongoing search for advertisers to match our diverse audience, it looks like we have found a winner – a company with deep pockets and its heart in the right place. POCHO is glad to welcome RentALatino to the echelons of our Premium Sponsors. To learn how you might qualify for RentALatino‘s latest discounts […]

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Happy Guacamole Wednesday! Enjoy some ‘Fresh Guacamole’ (video)

by jefe boyardee February 8, 2017 Cultura
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According to POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz 2017 Calendar, it’s Gucamole Wednesday, and that’s why we’re sharing the best guacamole video ever:

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Watch the commercial that won the Super Bowl: 84 Lumber

by Andalé Mono February 6, 2017 Cultura
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You didn’t see this on FOX! A mother and daughter make their way to El Norte in the long version of the commercial that won the Super Bowl. Thank you, 84 Lumber!

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Haydn Vitera, Vanessa del Fierro: ‘Que Pasara’ (music video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan February 6, 2017 Cultura
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Shot in East Austin, Que Pasara features Haydn Vitera, POCHO amiga Vanessa del Fierro, and the one and only Ruben Ramos “El Gato Negro” and celebrates the raza who made America (and Austin) great. ¡Mira los lyrics:

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