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This painting is a tribute to Ayotzinapa’s 43 missing students.

Ayotzinapa means “place of the turtles“ in the ancient Náhuatl language, a reference to the tragic events in southern Mexican state of Guerrero. [Mas…]


In San Pablito, a small village in Puebla, in southeast Mexico, the centuries-old tradition of amate paper — paper made from bark — is an important part of the local economy. It also used to part of the resistance to Spanish colonial rule.

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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 his real name.

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What’s this? A long shot of a factory with three banderas? Videographer No Cinema explains: [Mas…]

In Michoacan, the Hernandez Garcia family makes art from clay (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés June 4, 2018 Cultura
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In the southwestern Mexican state of Michoacan, the Hernandez Garcia family takes local clay and water and transforms it into stunning glazed pottery, just like their ancestors before them. [Video by Mariano Rentería Garnica.]

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You can’t run, you can’t hide from the #FFF #FelizFrijolFriday toon

by JUNCO CANCHÉ May 18, 2018 Cartoons
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Mother and daughter finally get to hug at the border (video)

by Comic Saenz May 16, 2018 Cultura
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In Great Big Story: Love Beyond Borders: Mom and Daughter by haimy assefa, a mother and daughter get a rare chance to hug when the border fence is briefly opened. I’m not crying you’re crying

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‘Far Alamo’ is the epic battle they never taught you in school (video)

by ESPACE COWBOY May 9, 2018 Cultura
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Alien invaders tried to mess with the gringos at the Alamo in 1836, but they didn’t count on brave defenders Laurence Harvey, John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Charles Bronson, Yul Brynner, James Coburn, Clint Eastwood, Henry Fonda, Terence Hill, Steve McQueen, Gian Maria Volonte, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach. Far Alamo documents the epic battle […]

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Huevos Rancheros! The Untold Story of Cinco de Mayo

by JUNCO CANCHÉ May 5, 2018 Cartoons
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Ronald Reagan to Mex Prez on Cinco de Mayo: ‘Mi casa es su casa’ (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO May 3, 2018 El Now
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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 […]

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La Cucaracha: What exactly are our troops doing at the border? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 20, 2018 Cartoons
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Mexico dumps futbol, switches to curling after sad Club America loss

by EL PEJIBAYE STAFF April 12, 2018 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY)  Mexico is throwing in the towel — and picking up a broom — after Club America’s humiliating defeat to Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League semi-final Tuesday night.  The loss signaled the death of the country’s storied soccer tradition. After the 4-2 aggregate defeat, club officials for the Mexico […]

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Reports: NAFTA negotiations extended until end of time

by EL PEJIBAYE STAFF April 11, 2018 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, DC) NAFTA negotiations between the U.S., Canada and Mexico will likely only conclude when mankind ceases to exist or if extraterrestrial raids breed unity among humans that leads to the dissolution of international borders, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the trilateral talks.

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Mex Prez candidate AMLO says luchadores will protect U.S. border

by EL PEJIBAYE STAFF April 5, 2018 El Now

(PNS reporting from NOGALES) Mexico Presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) will deploy the country’s finest and fiercest lucha libre fighters to the northern border should U.S. President Donald Trump carry out his pledge to militarize the nations’ shared international boundary, the candidate known as AMLO said in a press conference on Wednesday.

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La Cucaracha: Jared went to Mexico and it’s all good now (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 23, 2018 Cartoons
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‘Cuerdas en la vida’: Cut the ties that bind in order to be free (video)

by Comic Saenz March 16, 2018 Cultura
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Film-festival favorite Cuerdas en la vida – Ropes in Life reminds us that we are in charge of our own freedom. This Jalisco-born stop-motion video has a killer concept, startling models/marionettes, amazing live action and sound integration, plus pinpoint pacing. [Directed by Gerardo González Pérez.]

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Mexico’s brave journalists risk their lives to tell the truth (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA March 15, 2018 Cartoons
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WATCH: Migration is Beautiful – The Monarch Butterfly Story

by Lucida Grandé February 23, 2018 Video
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Migration is Beautiful: The Monarch Butterfly Story, from Marina Valle, supports the California Endowment Defend DACA and Immigration Awareness Campaigns.

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PAPAS: ‘This is where my people are from’ (video)

by Bronco del Camino January 25, 2018 Cultura
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Papas is a short video by DFW, Texas creator German Torres. He explains it much better than we can:

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