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Lookin good in Miami! San Diego pocho Fernando Mendez keeps it real at The Taco Stand, 313 NW 25th St., where, apparently “raza” means “squad.” The taqueria has 5 stars on Yelp!

Three tall, blonde-haired space aliens kidnapped her and took her for a ride in their UFO, which was controlled by quartz rocks, she said. Now Republican entrepreneur Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera (pictured with non-alien tall blonde — we think) is seeking the GOP nomination for Florida’s 27th Congressional District.

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Cuban culture has dominated Latino Miami ever since Cubans arrived after Castro’s revolution 50 years ago. But recently, other Latin Americans have been moving in, and some are asking if Cuban immigrants get preferential treatment. Maria Murriel and Maria Hinojosa report for LatinoUSA.


World class twerking delights the neighborhood in Asi (This) by Miami-born Dominican Amara La Negra.

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Joseph with a Beard- met on dancefloor of Bodega - w4m (south beach)

Joseph---

We met this past Saturday night on the dance floor of Bodega. You had just gone in for tacos with your friend who was visiting (HE WAS SO TIRED).

Though you and I just started being silly and theatrical with our dancing-- and we really connected. [Mas…]


Maybe you didn’t see the San Antonio Spurs smoke the Miami Heat 104-87 for the NBA crown Sunday night, or maybe you want to relive the glory. Those wacky Taiwanese animators at TomoNews are here to help.

Meanwhile in San Antonio (NSFW video):

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Breaking: Area man stunned by woman’s verbal assault

by María Purísima September 17, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from MIAMI) Frequent catcaller Ruben Torres was stunned Monday evening when a woman he was ogling and taunting at an area dive bar flipped him the bird and berated him in front of his friends. “I can’t believe she did that to me, man!” he said tearfully in an exclusive PNS interview. “Why […]

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NBA Finals spur santeria vs. brujeria heat between fans

by Victor Payan June 20, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) While tempers are running hot in anticipation of tonight’s Game 7 of the NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat, nowhere is this more disturbing than in a war of sorts that has broken out between San Antonio brujas and the Miami santeria community. The stakes […]

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Pocho Ocho things about the USA that surprise Cuban defectors

by BARRY SHNIKOV June 18, 2013 Cultura
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Cuban ballet dancers who recently defected from their troupe in Mexico and now live in Miami are “amazed at how many foods come canned and can be easily heated up in a microwave,” according to the Associated Press. Canned foods! But wait, there’s mas. Here are the Pocho Ocho other things about the U.S. that […]

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With one game to go, in San Antonio, it’s all about the Spurs (video)

by GUILT EL STILT June 17, 2013 Cultura
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Joe the Barber — like lots of San Antonio (including young Sebastien de la Cruz) — is all about NBA home team the Spurs. And when true fans who want roundball players’ likenesses sculpted into their haircuts, he’s the guy. [Video by Jim Mendiola.]

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Elise @buttronica Roedenbeck’s ‘MiJA Weekly’ now on Fusion (video)

by Comic Saenz May 24, 2013 Cultura
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Our video sweetheart, Elise @buttronica Roedenbeck, is back with MiJA Weekly — now on Fusion, the mutant offspring of ABC and Univision. Our girl’s back in her old room in her mom’s house in Miami, and boy are her arms tired! On Twitter, she’s @buttronica PREVIOUSLY on MiJA Weekly…

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MiJA Weekly’s Elise Roedenbeck joins new TV network in Miami

by Comic Saenz May 11, 2013 Corporate
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Many have you have written in and asked about Elise Roedenbeck’s MiJA WEEKLY video series and why it disappeared. We have good news and bad news. Bad news first: There will be no more MiJA WEEKLY. The good news? Important people in the Network Television World were so taken with Elise and MiJA WEEKLY that […]

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Pocha Podcast: WTF is up with these catcalls? (NSFW audio)

by Soy Capitan April 8, 2013 Audio
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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews Sara Inés Calderón in Los Angeles and New Jack City Burro Jefe Elise Roedenbeck got together in audioland to see if they could figure out WTF is up with guys and their weird catcalls and come-ons. Is it different in New York vs. L.A.? Are Spanish catcalls different from English? What’s […]

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First Native American gun victim pushes for gun control

by EresNerd January 29, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) It took a lot of burning sage, cedar, sweetgrass and tobacco, but Tymangoua, the first Native American murdered by a gun in what is now the United States, delivered a message from the spirit world to Washington: Getting shot and killed sucks! Indigenous Peoples Against Gun Violence (IPAG) introduced Tymangoua […]

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Miami braces for mass influx as Cuba lifts travel restrictions

by Santino J. Rivera October 17, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from LA FLORIDA) Restrictions that kept Cubans from fleeing the island for half a century will be lifted, according to the Communist Party Central Committee’s official newspaper, Granma. And in a candid interview, America’s favorite Latino rebel Fidel Castro was asked how he felt America would respond to the new policy and expected exodus. […]

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Pocho Ocho reasons Romney appeared so ‘dark’ on Univision

by Especial Correspondents September 20, 2012 El Now
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The Internets are buzzing with questions about about Gov. Mitt Romney’s appearance on last night’s Univision forum live from Miami. Digerati are confused about what he said AND how he looked. POCHO’s Campaign Team 2012 was online all night handling their news sources to find the Pocho Ocho reasons the candidate looked so dark-skinned: 8. […]

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Romney gets especial love at El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami (video)

by Andalé Mono August 24, 2012 El Now
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When GOP nominee wannabe Mitt Romney visited El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami earlier this month, he was greeted by the owner, a convicted Koch coke dealer, and an excited, vocal crowd. Angel Reyes was there and shot this video.

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PochoCast #5: Alcaraz y Madrigal on face-chewing and boobs (NSFW)

by EDUARDO BURRO June 11, 2012 Audio
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POCHO primos Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and Migrant Editor Al Madrigal chop, channel and lower the ñews: Miami munchies and Canadian cannibals Salma Hayek’s boob optimization POCHO web traffic Wisconsin recall Organized labor Lalo’s copyright trouble on Facebook These kids today — Produced by Jefe de Creative Marcelo Ziperovich. (NSFW language.)

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Ñewsweek: Old-school remedios, to live and dine Miami y mas

by Comic Saenz June 3, 2012 El Now
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When in Miami, there’s more to eat than face, grandmother knows best when it comes fixing your boo-boo, Mexican Mitt Romney is the “last juan standing,” the Smithsonian immortalizes the Nike Cortez and Florida’s voter fraud crackdown actually snares an actual fraudster. A busy week of ñews taxed our overworked POCHO estaff, but we’ve got […]

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Florida voter fraud crackdown finally snares a live one

by Elise Roedenbeck June 1, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from LA FLORIDA) Even as the U.S. Department of Justice seeks to shut down Florida’s effort to disenfranchise voters, state officials are overjoyed that their purge of voter role has finally nabbed a real fraud, even if their case is a dog. Much to the relief of Republican witch-hunters who were under fire […]

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First George Zimmerman Prize goes to fellow Florida racist

by Elise Roedenbeck May 31, 2012 El Now
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I am compelled to award the first George Zimmerman Prize for Ignorant Racism to Joaquin Amador Serrapio, the Miami college student who threatened on Facebook to assassinate Pres. Barack Obama. Serrapio recently pleaded guilty to threatening the president’s life but claimed that he simply aimed to rile up Obama supporters on the Internets. In other […]

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Pocho Ocho other things to eat in Miami other than a man’s face

by ESTAFF REPORTS May 30, 2012 El Now
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8. Cuban Manwich 7. Tacos de Lengua 6. Arroz con Hobo

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Pocho Ocho things Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen meant to say

by Al Carlos Hernandez April 10, 2012 El Now
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8. I admire the fact that Fidel is not that dead yet. 7. I have decided to move to Cape Canaveral, North Korea and never talk sports again. 6. Ricky Ricardo should have been president of Cuba for the last 50 years.

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