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What if real doctors took their cues from the remedios used by Latina moms? It might look something like this….


Lessly Tocano loves her mom even though she talks sh!t about her makeup. “GUAU!”


We bet this looks familiar! Yamelith made tamales with her mom over the Thanksgiving weekend and shared her experience in this student video, uploaded by the Charles W. Harris School in Phoenix, AZ.


In The Letter, based on a 1947 short story La Carta by Dominican-Boricua-Mexican Marxist author José Luis González, a migrant writes home to Mom. “Everything is super here in New York,” he tells her. Sixty-seven years later and an ocean apart, the story is as true now for the African protagonist of this video as it was for the original Puerto Rican migrant.

Did you read this short story in school? Here is the complete text:

San Juan, Puerto Rico 8 de marso de 1947

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Watch: Moms in Peru punk sexist street harassers (video)

by Barney Asada January 26, 2015 Cultura

Fed up with ignorant cat-calls, lewd, rude and suggestive remarks from sexist men on the street, women in Lima set up hidden cameras and — dressed up as “MILFs” — went for a stroll down the calle…walking right by their ignorant, lewd, rude and suggestive…WAIT FOR IT…sons.

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La Cucaracha: Dear NFL – Here’s how to discipline a child (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 2, 2014 Cartoons
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On this Labor Day, I honor my mom (photo)

by Eri Fernandez August 29, 2014 Cultura
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Post by Eri Fernandez.

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Cheap Chinese chanclas choke Chuy’s Choo Repair

by Comic Saenz July 25, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) Chuy’s Choo Repair on Ashland has been fixing heels, stretching boots and giving new soles to tired oxfords since 1956, but owner Eddie Calderon doesn’t know how long he can keep his shop open. Calderon (photo, right), whose father opened the business when he returned to Chicago after the Korean War, […]

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Making It in L.A.: From El Salvador to American Apparel (video)

by Barney Asada June 27, 2014 Cultura
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Salvadoran refugee Alma Velasco fled the civil war to come to America when she was 16. Now she works as a seamstress at American Apparel in Los Angeles. This is her story, courtesy I Am Los Angeles: As a teenager, Alma Velasco had dreams of finishing school and getting a degree in El Salvador. But […]

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Guy practices L.A. driving directions like his Mexican mom (video)

by Lucida Grandé June 27, 2014 Cultura
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OMAIGA! Practice makes perfect, as Francisco Hernandez tries to get his Mexican-mom-style driving directions exactly right.

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La Cucaracha: It’s Summer’s SCARIEST movie! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 17, 2014 Cartoons
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Obituary: Farewell to ‘La Chuy’

by Lalo Alcaraz June 7, 2014 El Now
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My mom, María de Jesús Alcaraz de López (or “Chuy,” as most of the Alcaraz family called her) was born in 1929 in Villa Union, Mexico, in the fertile Sinaloa land outside of Mazatlán. She grew up as the youngest sister of five: Maria Luisa, Cany, Juanita and Esther. Their father, Inocencio, a ranchero, died […]

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No joke! Kid gets la chancla after pranking his mom (NSFW video)

by Soy Capitan February 20, 2014 Cultura
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Rico thinks it would be funny to turn on his web cam and tell his mother he got his girlfriend pregnant. Mom thinks Rico needs la chancla. [NSFW adult language.] PREVIOUSLY ON LA CHANCLA:

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¡Mira! Meet ‘Mi Madre’ (Vine video)

by Lucida Grandé January 21, 2014 Cultura
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Rudy Mancuso wants you to meet his mom. No moms were tortured in the making of this video. [With these Vine videos, there’s an audio/speaker/volume icon that pops up when you hover over the top-left corner on the video.] PREVIOUSLY ON RUDY MANCUSO:

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Jesus Trejo’s combed-over hair is blowin’ in the wind (video)

by VIDAL BUFFOON January 14, 2014 Cultura
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Long Beach homeboy Jesus Trejo started losing his hair early, so now he has a combover.

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A message on ‘El Contestador (The Answering Machine)’ (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada December 26, 2013 Cultura
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WTF? It’s an old answering machine — a gift from Mom — with a disturbing voicemail message from Abuelita. What to do? [NSFW adult language en Espanish.]

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Mami, it’s cold outside (video)

by HELLA HIELO December 18, 2013 El Now
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Post by DigiBunch. That awkward moment when your boogers freeze and you miss the nice warm playa back in the DR. ¡Mami!

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Behind the scenes with ‘Anonymous’ (animated GIF)

by LA VACA MUERTA November 12, 2013 Cultura

Not now, Mom — I’m overthrowing the government! (Photo by whatdoesthefawkessay.) PREVIOUSLY ON ANONYMOUS:

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Momo Rodriguez: Growing up Mexican on Halloween (video)

by Barney Asada October 31, 2013 Cultura
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“Mom, I wanna be Batman!” “¿Que, mijo?”

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Woman is told ‘Cup O Noodles is not fideo,’ then gets dumped

by María Purísima July 29, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Paola Lopez’ dreams were shattered and her heart was broken Friday after she prepared sopa de fideo for her boyfriend, Sunny Vargas. “I just thought it would be nice to make him a quick snack before we went to the movies,” the 28-year-old woman tearfully recounted to PNS. “Then all […]

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Flash: Man is only a misogynist when at his mom’s house

by María Purísima June 13, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Mario Villarreal isn’t considered a misogynist by most of his friends — he even has female friends — but everything changes once he crosses the threshold of his mother’s home here. “All of a sudden, he’s struck with a sudden case of mamitis, which in turn causes his machismo to […]

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My immigrant mom says ‘Yo quiero Feisbuk’ — what to do? (video)

by Barney Asada March 21, 2013 Cultura
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She’s so cute, my old country Mexican mom, says Rick Izquieta, but she wants to get on “Feisbuk.” No way, Jose!

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