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Mexican artisan preserves, extends tradition of papier-mâché (video)

by Verdana Bold March 30, 2016 Cultura
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Carlos Arredondo is a 24-year-old self-taught artisan who crafts papier-mâché figurines. He sees his creations as counterweights to crime and violence; there is beauty and enchantment in Mexico, he says.

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Latino USA: Trump is good for business – the piñata business (audio)

by Andalé Mono February 22, 2016 Audio
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“Jennifer De Benito could have had any piñata she wanted for her 14th birthday party. She chose a piñata of Donald Trump. The three-foot-tall piñatas depict Trump in a business suit with his infamous blonde hair and they’re flying off the shelves on both sides of the U.S.–Mexico border,” writes Samantha Clark. “It all started […]

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Vanessa Del Fierro: Meet ‘Mi Novio, Pancho Villa’ (music video)

by Soy Capitan January 8, 2016 Cultura
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San Antonio’s Vanessa Del Fierro has a boyfriend. Maybe you’ve heard of him — Mi Novio, Pancho Villa. Together, they’re fighting for immigrants and their families, and in this video, manage to assimilate a white wing elote-haired GOP presidential wannabe — Donald something. VIOLENCE TRIGGER WARNING: There are piñatas involved. But enough about Pancho. Who […]

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Elmo’s Mexican Primo Pepe Wishes You A Happy New Year (video)

by NOOKIE MONSTER December 30, 2015 Cultura
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Hitting a piñata until the goodies fall out is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it, explains Elmo’s Mexican cousin Pepe. Los Muppets de Sesame Street wish you a Happy New Year!

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Montebello lines up to beat Donald Trump piñatas (video)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 18, 2015 El Now
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Tacos Don Chente in Montebello, CA was juan cool place to hang out Wednesday as Power 106’s morning show host J Cruz raised hell at a Donald Trump piñata-bashing party. And free tacos. Mexican Independence Celebrations often are more fiesta than political bashes in the United Estates, but this year is different. Cruz and his […]

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El Chapo joins El Donald as Mexican piñata (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés July 28, 2015 Cultura
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If beating zee caca out of a Donald Trump piñata is too last week, perhaps mademoiselle would like our newest creation, Piñata El Chapo.

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Pet or piñata? What’s to become of ‘Hola Llamigo?’ (video)

by Barney Asada June 9, 2015 Cartoons
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When you’re the son of a ranchero, you are supposed to accept that livestock are not pets, and someday they’ll end up as a human’s dinner … or worse.

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La Cucaracha: Nightmare on Piñata Street (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 16, 2015 Cartoons
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Happy New Year from Elmo’s Mexican cousin Pepe (video)

by PENN YADA December 31, 2014 Cultura
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Hitting a piñata until the goodies fall out is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it. Los Sesame Street Muppets wish you a Happy New Year!

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It has finally come to this: Kim Kardashian butt piñata, the video

by ENDES NAI December 8, 2014 Cultura
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A small piñata shop in the Rio Grande border town of Reynosa now offers a piñata of the infamous Paper Magazine shoot in which Kim Kardashian appears nude, RT reports: Inspired by Kim Kardashian’s rising popularity throughout Mexico, shop owner Dalton Javier Davalos decided to make a pinata of the star’s posterior for the Posadas […]

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Hey! You’re lookin’ for tacos in all the wrong places (photos)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 26, 2014 Cultura
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As POCHO amigo Gustavo Arellano pointed out in his book Taco USA, America loves tacos. How much does America love tacos, you ask? Taco imagery is everywhere — jewelry (necklace, above), toys, drinks, desserts, babies, kitties, doggies, purses, rear-view mirrors. And how could we make a listicle without the pink taco? [The pink taco final […]

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La Cucaracha: ¡Mira, it’s Godzilla! Run! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 30, 2014 Cartoons
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This Cinco de Mayo: Stop the violence, save the piñatas (video)

by STYX N. STONES May 2, 2014 Cultura
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This Cinco de Mayo, will you do your part to make the world a safer place? Stop the violence! Save the piñatas!

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A Very Merry Mexican New Year from Sesame Street (video)

by PENN YADA December 30, 2013 Cultura
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Hitting a piñata until the goodies inside fall out is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it. Happy New Year from Sesame Street!

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La Cucaracha: I had the craziest dream last night… (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 9, 2013 Cartoons
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Kelly Miller’s 35th birthday party in Bondi: To Mexico with love (video)

by Barney Asada April 3, 2013 Cultura
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Kelly Miller lives in Bondi, Australia, a suburb of Sydney, famous for Bondi Beach and “bondi blue,” a Steve Jobs iMac color. Kelly has never been to Mexico and has no “Mexican heritage,” but she wants to visit. In February, she used Facebook to organize a “Made In Mexico” 35th birthday bash that somehow involved […]

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La Cucaracha dreams of a galaxy far, far away…. (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 4, 2013 Cartoons
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To: sw6n-34kd31fa8@dcjobs.craigslist.org  Re: GOP Latino Wrangler

by Joseph Marchelewski November 21, 2012 El Now
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Dear Party of Lincoln: I am very interested in the Latino Wrangler opening at the Republican National Committee you advertised on CraigsList. My wife is half Mexican, my son is one-quarter Mexican and I have been to Mexico four times for cheap lobster, not that anyone’s ethnicity would be used as a qualification for this […]

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My father, the ‘Human Piñata’ — a true story by Alex Koll (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO June 21, 2012 Cultura
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Alex Koll pulls back the curtain on his dad’s tormented history, his violent career and his tragic end: The life and death of a Piñatador.

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