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siriusenglishbigIs SiriusXM ignorant, or racist, or both?

That’s the question burning up the social media as the Latin music community reacts to the satellite channel’s dropping 8 out of 10 Latin music streams.

Fox News Latino reports:

With little notice to listeners, labels or artists over the last few months, SiriusXM has eliminated eight out of 10 of its Latin music channels on their satellite platform.

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‘Charlie Hebdo’ is publishing millions of these today (cover cartoon)

by YO SOY CHARLIE January 13, 2015 Cartoons
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“All is forgiven,” says the weeping Prophet Mohammed on the cover of the first post-massacre issue of Charlie Hebdo. “I am Charlie,” reads the sign. Read more at The Washington Post.

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Charlie Hebdo: A fair and balanced approach (toon)

by GALAC TICO January 13, 2015 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho top Tweets Dave & Buster’s planned to send next

by Especial Correspondents November 19, 2014 El Now
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The Twitterverse exploded with charges of racism yesterday following pork-pushing restauranteurs Dave & Buster’s #TacoTuesday Tweet fail. (Photo of Tweet, since deleted from the company’s timeline.) Even pimp-my-product professional journal AdWeek was pained by the chain’s gigantic boner: And your massive brand Twitter fail of the day goes to … Dave & Buster’s!

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Mexico sets Diet Coke + Mentos mass eruption record (video)

by Barney Asada November 17, 2014 El Now
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Cheering throngs in the Mexican city of Leon, Guanajuato, set a new Guinness world record Saturday as 4,334 simultaneous “geysers” erupted, caused by combining Mentos breath mints with Diet Coke. The previous record was 2,865 diurnal emissions, set in the Philippines.

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Goodbye, Washington ‘Redskins’ (toon)

by Comic Saenz June 18, 2014 Cartoons
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What’s it like growing up named ‘Jesús’? (LatinoUSA audio)

by WHO DIO MORENO December 23, 2013 Audio
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LatinoUSA writes: In Latin America, it’s a name like any other. But here in the U.S., Jesús is a name that could still raise an eyebrow. So Latino USA producer Michael Simon Johnson spoke with a handful of Jesúses to find out what it’s like to grow up with the holiest name in the book. […]

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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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Online surge of Constitutional Law, Bible experts slows the Internets

by Comic Saenz June 27, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SILICON VALLEY) The Internets slowed to a virtual crawl yesterday as millions of experts in Constitutional Law and The Holy Bible took to Twitter and Facebook to educate ignorant netizens about the God-hating freedom-attacking Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. “It was definitely a brownout, dude,” according to 18-year-old Jaime “Twitchy” Loftwich, who […]

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Disney Day of the Dead faux pas: Latinos turned noise into news (audio)

by Comic Saenz May 17, 2013 Audio
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From NPR: When Disney tried to trademark Dia de los Muertos for their new movie merchandise inspired by the Mexican holiday, Latinos picked up their own mice, went online and turned things back around. For this week’s News or Noise, Latino USA guest host Luis Antonio Perez speaks with POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and Kety […]

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Local Latina mom tired of people suddenly caring about her, Latinos

by María Purísima January 18, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from HOUSTON) María Solis is tired. Specifically, she’s tired of everybody suddenly caring about what she thinks — about anything at all. Ever since the election and subsequent media obsession with the “Latino voter,” her  life has changed dramatically. “It’s getting to be a bit much,” she told PNS in a Skype interview Thursday […]

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Obama victory means happy happy joy joy for some, others are meh

by Especial Correspondents November 8, 2012 El Now
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The reelection of President Barack Obama is news around the world, too, so POCHO Ñews Service PNS sent reporters out on the street to gather reactions from colorfully-dressed pedestrians who consented to interviews and photos without compensation. Here’s what they had to say:

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GOP reacts swiftly to Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision

by Lalo Alcaraz June 28, 2012 Cartoons
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