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


4992148.jpgSan 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 is Vanessa? From her bio:

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

Manu Chao ‘El Viento’: ‘Beast’ train mangles limbs, lives (video)


Manu Chao recorded El Viento (The Wind) five years ago in front of Arizona Racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s infamous “tent city” prison, but the tapes were unreleased until now.

In this new music video, the Arizona footage is paired with scenes of would-be Honduran migrants maimed on the infamous “Beast” train (La Bestia) that runs through Mexico en route to El Norte.

NDLON (National Day Laborers Organizing Network) explains:

Mas…Manu Chao ‘El Viento’: ‘Beast’ train mangles limbs, lives (video)