coyotetopEvery day, twice a day, Monday through Friday for six months, the coyote (or human smuggler) concealed and transported migrants across the border from Mexico to Los Estados Unidos. El Coyote — based on a true story — has some NSFW words in Spanish and English. There’s lots more about filmmaker Javier Barboza and the making of this stop-motion and animated video at Barboza’s website.
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This toon originally appeared in the San Diego Free Press. Gracias!

seniorsdanceAt the Residence Senior Living facility in San Juan, PR, the gray tigers are all about the Whip/Nae Nae. [Mas…]

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Este vídeo fue grabado en Chiapas, México. En él podemos ver la forma tradicional de hacer las tortillas, hechas por los mismos miembros de la comunidad de Petalcingo. Vuélvete un experto e impresiona a tus amigos. // This was recorded in Petalcingo, Chiapas, Mexico. We can see how native people of this community prepare traditional tortillas. Tortillas are typical in the Mexican gastronomy, so, if you want to become an expert and impress your friends, pay attention.


First Donald Trump told Univision’s Jorge Ramos to “Go back to Univision!” and then a Trump supporter was more explicit. “Get out of my country!” he told Ramos.

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The Mystery of Flying Kicks from Closer Productions seeks to explain a world-wide phenomenon. Why do people hang old sneakers on telephone lines?

La Cucaracha: Kelly Osbourne, Rosie Perez are BFFs again (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 26, 2015 Cartoons
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Love Train: ‘One-Way Trip/Round Trip, Un sentido/Doble vía’ [video]

by Bronco del Camino August 26, 2015 Cultura
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They spotted each other on the subway underneath New York City. Will they be riding home together or is it a classic missed connection? [Enrola TV shot this video with an iPhone 6 with actors Lorena Rodriguez and Alfonso Diaz.]

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Nominee wannabe Donald Trump hunts the big game (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA August 26, 2015 Cartoons
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The strange and mysterious ‘Legend of the Mexican Magician’ (video)

by Andalé Mono August 26, 2015 Cultura
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YouTuber Parmesana (did someone cut the cheese?) shares the enigmatic and wondrous Legend of the Mexican Musician.

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La Cucaracha: Donald Trump’s secret sauce (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 25, 2015 Cartoons
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How gringas, gringos, gabachas y gabachos can pass as poch@s

by Yuppie Chicana August 25, 2015 Cultura
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If there’s one thing I’m pretty experienced at, it’s navigating between Gringolandia and Mi Raza. “Osea,” being pocho. As the racial landscape of our country darkens, for the better, and Latinos become the majority, proving your pocho-ness will become a valuable skill for all gringos, whether Trump likes it or not. Follow these three simple […]

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That time when Sylvester Stallone was a Mexican cover boy (toons)

by Memo Nericcio August 25, 2015 Cartoons
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With all the press he is getting, you would think that Pendejo-of-the-Century Donald Trump had invented all the twisted tales of Mexicans floating on the interwebs. But our pasty-faced, combover fatboy is not the first and not the last of the foolios who will get rich (and famous) for spouting hate-laced bon mots on the […]

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La Cucaracha: Huge, classy project needs construction workers (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 24, 2015 Cartoons
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Archaeologists unearth ‘Aztec skull rack’ beneath Mexico City (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés August 24, 2015 Cultura
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A ceremonial Aztec trophy rack for displaying the skulls of vanquished enemies has been discovered underneath the Templo Mayor Aztec complex in Mexico City’s historic center. Reuters reports:

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SPONSORED: Take the worry out of gentrification – with GENTRÍFIA®

by Comic Saenz August 24, 2015 Cultura
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Gentrification is TERRIFIC with GENTRÍFIA®! “I used to worry about gentrification squeezing out local businesses,” says Monica Galvanes of Eagle Rock, a Los Angeles neighborhood in transition. “And then I heard about GENTRÍFIA®. Now I don’t give a shit!” Her reaction explains the great success of GENTRÍFIA®, according to its manufacturer, STFU PHARMA. Carlos Robles […]

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Los Hollywood: ‘Hasta Mañana’ (music video)

by Soy Capitan August 24, 2015 Cultura
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San Diego’s Los Hollywood says they’ll see you tomorrow. Heidy Flores is singing and playing bass. Remember her name.

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Donald Trump builds a wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 21, 2015 Cartoons
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Why did the Border Patrol show up at a Latino music festival? (video)

by Soy Capitan August 21, 2015 El Now
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The Buenas Vibras (Good Vibes) festival last weekend in Lake Elsinore was a benefit for cancer patients. Why did the U.S. Border Patrol show up? Leticia Juarez of ABC7 Los Angeles reports:

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In Martinez, CA, Pablo Martinez repairs shoes, shares wisdom (video)

by Mister Geppetto August 21, 2015 Cultura
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Pablo Martinez, owner of Carlos Shoe Repair, learned the trade growing up in Mexico from his father. Will his shop, in the East Bay community of Martinez, survive the glut of cheap imported shoes? Does a family business like his matter? [Video by Rachel Aston for the Martinez News Gazette.]

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Yes, this woman threw a quinceañera for her cat (photos)

by Verdana Bold August 21, 2015 Cultura
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San Francisco-based photographer Kira Stackhouse’s cat Ponette recently turned 15, and Ponette was all like I CAN HAZ QUINCE? so Kira threw Ponette a party.

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Area man relieved Ashley Madison was hacked, not Ashley Mamon

by José Canusí August 20, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SAN BERNARDINO) A local Christian conservative anti-immigration blogger is relieved that the AshleyMadison.com adultery website was hacked, not the Latino gay hookup site AshleyMamon.com. “Whoa I almost crapped my pantalones when I heard about Ashley Madison on a car radio some beaner was blasting in the next lane,” the 43-year-old insurance agent […]

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