Brides can often get a bit snappy on their big day – and one Mexican crocodile is no exception. She’s marrying the mayor of a Pacific coast fishing town in a traditional ceremony.
The fishermen of the town of San Pedro Huamelula, Oaxaca, believe the crocodile is a princess, and a wedding ritual will bring plenty of fish for them to catch along the Pacific coast. And then there’s the part when the mayor talks about the parade of “morenos” bearing croc statues.
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Whatever it is these poor kid refugees are fleeing — Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, El Diablo — Stephen Colbert pities them. But not too much.
From Central America comes this ballad that’s fast rising the Latin American charts. It’s all about the dangerous Death Train that Central American drug war refugees ride on their way across Mexico enroute to El Norte. In Spanish they call the train The Beast — La Bestia.
And who is the man behind this music? It’s a name we all love, but who knew he could sing!? This track comes from Uncle Sam, who hired an ad agency to make a hit record. [Mas…]
Today’s word is fajita, (/fəˈhiːtə/; Spanish: [faˈxita]), commonly referring to any grilled meat served as a taco on a flour or corn tortilla in Tex-Mex cuisine. It’s a difficult word to pronounce properly, so listen closely.
PREVIOUSLY ON PROPER PRONUNCIATION: [Mas…]
Just like President John F. Kennedy who charmed the world with this line in the 1960s, “Ich bin ein berliner” is magic.
PREVIOUSLY ON BORDER PATROL: [Mas…]
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 her dreams were shattered by the dangerous conditions created by the El Salvadorian civil war which first broke out in 1979, and lasted for almost 13 years. [Mas…]
“Traveling to Nicaragua with his family, a young boy finds the world a weirder, scarier, and more difficult place. And filled, stuffed, and absolutely teeming with iguanas,” explains creator Miguel Jeron. The L.A. resident calls his video LA-GAR-TO. We do not know if he rolls his RRRRRR’s.
A wrenching tale of a desert crossing: A lone banana on a mission to el otro lado. Can Bonito make it?