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hairymanYou call him Bigfoot. The Arizona White Mountain Apache Nation call him the Big Hairy Man. In this suspiciously-truncated and undated local video news report, eyewitnesses including law officers say the tall humanoid is venturing out of humanoid territory and into human territory lots more lately. The reports seem to date from 2009 with scant news since. Coincidence…or conspiracy? [Mas…]

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sanchezwhoopDemocratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, from Orange County, put her foot in her mouth on Saturday, and she used her hand to do it.

In a speech to Indian American Democrats, she whooped up an “American Indian war cry.”

She was confused, she told a group of Indian American at a party convention in Anaheim, about an upcoming meeting with an Indian American.

“I am going to his office,” she said, “thinking that I am going to meet with a” — then she put her hand over mouth and made the noise that is the stereotypical imitation of a American Indian war cry. “Right? … because he said Indian American.” [Mas…]

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transwording_edited-2Like puro pochos, the peeps at Latino USA talk Spanglish. In this episode they talk about their favorite Spanglish vocabulary words and also check in with expert and POCHO amigo Professor Ilan Stavans, who literally wrote the book on Spanglish. [Mas…]

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indiantooIf you’ve got to dance to keep from cryin’ — well then, dance to I’m an Indian, too! by the 1491s.  All the kool kids are doing it!

Careful listeners will note actual Native Americans cracking jokes with stereotypical Indian names like “Running Nose,” the same jokes that offended the sensitive extras on Adam Sandler’s Ridiculous Six movie set.   [Mas…]


Book your final ride in advance, pochos, or you could be stuck with Uber…or something slower…and lower!


A concerned viewer from Georgia called CSPAN to expose the Environmental Protection Agency’s secret anti-Christian pro-abortion gay Latino agenda, planned in conjunction with the Sierra Club. The international conspiracy seeks to reduce human population. It happened in Rio, as it turns out.


A funeral for a woman in Mexico took an unexpected turn when a number of stray dogs unexpectedly showed up to pay their respects, according to this robotic announcer and some still photos as well as the Daily Mail.


Witches and sorcerers and brujas oh my gathered for Ritos, Ceremonias y Artesanias (Magical Rituals, Ceremonies and Handicrafts) at Lake Catemaco in Veracruz, Mexico early Saturday morning.

In Pittsburgh, PA writers from Venezuela, El Salvador are free (audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés March 9, 2015 Audio
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Leftist loonies like Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela don’t much like criticism or mockery (i.e., reality) so they throttle creative freedom. Israel Centeno, who fled the Venezuelan Bolivarian socialist paradise, is among the exiled writers who have found a safe place to live and write in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Latino USA’s Erika Beras brings us the writers’ […]

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El Chupacabra: Dangerous beast or mythical monster? (video)

by ZORRO MULDER March 3, 2015 Cultura
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Why are sightings of El Chupacabra on the rise? KOB 4 Eyewitness News in Albuquerque, New Mexico found an “expert” with an “answer.”

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Rain can’t stop Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro (video)

by MORTY GORDO February 18, 2015 Cultura
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Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval parade was still spectacular Sunday despite a tropical deluge that soaked thousands of spectators, as well as feather-clad samba dancers and musicians.

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BBC Video: What does it mean to be Mexican-American?

by Moctezuma Cortés February 9, 2015 Cultura
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The BBC sent a reporter to the Southwest to find out what it means to be a Mexican-American. The answer? It’s complicated.

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Mexico City street art is full of anger, longing, regret (photos)

by HABLO PICASSO January 26, 2015 Cultura
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Over at FUSION, Rafa Fernandez De Castro curated a nice photo gallery of street art in Mexico DF — beautiful and haunting and angry. Here are some of the photos she found that we especially liked.

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Bananas! How Uncle Sam raped Latin America for cheap fruit (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés January 22, 2015 Cultura
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Why are imported bananas so cheap while apples grown next door are expensive? I’m Chiquita Banana and I’m here to say: I’ve got your answer and it’s CIA.

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Feets don’t fail me now: Quebradita dance-off in Zacatecas (video)

by DOE SI DOUGH January 15, 2015 Cultura

A nine-year-old niña with dirty-blonde hair and commando pants wins the Quebradita competition in Quebradita, a Mexican analog to Square Dancing. She enters with her 26-year-old partner at 0:35, at least according to video uploader rubicon_cube.

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Mexican Word of the Day: ‘Chicken Wing’ (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés January 6, 2015 Cultura
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Ruben Trevino and little Alex practice the Mexican Word of the Day: “Chicken Wing.”

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Popocatépetl volcano explodes 3 times in 24 hours (videos)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 29, 2014 El Now
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Mexico City’s volcano next door, Popocatépetl, erupted three times Sunday. (Note: You are not losing your hearing. This webcam video is silent. You’re welcome.) Milenio.com reports: El volcán Popocatépetl presentó en las últimas 24 horas, tres explosiones que generaron columnas de más de 800 kilómetros sobre el cráter, una de ellas, la mañana de este […]

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Me? I’m dreaming of a ‘Pulp %&*^$#$ Christmas’ (NSFW video)

by FRANCIS FORD GONDOLA December 24, 2014 Cultura
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Do you know what they call frackin’ Santa Claus in Italy? [NSFW adult language.]

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Recent UFO/OVNI videos put (alien hotspot?) Colombia on edge

by Moctezuma Cortés December 18, 2014 El Now
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Recent eyewitness reports, still photos and videos of UFO/OVNIs over Colombia have some observers wondering if this South American country is a top space alien tourist destination while other, more skeptical, observers cry “shenanigans!” Open Minds TV reports: The media has picked up on a few alleged UFO videos from Colombia, prompting some to ask […]

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Good news? Gold tops cocaine as Peru’s top illegal export (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 9, 2014 El Now
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Peru, the world’s largest producer of cocaine, has a new booming illicit business: gold, according to FUSION: Illegal gold mining has surged in the South American country, the world’s fifth biggest gold exporter. A new Univision Investigative report shows that the criminal organizations that traffic illegal drugs have diversified and are now in the business […]

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Spanish words that Anglos can’t pronounce (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 1, 2014 Cultura
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Post by Flama.

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Rosebud Sioux Nation: Keystone XL Pipeline Vote is ‘Act of War’

by Moctezuma Cortés November 17, 2014 El Now
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Last week’s vote to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline by the Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives constitutes an “act of war” and a “death warrant,” according to the South Dakota Rosebud Sioux (Lakota) Nation, Lakota Voice Rez News reported Friday. Tribal President Cyril L. Scott rebuked the House, according to Rez News: The […]

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The Feathered Serpent’s tunnel is full of treasures (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés November 3, 2014 Cultura
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Mexican archeologists last week announced the discovery of three new treasure-filled tunnels in the Temple of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcoatl) under the ancient city of Teotihuacan. The underground passageway was first unearthed ten years ago beneath the site, just outside of Mexico, DF. Scientific American reports:

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Before your White Privilege offends, get new Racism Insurance! (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés October 22, 2014 Cultura
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White people can’t help being white — they were born that way! But White Privilege can often get in the way of harmonious social relationships. Before it does, Racism Insurance can step in to ease the way. Call your agent today! [Not available in all states. Prices in Arizona may be higher.]

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