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uslistSteve Rogers, AKA Captain America: The Winter Soldier, keeps a list of stuff he needs to check out — stuff he missed during his 70 years asleep. It turns out the list movie goers see on the screen depends on where you see the movie. The American version (photo, top) includes disco, Steve Jobs and Thai food.

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Peter Bennett Lefebvre shot some stunning closeup footage when he went diving off Isla Mujeres. Lefebvre set it to music by Manu Chao (Me Gusta Tu) and we think it came out pretty cool. Amazing little fishies! Ghostly crabs! Squirming squids! Reluctant sea urchins! Bizarre creatures we don’t know exactly what! Yellow, porous and absorbent esponjas! Check it out.

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marimbabandWhen a killer marimba street band starts laying down epic beats, what’s Abuelita to do? Dance, dance baby. [Mas…]

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mirobotPOCHO amigo Professor Gary Burnett just uploaded a brilliant set of photos he shot in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, where the 1994 Zapatista (EZLN) uprising was centered. The profe has a good eye for political and surreal street art. [Mas…]

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Armadillo Motors has begun production and sales of the very first hecho en Mexico electric vehicle, La Hybridus, a bicicleta electrica. And it looks from the company’s Facebook page that they’ve got some local police departments on the delivery list: [Mas…]

El Chapo Chronicles: Too many Guzmans confuse New Jersey Jews’ news

by Comic Saenz March 10, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from LAKEWOOD, NJ) The story was confusing for the few Ultra-Orthodox Jews who get their world news from The Lakewood Shopper, a free “penny saver” community weekly newspaper published here. The Shopper mistakenly included a photo (right) of actor Luis Guzman in a story about Mexico’s arrest of drug cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” […]

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Pac-Man puppets in Mexico are ‘Victorioso!’ (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO March 3, 2014 Cultura
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What does Pac-Man say? In Mexico, Pac-Man says “Juaca Juaca,” of course. PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN VIDEO GAME THEATRE:

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La Cucaracha: New! The Justin Bieber *Undeportable* Mask

by Lalo Alcaraz March 3, 2014 Cartoons
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¡Hasta luego, El Chapo! (toon)

by Comic Saenz February 26, 2014 Cartoons
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(Based on a stunning World War II American government propaganda poster, Americanos Todos, by Luis Helguera. Click on the image for the full-sized hi-res version.)

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60 years ago, Tijuana stripper Rita Ravell was the hottest! (video)

by SHEIKH YERBOUTI February 25, 2014 Video
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Tijuana was where all the action was in the 1950s, and exotic dancer Rita Ravell — AKA The Mexican Spitfire — was the hottest. No nekkidness here, just pasties and a G-string. Ravell was in some movies, too, like Tijuana After Midnight (1954):

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Melania Benítez hasn’t cut her hair for 20 years (video)

by Especial Correspondents February 25, 2014 Cultura
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Melania Benítez hasn’t cut her hair for 20 years and now it’s eight feet long! Telemundo: La joven hace 20 años que no se lo corta porque dice que una vez que se lo cortó se arrepintió porque según dice no le quedaba bien y desde entonces optó por dejárselo crecer. PREVIOUSLY ON HAIR::

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UFO/OVNI hovers over park in the Yucatan — what is it? (video)

by OBI JUAN February 20, 2014 Doomsday Countdown
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The video shows the bright object hovering over Los Almedros II Park in Ciudad Caucel, in the Yucutan. Inexplicata reports: A putative UFO was recorded on video on 11 February 2014. The videographer adds that it was recorded at 22:00 hours on that day, adding: “I’m not saying it’s a spaceship, but it is an […]

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Super Bowl Sunday is guacamole’s biggest day (videos)

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 31, 2014 Cultura
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Americans will eat 100 million pounds of avocados on Super Bowl Sunday (that’s 100,000,000), mostly as guacamole: Southern California Public Radio reports: Avocado growers in Mexico have figured out that Americans need a lot of avocados about now, and they’re always ready to meet the demand. “They step up their volume for those weeks leading […]

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A Very Merry Mexican New Year from Sesame Street (video)

by PENN YADA December 30, 2013 Cultura
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Hitting a piñata until the goodies inside fall out is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it. Happy New Year from Sesame Street!

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‘Santa Claus’ [vs the Devil] wacko 1959 English-dubbed Mexican flick

by OLIVE THE OTHER REINDEER December 24, 2013 Cultura
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Who can help the innocent children of the world? It’s Christmas and the Devil is infecting their dreams! El Santa Claus — from his headquarters on a cloud in outer espace — is on the case with the help of friends like Merlin the Magicican. It’s fun for the whole family in English dub of […]

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Mexican legislator strips to protest PEMEX legislation (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 16, 2013 El Now
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The plan to end the government-owned PEMEX oil monopoly got Mexican congressman Antonio Garcia Conejo, a member of the leftist Democratic Revolution Party, so angry he needed to strip to his chonies to get his point across. PREVIOUSLY ON PEMEX:

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Thank you Virgen de Guadalupe for helping POCHO break the ñews

by Soy Capitan December 11, 2013 Cultura
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Tomorrow is the Feast Day of La Virgen de Guadalupe, the Empress of Latin America, celebrated every December 12. La Virgen has consistently helped POCHO break the ñews – with stories that included Nuestra Señora: Religious figures slam Guadalupe as ‘miraculous appearance hog’ Pocho Ocho ways for a sinner like you to get into heaven […]

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