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If you’re going to upload a Mexican volcano webcam video of Colima exploding on January 21, be sure to add tension and release with a dramatic soundtrack featuring orchestral string and horn sections.

Srsly! Check out the same volcano-cam video uploaded by news channel RUPTLY without the music: [Mas…]

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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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narcobandKids these days know they have options and they want to make smart choices — and not only kids in the United Estates.

These are the Pocho Ocho top questions wannabe gangsters ask before joining a Mexican cartel:

8. Will beheading be on the final exam?

7. Soy vegetariano — is heart-eating mandatory?

6. Do I need to supply my own botas picudas? [Mas…]

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That awkward moment when you review footage of a January 6 encounter between gangsters and Federales in Michoacan and you notice a spherical, metallic OVNI/UFO hovering overhead.

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Hitting a piñata until the goodies fall out is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it. Los Sesame Street Muppets wish you a Happy New Year!

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Barley fields in Texcoco, northeast of Mexico DF, were marked with strange sprawling “crop circles” on Christmas Eve.

Euronews outlet Ruptly described the discovery and name checked “chupakabra” in the headline: [Mas…]

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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 domingo a las 9:38 horas.

Here’s a video view from the other side of the mountain: [Mas…]

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Grand OM: ‘FOR THOSE’ who protested, for those they arrested (video)

by MOON GUAC December 12, 2014 Audio
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This song and video is FOR THOSE, for those 43 kids who were “disappeared” in Mexico. It was filmed at their college, Rural Normal School Ayotzinapa, in Guerrero. Participants in the project, organized by graphic artists Grand OM, were musicians Lengualerta (México), Wally Warning (Aruba-Alemania), Ana Sol (Argentina), Dj Saeg (México) and Eduardo Morris (Argentina-Suiza). […]

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When Los Doyers give out jerseys, Mexicans be like… (toon)

by GALAC TICO December 11, 2014 Cartoons
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Magic mushroom tea time in San Jose Pacifico, Oaxaca, Mexico (videos)

by Andalé Mono December 2, 2014 Cultura
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In San Jose Pacifico, Oaxaca, Mexico, you can take tea and see. Magic mushroom tea, that is; psilocybin. [NSFW adult language and (legal) drug use.]

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A jade stone Zapotec Aztec Mayan skull whistle sounds like this (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO December 1, 2014 Cultura
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Musician Xavier Quijas Yxayotl blows a “death whistle” made from jade stone (Silvato de la Muerte hecho en Jade). A death whistle? Huh? Via the Oregon Flute store:

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Mex indy rockers Reacta hear ‘The Sound of Drums’ (video)

by QUESO QUESEM November 24, 2014 Cultura
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Mexican electro-pop band Reacta — hometown Aguascalientes, Mexico — hears The Sound of Drums, en Ingles. We have no idea what the video is about. Do you?

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Mexican government sees no 43, hears no 43, speaks…. (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA November 19, 2014 Cartoons
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UFO/OVNI buzzes nuclear power plant in Veracruz, Mexico (video)

by ZORRO MULDER November 18, 2014 El Now
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An Unidentified Flying Object/Objeto Volador No Identificado flew over a nuclear power plant in Veracruz, Mexico two weeks ago. It was not the first time. Why are they here? What do they want? Let’s ask the Inquistor:

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Breaking: U.S. perverted peaceful Mexi-Drone robot plan

by Comic Saenz November 17, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from LOS ANGELES) Newly-uncovered video confirms allegations that the U.S. Government stole and perverted POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz’s 1998 plan to use remote-controlled robots (now called drones) for peaceful purposes. The short informational piece, which Alcaraz made for the United States Department of Labor, aired only once — on local access cable TV […]

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La MIGRA uses drones to patrol 50% of the Mexico border (video)

by Lucida Grandé November 14, 2014 El Now
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Nearly half the US-Mexican border is now patrolled by Border Patrol Predator B2 drones, according to the Associated Press, and the government plans to expand the strategy to the Canadian border.

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NSFW Music Video: ‘Ya me canse (I’ve had enough)’

by Soy Capitan November 13, 2014 El Now
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“La democracia jamas puede aspirar a existir en una sociedad donde el gobierno no es igual al pueblo.” [Some images may disturb people who are afraid to look at what is going on in Mexico.] Video by Guy Montag. Music from Molotov: Dame El Poder.

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His Royal Highness Prince Charles busts a move in Mexico (video)

by Barney Asada November 7, 2014 Cultura
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Heir to the British throne His Royal Highness Prince Charles joined a group of dancers Wednesday in the picturesque Mexican coastal town of Campeche. El Chaz danced the Sarao Campechano dance, twirling his handkerchief above his head. PREVIOUSLY ON BRITISH PRINCES:

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#TodosSomosAyotzinapa: We (43) are all Ayotzinapa (video)

by Andalé Mono November 6, 2014 El Now
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“Estamos indignados,” 43 different people say. “We are indignant!” Los nayaritas estamos indignados ante los sucesos de violencia y represión ocurridos en Ayotzinapa Guerrero.

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Search for 43 missing students continues in Guerrero, MX (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA November 5, 2014 Cartoons
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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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Mountain bike downhill insanity in Taxco, Mexico (video)

by Bronco del Camino October 29, 2014 Cultura
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Slovak champion mountain biker Filip Polc strapped a GoPro camera on his helmet and recorded this insane downhill competition run earlier this month in Taxco, Mexico. Although he only came in second (!) this first-person point-of-view video will thrill you, give you vertigo or leave you shaking your head and asking, “Huh?” Polc won the […]

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Bob Dylan: ‘Hot chili peppers in the blistering sun’ (corrido video)

by QUESO QUESEM October 27, 2014 Cultura
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In 1975 and 1976, Bob Dylan and friends toured as the Rolling Thunder Revue, performing Romance in Durango, a corrido about a murderer and his lover in Mexico, on the run. “Hot chili peppers in the blistering sun,” it begins, as Dylan sings the part of the murderer. “No llores, mi querida; Dios nos vigila,” […]

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