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Dozens of cooks joined forces in Mexico City late last month to prepare a 173-foot (53-meter) monster torta as part of the opening ceremony of the ninth annual Torta Fair, thus setting the new world record for the sandwich, according to the World Record Academy. [Mas…]

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PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN NAVY COMMERCIALS: [Mas…]

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moransAN ILLEGAL POEM
By Illegal Immigrants

I cross river,
Poor and broke,
Take bus,
See employment folk.

Nice man
Treat me good in there,
Say I need
Go see Welfare. [Mas…]

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Tequila — real tequila — can only be made from the blue agave. This short British documentary explains the process.

But wait, there’s more. How about the 1952 Ralph Adams documentary Maguey: Plant of a Thousand Uses: [Mas…]

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rickperrytruckAs Texas Gov. Rick Perry mobilizes the National Guard to patrol the border and protect America from helpless fleeing single mothers and child refugees, his fellow Texans aren’t shy about sharing their love.

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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.

South Carolina’s Live5 CBS reports: [Mas…]

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A gringo goes to Tijuana to meet the men, both tecnicos and rudos, behind in the masks of lucha libre.


Four guys with picks and shovels dig a water well in Oaxaca in this 2008 video. The temperature approached 100°, according to the uploader. It’s amazing to watch how hard these guys work, and the techniques they use to turn a hole in the ground into a working well.

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Star-Spangled Beaners: Francisco Scott Quiñones, Jose Canusi

by Victor Payan July 3, 2014 Cultura
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For generations, Americans have revered The Star-Spangled Banner as their National Anthem, singing it at baseball games, karaoke nights and Fourth of July celebrations around the country. It may come as a surprise, however, that the song’s author, Francis Scott Key, was actually a Mexican immigrant named Francisco Scott Quiñones and that the song was […]

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For July 4, try these Pocho Ocho favorite Mexican fireworks

by Lalo Alcaraz July 3, 2014 Cultura
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Used to be you could always celebrate the Fourth of July along the border in the most patriotic way: by detonating illegal Mexican fireworks. Here are some of our favorite dangerous Mexican fireworks from when men were men, and fireworks were weapons grade bundles o’ fun! 8. Guadalajara Guarheads 7. Tijuana TNT 6. La La La […]

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Area futbol fans celebrate El Tri’s 3-1 victory over Croatia (photo)

by Especial Correspondents June 25, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from HUNTINGTON PARK, CALIFAS) Hundreds of local athletic supporters — fans of the Mexican World Cup futbol team — celebrated El Tri’s 3-1 victory over Croatia Monday afternoon (photo, above). The celebration was mostly peaceful and Huntington Park police said only four fans were arrested — three for disorderly conduct and one for […]

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Mexico-Brazil fútbol generates an F-bomb on Irish TV (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés June 19, 2014 El Now
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Inspired by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s L.A Kings F-bomb on live TV, on-the-air sports presenters in Ireland dropped the bomb during halftime of Tuesday’s Mexico-Brazil match. [NSFW adult language if someone there at your job can understand the thick Irish brogues. It's more like "fookin" or something.]

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Everyone wins a World Cup of Everything Else (infographics)

by ALBERTO SOLAPIEDRA June 12, 2014 Cartoons
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If there were a World Cup for the Highest Percentage of Middle-Aged Unmarried Women Between 45 and 49, Brazil would win! ¡Ole! In the World Cup for the Futbol Team with the Most Twitter Followers, the winner is Selección Mexicana, @miseleccionmx on the Tuiter:

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Video: He just wanted to take a sh*t, then THIS happened!

by Bronco del Camino June 9, 2014 Cultura
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It was just another day, another dump in a stall in the bathroom at the office, and then THIS happened!

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Where do immigrants come from? These days, the answer is ‘Mexico’

by Moctezuma Cortés May 28, 2014 Cultura
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These days in Aztlan — and across lots of the United Estates — most immigrants come from Mexico, but it wasn’t always that way. A hundred years ago or so they were from Germany. The Pew Research Center reports:

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La Cucaracha: Send those Mexicans back to where? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 23, 2014 Cartoons
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Munchies in Oaxaca? This video tells you where to go!

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 21, 2014 Cultura
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Daniel Hernandez tells you where to go when you’re hungry in Oaxaca. [Video by Munchies TV] The YouTube explains:

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Mexican mama bear, baby bear climb Texas canyon wall (video)

by Barney Asada May 7, 2014 Cultura
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A mama black bear — probably from Mexico — and her cub climb a Texas canyon wall to escape the pinche OSO MIGRA. [Warning: Annoying loud wind noise audio -- you probably want to lower your volume.]

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Legend La India Maria returns as ‘La Hija de Moctezuma’ (trailer)

by Moctezuma Cortés May 6, 2014 Cultura
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ESPANOL: La India María debe encontrar a toda costa en lo recóndito de una montaña, El Mágico Espejo Negro de Tezcatlipoca, pues el espíritu de su bisabuelo Moctezuma Xocoyotzin así lo ha ordenado para evitar la destrucción de México. Alonso, un atractivo arqueólogo español, Bianchi, un tramposo busca-tesoros y Brígida Troncoso — una ambiciosa gobernadora, […]

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Tribe of lost French people found living in cave near Puebla, MX

by Victor Payan May 5, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO) Mexican researchers are baffled by the discovery of a lost tribe of Frenchmen living in an artfully-decorated cave in the foothills of Mt. Popocatépetl in the state of Puebla. The Frenchmen, found by a group of hikers, are believed to be descended from a military patrol that went missing in 1862, during the French […]

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Mexican Mestizo Miracle! Zebra + Donkey = Zonkey (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés April 28, 2014 El Now
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Papa Ignacio is a pygmy albino donkey, Mama Rayas is your regular striped zebra. Ignacio used to sneak over from his farm to Rayas’ place at the zoo for some sexy time, and vice versa. Then nature took over and brought young zonkey Rayas to the zoo in Tamaulipas, MX. It’s a miracle because typically […]

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Gabriel García Márquez: Rest in Magically Realistic Peace (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA April 24, 2014 Cartoons
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Captain America’s to-do list is different in Mexico, UK (photos)

by Barney Asada April 15, 2014 Cultura
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Steve 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 […]

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Stunning! Diving off Isla Mujeres, MX (video)

by BOB ESPONJA April 9, 2014 Cultura
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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 […]

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