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Café, Azucar, Tobacco, Platanos, Y Goma: The 5 Crops That Define Our...

When you reflect on Latin American history, certain patterns emerge. There are strands that begin in the pre-Colombian past that stretch until today. When we consider the Spanish conquest, we tend to think about their unquenchable desire for gold....


It’s National Tequila Day!

It’s that time of the year as we celebrate National Tequila day. Made from the blue agave plant, tequila has a deep and storied history. Named after the small town of Tequila in the state of Jalisco Mexico, the spirit was first know as mescal...


Despacito Banned in Malaysia

Malaysia has banned the hit song “Despacito” from state radio and TV channels. After receiving numerous complaints from the public about the lyrics officials at state-owned broadcaster RTM stopped playing the song. “The song was filled with...


Despacito The Most Streamed Song Of All Time.

The Despacito craze continues to grow. In a mere six months after its release date la cancion made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The hit song by el Puertoriqueño...


Venezuela: People Vote in Unofficial Referendum

Al parecer every day that passes things in Venezuela become more dire. After more then three months of protest, the opposition and government have decided to hold two electoral events in Venezuela. The first event took place on Sunday July 16th with...


The Trump White House No Habla Español

After Trump took office the Spanish version of the White House website was immediately removed. Back in January White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that a new Spanish language site will soon be available. We are half way through the year and...



Chipotle Hacked: Credit Card Data Stolen

June 07, 2017 

Chipotle is back in the news and this time it falls victim to cyber crimes. According to reports, Chipotle Mexican Grill data has been hacked putting its customers at risk. The breach took place between March 24 and April 18 as hackers collected track data from customers making a purchase. Track data is information transferred….


The Worst Latin American Souvenirs

June 05, 2017 

They say travel expands the mind and stirs the imagination. We generally agree, except in one area: souvenirs. Whenever people go abroad they buy the same old tired ass souvenirs. What is a trip to New York without buying your aunt Sylvia an “I Heart NY” shirt? It isn’t entirely our fault, as most shops….


Ariana Grande Returns to Manchester

June 04, 2017 

La cantante Ariana Grande returned to Manchester on Sunday to honer the lives lost there after her concert was hit by a suicide bomber. This time around she brought some of her friends to perform. “I love you Manchester,” she yelled to the crowd. Grande wore a white sweatshirt with “One Love Manchester” written on….


‘Trump’ Toilet Paper Coming Soon

June 01, 2017 

There are many Mexicans who felt insulted by Donald Trump during his presidential campaign and felt they could not do much about it. Well that all changes with this new hygienic paper. A Mexican businessman offended by President Donald Trump’s insults to his countrymen has come up with a brilliant idea, toilet paper. Not just….


Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies at 83

May 31, 2017 

The former Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega, has died at age 83. For those that done remember Noriega ahí les va. Noriega was a brutal, repressive leader of Panama from 1983 to 1989. He went from dictator to drug lord and used some of biggest banks to launder drug money. President George H.W. Bush osea el….

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