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Top 5 Most Social Shared Super Bowl Commercials.

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February 09, 2014 

The Super Bowl has become a day in which people gather in front of the TV not only to watch the big game but to watch all the great commercials. With companies spending millions of dollars on a 30 second commercial that usually will only air one time during the Super Bowl, we take a….

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Es Bueno Ser El Rey: Top 5 Latin American Monarchs

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March 05, 2012 

While monarchies are often associated with Europe, Latin America hasn’t been entirely free of them. In our weekly list, we take a look at five of the most absurd/ridiculous kings to ever rule part of Latin America.

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

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February 27, 2012 

By Jack Tomas 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. Though that may have been true at first, they soon learned that there….

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Latino Incognito: 5 Latino Actors That Changed Their Names

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January 23, 2012 

The entertainment world has changed a lot for Latinos over the last 50 years. While we still have a ways to go, (hello, “Work It“), we’re better off than we used to be. Back in the 50′s, Desi Arnaz wasn’t allowed to go to certain clubs and restaurants, even though he was on the #1….

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Quisque-who?: Five Original Names For Latin American Countries

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December 19, 2011 

Why did the Spanish let one country keep its Indian name and call another one after a moldy Catholic saint? What went behind their thinking? Who is Huitzilopochtli? Is there a hidden Voltron-like robot on Puerto Rico? Check out this list of former names for Latin American countries to find out.

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Don’t Blame Me, I Voted For Juan: Five Reasons We Need A Latino President

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December 12, 2011 

With the 2012 Presidential election around the corner, staff writer Jack Tomas imagines a world in which a Latino is elected President, and what that would entail.

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Still Crazy After All These Years: The Five Worst Latin American Dictators Of The 20th Century

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November 28, 2011 

By Jack Tomas Let’s face it, Latin American history is nothing but a series of evil jerks treating people like crap. Seriously, think about it. When was the last time there was a leader, any leader, in any Latin American country who wasn’t a crook, killer, or psychopath? It seems like our only choices are:….

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Workin’ For The Man: Top 5 Tips For Latinos In The Office

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November 14, 2011 

By Jack Tomas They say America is the land of opportunity. Unfortunately, sometimes it seems that most of those opportunities are for white folks. Many Latinos have come to this country and achieved the American dream, ie. Sofia Vergara or Speedy Gonzalez. Most of the rest of us have to fight to get our head’s….

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Epicurean Abominations: Top 5 Worst American Takes On Latino Food

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November 07, 2011 

By Jack Tomas We Latinos that live in the United States are caught between two worlds. On one side, the traditions of our ancestors and on the other, the larger American society in which we live. When you have a foot in each world, you have to synthesize the two cultures in yourself. In turn,….

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Movember Monday: Top 5 Greatest Historical Hispanic Facial Hairs

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October 31, 2011 

Tu Vez and Break are partnering up with The Movember Foundation to raise awareness for prostate cancer. The movement kicks off tomorrow, so sign up, shave your ‘stache, and do your thing. To encourage you, check out our list of five of the greatest moustaches/facial hairs in Latin American history.

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