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About Que Fregados

Que Fregados is a quirky look at little things that strike us funny in Laredo and the unique Latino culture. Suggestions and comments are welcome. You can also email to

The December Tamal challenge… how many can you name?

Some of us with Latin American roots already started the annual season of tamales by having more than one tamal on Thanksgiving or made turkey tamales from leftovers… which got me thinking… Every year my Mexican belly gobbles up tamales … Continue reading

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Laredo Little Theatre, Chairs and Flamenco

(NOTE: Crossposting will occur with until site is fully transitioned.  Thank you for your patience.) Saturday, August 22nd was a night of passion and tradition at the Laredo Little Theatre.  Illeana Gomez, a native Laredoan, was featured in an … Continue reading

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This will some day be my past life: Regressive Hypnosis in Laredo

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Laredo Little Theater’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.: Be Their Guest

As you now, we have been moving things around.  The new site is now self-hosted and can be found at and the last post is: Enjoy!

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Decriminalizing Marijuana in Texas: a ‘Divine’ Cause?

While the legalization of marijuana campaign continues to gain steam as multiple states, including Colorado and Washington (having moved past the “medical” portion of the argument and included “recreational use” as part of their revamped laws), many in Texas believed … Continue reading

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Trump Visits Laredo and Controversy Ensues

By: The County Reporter Common sense dictated that polarizing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s visit to Laredo, Texas, on July 23, 2015, would not be void of controversy and the billionaire mogul’s “tour of the border” did not disappoint. Trouble … Continue reading

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Mass Migration (from Central America) and our Fed’s Response

June 4th has come and gone.  That was the date that a few of the Honduran women stated as the deadline for a supposed amnesty or program that they believed would allow them to stay in the United States.  I … Continue reading

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