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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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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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Crazy overcrowding over at Border Patrol and yet…

I’m tired.  As I sit here wondering when Bluehost will be done with my blog migration, I realize that I am thinking of such a minor insignificant nothing.  So yes, I am tired from the minor worries but I’m also … Continue reading

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Mayor and Chief walk downtown

I’m posting in an effort to get Keyrose to keep writing at http://www.LaSanbe.com (because I do hope he keeps writing his blog and that today was really not his last day) – it isn’t just that but that this press release just … Continue reading

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Gringo Barrio Debuts Album

This was a neat little surprised that arrived in my inbox.  Gringo Barrio is introduced in the press release with the following: Gringo Barrio is proud to release their debut album of the same name at the iconic Stubb’s Bar-B-Q … Continue reading

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A tiny look at Voz de Niños

My first introduction for Voz de Niños was through its former director, Edgar Ricalde. His wonderful presentation at a Rotary meeting informed members of the key role played by CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers across the state. In Laredo, … Continue reading

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Good Friday, good eats

I miss my parents’ Lenten cooking. Fridays during Lent were filled with arroz con camarones, chiles rellenos, lentejas and, of course, my favorite capirota. The streets of Laredo seemed so deserted today since 1/2 of the workforce is off for … Continue reading

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