Posts tagged "United States"

Will Twinkies become Mexican?

Will Twinkies become Mexican?
Junk food loving Americans are lamenting the loss of Twinkies and other Hostess products. News broke Friday that the company will shut down. I hope the workers are able to keep their jobs. But don’t despair. A Mexican company called Bimbo is one of those possibly vying to make a bid to buy out Hostess.... Read more »

Olympics 2012: Colombia's Lady Andrade no lady

Olympics 2012: Colombia's Lady Andrade no lady
In the Olympics one expects the athletes from around the globe to treat each other with respect. But a women’s soccer player from Colombia, Lady Andrade, didn’t act like a lady when she sucker punched U.S. team player Abby Wambach. Andrade wasn’t penalized during the game. But afterwards she was given a two-game penalty by... Read more »

Happy Mother's Day or Feliz Día de las Madres

My mother is a strong Mexican-American woman. What’s nice is that I can honor her on two days. Sunday is Mother’s Day in the United States.  Every May 10 in Mexico they celebrate Día de las Madres, which falls on Monday this year. In Mexico, they often serenade mothers with a song called “Las Mañanitas,”... Read more »
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Do Evita Peron and Michelle Obama share anything in common?

Eva Peron, also known as “Evita,” was Argentina’s most famous First Lady and one of the best known in history. This week while in Buenos Aires I visited her grave in the Recoleta Cemetery and also the Evita Museum located in an old building that her foundation once used as a women’s shelter. As I... Read more »