LATIN AMERICA, MEXICO, MUSIC, POLITICS, VIDEO

MEXICO’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018: MEMES AND ODDITIES #3 – Ricky Riquín Canallín

The video below is a remix/mash-up of comments made by three of the four presidential candidates in the second debate a few weeks ago in Tijuana. The refrain of the “song” is sung by leading candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and means “Richie Rich Little Swine.” It’s a reference to second-place candidate Ricardo Anaya’s alleged […]

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inequality in latin america, LATIN AMERICA, latin american poverty, MEXICO, mexico city, POLITICS, TRANSLATION

MEXICO’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018: MEMES AND ODDITIES – PANsplaining

Mexico’s presidential election is coming up on July 1, with four candidates battling it out to succeed Enrique Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) for a six-year term starting December. Third time candidate, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), has a commanding lead in most polls and barring a catastrophe — including electoral fraud — looks […]

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