Topic: Mexico

Mexico’s ‘Twitter Terrorists’ Face 30 Years’ Jail Pair On Trial for Inciting Mass Panic

A man and a woman in Mexico face possible 30-year sentences for terrorism and sabotage, after allegedly putting false reports of child kidnappings on Twitter. The Associated Press reports that the…

September 5, 2011, 7:29 AM EDT

Mexican Moguls Play Monopoly With Telecoms A tit for tat dispute among billionaires

Three of Mexico’s telecom giants are playing a game of monopoly, but it is unclear if any will be able to pass 'Go.' Luckily for them, they’ve all got way…

May 17, 2011, 5:33 AM EDT

Mexico introduces the world's first gay beer

A small Mexican brewery called Minerva has brewed several new beers targeted specifically at gay drinkers. Purple Hand Beer and Salamandra, supposedly the world's first "queer beers," are already available…

February 28, 2011, 1:47 PM EST

Guillermo del Toro makes Alka-Seltzer howl

For those of you wondering how the Pan's Labyrinth guy also directed crap like Blade II, this old Alka Seltzer commercial from Mexico should provide an informative peek into Guillermo…

January 3, 2011, 12:54 PM EST

Gas pill mellows your nasty, farty bathwater

Luftal, a Bristol-Myers Squibb gas medication sold over the counter in Mexico, offers this unique selling proposition: It promises to fix your problem and thus calm the gross, jacuzzi-like,…

May 25, 2010, 2:38 PM EDT

Mexican toy ad begging for an NC-17 rating

Warning: lots of violence, some nudity and various other NSFW stuff. With its copious blood, guts, nudity and sex, this fake movie trailer by Y&R Mexico City and director Carl W.…

October 22, 2009, 1:23 PM EDT

Mexican ad for Viagra actually doesn't suck

Viagra commercials are generally awful, particularly the "Viva Viagra" ones with the guys sitting around grinning widely as they play music and sing about their erections. (The best thing about…

February 27, 2009, 5:15 PM EST

The Redspot Pizza guy has it under control

While the CiCi's campaign from earlier this week says "cheap!" by touting meals for about $5, this Redspot Pizza effort by Social Rocker Club in Mexico conveys a markedly…

November 7, 2008, 8:01 AM EST