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Taco Bell offers Americanized menu in Mexico

...S. chains from Starbucks and Subway to KFC. "It's like bringing ice to the Arctic," pop culture historian Carlos Monsivais said. The company's branding strategy - "Taco Bell is something else" - is an attempt to distance itself from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/14/bus_147349.shtml
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'Soccer is first'

...month. "Soccer is first. The craziness surrounding soccer is second," Latin American writer and social critic Carlos Monsivais summed up recently. "Then there is the rest of the world." From Friday until July 9, the globe will spin according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/08/oth_84555.shtml
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Mexican government does away with siesta break

...measure should have been the subject of previous public discussions, and not imposed like a final word," said writer Carlos Monsivais. "While it seems reasonable, it's going to be hard to break habits that date back more than a century."

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