16 Hilarious (And True!) Latino Problems


Truthfully, we've all experienced some things that our non-Latino amigos will just never understand. Sometimes, it's necessary to take a step back, and chuckle at the "problems" that make our culture unique.

The Latina staff brainstormed some of these hilarious issues. Check them out, and be sure to share your own: 

1. No one can ever say or spell your name correctly.
Let’s be real: if there’s a double L or a rolled R in your name, you’re going to have to spell it out every single time.

2. No, not all Latinos are Mexican. 
And no, we do not speak “Mexican.” Actually, fun fact: no one in the entire world speaks Mexican. 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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