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Mexican Barbie With Passport Sparks Controversy

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A newly released Barbie from the Dolls of the World collection is getting a bit of backlash from Internet commentators. The doll representing Mexico features a passport and a pet Chihuahua. Some say the doll perpetuates stereotypes. A spokesperson for Mattel, the company that makes Barbie, told Fox News Latino, "The Dolls of the World collection features the native fashions, while celebrating the cultures and diversity represented within each country in a way that will appeal to Barbie fans of all ages."

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