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La Virgen of Guadalupe Celebrated Today Throughout the Americas

Today is the feast of the Patroness for millions of Mexican and Mexican-Americans, Our Lady of Guadalupe, who appeared to the humble St. Juan Diego in 1531 on the hill of Tepeyac near Mexico City- continue reading »

Jaime Bayly Latest Novel an Homage to Stieg Larsson’s Influence

A scathing critic, a failed writer, a vain journalist, a thieving editor, and a betraying woman are the victims of Jaime Bayly's protagonist in his new work "Moriras manana: El escritor sale a matar," the first installment in a trilogy to be published by Alfaguara. continue reading »

Latino Tech Geeks Get Their Due with New Magazine

Tek Lado, a new tech magazine, is calling all geeks in English, Spanish and Spanglish. The newly launched initiative coming out of Philadelphia is a 32 page technology and pop culture magazine geared for the tech-savvy Latinos. continue reading »

Aliens are Coming – No Not the Illegal Ones – the Real Ones

“Alien Life Among Us” Fox News headlines screamed today and this time they were right. I was so excited to hear that there might be alien life on other planets because the Latino continue reading »

Florida Professor Opposed to Negative Latino Stereotypes Loses Job

Dr. Nancy Rudner Lugo is fighting for her academic professional career saying that ther term at the University of Central Florida abruptly ended when she refused to use a textbook with negative Latino stereotypes. continue reading »

Brazilian Blowout Controversy: Is this Another Right Wing Conspiracy?

Ban the Brazilian wax if you will, though a fan, with less traffic to that domain of the body its not critical, if you know what I mean. The Brazilian blowout is THEE way I can claim to be an Americano with continue reading »

Do Hispanics Want to Leave the U.S. because Bristol is Poised to Win Dancing with the Stars?

In case you haven’t heard 1-out-of-7 Hispanics would leave the U.S. permanently if they could. Whaaaaaat? I ain’t goin’ nowhere at least not until I celebrate the pinnacle of American mediocrity by watching Bristol Palin horse hoof her way to a Dancing with the Stars trophy. continue reading »

Documentary “Latinos Living the American Dream” Debuts (VIDEO)

The documentary produced and directed by television and movie star, Eva Longoria Parker, “Latinos Living the American Dream” debuted in Los Angeles at the Grauman Theater. continue reading »

Just in Time for Halloween: Latinos Really Love Scary Movies

According to Nielsen, the movie genres that attract high Latino audiences are family movies first followed by horror-thriller movies. Hispanics love for family movies have helped make this genre the highest-growing genre in the U.S. market. continue reading »

Mexican Beer Lovers be Warned:  ‘Mexican Beer Dermatitis’ Alert

Mexican beer lovers typically only worry about the calories or just focus on the sabor/flavor but now drinkers be warned you can get ‘Mexican beer dermatitis’ from your cerveza fria. continue reading »

Largest Fresco in North American Debuts Honoring Hispanic Culture

The National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico is debuting the largest concave fresco in North American in celebration of their 10th anniversary and in honor of Hispanic culture. The 4,000 square foot fresco titled Torreón Fresco was created by local artist Frederico Vigil and took a decade to complete. continue reading »

Largest Fresco in North American Debuts Honoring Hispanic Culture

The National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico is debuting the largest concave fresco in North American in celebration of their 10th anniversary and in honor of Hispanic culture. The 4,000 square foot fresco titled Torreón Fresco was created by local artist Frederico Vigil and took a decade to complete. continue reading »

iApps for Bilingual Children

SpaniglishBaby has just identified a collection of iApplications that will keep your bilingual child entertained by providing a range of things from stories to games to smiles. continue reading »

iApps for Bilingual Children

SpaniglishBaby has just identified a collection of iApplications that will keep your bilingual child entertained by providing a range of things from stories to games to smiles. continue reading »

Get Ready for Free Museum Day in the U.S.

Today is Museum Day an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone continue reading »

New York Fashion Week Bedazzled by Latino Designers

As Fashion Week concludes today in New York we saw some of the best designers highlighting their Spring 2011 collections and amongst them were many Hispanic and Latino designers you should get to know if you don’t already. continue reading »

Placido Domingo to be Honored as Latin Grammy’s Person of the Year

Opera star Placido Domingo has been named Person of the Year by the Latin Recording Academy and will be honored at the 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards ceremony to be held on November 11, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas continue reading »

New York Fashion Week Bedazzled by Latino Designers

As Fashion Week concludes today in New York we saw some of the best designers highlighting their Spring 2011 collections and amongst them were many Hispanic and Latino designers you should get to know if you don’t already. continue reading »

Placido Domingo to be Honored as Latin Grammy’s Person of the Year

Opera star Placido Domingo has been named Person of the Year by the Latin Recording Academy and will be honored at the 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards ceremony to be held on November 11, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas continue reading »

Puerto Rican Artistic Duo Selected to Represent the U.S. at Venice Art Biennale (VIDEO)

The U.S. Cultural Affairs Department (ECA) announced the selection of Puerto Rico-based artist collaborative Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla as the United States’ representation to the 54th International Art continue reading »