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LIVE ON PBS:  Tune in to The Muppets Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)

Celebrities Juanes and Sofía Vergara have joined the muppets in their celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Live at 10:00 am CDT on PBS continue reading »

Hispanic Heritage Month Brings Much Needed Spice to the NFL (VIDEO)

NFL announcer Gabriel Trujillo made us wonder why football announcers can’t be more like fútbol announcers…! continue reading »

Sirius Radio Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Gloria Estefan and Others

Sirius XM Radio announced today it will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with performances, interviews and specials with many of today's hottest Latin artists hosted by the "Queen of Latin Pop," Gloria Estefan, now through Saturday, October 15 on SiriusXM's Caliente, channel 150. continue reading »

White House to Host First-Ever Hispanic-Focused Online Roundtable

Next week President Obama and the White House will host the first-ever Hispanic-focused online roundtable in partnership with Yahoo! media that will be live streamed. The event is slated for Wednesday, September 28 continue reading »

Renewing the American Dream: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by Helping Hispanic Businesses Grow

I was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but have lived in Connecticut, Texas, Ohio and currently in New York City. As such, I am one of millions of Puerto Ricans who have embarked on what we have come to call the "guagua aerea" (or "airbus" in Spanish) which exemplifies the constant flux of Puerto Ricans coming from or moving back to the Island. continue reading »

Health Advocates Urging Politicians to Support Health Care Access for Latinas

As Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off, Planned Parenthood and other national leaders working on Latina health and justice issues are asking elected officials to recognize the disparate impact that federal and state health care policies are having on Latino families, and to oppose proposals that contribute to these health disparities. continue reading »

Colgate-Palmolive Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Scholarship Offering

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Colgate-Palmolive is reinforcing its commitment to the Hispanic community by presenting “Haz La U” (“Make the U”), an annual scholarship initiative for Hispanic-American students pursuing higher education. continue reading »

What is the Most Popular Hispanic Name in America?

Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year between September 15 and October 15. Although it is set aside for the nation to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans, the nationwide festivities are really about celebrating who we are as a country. continue reading »

2011 National Hispanic Month Theme: Many Backgrounds, Many Stories, One American Spirit

United States of America has proclaimed National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15. In 1968, Public Law 90-468 authorized the president to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week each year. The 100th Congress enacted Public Law 100-402, which extended the observance from a week to a month. The annual observance is now a 31-day period beginning on September 15 and ending on October 15. continue reading »

The Ultimate Honor: Becoming ‘Queen of Hispanic Heritage’

As all of you Latinos are welcoming in Hispanic Heritage Month I think I have found the ultimate way to embody Latin-ness and connection to the culture – a title. continue reading »

What Can Latinos Learn from the Tea Party Debate?

Well the first ever Tea Party Republican debate is over and what did the Latino voter and the Latino populace in general learn? As writer Andres Oppenheimer noted, ‘These guys don’t like us’ and I will expound on that and say they don’t like anyone probably not even themselves. continue reading »

HS-News Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Take a look at this year's Hispanic Heritage Month poster, and learn some important facts about Latinos and their month. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Guatemala on Your 190th Year of Independence

Today, all of Guatemala is celebrating and rejoicing its 190-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! El Salvador on Your 190th Year of Independence

Today, all of El Salvador is celebrating and rejoicing its 190-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Costa Rica on Your 190th Year of Independence

Today, all of Costa Rica is celebrating and rejoicing its 190-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Honduras on Your 190th Year of Independence

Today, all of Honduras is celebrating and rejoicing its 190-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Nicaragua on Your 190th Year of Independence!

    Today, all of Nicaragua is celebrating and rejoicing its 190-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox.
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Puerto Rican Independence Day and National Hispanic Heritage Month

The 15th of September marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, 30 days celebrating the Latino culture and heritage shared by over 50 million Americans. Even before President Lyndon Johnson chose the 15th as the start of Hispanic Heritage Week in the 1960s continue reading »

Bipartisan Resolution to Commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month Introduced to Congress

In advance of our nation’s commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) today introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the month-long celebration and honoring the heritage, culture, and many contributions of Hispanic Americans throughout the history of the United States. continue reading »

President and First Lady to Attend Congressional Hispanic Caucus Gala

CHCI Chair Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez announced today that President Barack Obama, joined by First Lady Michelle Obama, will address the largest Latino gala in the country at CHCI's 34th Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, continue reading »