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Politicians Analyze the Ins and Outs of the 2012 Hispanic Vote

The Hispanic vote represented a mere 9 percent of all ballots cast in the 2008 presidential election, but the peculiarities of the United States electoral system makes the presence of those votes in certain states crucial for the national result. continue reading »

Franky Zapata’s Invention Lets You Swim Like a Dolphin - Check It Out (VIDEO)

Zapata’s awesome water jetpack gizmo called “The Flyboard” costs $6,400, but watch the video inside, and see why it’s worth every penny. continue reading »

Business, Love and Survival: Four of L.A.’s Entrepreneurial Latino Families Share their Stories

It’s not often that people get choked up during a business panel, but it happened this week when KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum presented a panel on Latino family businesses. continue reading »

Glee Wants Pitbull To Play Santana’s Brother, Gloria Estefan’s Son!

Gloria Estefan has confirmed that she will be appearing on Glee as Santana’s mom; now the show is reportedly seeking out rap-artist Pitbull to play her brother! continue reading »

J Lo, Bruno Mars Big Latino Winners at the American Music Awards

J Lo won in the Favorite Latino Artist category, while crooner Bruno Mars bested the Biebs and Pitbull for the POP or ROCK MUSIC Favorite Male Artist award. continue reading »

‘You’ve Never Been a Mexican Short Woman’ Says Salma Hayek to Letterman (VIDEO)

Watch highlights of Salma Hayek’s hilarious appearance in the “Late Show” with David Letterman last night! continue reading »

Cablevision’s iO TV Launches “Semillitas” Channel for Latino Toddlers and Preschoolers

SOMOSTV today announced the launch of "Semillitas," a TV channel targeting Latino toddlers and preschoolers from 0-5 years of age with the goal of helping parents preserve their language and cultural roots, on Cablevision's iO en espanol package continue reading »

New Latino Family Show in the Works By Kenny Ortega- Dance Style!

NBC is developing a Latino family drama with dance elements executive produced by top choreographer/director Kenny Ortega and The Event executive producer Steve Stark. Ortega is also set to direct the continue reading »

Lost in Detention - A FRONTLINE Documentary With Correspondent Maria Hinojosa (VIDEO)

The documentary, "Lost in Detention," will air on the evening of October 18th on PBS. Immigration has been a key issue across the political arena, but despite all the promises, the prospects for comprehensive immigration reform are scarce. continue reading »

Glee Cheerleader Naya Rivera Goes No Pants For FHM

November’s issue of FHM Magazine, features a super sexy photo session with Glee’s Naya Rivera, and an interview.24 year-old Naya Rivera went pant-less for the November cover of FHM Magazine, and also told them that unlike her Glee continue reading »

WATCH Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez Together in “The Way” (VIDEO)

Father and son Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez star in this powerful drama, about the difference between the life we live and the life we choose. continue reading »

Carnival Cruise Lines Hires George López as “Creative Director of Comedy”

George Lopez' as expected did not stay too long in the unemployment line. His new gig will be to design and manage luxury liner Carnival’s “Fun Ship's Punchliner Comedy Club.” continue reading »

President Obama Recognizes Goya Foods for 75 Years of Success and Their Contribution to U.S.

Representatives of Goya Foods, Inc., America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, paid a special visit this past Friday, September 30, to meet President Barack Obama in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. continue reading »

Fashion Designer Isabel Toledo Stages 1st Runway Show in a Decade in Puerto Rico

This past week San Juan, Puerto Rico welcomed one of the most renowned Hispanic fashion designers of her time, Isabel Toledo. continue reading »

American Latino TV Celebrating 10th Anniversary Season

LATV Networks announced today that American Latino TV and LatiNation, its two nationally syndicated half-hour television weeklies, will debut record-breaking seasons of their shows this weekend, October 1-2. continue reading »

Victor Cruz NFL’s Newest Darling at Least for This Week

How did the San San Francisco Giant’s most unlikely game hero, Victor Cruz, become this week’s NFL darling? The 29-16 Sunday win for the Giants v Eagles made everyone notice this Puerto Rican wide receiver that was an undrafted free agent not that long ago and just signed in the off season. continue reading »

National Awareness Campaign Continues to Build Support for Creation of American Latino Museum

With a series of regional awareness and fundraising events successfully hosted in the key cities of New York, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and Miami, the nonprofit organization at the heart of the movement, to build an American Latino Museum, Friends of the American Latino Museum (FRIENDS) continue reading »

Sofía Vergara and her Colombian Jewels Dazzle at the Emmys (VIDEO)

‘Modern Family’ star Sofía Vergara didn’t win an Emmy herself, but the show took 5 Emmys, including ‘Best Comedy Series’. 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 »