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Quince Nails: Masquerade Theme

Check out these bejeweled nails that go hand-in-hand with a Masquerade Quinceañera party theme which are very popular. continue reading »

When is Dia de Las Madres Celebrated in Latin America?

Many of our readers believe today, May 10th, is the official ‘Dia de Las Madres’ day but that is only if you live in El Salvador, Guatemala or Mexico. In Mexico the day is such a grand occasion that many government offices are closed. continue reading »

Mango Banana Hemp Seed Smoothie

There is nothing not to love in this Mango Banana Green Smoothie. The smoothie is made with fresh mango, hemp seeds, baby spinach and unsweetened almond. continue reading »

BajaLibros Launches Spanish-Language eBookstore in U.S.

BajaLibros, one of the Latin America’s largest and most well known digital bookstores has announced plans to come to the U.S. continue reading »

Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Mexican archaeologists have found handicrafts from the Mayan culture in the southeastern states of Yucatan and Campeche, notable among which are ceramics some 2,300 years old. continue reading »

Celebrate National Empanada Day

Today is a day to honor one of Hispanic America’s greatest culinary creations, the empanada, on The National Empanada Day. continue reading »

Junot Diaz’ ‘Miss Lora’ Wins World’s Richest Prize for Short Story Writing

Pulitzer Prize winning author, Junot Diaz’ short story “Miss Lora” has won the prestigious London Times Short Story Award for 2013 and a cash prize of $45,000, the world’s richest short story prize given out. continue reading »

Latino Poetry Festival Kicks Off in Chicago

Chicago will play host once again to the largest international Latino Poetry Festival in the Midwest. The festival, which launches April 11, 2013, coincides with National Poetry Month and is free to the public. continue reading »

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir’s Performance Based on Octavio Paz Poem (VIDEO)

Composer and conductor Eric Whitacre has inspired millions by bringing together "virtual choirs," singers from many countries spliced together on video. Now, for the first time ever, continue reading »

Celebrating Rio de Janeiro’s Street Food

Those seeking good food in Rio de Janeiro can explore the numerous street stands that offer some of Brazilian cuisine's most traditional dishes. continue reading »

Gloria & Emilio Estefan to Develop and Produce a New Broadway Show Inspired by Life Story

Today, the Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises jointly announce they have engaged in the process of developing and producing a new Broadway show inspired by the music made famous by International superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband musician/producer and entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. continue reading »

Hollywood Loves Jewelry Designer Daniel Espinosa

With a concept of jewelry based on a fusion of traditional craftsmanship and avant-garde design, Mexican Daniel Espinosa has beguiled with his baroque creations such stars as Madonna, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry continue reading »

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Latin America News: Mexico Creates Indigenous Indian Commission

The government has created the Commission for Dialogue with Mexico's Indian Peoples in an effort to repay the "historical debt" owed to the nation's native communities, Government Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said. continue reading »

“Heavenly Jade of the Maya” Exhibits Opens in Washington D.C. Next Week

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Cultural Center will host the exhibit entitled “Heavenly Jade of the Maya,” comprising rare jade jewelry and objects from recent archaeological discoveries, starting December 19, 2012. continue reading »

Archaeologists Uncover Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Mexican archaeologists have found handicrafts from the Mayan culture in the southeastern states of Yucatan and Campeche, notable among which are ceramics some 2,300 years old. continue reading »

Michelle Obama Recognizes Art Education Programs in Hispanic Schools

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama honored the work of a dozen projects promoting the development of art and the humanities in education, notably the Paso Nuevo/New Step bilingual school of theater, and a program for preserving mariachi music. continue reading »

1.4-Ton “Bread of the Dead” Made for Day of the Dead Celebration

A team of about 20 bakers prepared a 1.4-ton loaf of "Pan de Muerto" (Bread of the Dead) in Puebla, a state in central Mexico, making it the largest such delicacy in the country. Mexicans traditionally use the bread in the observation of the Day of the Dead rites on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. continue reading »

Thalia Partners with Pampers to Preserve Latino Culture Through Music

Mexican singer Thalia unveiled in Miami the new online forum "Mi Musica, Mi Herencia" (My Music, My Heritage), designed to help Hispanic parents preserve Latino culture for their families through music. continue reading »

2012 Ambassadors for “Brand Spain” Include Antonio Banderas, Fernando Alonso

The Leading Brands of Spain Forum named as honorary ambassadors for "Brand Spain" actor Antonio Banderas, Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso and the country's High-Speed rail service. continue reading »