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‘Taco U.S.A’ Author Gustavo Arellano on ‘Chelsea Lately’ (VIDEO)

Did you get to watch Mexican food guru and best-selling author Gustavo Arellano on ‘Chelsea Lately’ last night? continue reading »

Famed Mexican Photographer Hector Garcia Dies

Mexican photographer Hector Garcia died of heart problems in this capital, a city whose modern history he chronicled in photos and for which he was considered "The Photographer of the City," the National Culture and Arts Council, or Conaculta, said. He was 88. continue reading »

UN Urges Peru To Implement Emergency Protection Measures for Machu Picchu

A Unesco mission asked Peruvian authorities to take emergency measures to protect the archaeological site of Machu Picchu, and in particular to keep the neighboring village of Aguas Calientes from spreading any further. continue reading »

2,500-year-old Altar Unearthed By Mexican Archaeologists

An altar and a stela estimated to date from as early as 800 B.C. were found at the Chalcatzingo archaeological site in the central state of Morelos, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

900-Year Old Pot Found by 7-th Grader on School Field Trip in New Mexico

A teen from the Sandia Prep in Albuquerque, New Mexico might just of stumbled upon one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in awhile. The seventh-grade group was on a field trip to Cibola County when Isabel Jerome found a 14-by-14 inch gray-black pot patterned with dashes and zigzags. continue reading »

Translating Gay by Raul Guerrero

President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage prompted the question: What’s the politically correct Spanish translation for gay? continue reading »

New Film Starring Oscar Winner Ernest Borgnine Hopes to Unite Latinos and Anglos

"The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez," starring Ernest Borgnine, Barry Corbin and Carla Ortiz is, according to its actors, a bridge of respect between the Latino and Anglo cultures. continue reading »

What’s in Store for Latinos from Corporate America for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco do Mayo is around the corner, the time to celebrate Latinos and more importantly time to make more money off of them. So I am always on the look out for what is being offered for our pueblo from the product development and marketing geniuses in Corporate America. continue reading »

What’s in Store for Latinos from Corporate America for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco do Mayo is around the corner, the time to celebrate Latinos and more importantly time to make more money off of them. So I am always on the look out for what is being offered for our pueblo from the product development and marketing geniuses in Corporate America. continue reading »

‘Noticias OK” in Puerto Rico to Report Only Good, Happy News

A radio program in Puerto Rico will report only good news starting May 1 as a way to try and minimize violence on the streets of the Caribbean island. continue reading »

Renowned University of Chicago Press to Publish its First Fictional Latino Novel

Not normally known for its publication of fiction, the University of Chicago Press has chosen to publish the 700-page novel, “A Naked Singularity” by Sergio de la Pava this Spring. Originally self-published three years ago, the story follows Casi, a child of Colombian immigrants who lives in Brooklyn and works in Manhattan as a public defender. continue reading »

Maya Priest Says World is Suffering Due to 5,200 Mayan Calendar Cycle Ending

The first European Maya priest, Austrian-born Omrael Norbert Muigg, said that the "chaos" the world is suffering is a consequence of the fact that in December 2012 a cycle more than 5,200 years long - according to the Maya calendar - is ending and a new age in which humanity will experience important internal changes is in the offing. continue reading »

National Design Contest for American Latino Musuem Launched

The Friends of the American Latino Museum (FRIENDS) is engaging its supporters for its first ever Campaign Design Contest! continue reading »

Hispandering

Hispandering, a newly coined term, combining pandering, to please, and Hispanic, etymological synonym for Spanish—from the Latinhispanus, relating to Hispania continue reading »

Bipartisan Support from Senator Menendez and Senator Rubio for American Latino Musuem

US Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) sent a bipartisan letter today to the Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee requesting that the Committee include language in their Fiscal Year 2013 appropriations bill supporting the creation of a Smithsonian American Latino Museum, continue reading »

Puerto Rican Bomba Dance Making A Big Comeback in the U.S.

Bomba, Puerto Rico's oldest musical rhythm, is growing in the United States thanks to workshops given by maestro Angel Luis Reyes. continue reading »

Drought May Have Caused Collapse of Mayan Civilization

According to a study from Science Journal, the abandonment of the Mayan civilizations may have occurred as a result of a lack of rain. According to experts, Martín Medina-Elizalde and Eelco Rohling, continue reading »

Poll:  Majority of Americans Say Newcomers Need to Adopt Our Culture, Language & Heritage

Americans appear a little less insistent that those who move here from another country adopt our culture. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 68% of Likely Voters say when people move to the United States from other parts of the world, they should adopt America’s culture, language and heritage. continue reading »

“Things Burquenos Say” (VIDEO) Goes viral

"Things Burquenos Say" YouTube video joking about stereotypical things New Mexicans say has gone viral receiving mixed reviews from the public. continue reading »

Margarita Nation’s Most Ordered Cocktail, Corona Best Selling Import Beer

What are the favorites drinks of choice when America goes cocktailing? It’s the margarita for mixed drink lovers and the Corona for beer lovers. continue reading »