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President of Univision Cesar Conde Jumps Ship to Telemundo’s Parent NBC

President of Univision Cesar Conde Jumps Ship to Telemundo’s Parent NBC

NBCUniversal announced Friday the appointment of Cesar Conde, erstwhile head of dominant U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Networks, as executive vice president for business development, strategic priorities and special projects. continue reading »

Clean Lines Define Narciso Rodriguez’s Collection at New York Fashion Week

Clean Lines Define Narciso Rodriguez’s Collection at New York Fashion Week

Designer Narciso Rodriguez showed once again why he is a star, unveiling luminous creations at New York Fashion Week, while Oscar de la Renta gave a new spin to the idea of going on a picnic. continue reading »

NY Fashion Week:  Carolina Herrera Wows with Collection Inspired by Venezuelan Art

NY Fashion Week:  Carolina Herrera Wows with Collection Inspired by Venezuelan Art

Two of the big names in fashion, Carolina Herrera and Tommy Hilfiger, stayed true to their styles and put on one of the best shows at New York Fashion Week. continue reading »

Rookie Geno Smith to Replace Injured Jets QB Mark Sanchez

Rookie Geno Smith to Replace Injured Jets QB Mark Sanchez

Rookie Geno Smith, who had an unspectacular preseason, will start at quarterback against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, the New York Jets said. continue reading »

In New York?  Check Out the 17-Century Spanish Galleon in Hudson River

In New York?  Check Out the 17-Century Spanish Galleon in Hudson River

The Hudson River has a new summer resident: a Spanish galleon, the replica of a 17th-century ship that invites New Yorkers to learn about the voyages of discovery and what life was like for the first Spanish explorers who lived on such vessels. continue reading »

Dead Shark Discovered on NYC Subway

Dead Shark Discovered on NYC Subway

A dead shark was found in a New York City subway car, prompting passengers to flood social-networking sites with photos of the small animal. "Around 12:30 a.m. (Wednesday) the driver of the N train informed us at the Queensboro Plaza stop that there was a shark aboard," a Metropolitan Transit Authority, or MTA, spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Waitress Accused of Pocketing $75k From Restaurant Patrons

LATINO BLOTTER: Waitress Accused of Pocketing $75k From Restaurant Patrons

A New York waitress has been accused to pocketing tens of thousands of dollars in exchange for reducing patrons' bills. Judith Mejia, a long-time waitress at Cosmic Diner in midtown Manhattan, has been accused by the restaurant owners of redu continue reading »

Marc Anthony Defends Himself Against Charges He Isn’t American Enough to Sing “God Bless America”

Marc Anthony Defends Himself Against Charges He Isn’t American Enough to Sing “God Bless America”

Singer Marc Anthony, who is of Puerto Rican origin, on Thursday defended himself against criticism he has received for performing the patriotic U.S. song "God Bless America" during Major League Baseball's All-Star Game, stating that "you can't get more New York than me." continue reading »

Victor Cruz: NY Giants New $46 Million-Dollar Man

Victor Cruz: NY Giants New $46 Million-Dollar Man

The New York Giants have signed wide receiver Victor Cruz, who is known for his salsa-dancing touchdown celebrations, to a five-year, $45.879 million contract extension. continue reading »

Welcome Back Lady Liberty: Statue of Liberty Reopens on Fourth of July

Welcome Back Lady Liberty: Statue of Liberty Reopens on Fourth of July

New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on Thursday presided at the ceremony to reopen the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of the entrance to the land of opportunities that was affected by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. continue reading »

Selena Gomez and Pitbull to Perform at Macy’s Fourth of July Spectacular

Selena Gomez and Pitbull to Perform at Macy’s Fourth of July Spectacular

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular will not only feature great fireworks but a star-filled line up of performances that include performances by Selena Gomez and Pitbull. continue reading »

NYC Honors Hispanic Standouts with Street Naming

NYC Honors Hispanic Standouts with Street Naming

New York City is honoring Puerto Rican painter Rafael Tufiño, legendary guitarist Yomo Toro and the Army's 65th Infantry Regiment, among others, by naming streets in Manhattan and the Bronx after them. continue reading »

NYPD Sued: No Spanish-Speakers for Domestic Violence Victims

NYPD Sued: No Spanish-Speakers for Domestic Violence Victims

Five Latina women have brought a federal lawsuit against the New York Police Department for not providing Spanish-speakers when they were involved in domestic abuse situations. continue reading »

Latina Cop Reprimanded for Speaking Spanish, English-Only Says NYC

Latina Cop Reprimanded for Speaking Spanish, English-Only Says NYC

New York police officer Jessenia Guzman filed two complaints with the U.S. Labor Department after she was reprimanded at work for having uttered a phrase in Spanish while on the job. continue reading »

Bronx Man May Have Choked on Bag of Cocaine When Arrested

Bronx Man May Have Choked on Bag of Cocaine When Arrested

Jose Muniz is dead after allegedly swallowing a golf ball-sized bag of cocaine during an altercation with narcotics officers this week. On Wednesday night, Bronx narcotic continue reading »