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First Ever Colombian Film Festival Coming to NYC

First Ever Colombian Film Festival Coming to NYC

The first ever Colombian Film Festival is coming to New York City, celebrating all that is great about Colombian moviemaking. The festival, that will take place at the Tribeca Cinemas, will be held from March 20th until March 24, 2013. continue reading »

Toy Industry Hopes to Entice Hispanic Market with Spanish Speaking Toys

Toy Industry Hopes to Entice Hispanic Market with Spanish Speaking Toys

The 110th American International Toy Fair has brought the latest in playthings to New York, with the $22 billion toy industry using the event to showcase new creations that incorporate the latest technology and even use Spanish. continue reading »

Fashion Elite Gear Up for New York Fashion Week

Fashion Elite Gear Up for New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week returned Thursday to the runways of Manhattan's Lincoln Center, showcasing the fall-winter collections of designers from across the Americas. continue reading »

Body of Murdered Tourist Arriving from Turkey Amidst Rumor of Drug Peddling and Sex Trysts

Body of Murdered Tourist Arriving from Turkey Amidst Rumor of Drug Peddling and Sex Trysts

The body of murdered tourist Sarai Sierra is returning home today amidst many questions regarding her final days and what she really did while traveling to Europe. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: 8-Month Pregnant Prison Guard Accused of Having Sex with Cop Killer

Latino Blotter: 8-Month Pregnant Prison Guard Accused of Having Sex with Cop Killer

Nancy Gonzalez, a New York Metropolitan Detention Center prison guard, was arrested for having sex with a convicted cop killer that is believed to be the father of her child. continue reading »

Body of Missing New York Mother, Sarai Sierra, Found in Turkey

Body of Missing New York Mother, Sarai Sierra, Found in Turkey

On Sunday, the husband of a missing New York woman who was visiting Turkey, had to identify her body. After going missing more than a week before, the body of Sarai Sierra, continue reading »

Despite Controversy Alex Rodriguez Doesn’t Plan to Leave or Retire from Yankees

Despite Controversy Alex Rodriguez Doesn’t Plan to Leave or Retire from Yankees

Despite the latest controversy surrounding New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, the infielder reportedly has no plans to leave his current team nor much less retire from baseball. continue reading »

‘El Diario’ Celebrates 100 Years - Oldest Spanish-Language Newspaper in U.S.

‘El Diario’ Celebrates 100 Years - Oldest Spanish-Language Newspaper in U.S.

El Diario, the oldest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States, this year will celebrate its 100th anniversary as the voice of Latinos in the Big Apple. "During these years, we've been the voice of New York Latinos continue reading »

New York Latin Culture Honors Local Leaders

New York Latin Culture Honors Local Leaders

New York Latin Culture, the guide to Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American New York, announced the New York Latin Culture Award honorees in a ceremony at Tous, the Spanish jewelry boutique in SoHo. continue reading »

Carmelo Anthony Leads Knicks to Victory Over Celtics

Carmelo Anthony Leads Knicks to Victory Over Celtics

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony secured one of the most satisfying victories of his career against the Boston Celtics, leading his team to an 89-86 road win at the TD Garden. continue reading »

Justice Sotomayor Will Make History When Administers Oath of Office for VP Biden

Justice Sotomayor Will Make History When Administers Oath of Office for VP Biden

Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic justice in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court, told Efe Thursday that Vice President Joe Biden's request that she administer the oath of office for his second term is an "improbable" dream and "a tribute to the Latino community." continue reading »

Flu Outbreak Triggers Public Health Emergency in New York

Flu Outbreak Triggers Public Health Emergency in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a public health emergency due to the outbreak of influenza in his state, where at least two children have died since October, media reports said Sunday. continue reading »

NY Councilman Rodriguez Denounces Teacher Bashing

NY Councilman Rodriguez Denounces Teacher Bashing

City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez said Friday that teachers in New York City public schools do everything possible to prepare their students and that Mayor Michael Bloomberg insists on discrediting them. continue reading »

1 in 4 New NYPD Recruits is Hispanic

1 in 4 New NYPD Recruits is Hispanic

Twenty-seven-and-a-half percent of the recruits sworn in at the New York Police Academy on Thursday are Hispanic. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and police Commissioner Raymond Kelly presided at the swearing in ceremony for the 830 recruits who will complete their training and graduate next summer. continue reading »

Spain’s Chef Dani Garcia Takes on NYC

Spain’s Chef Dani Garcia Takes on NYC

Spanish chef Dani Garcia is putting in hour after hour of work and sacrifice to achieve his dream of conquering the palates of New Yorkers with Manzanilla Spanish Brasserie. continue reading »