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Being Latino contributors consists of individuals and partner organizations. They join us in our goal of providing our audience with a communication platform designed to educate, entertain and connect all peoples across the global Latino spectrum. Together we aim to break down barriers and foster unity and empowerment through informative, thought-provoking dialogue and exchanging of ideas. Giving a unified voice to the multitude of communities that identify with the multidimensional culture that is Latino.

Good Fit?

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The ad for the 2015 Honda Fit, from Santa Monica-based Orci ad agency, starts off with comedian Felipe Esparza categorizing Latinos as versatile, comparing them to the car. As the ad continues, it shows shots of two young Latinos driving around in the car, to get groceries and later to work. The idea for this ad Read More

Latino families can be too honest

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If you could pick your family rather than your friends, would you? Be honest! Some people value the choice of friendship, yet treasure the importance of having a family. Whether your family is one or twenty people, you probably know that there is someone who will never let you down. In Latino families, it is Read More

Testicular cancer among Latinos

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The word “Cancer” is a scary word to hear when you go to the doctor. We’re all aware that there are different types of cancer that are known and that some are more common in certain races or ethnic groups than others. There is a new study that shows that testicular cancer has become more common Read More

Immigration Dreamers

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The immigration laws in Arizona seem to be a constant topic in the world of politics. One of the newest issues, of the immigration laws that face Arizona, would be issuing driver’s licenses to unauthorized immigrants. In recent news, the ruling is that the state of Arizona cannot deny a driver’s license to young immigrants Read More

Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Strain”

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Guillermo Del Toro, known for his sci-fi/horror movies and books has created another frightening production. The Mexican film director who has directed and produced many well known films such as Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy, Mama, and The Orphanage along with many others, has now released a TV series that will give his fans a look into Read More

Republicans lag behind Dems in Latino outreach

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As election season approaches, Latino communities are getting lots of attention from political hopefuls. According to information released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) political machines like the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee have spent over $400,000 on advertisements on Spanish Language TV in Miami, Florida and Fresno, California; both cities have large Spanish speaking populations. Read More

Men on Tinder

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Do you “Tinder”? Or Maybe this is the first time that name crosses paths with you. Either way you know about it now, right? Tinder is yet another dating app that gives singles the option to find romance via the internet with very unique features that most app designers have failed to create in the Read More

GOP Telenovela outreach

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The GOP has a small problem in their hands. Their party, for the better part of two decades, has been viewed as hostile for Latinos. Their policies and overall demeanor towards minorities, and the now heated discussion of Immigration Reform, has always painted them as opponents of the Latino community. Dominican-American Clara Del Villar knows Read More

KENTA’s road to success

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The WWE have recently acquired one of, if not the most, the hottest commodities in Japanese pro-wrestling (i.e. puroresu), his name is Kenta Kobayashi, his ring name KENTA (all caps) to avoid confusion with his mentor, Kenta Kobashi.  As exciting as this is in the world of sports entertainment (read: pro wrestling) there are many Read More

Your priority should be your health

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Have you ever gone to the medical office for an appointment and wait those agonizing minutes until you’re called? As you’re waiting, to your left you see an elderly Latina struggling with her grandchild to fill out some paperwork in order to be treated by a doctor. Or you see patients at the receptionist’s desk waiting Read More