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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.

Most Wanted couple is captured

Janet and Ramon Barreto were caught last Tuesday by U.S. Marshals in Portland, Oregon. The couple had been placed on the 15 Most wanted list in 2013 after they went on the run after jumping their $450,00 bail that year. The two refused to give their names when they where first spotted, but were later identified by Read More

Mexican oil: New decisions

Oil, and being an oil producing country, has been a world wide issue for many years. It continues to be an issue for not only the United States, but also for Mexico. Recently Mexico announced that they want to open their oil reserves to private investors. This is a new development for a country that has self Read More

Anticipation building for “Book of Life”


Two more months until “The Book of Life” hits theaters on October 17th. Are you as excited about this animated film as I am? From the minute I saw the preview, I started a countdown. Oohing and aahing, my eyes bright and excited, the colors, the lighting in the movie, the cartoon architecture, the stars, Read More

We make it work

Some say being in a long distance relationship is difficult, because you don’t see your significant other all the time. Yes it’s not easy being in a relationship with someone who is on the road across the country but, if the love is there, you make it work. True love doesn’t know distance or time, Read More

Ariana Grande’s Break Your Heart Right Back

Ariana Grande has excelled in her career since her debut in 2008. The Florida native is half Sicilian and half Abruzzese. As of 2014, Ariana has earned a total of 19 awards from 47 nominations.  On August 25th, Ariana Grande will be releasing her second album filled with secret mementos in her personal diary. The singer Read More

From picking crops to running the farm

When it comes to farming it’s almost impossible for the word “immigrant” not to come to mind. In the United States, Latino immigrants seem to be the popular choice of migrant worker. Most take this an opportune situation to take advantage of those in a dire situation. Sadly, these farms don’t exactly encourage legal migration. Read More

Move out of your comfort zone

Life is hard enough, in order to survive we need to make a good income to enjoy life and pay the bills. The more your standard of living rises, the more money you will want to spend, and the better pay you will want. At the end of the day, there is never enough money Read More

Carlos Slim’s Acceso Latino

Bill Gates has always been known as the richest man in the world. Well now he has some company. Carlos Slim has now tied Gates for the title and wants to follow in Gate’s footsteps by using his money to help others. On Tuesday, The Carlos Slim Foundation introduced Acceso Latino, a free website in Read More

Police are not above the law

Michael Brown’s death has caused extensive damage to the citizen-government relationship. It’s a difficult challenge to piece this case together with such a lack of concrete evidence. This isn’t the first case of an unarmed citizen being gunned down by police. It also won’t be the last. Is the government doing anything to keep an eye Read More

Latina seeks thug on Craigslist


Craigslist is an easy way to find a variety of things for a fraction of the cost. What if one of those things included a man? Also, this man would become your baby daddy. Craigslist advertisements range the entire spectrum, including “Latina lookin for thug to make a baby with.” Marilyn Rondón, an artist, had an Read More