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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.

Dreamers should be given the same privileges

Why does Governor Brewer not want Dreamers to get driver licenses? I’m a firm believer that most people deserve chances and Dreamers definitely do. “The state of Arizona must issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants who came into the U.S. as children, known as “Dreamers,” the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.” Fox News Latino. Dreamers have Read More

Psychological issues in those with Repetitive Cosmetic Procedures

Would you ever have reconstructive surgery to change how you look?  I know many of us have body issues, but what makes a person want to completely change how they look? Recently a die-hard Ricky Martin Fan in Argentina, Fran Mariano, has gone under the knife six times to try and look like his idol, Read More

Abuse in the Name of Love

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is dangerous, serious, and recognized as a national health problem by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). When a  spouse or partner is physically, emotionally, and/or sexually violent it is IPV and against the law. This does apply for heterosexual and same sex couples, and does not require sexual Read More

Jane the Virgin surprises everyone

The CW has taken on a classic Venezuelan telenovela Juana la Virgen, and transformed it into a Golden Globe nominated television series that could win Best Actress in a TV series Comedy for its lead actress Gina Rodriguez. With her bubbly personality and charm, Gina has taken the show and audiences along for the ride Read More

Pilot is fired after big mistake

A Mexican pilot, employed by Magnicharters Airline, was let go after pictures of a singer and her model friend showed the two flying the aircraft they boarded. For reasons still to be determined the pilot allowed Esmeralda Ugalde, 23 and Samadhi Zendejas,19 to enter the cockpit, a place where no passenger is allowed, putting the Read More

Unrest in Cuba

According to documents obtained by the Associated Press, a U.S agency has been secretly infiltrating Cuba’s underground hip-hop movement, recruiting rappers to spark a movement against the government over the past two years. The goal was to use these musicians “to break the information blockade” and build a network that were seeking social change, but Read More

Team Fat Joe is where it’s at

I don’t know about you, but I want to be part of Team Fat Joe. I’ve been following Fat Joe on Instagram, I’ve been a fan of his music and as a fan I want to know how he is doing and what he is up to. I know it feels like a personal relationship Read More

How do you communicate?

 Do you remember how you communicated with people back in the day? The few ways I remember communicating were by snail mail and by house phone. The whole social media thing didn’t happen till later on in life (like around 2003) it’s the new thing that everyone has. But truth be told we (yes I Read More

Tragic off season for Dominican ball players

It has been a difficult few months for some baseball players as they’ve been off for the winter and traveling home to the Dominican Republic.  Starting with the tragic death of Oscar Taveras, car accidents involving Texas Rangers’ Ronald Guzman, Chicago Cubs’ Pedro Strop, and now the latest incident allegedly involving Starlin Castro and Engel Read More

Start the new year off healthy: Get covered

The holiday season is a time to be with our loved ones, reflect on the past year, and plan for the new year. One of the traditions we have in my family on Año Nuevo, or New Year’s Eve, is to form a circle and share what we are most grateful for in the past Read More