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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.

Vacation Breasts

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  Getting breast implants used to be a huge decision because of cost and the almost permanent procedure. Now, plastic surgeon Norman Rowe has invented a way for women to try out breast implants for a temporary time period. Dubbed “vacation breasts,” Rowe will give women the option to go up a cup size with Read More

More than beauty: A different type of pageant

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  “The wife of Governor Sergio Fajardo has led a successful campaign to cut funding for the popular Miss Antioquia beauty pageant and instead replace it with the Young Talented Women contest…featured 2,700 women from 118 different municipalities in Antioquia, with judges watching various talents including those competing in athletics, science, and music before crowning Read More

Senseless murders highlight violence against women

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  An April 2014 report by the United Nations Office of Drugs & Crime revealed that Honduras had the world’s highest murder rate with 90.4 homicides per 100,000 people in 2012. It is a disturbing coincidence that 19-year-old beauty queen, Maria Jose Alvarado, was crowned Miss Honduras during this same month and would end up Read More

A booty like Antonio Banderas

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  The latest plastic surgery trend in Spain these days is to have a nalga like Antonio Banderas. Spanish men are flocking to the surgery clinics with pictures of Banderas’ booty so they can go under the knife and have one of their own.  Why do they like the Antonio Banderas butt so much? Dr. Read More

Obama’s Legacy

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  Barack Obama is set on leaving a legacy for his second term as President and the others in the Democratic Party. Obama’s executive order on immigration that has now been announced and has caused a major uproar in the world of politics. Many Senators do not approve of Obama’s move, deeming it a major risk Read More

Worst job ever

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  So many of us have had that one particular job that we hated, I know that pain because I recently experienced that. I was working in a warehouse, so far that has been the worst job I have ever had. For me it wasn’t so much the job but the people that worked there. Read More

Lack of diversity in Silicon Valley

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  A recent survey by the Rainbow Push Coalition indicates that there is a lack of diversity in the technological world. Companies such as Comcast, Facebook, and Google not only have a low percentage of Latinos and Blacks but they also do not have many women working for them. Other companies like Amazon, Linked in Read More

Rene Lopez- Electric Latin Soul

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  It’s not often that we come across an artist doing something so new and fresh that it requires its own label, but such is the case for Rene Lopez and his “Electric Latin Soul” sound.  The son of renowned trumpeter René López Sr., who was part of Típica 73 a salsa band formed late Read More

Juan Luis Guerra and social awareness

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  Juan Luis Guerra is an internationally renowned Dominicano, who is famous for being a singer, producer, songwriter, and composer. He has sold over 30 million records with outstanding performances leading to three Grammy Awards, fifteen Latin Grammy Awards, and two Billboard Latin Music Awards. His career is most notable for bringing together decades of diverse Read More

Positive thought = A happier life

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  It’s normal to have a bad day at times (hey we all have had those morning where we wake up on the wrong side of the bed), but having a negative mentality on top of it is just too much.  Sometimes some of our own friends or even family can have an effect on Read More