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Introducing The Lagging Abuela


@SomosVerizonFiOS would like to introduce to you Lagging Abuela! Each week Lagging Abuela will share with us tips from what she has learned about the struggles she has faced without having Verizon FiOS. This week Lagging Abuela’s tip to fit more people around the dinner table: tell everyone to insert one chancla in each armpit! Read More

Simon Bolivar comes to the big screen

  Do you know who Simon Bolivar is?  You know the Venezuelan politician turned military leader who helped Latin America gain independence from the Spanish Empire?  Yes, that one. Honestly, while I’ve heard the name, I really didn’t know much about him. Turns out he’s a pretty important figure in Latin America.  Bolivar helped Venezuela, Read More

Will “Gloria” be better than “Selena”

Learning about Gloria Trevi’s biopic movie Gloria brought back nostalgic memories about the movie Selena. The movie Selena left a big impact on her fans and people around the globe, it was personal to many people because Selena was relatable especially through the struggles she faced behind the scenes in her family life, love life, Read More

Diego Luna plans to direct…for now

  Who is Diego Luna? He is a Mexican born producer, actor, and now a director. Luna was born into a family filled of art and entertainment. Son of Alejandro Luna, the famous Mexican set designer, his used to bring him to the sets and mentor Luna in various aspects of art and theatre. Luna’s Read More

Hollywood’s most unused treasure..the Latino Market

One of the most famous comics to come from Mexico was Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes, most famously known as Cantinflas. How famous was he? He was so famous that his nickname was the Charlie Chaplin of Mexico. His impact went beyond Mexico, to other Latin American countries and the United States. Cantinflas would even Read More

New film for JLo

Almost 2 years since her last featured film—Parker—Jennifer Lopez is back with a thriller in her new movie. “Boy Next Door” is set to premiere January 23rd, and the first trailer has just been released. The film is centered on Jennifer’s character, a mother and school teacher, who has left her cheating husband and has Read More

Robert Rodriguez’ inspiring speech

When you think of Latinos in Hollywood, they can be hard to recall. That would make sense since Latinos had less than 5% of speaking roles in major films. This is a familiar scene for famed director, Robert Rodriguez. Rodriguez is most known for “Machete”, “Machete Kills”, and “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”. Read More

If Only Getting Fast Internet Was Fast… Oh Wait, It Is!


Technology. It’s supposed to make our lives easier, but sometimes it does the complete opposite. As an entrepreneur, running several media companies, I cannot afford to waste time and am always looking for ways to make my life, and business processes faster. And as an internet-based entrepreneur, I need reliable fast internet to assure that 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

Zoe Saldana: Latina in Hollywood

Zoe Saldana is currently starring in the film Guardians of the Galaxy. It is a sci-fi film where she plays Gamora, who is selected to help Peter Quill in saving the universe. Saldana tells MTV that she is excited about this film because, it’s “a new way to view superheroes”. Not only will the film show a different Read More