Rachel Slaiman

Rachel Slaiman

She Combines Entrepreneurship and her Love of Cuban History to Start a Blog in Havana

She Combines Entrepreneurship and her Love of Cuban History to Start a Blog in Havana

‘Follow your passion’ is a phrase that may be just overused these days whether it is to get a job or to get ahead in your career. Generally speaking, when someone follows their passion, they seem happier about themselves and have a better outlook on life. It is risky to even say that a passion…

Multiple Sclerosis, Don’t Let It Define You

Multiple Sclerosis, Don’t Let It Define You

One way to understanding any disease is to talk to your doctor and another is to read about the disease from various medical sources. It is not always wise to rely on one source for information. With how much information we come across these days on the internet, it shows how much people are talking…

Bringing Out the Good in Latino Neighborhoods: El Barrio and East Harlem

Bringing Out the Good in Latino Neighborhoods: El Barrio and East Harlem

Bad neighborhoods are found in most major cities across America, there is no question about that. No matter how much law enforcement there is or how much curfew is enforced, there will still be some areas that are just not safe to be around. Lately, however, some neighborhoods like El Barrio and East Harlem have…

“America by the Numbers”, a new TV Series on the Change in the World

“America by the Numbers”, a new TV Series on the Change in the World

The way we watch TV has changed dramatically. From black and white to color, from standard to HD, the television that many of us once knew now seems obsolete. Just as the technology of the television has changed, so has the kind of shows. Many channels were the news before there was cable and talk…

Latinos and Television: Where Is the Balance Today?

Latinos and Television: Where Is the Balance Today?

Television is one of the few forms of entertainment that allows us to see our favorite actors in action and doing what they do best. Some names that come to mind are Joan Rivers, comedian; Jennifer Lopez, movie actress, Ricky Martin, singer. While these superstars are great at what they do, many Latino actors are…

LatinTRENDS End of Summer Industry Event Recap

LatinTRENDS End of Summer Industry Event Recap

With music blaring from the outside, attendees were eager to get in Stage 48 and celebrate the LatinTRENDS End of Summer Labor Day Industry Event. The event offered the red carpet, food and of course favorite Latin music. In attendance were bloggers, filmmakers, photographers, civic leaders, politicians, local celebrities, entrepreneurs, DJ’s, and key influences. This…

Which Generation is the Most Trustworthy These Days?

Which Generation is the Most Trustworthy These Days?

Do you trust politicians, world leaders, activists? Do you go with the flow? Do you draw your own conclusions? With today’s changing world, it is hard for people to decide who to listen to which story is a hoax to what is really the truth. So which generation: Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennial, or are…

Is Facebook More Addicting Than Cigarettes and Alcohol?

Is Facebook More Addicting Than Cigarettes and Alcohol?

There are a vast number of ways to get information on just about anything. With the fast rise of Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social media sites, there is no surprise that the amount of information that passes through is overwhelming. Because of this, can social media be more addicting than say caffeine, alcohol, or…

How Far Would You Go To Get a Job?

How Far Would You Go To Get a Job?

Finding jobs is frustrating enough to the point of that people are almost applying for anything that they think they qualify for. But how far do people actually go? How much would they stretch the truth on their resume just to get a job? Is it moral or is it unethical? From trying to put…

How Do Women Cope in a Male Dominated World?

How Do Women Cope in a Male Dominated World?

Is it harder for women to succeed in the world today? Some would argue and say that it is, others will say that for some women it is not. Women are coming up in the world, more than housewives, more than just caregivers, more than just what it was back in the day. Women are…

Getting an Education Should Not Be a Burden Because of Money

Getting an Education Should Not Be a Burden Because of Money

People say that education is becoming over rated, but is it really? Most families preach about education and that you will get a good job when you are educated. Other families, unfortunately, have the opposing viewpoint and sometimes sadly, outsiders cannot change that. Whatever way education is looked at in your eyes, there is no…

Pandas to Come Back After Nearly 30 Years to NYC?

Pandas to Come Back After Nearly 30 Years to NYC?

Good luck seems to be on everyone’s mind lately and some objects in certain cultures, people believe, bring you luck. Some examples are the rabbit’s foot, the four-leaf clover, a horseshoe, or a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Adding to the list of good luck charms, pandas are also considered good…