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  • LatinTRENDS and AID FOR AIDS present “MEZCLA Pop-Up Performances & Art Show”

    LatinTRENDS and AID FOR AIDS are proud to present “MEZCLA Pop-Up Performances & Art Show,”on Tuesday, July...

  • The 100 Hispanic Women, Inc. National Celebrates its 18th Anniversary

    100 Hispanic Women, Inc. National is holding its 18th Anniversary Celebration on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at...

  • The Art of Giving Gala “Photo Recap”

    Hostos Community College Annual Gala Event. The 2014 theme was: “The Art of Giving”, focusing on our...

  • BRONXNET CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF BROADCASTING & HONORS BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR., LEHMAN COLLEGE PRESIDENT DR. RICARDO FERNANDEZ & NBC CO-ANCHOR DARLENE RODRIGUEZ

    Photos by Reynaldo Payano It’s been 20 years since BronxNet began broadcasting to Bronx cable TV audiences,...

  • Representing: A College Student Wins Journalism Award

    It is easy to find talent among a group of people, but it is harder to find really good talent that captures the essence of the overall perspective. Some writers have this natural talent and can dig deeper into a particular topic and write something that is very compelling. Annually given, the...

  • Yes, Entrepreneurship is Possible

    Entrepreneurship takes a new idea, some money and ambition to launch the idea. Once the idea gets going, it hopefully gets the recognition of the general public that it needs and becomes a competitor in the industry. Asdrubal Hernandez and his wife Maria Angelica Garcia are founders of Sudaquia, a new Spanish...

  • New Spanish-Language Publishing House in New York City

    With the way the world is changing today, it is no surprise that many people are becoming entrepreneurs for an endless amount of reasons. It is arguably so, that entrepreneurship is a new trend because people are thinking ahead as opposed to thinking what is happening now. Books by Latino authors are...

  • Meet Newark’s First Female Puerto Rican Police Chief

    Newark, N.J. has a new Police Chief and HER name is Ivonne Román who is the first Latina to hold that position in the state’s largest city. Chief Román’s goal is to bring down the crime rate in a city with the 4th highest homicide (murder-death) per capita in the US. This...

  • Latinas Represent: National Latino Groups mobilize to get more Latinas into Politics

    Of the estimated 7,000 state senators and representatives and about 2% of members of Congress who hold office to represent all in our nation, only 1% of our represented officials are Latinas. This one percent is shocking considering there is an estimated 25 million Latinas who live in the United States of...

  • An ethnic media perspective on Bill de Blasio and his “Road to City Hall”

    In case you missed it, here’s a special edition of NY1‘s show “Road to City Hall“, under the Talking Transition Tent in SoHo. The theme is Bill De Blasio’s transition into the 109th Mayor of New York City and what concerns and ideas does New York’s ethnic media have for Mr. de...

  • My Encounter with Bill de Blasio

    Originally appeared in Publisher’s Column of March 2014, Issue 106 of LatinTRENDS Magazine I normally write about and introduce the content that is presented to you in each issue. This time, I choose to do something different. I will share with you a piece I wrote that came from my encounter with,...

  • We don’t just want to wish you a Happy New Year…

    We don’t just want to wish you a Happy New Year… We want to share some tools that will help you achieve Whether you have or have not written down your 2014 goals: watch this video! For those of you that have not put your goals in writing, check out this below....

  • The Kennedy Center Honors Musician Carlos Santana

    “It is an honor just to be nominated.” This is a phrase often heard at many awards ceremonies when the winner comes up to receive the award. This honor is special in-so-that, the musician Carlos Santana, was the only Latino nominated this year. Santana shared this award with four other musicians, Billy...

  • Election Recap 2013

    The days approaching election day are always stressful with candidates getting in last minute campaigns, friends and families trying to urge people to take their side and of course, updating statuses about whom one is going to vote for on social media networks. But there is only so much that one person...

  • Luis Quintana: First Latino Mayor of Newark

    After winning his bid for Senator of New Jersey and once he is certified on November 5th,...

  • Opening Doors for Women Fifth Annual Luncheon, Live Auction and Raffle Event

    To some people, it is still a shock that women receive almost as much recognition as men do when it comes to the workplace. Some women overcome this simply by working hard and overcoming any obstacles that may arise in life. The Fifth Annual Luncheon, Opening Doors for Women event hosted by...

  • The HISPA Role Model Program

    Being or becoming a role model does not happen overnight. Like anything, it takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and motivation to keep the momentum going. Great leaders start with the youth that are inspired by others in some way to achieve great things and having programs that can jumpstart it,...

  • ‘The Graduates/Los Graduados’ Series Premiers on Independent Lens

    A new bilingual series 'The Graduates/Los Graduados' by Bernardo Ruiz

  • Muralist Betsy Casañas

    Ever wonder what it takes to become a muralist? Well, it not only takes a certain talent, but then being able to market and share that talent with the rest of the world. For 19 years, Betsy Casañas, is a studio artist and a public mural artist from Puerto Rico, is now...

  • The U.S. Launch of Telefónica’s Global Millennial Survey hosted by AS/COA

    No matter what, people are always going to ask you for your opinion and ask to take a survey about their product. Most of them people can ignore, but unfortunately, there are some surveys that the world cannot simply ignore because they give an overall perspective of the world. Some of these...

  • Power, Politics and Influence through the Lens of Culture and Gender: A Panel Discussion and Career Workshop presented by AWNY

    Even with ‘equal opportunity employer’ within a company’s description is prominent today, do culture, gender, power and politics still play a role in today’s society in order to get promoted within a company? Unfortunately, for some, the answer is yes and this is one of the key questions that the panel of...

  • Benjamin Alire Saenz Named First Latino Writer to Win the Pen/Faulkner Award

    Getting published is hard enough and to win an award for your work may be something that takes years of rejection, editing, and proofing in order to perfect that piece of work. But hard work and dedication eventually pays off and your work begins to get notice by others outside of your...

  • Young Voices: 5 Steps to free money for College

    With college costs skyrocketing and the imminent budget cuts limiting financial aid, college students seeking ways to pay for college may become harder. However, if you’re a potential or current college student you can use one traditional way of cutting costs through scholarships. In a recent study by NerdScholar—a site devoted to...