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    Latino Stars back newest Internet TV platform aimed at Latinos

    Latino stars like Sofia Vergara, Frankie J, and boxer Fernando Vargas are just among a few who are backing the latest entertainment, internet platform aimed at entertaining Latinos within the county. Much like the Latino version of Netflix and Hulu, TuYu is being named as the first Internet-based TV streaming service for...

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    Female MMA Fighter Punching her Way into Hollywood

    Ronda Rousey, the undefeated MMA Fighter steps outside of the octagon cage and is continuing to make her Hollywood debut a knockout as she appears on the silver screen in the soon-to-be released movie Entourage. Debuting back in 2010, Rousey has become known as the toughest woman on the planet, and the...

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    Dodger Rubio or Flip-Flopper Rubio: Marco Rubio blunders asked about Mixed answers on Iraq War

    As though history is repeating itself, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, and one of the Republican candidates seeking the party’s nomination to contend for the Presidency in the upcoming election, found himself in the hot seat when posed a question in-regards to possibly being a “flip-flopper”. During an interview on Sunday on...

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    The Power of Education: Latino Student Graduates on the Rise in the Country

    In order to get far in life, education is substantial tool needed in helping you tear down some walls that may keep you back. And currently for Latinos in America, obtaining an education is on the rise and will surely help hundreds of Latinos living in the country tear down some walls...

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    Joke or Idiocracy? Latino BBQ Restaurant Owners messy Advertisement backfires

    Whether it really was a joke or simply bad marketing in an attempt to garner in publicity, the owner of the Colorado restaurant Rubbin’ Buttz BBQ & Country Cafe has decided to rescind the establishment’s White Appreciation Day drawing in a mass of criticism, anger, and outrage on restaurant’s Facebook page—as well...

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    Condemning Progress with Cuba: Two Latino Politicians against Cuba’s terrorism list removal

    Last week, President Barack Obama announced that he would ask that Cuba be taken off of the United States Department’s list of state sponsors of terrorism in what can be another step to bettering the diplomatic relationship between the two countries. And while there are some who support it, well you won’t...

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    50 Years of Cold Shouldering to End: U.S. & Cuba work on mending Diplomatic Relationship

    It seems like last week’s the Summit of the Americas event proved useful since it mended 50 years of diplomatic recourse between the United States of America and Cuba. Since the event that brings together the leaders of several countries along the Americas together in a forum to discuss issues that is...

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    Can he or Can’t he? Sen. Marco Rubio announces intention to run for President, but could he face hurdles

    The United States Senator Marco Rubio of Florida announced on Monday that he will be trying to snag the Republican Party’s nomination to become the 45th President of the United States of America in the 2016 Elections. And while he is the lesser of two…candidates…compared to Ted Cruz, Rubio stands to have...

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    The Positive Effect: How the 7th Summit could make U.S. look good in Latin America

    Starting today and tomorrow, President Barack Obama will join the heads of state of 34 governments across Central America, South America, and the Caribbean in Panama City for the 7th Summits of the Americas. The summit is a panel where leaders come together in order to engage in an open discussion in-relation...

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    Summits of the 7 Americas: U.S. & Latin American Heads of Government & State come together to discuss important issues

    Every three years an event is held known as the The Summits of the Americas where the...

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    No Thank You, Cruz: Two Latino Groups Say No to Ted Cruz

    Last week started off with somewhat of a disappointment when Senator Ted Cruz of Texas announced that he would be seeking the Republican nomination to run for President of the United States of America in 2016. If all goes to plan for Cruz he could become the first Latino President of the...

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    How About No: Ted Cruz as First Latino President, an American Nightmare

    While it is always inspiring and encouraging when you hear about the accomplishment or success of other Latinos whether it be in education, entertainment, and/or politics, however this sentiment came to a somewhat halt on March 23, 2015 when learning of what one Latino in particular was looking to achieve. What should...

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    Getting Insured: Latinos are the highest group to get insured under the Affordable Care Act

    In a new report released by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) there are an estimated 16.4 million Americans who now have health insurance thanks to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And according to the report, Latinos are considered to be the highest within the...

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    What is funny and what is not? The possible racism on Latino television

    Last Wednesday, Rodner Figueroa fell under the spotlight after his comments regarding First Lady Michelle Obama were considered racist and earned him a swift firing from Univision’s popular television program El Gordo y La Flaca. However, aside from Figueroa earning sometime in the spotlight the incident has shown an ongoing, overlooked culture...

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    One Year Later: El Barrio honors those lost in Gas Leak Explosion

    Yesterday marked the one year anniversary since tragedy struck East Harlem after a gas leak led to an explosion that saw to the destruction of two buildings, the injuring of 70 people, and the deaths of eight. And to pay tribute to those lost, the residents and those wishing to honor the...

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    Meaning of Friendship or Meaning of Corruption: NJ Sen. Bob Menendez faces Corruption Charges

    He says he is not going anywhere, but if charges due prove he is just another corrupt senator a New Jersey senator may not be able to stand by his words. On Friday, controversy hit the garden state when it was revealed that the Department of Justice is planning on filing criminal...

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    Planning Ahead: City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito heads to Puerto Rico for Future Political Career?

    One year ago, Melissa Mark-Viverito became an even more well-known political figure within New York City when she became the 1st Latina City Council Speaker of New York City. Since her appointed, Mark-Viverito has become one of the prominent figures within Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration and it isn’t much of a...

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    The Latino Enrollment: How did the Affordable Care Act benefit from Latino enrollment?

    Around this time last year, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—or what has become widely known as Obamacare due to it being President Barack Obama’s healthcare law—was nearly at the precipice of becoming non-existent in the U.S. due to the enrollment rate not meeting the requirement to become law. But at its final...

  • News & Politics
    Latino Cities: Top 10 Cities with the highest Latino Population

    From Jacksonville to St. Louis to Baltimore, do you know which cities across the United States of America are the top for Latinos doing the best economically? Well, Forbes magazine recently released a report compiling the top 10 U.S. cities where Latinos are reportedly finding economic success when it comes to entrepreneurship...

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    SOTU 2015: The Latino Outcome from the 2015 State of the Union

    Last week, President Barack Obama addressed the nation in the 2015 State of the Union in-which he covered several important topics that has had the country talking about the last few months. While he didn’t into great detail about them, the president did talk about his executive action regarding immigration, the recent...

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    SOTU 2015: The Days after the President’s State of the Union address

    Yesterday and Tuesday evening, Twitter, Facebook, and any other form of social media was abuzz with chatter. No, there wasn’t a celebrity arrest, marriage, or pregnancy but talk was on the 2015 State of the Union address. And this SOTU address is sure to be one of President Barack Obama most memorable...

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    What is IDNYC? And what could be behind New York City’s new municipal card?

    Over the summer, a plan was proposed to introduce into New York City a municipal identification card program which is a form of identification card that is not issued by the state or federal government but offered by the city itself. Municipality identification cards enable people who are immigrants or who have...

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    PATH, YAY; GOVS & PORT AUTHORITY, NAY: Plans to cut PATH Train overnight services stirs community outcry

    At the very start of the New Year, a proposal was announced that would address a growing issue regarding the operational services of the PATH and would save the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey an estimated $10 million a year. However, this plan it is being met with great...

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    Más Latinos en College: President Obama’s new plan for free College offered to Americans & how Latinos benefit

    It seems 2015 will possible be President Barack Obama year if the plans he are proposing are enacted upon. From his executive plans on immigration announced late last year earning him a favorable response among Latinos, the president has made another announcement that will possibly do him some good after earning himself...

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