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  • iConomy
    St. Jude Thanks and Giving® Campaign

    It’s the holiday season and while most are shopping for gifts for loved ones consider buying a...

  • Fashion
    Appropriately Chic for the Holidays

    By Melissa Gonzalez It’s December and holiday party season is officially upon us. From lady-like attire to...

  • Entertainment
    TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT LISETTE NIEVES

      Lisette Nieves is currently a social entrepreneur-in-residence at the Blue Ridge Foundation. She was recently appointed as the Belle Zeller Distinguished Visiting Professor in Public Policy at the City University of New York at Brooklyn College. Previously, Nieves served as the founding executive director for Year Up New York, a workforce...

  • Entertainment
    TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT SONIA SROKA-PEÑA

      Sonia Sroka-Peña is an award-winning marketing communications executive and recognized advocate of the business imperative of diversity and inclusion. Sonia offers deep expertise and insight into providing strategic counsel to clients, reaching diverse multinational and multilingual audiences. Sonia is Edelman’s executive vice president and group head of their multicultural marketing division....

  • Entertainment
    TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT ELIZA ESQUIVEL

      Eliza Esquivel, VP Global Brand Strategy at Mondelēz International, is responsible for nurturing the $36 billion start-ups portfolio of high growth global brands (e.g. Oreo and Cadbury among others). She leads an international team of strategists who provide brand strategy and creative development support to Mondelēz brands as well as thought...

  • Entertainment
    TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT ALEJANDRA GASTELUM

      Alejandra Gastelum, being a true shoe aficionado, was inspired to begin sketching her own designs. True to her entrepreneurial nature, she began pursuing her connections in the fashion world to obtain interest for her sketches, which led to a meeting with Joe Ouaknine, a well-respected shoe industry magnate and owner of...

  • Entertainment
    Eva Longoria Stars in Hulu’s “Mother Up!”

    By Patricia Dawson Gomez Eva Longoria is taking her talent to Hulu Longoria is currently starring as...

  • Events
    Culinaria Festival Cooking Classes for Kids With Chef Maria Katalina Velez

      Culinaria Festival Cooking Classes Enrich your child’s curiosity with Culinaria Festival cooking classes along with storytelling...

  • Entertainment
    Interview With Miss Republica Dominicana USA 2012 Chantel Martinez

    Written By: Clara Galvano Photos By: Honey Bunches of Oats I walked into Manhattan’s Symphony Space Theatre looking for Miss Republica Dominicana US 2012, Chantel Martinez, and found 32 beautiful ladies who were there for their final rehearsal before leaving for the Dominican Republic to vie for the 2013 title. The winner...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Jennifer Lopez Drops Out Of “33” Chilean Miners Movie

    Reports have surfaced that Jennifer Lopez who was to star in “Los 33” Chilean miner movie with Antonio Banderas is no longer attached to the film. According to her rep, commitments with the next season of American Idol simply got in the way. Antonio Banderas and Martin Sheen are still tied to...

  • Entertainment
    mun2 ‘Hecho En America’ Premiers Saturday, Sept 28 AT 4PM EST/2 CST

    ‘mun2 NEWS SPECIAL HECHO EN AMERICA’ PREMIERES SATURDAY, SEPT 28 AT 4PM EST/2 CST: INSPIRING STORIES OF LATINOS ACHIEVING THE AMERICAN DREAM The Stories behind Latinos Shaping Business, Culture, Community: Jessica Alba, Senator Marco Rubio, George Lopez, Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chavez, Christina Aguilera and more mun2, the leading Hispanic entertainment...

  • Events
    New York Latin Fashion Week (LATINYC) Presented: “Altitude”

    By: David Molano Photos by: Enrique Martin Photography Last week was Latin Fashion Week in New York City, September 12-14th. On Friday, September 13th I attended the Runway shows of Argentinean Designer, Geraldine de La Rosa, Anthony Collection by Salvadorian designer, Jorge Guzman followed by the high-end couture designs by Dominican designer,...

  • Events
    Andrea Arroyo Exhibits “Presencia” A Series of Works That Celebrate Women’s Courage

    In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month Andrea Arroyo will be exhibiting “Presencia” at the historical site of the first Women’s Rights Convention, held in 1848, in Seneca Falls, NY. “Presencia” features twenty artworks that celebrate women’s strength and honor the female body. While commemorating the stories of extraordinary historical figures, the artist...

  • Events
    2013 Mexican Day Parade in New York

    2013 Mexican Day Parade in New York     This is a new beginning for the Mexican Day Parade in New York. After 18 years, this event is embracing the new technology with a new website www.mexicandayparadeny.org to highlight its history, empower the community and use social media to connect and face...

  • Deportes
    International Fight Night September 21 At The Resorts World Casino

    INTERNATIONAL FIGHT NIGHT SHAPING UP FOR A SENSATIONAL NIGHT OF PROFESSIONAL BOXING ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2013 AT THE RESORTS WORLD CASINO NEW YORK CITY WBA-FEDELATIN’S “SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT” AND NEW YORK STATE “LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT” CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES ON THE LINE On Saturday, September 21st, 2013, “International Fight Night” returns to the Resorts World...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Sofia Vergara Tops Forbes Highest Paid List

    For the second year in a row Colombian actress Sofia Vergara has topped Forbes magazine’s list of highest-paid TV actresses. The Modern Family actress who plays Gloria Delgado-Pritchett earned a whopping $30 million between June 2012 and June 2013 and surpassed Mariska Hargitay of NBC’s “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” and...

  • Entertainment
    The Colors of Love Returns Off-Broadway September 25-28

    The Colors of Love returns Off-Broadway September 25-28, featuring Royce Reed (VH1’s BasketBall Wives)! Originally developed by the Black Latina Movement in late 2010 as a stage play, The Colors of Love confronts and discusses various issues that are prevalent in today’s relationships and provides a first-hand view into the intimate world...

  • Music
    Introducing: Gina Chavez

    Plucking her custom-built charango, Gina Chavez sets the mood for lyrical scenery, but it’s the folkloric “Embrujo” of her voice that sears the memory. With a vocal punch strong enough to back The Kills on their 10-year anniversary tour and striking enough to make her one of National Public Radio’s eight “New...

  • Entertainment
    La Mega Scores Big Ratings

    La Mega 97.9 had a major milestone last week. WSKQ-FM beat English-language stations like Z100 (WHTZ, 100.3 FM) and Lite FM (WLTW, 106.7 FM) for the No. 1 position among adults aged 18 to 34 and 18 to 49. According to the New York Times La Mega was second to Lite FM...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Lifetime’s ‘Devious Maids’ Gets Picked Up For Second Season

    Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria’s Lifetime soap “Devious Maids” has been renewed for 13 more episodes. The series, which stars our 100th issue cover girl Roselyn Sanchez is based on the Mexican telenova “Ellas son la Alegría del Hogar.” “One of the most daring series on television, “Devious Maids” has quickly become...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Premios Tu Mundo Performers Confirmed For The Big Show

    By: Yanii Gough Premios Tu Mundo gives viewers the final say in what’s hot in novelas, music, fashion, movies and sports, selecting from 20 competing categories, and making the winners a true reflection of the people’s choice. The list of finalists for the 2013 edition of “Premios Tu Mundo” (Your World Awards)...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Jennifer Lopez Nears Deal With ‘American Idol’

    It looks though Jennifer Lopez is very close to signing a deal to return to the reality singing competition, ‘American Idol.’ The 44-year-old former judge was on the panel for Seasons 10 and 11 alongside Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson and loved by fans for her constructive criticism. People reports JLO is...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    The Bella Twins are “Total Divas” On E!

    In the brand-new E! show, “Total Divas” Brie and Nikki Bella, who make up “The Bella Twins,” will get a glimpse of what it is like being a WWE Diva. The show will highlight the lives of five current WWE Divas — Natalya, The Bella Twins and The Funkadactyls. “Total Divas” will...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Paulina Rubio Caught Urinating In The Sea By Paparazzo

    Paulina Rubio was caught recently urinating at sea by a paparazzo from her yacht in Miami Beach. The Mexican pop star released the photos on her Twitter account instead of paying off the paparazzo not to. The 42-year-old wrote in a tweet, “The latest extortion attempt by the Papparazzi, a woman can’t...