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All posts tagged "Puerto Rico"

  • Entertainment
    DON OMAR DETAINED IN PUERTO RICO

    The news that came out of Puerto Rico is a serious case of implication. Don Omar, Reggaeton...

  • Celebrities
    Lilian Garcia: The Latin Diva of Wrestling

    .     WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT (WWE) diva Lilian...

  • Entertainment
    10 Travel Quotes To Live By

    Oftentimes we focus so much on the destination, that we fail to enjoy the journey. This is true not only in travel, but in life. Hence, we’ve compiled a list of ten travel quotes to live by: “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien “Wherever you go, go with...

  • Entertainment
    If You’re Traveling With Children

    Whether you’re traveling to the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Brazil, or any other part of Latin America, if you’re traveling with children, there are a few things to take into consideration. For starters, you should consider your children’s interests (what’s going to keep them engaged), but this doesn’t mean settling for a...

  • Celebrities
    Three Celebrity Weddings That Took Place In Latin America

    Chances are you’re already suffering from a serious case of wanderlust and need very little convincing when it comes to visiting Latin America. Yet, there’s something about weddings that draws attention to a place. Out of all the places a couple could’ve chosen, they picked this particular destination. Whether you’re helping a...

  • Celebrities
    Lin-Manuel Miranda: In The Heights

    .     It continues to be a good...

  • Celebrities
    DADDY YANKEE RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “ORA POR MI”

    Daddy Yankee’s new music video for his song “Ora Por Mi” is revealing a darker, more personal, intimate side of the reggaetonero. Shot in various locations within San Juan, Puerto Rico by Puerto Rican director, Christian Suao, “Ora Por Mi” takes a look back at Yankee’s life starting from his childhood, into...

  • Celebrities
    Calle 13: Fighting the Power

    [Originally published in LatinTRENDS Magazine Issue #84; December 2011.     Grammy-winning rap duo Calle 13 joined...

  • Social Issues
    Celebrating Puerto Rican Pride: The 57th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

    Considered to be the event to kick off summer events, The 57th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade dominated 5th avenue on Sunday. One of New York City’s cultural celebration of one of the largest population of people, the Puerto Rican Day Parade was attended by hundreds of thousands of Boricuas living in...

  • Entertainment
    Celebrating Puerto Rican Heritage at Gracie Mansion

    Photos by Ottoniel Campos Even when the clouds parted ways to let the sun come out in...

  • Entertainment
    Calle 13: An Original Duo, Full of Humor and Dynamite

    [Originally published in DTM Magazine Issue #32; October 2006.     René Pérez Joglar (Resident) and Eduardo José Cabra Martínez (Visitor) make a tantalizing musical pair. Their sound is exploding like dynamite over radio stations in the U.S. and Latin America, since their first album hit the stands last year. Calle 13,...

  • Athlete Profiles
    Victor Cruz Touchdown @ The Puerto Rican Day Parade..

      Many of the fans will be lined up on 5th Ave in NYC for Sunday’s Puerto...

  • Social Issues
    Latino Bookshop’s first East Harlem reading and literacy campaign!

    Wanting to show the importance of Latinos in literature and express the importance of literacy to Latino youth, former East Los Angeles middle-school English teacher Aurora Anaya-Cerda decided the best way to do so was by opening up a bookshop named, La Casa Azul in the highly-populated Latino community known as El...

  • New York
    SERGIO MARTINEZ LABELS MIGUEL COTTO A “DIVA”

    On June 7th, 2014, in Madison Square Garden in New York, Sergio Martinez defends his Ring Magazine...

  • Celebrities
    Daddy Yankee – Descarga Mundial

    .     Daddy Yankee’s “Grito Mundial,” the lead single from his upcoming album, “Daddy Yankee Mundial,” was heard loud and clear by more than 500 in attendance during a private, Dec. 1st listening party at Manhattan’s club Quo. DTM Magazine was at the...

  • Entertainment
    McDonald’s NY & actor Jorge Vega from Amazing Spider-Man 2™ Surprise Kids

      Local McDonald’sNew York Metro Owner/Operators hosted a series of “meet &greet” events with young actor Jorge Vega from The Amazing Spider-Man 2™ surprising guests at their local McDonald’s restaurants. On April 29th, Jorge Vega took the McDonald’s restaurant in Times Square by storm, followed by an appearance in Paterson, New Jersey....

  • Entertainment
    Romantic Destinations In Latin America

    Traveling with someone you love is both romantic and exciting. If you’re having a hard time deciding where to go, sit down with your significant other and take a look at this list of romantic destinations in Latin America: 1. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Bay of Banderas was once the setting of...

  • Entertainment
    Spanish Restaurants NYC: Sazon Restaurant & Lounge

      Can’t get to Arecibo? Check out Sazon Restaurant & Lounge for your Puerto Rican home-away-from-home! Experience fine dining and entertainment at Sazon in the heart of Tribeca! Sazon is set on Reade Street in one of the most amazing spaces in NYC. With a lounge set below the large dining space,...

  • Featured
    Honoring the Life and Legacy of Pura Belpre

    Many notable writers, authors, and scholars that have passed on are still prominent to people today because they began a trend, left a legacy behind or took a stand in order for change to happen. These people and many more come to mind including Mark Twain, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and...

  • Events
    Valentine’s Day at Salsa Con Fuego With Latino Star Jerry Rivera

    The cold weather hasn’t been any help with my health; I’ve been sick with a cold the past couple weeks along with dance fever! Okay besides the fact that was super corny I really have been on this salsa kick. After attending an event with a friend a few nights ago I...

  • Fashion
    Vassallo Holiday 2013 Collection

    Javier Vassallo grow up in Puerto Rico where he was surrounded by fabulous women; mother, aunts, and...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Ivy Queen Gives Birth To A Baby Girl!

    After years of trying to conceive her own child without any luck with boyfriend and choreographer Xavier Sánchez, 32 the Queen of Reggaeton, IVY QUEEN, 41 also known as, Martha Ivelisse Pesante Rodriquez gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday morning at 8:20AM in a hospital in the city of Miami....

  • News & Politics
    Ocean Salt hurting Puerto Rico? How?

      Located in the Caribbean the island of Puerto Rico would make for a wondrous getaway; especially with the chilly autumn season making its way in and the frigid winter season steadily behind it. However, the island located by a massive body of ocean may have found a negative feature. The salty...

  • News & Politics
    Largest Social Security Disability Fraud ring discovered in Puerto Rico

      One of the highest rates of fraud involving federal disability benefits has been discovered in Puerto Rico after an investigation initially started in 2009 didn’t gain more momentum until a shocking 2011 article. Back in 2011, The Wallstreet Journal reported that the largest number of people receiving Social Security disability benefits...