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On tonight’s Quiero Mis Quinces season finale on MTV Tr3s, we meet Jennifer Fundora, a Cuban American theater enthusiast who takes us back in time in a renaissance-inspired quinceañera. But just because the party is truly “old-school,” don’t expect her to follow Latino traditions.
In an exclusive interview with Latina.com, she told us she went with her own traditions, including incorporating a second father-daughter dance with her stepfather.
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- Oh, the joys of summer lovin’! Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber showed off their affection while vacationing in Hawaii this week. The two lovebirds were seen kissing and hugging on the beautiful white sand beaches of the Aloha state and all we can say is that some of us were jealous.
Remember last year’s election buzz around the Tea Party Movement? If things go their way, a group of Latinos may be stealing the show in the upcoming presidential election with – as tradition would have it – a REAL party.
The National Tequila Party Movement is launching a special campaign concert tour around 28 cities in 20 states. What do they want? You – to vote.
Thalía’s mother, Yolanda Miranda, died this morning in Mexico of what is believed to be a heart attack.
“Half of my soul has died today…I feel as if I’m dying slowly…thank you for your prayers for my warrior, for my mother,” the Mexican singer Tweeted.
President Barack Obama has gathered a group of 15 Hispanic education and business leaders to help close the education gap that exists among Hispanics—only 50% of Latinos graduate from high school.
He announced Thursday the selection of the Hispanic Education Commission that includes Univision Networks president Cesar Conde and Francisco G. Cigarroa, chancellor of The University of Texas (UT) System.
American Idol’s ratings success this season may not necessarily repeat itself next season, if judge Jennifer Lopez decides not to renew her one-year contract with the hit show. However, while the 41-year-old boricua said Wednesday that “It’s too early to tell” if she’ll return, her fellow judge Randy Jackson is sure she will.
Bruno Mars returned to his roots during a recent first-time visit to Puerto Rico, where he had a photo shoot for a Vogue magazine fashion spread with a fellow boricua, model Joan Smalls.
A recent study by Georgetown University revealed that choosing the right major in college is especially important for Hispanics, who annually earn up to $36,000 less than white and Asian college graduates.
Even with a degree in mechanical engineering, with which Hispanics earn the highest salary at $70,000, graduates still received $13,000 less than their white counterparts.
The U.S. Supreme Court supported the state of Arizona in a 2007 law that will now penalize business for hiring undocumented workers, after a 5-3 majority agreed states had the right to take action against illegal immigrants.
“The Arizona regulation does not otherwise conflict with federal law,” wrote Chief Justice John Roberts, in court documents released today.
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