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Eight Vote Win: What Iowa Teaches Us about the Importance of Voting
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/05/2012 - 10:09

How many times have you heard, or even thought: “I’m not going to vote because...”

“I don’t have time.”

“My vote doesn’t count.”

“The candidates don’t reflect my views.”


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EXCLUSIVE: Food Network
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Holiday Cooking With Your Family
By Amaris Castillo | 11/25/2011 - 10:00

Whenever the holiday season arrives, questions about food begin to slither their way into our heads. How do you make the sometimes-daunting task of cooking for your family an enjoyable experience? What to do with leftovers?

You get the deal.

We brought our questions recently to Marcela Valladolid, host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy. The 33-year-old Mexican American chef, who usually spends her Thanksgiving holidays with her tia in Tijuana, Mexico, had plans to visit Las Vegas with family this year.


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Guess Which Country Made the World’s Largest Shrimp Cocktail
By Amaris Castillo | 10/05/2011 - 14:30

We’re suddenly hungry. The World Records Academy reports that a coastal city in Mexico has set the world record for the largest shrimp cocktail. It was huge.


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EXCLUSIVE: Marcela Chef
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Growing Up On the Border
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 08:00

Marcela Valladolid grew up with her feet firmly planted in two worlds—she was raised in Tijuana, Mexico but attended school in San Diego, California. This melding of two cultures would later serve as the seed for the Mexican American chef’s culinary career. At 18, Valladolid was an architecture student but after working as an assistant at her aunt’s culinary school in Mexico, she dropped out to pursue her dream.


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10 Latinas Tell us Where to Get The Best Cafe Con Leche in the U.S.
10 Latinas On Where to Get The Best Cafe Con Leche in the U.S.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/04/2011 - 12:00

We polled our Facebook readers to find out where to get a perfect, steaming cup of cafe con leche from coast to coast and you all responded in droves!

Here are suggestions from ten Latinas on where to get some great Latin coffee, from Los Angeles to Texas to the Bronx, NY:

Laura Martinez La Duni in Dallas, Texas has the best cafe con leche!! ♥


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Career Woman
Career 101: Connecting with Coworkers
By Latina Staff | 07/01/2011 - 10:00

“No one in the workplace exists in a vacuum,” says Marlene González, president and founder of Life Coaching Group. Yet, according to research, Latinas often resort to isolated behaviors if they feel they don’t fit in. Here are González’s tips for improving your communication and relationships with your co-workers, as you climb the ladder:

Find common ground.


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104 Year-old Puerto Rican Man Receives National Honor
By Adriana Rivera | 06/24/2011 - 11:19

"I like to stay active, move around and run," isn’t necessarily what you would hear from just any 104 year-old.

But then Emilio Navarro, a Puerto Rican native who spent his life working, playing baseball, and working some more, was no ordinary 104 year-old. In fact, he is an honoree of America's Outstanding Oldest Male Worker for 2010.

Why Latin Americans Live Longer—And How You Can Too


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Hackers Arizona
Hackers Protest Arizona SB 1070 By Posting Law Enforcement Phone Numbers on the Internet
By Fox News Latino | 06/24/2011 - 09:35

On Thursday, a group that boasts of successfully hacking Sony and the CIA web page in recent months, claimed to have hacked into the computer files of an Arizona law enforcement agency.

The Lulz Security hacking collective said on its web site that it was releasing "hundreds of private intelligence bulletins, training manuals, personal email correspondence, names, phone numbers, addresses and passwords belonging to Arizona law enforcement."


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Discrimination in Connecticut Leads to Justice Department Investigation
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/27/2010 - 12:13

The Justice Department and the FBI have opened civil rights and criminal probes into the town of East Haven after allegations of police harassment of Latinos has apparently prompted many to move away.

Among the complaints, according to an Associated Press report: False arrests, unnecessary traffic stops, police beatings, questionings over immigration status. Some Latino business owners have alleged that police officers park outside their shops and stop Latino-looking clients on their way into the stores, and tow away cars from the parking lot.


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La La Vazquez's Sister-in-Law Dies
By Lee Hernandez | 12/24/2010 - 17:43

Michelle Anthony, the sister of Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthonypassed away on Tuesday, Dec.


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