By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/21/2011 - 14:30 | 1 Comment
Immigrant children are the country’s fastest-growing group but their future and their ability to assimilate is in jeopardy unless something is done to improve their educational achievement, according to a new policy brief released by the Brookings Institute.
In its report, the independent think tank specifically calls the educational lag of Latino kids—who make up a...
By Angie Romero | 04/20/2011 - 17:42 | 2 Comments
In a new interview with People, former Disney star Demi Lovato has admitted that, in addition to battling anorexia, bulimia and self-mutilation, she is bipolar (also known as manic-depressive). It’s a disease affecting millions of Americans across all ages and ethnic groups that...
By Amaris Castillo | 04/20/2011 - 14:40 | 0 Comments
This week, a Latino reporter for the Los Angeles Times won a Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s most prestigious awards. Ruben Vives, 31, was awarded the Pulitzer gold medal for public service for a series of stories he produced with Jeff Gottlieb. The men managed to uncover a corruption scandal through which politicians in Bell, a mostly Latino,...
By Grace Bastidas | 04/20/2011 - 12:37 | 0 Comments
Jessica Alba asks and we provide! The gorgeous 29-year-old mommy to 2-year-old Honor Marie (who's expecting her second baby with Cash Warren sometime in late summer/early fall) sent out a tweet yesterday about eco-friendly Easter basket ideas. It makes total sense since Earth Day is this Friday...
By Verky Arcos | 04/20/2011 - 10:45 | 0 Comments
Like everyone else, I’m obsessed with the Royal Wedding! I can’t help but compare my wedding choices to the ones “speculated” to be made by the 29-year-old princess-to-be, Kate Middleton. I know it’s a stretch, but a girl can dream, right? I recently read there was drama brewing in the Royal household because Camila, her royal step-mom-to-be, was upset with...
By Amaris Castillo | 04/19/2011 - 18:03 | 1 Comment
Has the legendary Chupacabra (aka that mythical creature known to suck the blood of livestock and first reported in Puerto Rico way back in 1995) scurried its way back into the limelight? According to Darrin Jackson, it has. The Arizona civilian...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/19/2011 - 14:00 | 1 Comment
For real, for real?
Fidel Castro, who first stepped out of the limelight (sort of) after becoming seriously ill in 2006, then handed over power to his brother Raul Castro in 2008, has made it official. He resigned his role as secretary of Cuba’s Communist Party on Tuesday.
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