By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/21/2013 - 09:56
We're feeling overwhelmingly proud!
Cuban jazz musician Arturo Sandoval and Mexican Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario Molina were among the 16 Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013 recipients!
“The Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to men and women who have dedicated their own lives to enriching ours,” President Obama said. “This year’s honorees have been blessed with extraordinary talent, but what sets them apart is their gift for sharing that talent with the world.”
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/13/2013 - 12:15
Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15, and President Obama is kicking off the month-long celebration in a major way!
The White House will be hosting a concert event honoring Latin music on September 16. There will be performances by Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Lila Downs, Romeo Santos, Alejandro Sanz, Prince Royce, Natalie Cole, Marco Antonio Solis, Arturo Sandoval and Raul Malo.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2013 - 12:18
Hearty congratulations are in order for two Latinos who will soon receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.
Grammy Award-winning musician Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize-winning environmental scientist Mario Molina join 14 other honorees who will receive the presidential award, known as the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Other recipients include former president Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/15/2010 - 17:00
President Barack Obama will address the Congressional Hispanic Institute this evening at the 33rd Annual Awards Gala, being held at Washington Convention Center in the nation's capital. Eva Longoria Parker, Lin Manuel Miranda and Arturo Sandoval will be honored with special awards at tonight's ceremony.
By Latina Staff | 06/16/2010 - 17:00
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute announced recipients of its 2010 honors that will be given at its 33rd Annual Awards Gala on September 15th in Washington, D.C, during Hispanic Heritage Month.