By Samantha Leal | 11/29/2012 - 12:58
Many Mexican immigrants migrating to the United States are assumed to speak Spanish, but that assumption is wrong, reports NBC Latino. Many immigrants come to the U.S. speaking indigenous languages, and a workshop by The City University of New York's Institute of Mexican Studies is hoping to shed light on the diversity of languages spoken by Mexican communities in the United States.
By Samantha Leal | 11/16/2012 - 12:11
Mexican Olympic diver Paola Espinosa is not only a fierce competitor – she can work the camera as well! Joining other athletes to model the Nike Spring/Summer line, we caught up with the diver to talk fashion, competition and getting the perfect fashion shot. Take a peek at the shots, debuting here first!
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By Dan Koday | 05/02/2012 - 11:01
Whether you're of Mexican heritage or not, just hearing "Cinco de Mayo" makes almost everyone in the U.S. want to break out the margarita glasses and guacamole bowls. We asked Mexican-American chef Christy Vega Fowler from L.A.'s iconic Casa Vega to put together some of her favorite recipes for the 5th of May, perfect no matter how big of a celebration you plan on having.
By Lee Hernandez | 02/26/2012 - 18:44
As the socially inept Sid, Shailene Woodley’s hilarious best friend in Alexander Payne’s Oscar nominated film The Descendants, scene-stealer Nick Krause brings some much-needed comedy to an otherwise morose film. And with his movie up for Best Picture at tonight's Oscars, we spoke to Krause—who believe it or not is part-Mexican!—about his love of Latin culture, his favorite Latino musician, and the Latino name he gave his co-star George Clooney!
By Lee Hernandez | 02/14/2012 - 09:45
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/18/2012 - 17:18
When Fox News contributor Juan Williams referenced Mitt Romney’s Mexican roots at Monday night’s South Carolina Republican debate, boos erupted from the crowd. This reaction reflects the complicated relationship between the Republican frontrunner, the GOP, and Latino voters.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/07/2011 - 09:30
The sneak peek of Rob Schneider’s new CBS comedy is less than 30 seconds long, but that’s all we need to get it!
¡Rob! centers on an architect (played by Schneider) who marries into a tight-knit Mexican family. In the hilarious teaser, Schneider’s character is at dinner with his wife’s family and they’re all yelling over one another—he thinks they’re arguing, but they’re just talking. It's a quick lesson in acculturation.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/28/2011 - 15:10
Because Nicole Richie was raised by an adoptive father (soul singer Lionel Richie), and his then-wife Brenda Harvey—but her biological parents are musician named Peter Michael Escovedo and her Aunt Sheila Escovedo's then executive assistant named Karen—people always wonder if the socialite/reality star identifies as Latina.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/03/2011 - 16:30
As one of ten children, Luz Rios grew up immersed in music – mariachi in particular. The sounds familiar to the Mexican-born singer would influence her music career tremendously – landing her a hit single titled Aire with legendary singer/songwriter Joan Sebastian and Latin Grammy nods.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/19/2011 - 18:19
Mexican Vampire Diaries star Michael Trevino recently stripped down to his underwear (David Beckham-style) to endorse Bench—a new line of underwear from the Philippines. When we spoke to the hunky, chiseled actor this afternoon, we asked Michael why he agreed to endorse the line. “They approached me and wanted me to endorse their denim line, as well as their new underwear line,” explained the humble Trevino.