7 Shows Set in Latino Hotspots
7 Shows Set in Latino Hotspots
By Cristina Arreola | 09/20/2013 - 14:42

While Latinos and Latinas have certainly been undercast on TV shows for decades, culturally-vibrant Hispanic cities around the United States have served as the backdrop for some amazing shows recently. Here are 7 that center around a Latino hotspot: 


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Matt Hunter
EXCLUSIVE: Matt Hunter Talks New Music, Celeb Crushes & Latin American Tour
By Cristina Arreola | 09/18/2013 - 10:56

Justin Bieber – step aside! Matt Hunter, the newest Latino pop sensation, is making waves all over the Internet with this newest hit, Right Here, Right Now. 

After listening to his swoon-worthy tunes like Mi Señorita, it’s easy to see why Latina teens are going loca for the pop star. 


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NYPD Latino Law Enforcement Group Speaks Out About English-Only Rule
NYPD Latino Law Enforcement Group Speaks Out Against English-Only Rule
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/01/2013 - 15:19

The NYPD has reprimanded a total of 10 officers for speaking Spanish while on the job. Now the head of the National Latino Officers Association is ready to retaliate against the English-only policy.


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Police Commissioner Ray Kelly
Nine Other NYPD Officers Reprimanded for Speaking Spanish
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 09:22

New York City is one of the biggest melting pots in the country, so one wouldn't think that speaking their native language would be such a big deal. That hasn't been the case for several NYPD officers.


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NYPD Officer Reprimanded for Briefly Speaking Spanish On Duty
NYPD Officer Reprimanded for Speaking Spanish While On Duty
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 14:00

It was just a mere three weeks ago that we heard about a pair of Whole Foods workers being suspended for speaking Spanish while on the job. Whole Foods has since stated that they would be revising their language policy. Now a similar case appears to be going on in New York.


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Thomas Tolan, Jessica Alba and Narciso Rodriguez at their wedding
Narciso Rodriguez is Married!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 09:17

It's happily ever after for fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez and his longtime partner Thomas Tolan! The pair wed on Saturday night at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City.


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Latina graduate
In NYC, More Latinos are Graduating High School
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 15:24

It's a good day in the world of education, at least in one part of the country. More Latino high school students in New York City are graduating at a higher rate than ever before, although sadly, the number of English Language Learner graduates still lags.


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Why Are Brazilians So Obsessed With NYC?
Why Are Brazilians So Obsessed With NYC?
By Celia Fernandez | 05/27/2013 - 09:13

Results from the New York’s official tourism board show that  the number of Brazilians visitors has increased by 364.2 percent since 2006. Crazy, right? Jumping from 112,000 Brazilian visitors to more than 826,000, seems Brazil has New York-fever. With thousands of places to go it’s no wonder Brazilians are flocking to such a unique and magical city, there is nowhere in the world like it! 

Find out why Brazilians choose to visit on page 2.

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TK Things You Would (Mostly Always) Find In a Latin Bodega
10 Things You Will (Almost Always) Find In a Latin Bodega
By Amaris Castillo | 05/15/2013 - 16:31

Bodega. Colmado. Latin market. Whatever your preferred term is, I'm sure you have probably frequented a Latin grocery store at some point in your life.


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9/11 Heroes
Latinas in the Line of Fire on 9/11: A Look Back
By Latina Staff | 09/11/2012 - 10:00

Eleven years after the tragic attacks, we are honoring Latina heroes who gave their all to help victims of 9/11. In the December 2001 issue of Latina, we spoke to seven extraordinary women who acted with courage, compassion, and hoped to help others on that historical day. We will never forget.


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