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J.R. Martinez receives Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year Award

J.R. Martinez, is not only a star on the dance floor, but among his fellow veteran community. On Saturday, he was presented with the Outstanding Disabled … Read More

Opinion: Chick-fil-A and our intolerant nation

CHICAGO -- Did you enjoy the unofficial National Eat Fried Food for Freedom Day on Wednesday? I declined to participate after awakening to typically … Read More

Living Well – What you should know about cholesterol and medications

Cholesterol-reducing medication can save a person’s life if taken as prescribed by a physician. Telemundo’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Juan Rivera, offers … Read More

Dreamer applications will be accepted starting August 15

Dreamers who qualify will be able to apply for deferred deportation starting August 15th, announced Alejandro Mayorkas, the director of Citizenship and … Read More

Latino leaders, friends, honor Lupe Ontiveros at funeral

Family and friends of the late actress Lupe Ontiveros, including prominent Latinos in the arts and government, gathered at the St. Hilary Church of Perpetual … Read More

Lin-Manuel Miranda ‘Brings it On’

When Lin-Manuel Miranda was only 19 years old, he asked himself the very question that would change his life: why wasn't there a Broadway musical about Latinos? … Read More

Latina bloggers draw attention to the urgency of amplifying women’s voices

Latina bloggers at the BlogHer ’12 national conference in New York City, where 5,000 women bloggers from across the country came together, exhorted women in the … Read More

Cruz, if elected, pledges to repeal “every word” of Obamacare

Recently elected Texas Senate Republican candidate Ted Cruz said his first priority, if elected to the U.S. Senate in November, is to "lead the effort to repeal … Read More

Ryan Lochte has dates, not ‘one-night stands’

For the past week, it was Ryan Lochte’s mom, Ileana ‘Ike’ Lochte, who was making headlines. In an interview with, Lochte’s mom revealed her son was … Read More

Essential Culture: Weekend of August 3, 2012

What to watch, read and enjoy this weekend in Latino USA. Theater Hidden Realities at the GALA  (Washington, DC)  Check out this bilingual play … Read More