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From Sancocho To Tamales, These New Stamps Celebrate The Influence Of Latin Cuisine

You’ll have to cop a set of Delicioso stamps the next time you want to send abuela or mami a letter. The United States Postal Service is getting ready to let loose a new…

Dominican Pageant Queen Dons Blackface To Imitate Another Famous Dominican

Don’t you just love when racism/colorism is perpetuated within our communities? TV host and former pageant queen, Geisha Montes de Oca, graced the stage of her show Aquí…

Afro-Latino: 6 Women Open Up About Being Black And Latina

“We got a little bit of black in us!” is what the Puerto Ricans that I grew up around in the South Bronx used to joke. The idea that blackness was something beyond skin…

Indian Cinema Meets Latino Market: Bollywood In Spanish

An Indian media firm is breaking new ground bringing their Bollywood cinema to the Spanish-language channel, Zee Mundo in the United States, according to BBC. The plan…

Venezuelans Seeking Political Refuge Face Impossible Odds

Venezuelan flight to the United States has soared to critical heights amid the Latin American country’s economic crisis under Nicolás Maduro. As food shortages…

‘OITNB’s Laura Gómez Wants To Fight For Gay Rights In Latin America

Over the weekend, Laura Gómez attended the Third Annual LOGO Trailblazers Awards, a special event focused on the achievements and progress of LGBT athletes, entertainers…

Bernie Sanders Admits He Needs To Bone Up On Latin American Politics

Presidential Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders recently sat down with Univision anchor León Krauze in California to discuss everything from Hillary Clinton, to U.S…

Akon’s Solar Power Initiative To Light Up Latin America

Akon’s mission to provide electricity for Africa has spread to Latin America. The “Smack That” rapper has already provided over 600 million people with electricity in…