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Muñoz Named White House Domestic Policy Council Director

Muñoz Named White House Domestic Policy Council Director

She’s served as the director of intergovernmental affairs and the President’s point person on immigration… But now Cecilia Muñoz is expanding her role in Obama’s administration. The 49-year-old Bolivian-American, a longtime civil rights...

Jan 11, 12 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Lovato: A Celeb Gone Good!

Lovato: A Celeb Gone Good!

There’s no denying Demi Lovato has a heart of gold… And, now she’s being recognized for giving back to the community. The 19-year-old part-Mexican singer/actress—who has become a mental health advocate following her own personal...

Dec 26, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Lovato Battles Disney Over Eating Disorder Joke

Lovato Battles Disney Over Eating Disorder Joke

An eating disorder is nothing to kid about… And, Demi Lovato won’t put up with any jokes that make people think otherwise. The 19-year-old part-Mexican actress, who once starred on Disney’s Sonny with a Chance, took on her former employer via...

Dec 24, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Conde to Launch Anti-Bullying Campaign...

Conde to Launch Anti-Bullying Campaign…

Despite being one of Mexico’s most beautiful superestrellas, Ninel Conde has still managed to experience cyber-bullying. But the Mexican actress/singer/model is no “tonta,” as she’s been called… And, Conde has had enough of being...

Dec 15, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Huerta: The F.A.A.'s Latino in Charge...

Huerta: The F.A.A.’s Latino in Charge…

There’s a new jefe running the show at the Federal Aviation Administration… Following the resignation of Randy Babbitt after a drunken driving arrest, Deputy Administrator Michael Huerta was named acting administrator at the FAA—becoming...

Dec 11, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Chao Shines a Light on the Plight of Arizona's Jailed Immigrants...

Chao Shines a Light on the Plight of Arizona’s Jailed Immigrants…

He’s known for his politically charged music… And, now Manu Chao is using one of his classic songs to denounce the conditions undocumented immigrants are forced to endure at Arizona’s Maricopa County Jail. The 50-year-old Spanish...

Dec 8, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Martin Speaks Out Against a Proposed Change to Puerto Rico's Anti-Hate Laws

Martin Speaks Out Against a Proposed Change to Puerto Rico’s Anti-Hate Laws

Puerto Rico’s Senate wants to amend the commonwealth’s anti-hate laws and Ricky Martin isn’t happy about it! The 39-year-old Puerto Rican superestrella took to his website to denounce a proposed amendment that would reportedly remove the...

Dec 7, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Sanchez: A “Global Thinker”

Sanchez: A “Global Thinker”

Foreign Policy has named blogger Yoani Sanchez to its Top 100 Global Thinkers list, which the magazine calls “a unique portrait of 2011’s global marketplace of ideas and thinkers who make them.” The 36-year-old blogger, who has...

Dec 2, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Calle 13 Joins Fight to Protect Latin American Children

Calle 13 Joins Fight to Protect Latin American Children

They’ve recently broken records at the Latin Grammy Awards. Now Calle 13’s Rene “Residente” Perez and Eduardo “Visitante” Cabra are working to end child trafficking and the exploitation of children in Latin America. The...

Nov 21, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Gonzalez Named to Washington's State Supreme Court

Gonzalez Named to Washington’s State Supreme Court

Judge Steven Gonzalez has been appointed to Washington state’s highest court. Governor Chris Gregoire appointed the King County Superior Court judge this week to serve on the State Supreme Court, becoming only the second Latino justice to...

Nov 17, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »