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Longoria Raises Awareness About the Plight of Farm Laborers with the Documentary

Longoria Raises Awareness About the Plight of Farm Laborers with the Documentary “Food Chains”

Eva Longoria is shining a spotlight on farm laborers in the United States… The Mexican American actress and former Desperate Housewives star is hoping to push the plight of farm laborers to the top of the U.S. policy agenda with the release of...

Feb 11, 14 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Calle 13 Releases Eye-Opening Video for New Single

Calle 13 Releases Eye-Opening Video for New Single “Multi_Viral”

Calle 13’s latest politically charged music video has gone “Multi_Viral)”… The Puerto Rican reggaeton duo has released the official music video for its activist song “Multi_Viral,” which features guitarist Tom Morello, vocals by...

Dec 14, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Bichir's New Series to Shine a Spotlight on U.S./Mexico Border Woes

Bichir’s New Series to Shine a Spotlight on U.S./Mexico Border Woes

Demián Bichir is hoping his new FX series will bridge the gap in understanding about life on the U.S./Mexico border. The 49-year-old Mexican actor says one of the aims of The Bridge, which was named one of the year’s most exciting new shows, is...

Jul 6, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Martin Urges Puerto Rican Lawmakers to Approve Bill to Prohibit Discrimination Due to Sexual Orientation

Martin Urges Puerto Rican Lawmakers to Approve Bill to Prohibit Discrimination Due to Sexual Orientation

Ricky Martin is urging leaders in his homeland to stop discrimination… This week, the 41-year-old Puerto Rican singer sent a letter to the Puerto Rican House of Representatives urging the legislative body to approve bill No. 238, which would...

May 25, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Bardem Joins the Kennedy Center's Speak Truth To Power Initiative,

Bardem Joins the Kennedy Center’s Speak Truth To Power Initiative,

Javier Bardem is encouraging students around the world to speak the truth. The 44-year-old actor has officially thrown his support behind the Robert F. Kennedy Center‘s Speak Truth To Power initiative, which is spearheaded by Kerry Kennedy....

Apr 18, 13 • Filantropía, PoliticsNo Comments »
Bush Makes Debut as a Political Candidate at the Texas Legislative Conference

Bush Makes Debut as a Political Candidate at the Texas Legislative Conference

George P. Bush has made what’s being called a “safe if rather unpolished debut” as a political candidate at the Texas Legislative Conference. The 36-year-old half-Mexican American attorney gave a keynote speech at the conference on Friday that...

Mar 23, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Obama Nominates Perez for U.S. Secretary of Labor Position

Obama Nominates Perez for U.S. Secretary of Labor Position

Tom Perez could play a pivotal role in the President Barack Obama efforts to raise the minimum wage and reform the country’s immigration laws. The 51-year-old Dominican-American politician, consumer advocate and civil right lawyer has been...

Mar 18, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Rivera Considering Run for U.S. Senate

Rivera Considering Run for U.S. Senate

Will Mr. Rivera go to Washington? Geraldo Rivera is considering a run for U.S. Senate. The 69-year-old half-Puerto Rican talk show host recently announced that he’d contacted the local GOP in New Jersey, where he is considering a run in the next...

Feb 2, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Hayek Endorses LA Mayoral Candidate Eric Garcetti

Hayek Endorses LA Mayoral Candidate Eric Garcetti

Following in Eva Longoria’s Obama-size footsteps, Salma Hayek is throwing her support for a candidate in the race for Los Angeles mayor… The 46-year-old Mexican actress appears in a video released by Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti...

Jan 29, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Blanco Delivers Inaugural Poem,

Blanco Delivers Inaugural Poem, “One Today”

Richard Blanco has officially entered the history books in the most poetic of ways… The 44-year-old Cuban-American poet became the first Latino and first openly gay poet to read during Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration on Monday. Blanco,...

Jan 21, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »