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Latino Educator Receives National Medal of Science...

Latino Educator Receives National Medal of Science…

Renowned mathematician Richard Tapia— a champion of under-represented minorities in the sciences—will receive the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the government on U.S. scientists, engineers and inventors. The...

Oct 1, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Longoria: TV's Highest-Paid Actress

Longoria: TV’s Highest-Paid Actress

There’s nothing “desperate” about Eva Longoria’s earning potential. The Mexican-American actress has been named TV’s highest-paid actress by Forbes magazine. The “Desperate Housewives” starlet—the only Latina on the list—tied with...

Sep 30, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Shakira Named Person of the Year...

Shakira Named Person of the Year…

International singing sensation and philanthropist Shakira has been named this year’s “person of the year” by The Latin Recording Academy. The 34-year-old seven-time Latin Grammy winner—nominated for three Latin Grammy Awards this year,...

Sep 27, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Gomez Going Global!

Gomez Going Global!

She’s already conquered America… And Selena Gomez is now one step closer to becoming a genuine international star. MTV has tapped the 19-year-old Mexican-American singer/actress as the “hostess with the mostest” at this year’s MTV...

Sep 26, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »
CNN Heroes List Includes Two Remarkable Latinos...

CNN Heroes List Includes Two Remarkable Latinos…

CNN has named two Latinos to the cable network’s 2011 list of Top 10 CNN Heroes, an award that recognizes everyday people throughout the world who are making extraordinary contributions in their respective communities. Meet Eddie Canales and Elena...

Sep 23, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Gloria Estefan...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Gloria Estefan…

Cuban singing sensation Gloria Estefan is commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month in a big way with the help of Sirius XM Radio… Now through Saturday, October 15, the “Queen of Latin Pop” will host a series of performances, interviews and...

Sep 22, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »
The World's Most Powerful Latinas...

The World’s Most Powerful Latinas…

It’s a popular quote, “Behind every great man there stands a great woman.” But that isn’t always the case. Sometimes la mujer is standing front and center, wielding enormous power, especially when it comes to Latinas. This...

Aug 25, 11 • LATINews1 Comment »
Garcia’s Atypical Honeymoon Plans

Garcia’s Atypical Honeymoon Plans

Newlyweds Joanna Garcia and Nick Swisher won’t be sippin’ piña coladas on a tropical beach somewhere during their upcoming honeymoon. The 31-year-old half-Cuban actress married the New York Yankees outfielder in Florida last December, and...

Aug 24, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »
The Best Places For Young Latinos...

The Best Places For Young Latinos…

It’s like a rite of passage… leaving the parental nest and deciding where you’ll live after graduating from college. For some it’s a decision made right after high school. Either way, it’s not one that should be taken...

Aug 18, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »
It's A[lba] Girl!

It’s A[lba] Girl!

Jessica Alba is welcoming a new addition to her family! The Mexican-American actress gave birth on Saturday to her second daughter, Haven Garner Warren. “She was born on Saturday, weighed 7lbs, and was 19 inches long. Healthy and happy!”...

Aug 14, 11 • LATINewsNo Comments »