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November Elections 2014: Latinos in U.S. House expected to increase!

While coverage over the past few days has largely been on where the Latino vote could be going, this post will look at the Latinos who could soon be entering the United States House of Representatives in the upcoming elections. While there are current Latinos preparing to take high positions within the political world, there…

Rosie Perez Fought Racism and 50 Million Movie Offers To Play a ‘Crack Ho’

Rosie Perez, the new co-host on “The View,” didn’t hold back in an interview on “Larry King Now” telling the veteran journalist that she was questioning the movie industry and calling people out for continuously being racist. “I started calling people on their stuff. I’d say ‘listen, things have to change. How come I keep…

EVA LONGORIA, A WOMAN ON TOP!

THE NETWORKS CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF EVA LONGORIA! Eva’s Production company, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment sells another show to ABC and is working on a Latino Folklore ‘American Horror Story’ type series for NBC and much more… Executive producer of “Devious Maids,” the multi-talented Eva Longoria and her UnbeliEVAble Entertainment production company just sold a new script…

Welcome Alexander Wang to H&M

Fashionistas are uber excited to welcome Alexander Wang to H&M. The collection hits 240 H&M stores and hm.com on Nov. 6 and selected pieces will also be available on alexanderwang.com. The collection is extremely sporty with the signature Wang swag. Here are some of my favorites.

Abandoning Your Comfort Zone Will Make You A Better Traveler

When you think of your comfort zone, what comes to mind? For me, it’s that familiar place I’ve become accustomed to. It’s that place I’m constantly aiming to abandon, the place where most things become so redundant, they start to seem mundane. I’ve noticed that while my comfort zone refers to what I’m most used…

Dominican Republic’s Most Famed Fashion Designer, Oscar de la Renta Died at 82

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died on Monday at age 82, according to multiple reports. The Dominican Republic born fashion designer made the most exquisite dresses for first ladies, movie stars and high profile brides. George Clooney’s wife, Amal Alamuddin, was de la Renta’s most recent bride to dress. Oscar de la Renta…

New York’s New Official State’s Snack, Yogurt, Is Healthy and Yummy

Unlike some states like Texas and Utah, whose official state snacks are tortilla chips, salsa and Jell-O, respectively, New York’s official state snack, yogurt, is healthy, nutritious and yummy. Last Wednesday Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill making yogurt the official state snack. According to Cuomo’s administration New York produces more yogurt than any state…

D.R. Fans Felt The Hard Hit of Mana’s Jaw Dropping Performance

Fher Olvera, lead singer of Mexican band Mana, hit the floor during his performance and not in a good way. During his performance Fher took a long step forward which landed him on head first on the pavement in the middle of the eighth edition of the Presidente Festival in Dominican Republic. Imagine this, Mana…

To the Motherland: Gov. Cuomo campaigns in the Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico to earn Latino votes stateside

With the November Elections steadily approaching, politicians across the country are hitting the ground hard in order to draw in votes before the polls open on November 5th. And as candidates hit various communities in order to win support, there is one particular community among them all that’s becoming the key constitutes that politicians want…