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NYPD Shake-up: Highest-Ranking Latino in NYPD forced to Retire; Latinos Angered

It was announced four days ago that one of the highest ranking positions to be held in the New York City Police Department’s will no longer be held by a Latino. After 44 years of service within the NYPD, First Deputy Police Commissioner Rafael Piñeiro will be retiring come the end of October and has…

EVA MENDES AND BOYFRIEND RYAN GOSLING WELCOME A BABY GIRL!

Eva Mendes, 40, and longtime boyfriend, Ryan Gosling, 33 are proud parents of a baby girl, born on September 12th. People Magazine reports that a close friend of the couple tells them, “Ryan is madly in love with the baby,” adding that Mendes, 40, “is loving her new title of “mom.” Mendes is “absolutely in…

LESLIE GRACE GROWS UP WITH NEW SINGLE

Its inevitable that a young singing sensation will be different the second time around. As life never stands still, neither is it for the true artist. Leslie Grace, 19, brings that evolution of her music with her new single, “Nadie Como Tu.” This is the teaser to the upcoming second album in late November-December of…

William Levy at the Urban World Film Festival for “Addicted”

Zane along with the film’s director Bille Woodruff and cast members Boris Kodjoe, Tyson Beckford and William Levy walked the red carpet on Friday at Manhattan’s AMC Loews for their upcoming film “Addicted.” Also in attendance were actress Jennifer Williams and singer Daisha.     “Addicted” is in theaters October 10 and look for William…

Polito Vega: The King of Radio

[Originally published in DTM Magazine Issue #61; September 2009]. By: Javier Castaño He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He’s a frustrated singer. He seldom takes his cap off. He speaks loud and most of his fans recognize him by his voice. In his basement office in midtown Manhattan, he likes to talk about music…

“American Masters: The Boomer List” Premiere Features Stars Kim Cattrall, John Leguizamo, And Many More

PBS’American Masters: The Boomer List celebrates the baby boomer generation’s impact on American culture through intimate interviews of 19 iconic boomers. Erin Brockovich, Kim Cattrall, Tommy Hilfiger, Samuel L. Jackson, Billy Joel, David LaChapelle, John Leguizamo, Rosie O’Donnell, Maria Shriver, Amy Tan, and others speak candidly about their experiences, the history they lived through and…

POLITO VEGA PODRIA ANUNCIAR SU RETIRO DE LA RADIO EN EL CONCIERTO EL MEGATON ESTE DOMINGO

Por cuarto año consecutivo se celebrara por todo lo alto El Megaton Mundial de Polito Vega en la arena más famosa del mundo, El Madison Square Garden. El domingo 21 de Septiembre, se darán citas las más grandes estrellas de la música latina para honrar y celebrar la trayectoria del Rey de La Radio: Polito…

Giselle Blondet is 50 and Fab!

We all know this Latin bombshell Giselle Blondet, as an elite actress and powerful business woman. Well now we can add successful published author to that list. Releasing not her first but her second book entitled, “Tengo 50…Y que?!” speaks for itself expressing to the world through not a template biography but through an reader…

MANGANO CELEBRA EL MES DE LA HERENCIA HISPANA EN EL CONDADO DE NASSAU

Arte, Música, Danza y Folclore brindaran alegría y orgullo a los residentes El ejecutivo del Condado de Nassau Edward P. Mangano anuncia una serie eventos por motivos de La celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana. El primer evento tuvo lugar ayer, a las 6:00 pm, con motivo de la celebración de la independencia de…