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LATIN ECONOMIES NEED TO CULTIVATE INNOVATION

The economic letdown for Latin America, after a decade of feasting, is more apparent now that the two big assets of the region, Venezuelan oil and Brazilian soybeans have fallen off. The core reasons for this are the ideas that the only way to compete is growing items rather than making them. The acroymn STEM,…

#MIKEBROWN: An Understanding of the power of Protest

When you think of Ferguson it will not a surprise if your mind immediately goes to St. Louis, particularly to August 9th 2014 when the community became infamous after the murder of Michael Brown. Since the start of this summer there has been an increase in racial-profiling throughout the country regarding young Black, Latino, and…

LatinTRENDS Staff’s Thanks for Thanksgiving

    With Thanksgiving Day approaching the LatinTRENDS family wanted to share what they are most thankful for. As Oprah Winfrey has said, “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”   “I’m thankful for what I have,…

Singer Demi Lovato Embraces Her Latin Curves!

Singer Demi Lovato says her Latino roots are one reason she learned to love her curves. Lovato, 22, simply glows the cover of Glam Belleza Latina’s winter issue. In her interview singer spoke about the importance of “self-care,” plugging in her new skin care collection and how she now realizes how her Latin background has…

¿Qué mas se trae Raul? His ‘Mala Actitud’

When you see this face, first thing that comes to mind is “where have I seen him before?” Well most likely everywhere because Raul has been able to monopolize his talents and branch out into a number of different fields of entertainment. Off the bat looking at total physique, his dark brown hair to his…

Today’s Top 5 Latin Songs To Groove To Health

The powerful influence that music has to our bodies is incredible. When we hear Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias and other sensational singers perform one of their mega hits, it just makes us want to groove to their melodies. But did you know that those melodies and other Latin, Caribbean and soulful songs effects our bodies…

The Seduction of Karen Martello

This Venezuelan vixen is more then just a pretty face with a powerful personality. Karen Martello‘s single ‘Besame Asi‘ can be simply a seduction. Karen’s persuasion of passion illustrated through the lyrics and persona in her video paints a picture of a romantic love story. Worldwide, from any cultural background, we have all witnessed the…

[PHOTOS] LatinTrends Fashion Recap of the AMAs 2014

Fashion at the 2014 American Music Awards was right on point. ‘High Slit Dresses‘ ruled the carpet last night. Best Hair: Zendaya Coleman Best Less Is More Look: Taylor Swift (She had no accessories or heavy makeup but still stood out.) Classiest Look: Selena Gomez Best Overall Look: Jennifer Lopez

Capicu – Senior Style!

Excerpt: by Juan Guillen I remember playing dominoes with my grand pops…and trying to catch him cheating “he would quickly flip a domino or two before picking them” (to see and reject good or bad dominoes. He would laugh a lot when he won, but when he lost, it was “silencio total” (total silence)… I…