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SPAIN OFF TO EXCELLENT START IN U.S. OPEN

The 2015 U.S Open of Tennis is in its opening round and for one country the early returns are quite encouraging. The obvious stock to invest in is Rafael Nadal, who is healthy and determined to make a statement. He did. But so did another from position 31 in the seed department. Nadal needed four…

Antonio Banderas to star in new Detective Series set in Cuba

Antonio Banderas will soon be starring and producing an upcoming drama series on Starz called Havana Quartet. Based on detective book series written by Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura, the series will follow Detective Mario Conde who is a hard-drinking and romantic detective who once aspired to be a writer but choose a career within the…

The massive removal of Mexican-Americans in 1930s are similar to Donald Trump’s immigration plans. Could History Repeat itself?

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) –  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago. During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest…

RAFAEL NADAL WINS HEARTS IN FUNDRAISER

The Tennis world is very familiar with Rafael Nadal. The Spanish star from Mallorca has been a fixture at the top of the tennis world since he exploded onto the pro scene at seventeen, a force at nineteen. He has held the number one position five times and his fourteen Slam titles are second all…

MEXICO MAKES VOICE HEARD AT COTTO-CANELO PRESS CONFERENCE

It was loud. It was passionate. Its what you can expect at a boxing press conference open to the public. Add to it the fact that two prominent champions, one from Mexico, the other Puerto Rico are slated to fight. The Windham New Yorker Hotel in New York City was the third stop on the…

Video of LatinTRENDS at the 2015 Dominican Day Parade

LatinTRENDS paid homage to the 2015 Dominican Day Parade along 6th Ave on August 9th, 2015. We spoke to some folks, including Jay Hershenson, Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Secretary of the Board of the City University of New York & long-time friend of the magazine — since our Dominican Times days! CUNY also…