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CULTURE & POLITICS

El Matador – Chi-Chi Rodriguez

The putting green was his stage, a golf club his prop and the 18-hole course his partner; it may be an unlikely medium for a poor, Puerto Rican boy in the 1940s to find his calling, but Chi-Chi Rodriguez did that and more thanks to his quick hands and natura...

The Indie Movement: The 411 on Hispanic Heritage Month

Consider yourself lucky: As a Latino-American you’re entitled to July 4th’s rowdy BBQ’s and beach side chilling in the name of America’s freedom and Hispanic Heritage Month to commemorate the awesomeness of your Latinidad. Not sure why or what you’re supposed ...

HOW YOU CAN HELP MEXICO EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORTS NOW

As with the hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, Mexico has suffered tremendous natural disaster with no less than three earthquakes afflicting various parts of the nation. The most powerful a 7.1 quake occurring in Mexico City last week. The death to...

HOW YOU CAN HELP PUERTO RICO NOW

The damage inflicted upon Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria is well documented. It is reported that the entire island, home to 3.4 million people, is without power and it may take up to six months before power is fully restored. The infrastructure, including vari...

5 Things Every Man Can Love About Uruguay

August 25th marks the independence day of Uruguay. Now, when folks think of Latin America, it’s the beaches of Rio, cultural riches of Mexico or Colombia that often come to mind. But don't sleep; Uruguay is a hidden gem in Latin America. Don't believe us? We...

The Original King of Comedy…Cantinflas

At the dawn of Mexico’s golden age of cinema, a single man helped start the party and remained an indelible star and symbol of his country’s humility, humor and people. Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes, professionally known as Cantinflas, was this man. Mario...