Kamren Curiel

Luis, Mando and Maria on Sesame Street
10 Latino Characters Who Made Their Way to Sesame Street

There's a new non-felt resident on Sesame Street -- and he's Latino! After a nine-month search for a bilingual performer, 26-year-old Puerto Rico native Ismael Cruz Cordova will portray Mando, a tech-savvy writer. He makes his debut on the show's 44th season, which will focus on Latino culture. Here's a chronological look at the prominent Latino characters who have helped make sunny days A-OK:


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Joy Enriquez at nuvoTV event
EXCLUSIVE: Joy Enriquez Dishes on New Reality Show ‘House of Joy’

Mexican-American singer Joy Enriquez and her husband Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, a Grammy Award-winning producer who’s worked with everyone from J.Lo to Lady Gaga, are the new faces of reality. Their show House of Joy premiered July 18 on nuvoTV, and is a perfect blend of entertainment and family.


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Lornalitz Baez on set for Curvy Girls
Exclusive: Curvy Girls’ Lornalitz Baez On Plus-Size Modeling

Lornalitz Baez wasn’t always plus size. For years, the Puerto Rican model struggled to keep her curves at bay in order to make it in the industry. Meeting Jennifer Lopez and modeling for her J.Lo clothing line gave her the confidence she needed to stay in the game. Now the star of nuvoTV’s Curvy Girls, a reality show based on five professional plus-size models, Baez tells us how she learned to embrace her curves.

How has Curvy Girls impacted your life?


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 25 Short Latina Celebrities
Hollywood Shorties: Latina Celebs Under 5'4!

Okay so Latinas may not be blessed with the tallest genes, but what we lack in height, we make up for in personality! We rounded up 25 Latina celebrities who hide their 5’3” and under stature well.


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Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro Wows Local Youth & Tastemakers at Pacific Rim Screening

The AMC IMAX in Burbank, CA was packed Monday night to see Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro’s robots-versus-monsters sci-fi Pacific Rim as part of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Tastemaker screening.

With 3-D glasses in hand, youth from local organizations (a personal request from Del Toro) and press listened attentively as the director himself introduced the film. Wearing an inconspicuous ensemble of black T-shirt, black pants, and black shoes, Del Toro shared his inspiration.


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25 Influential Latinas in Fashion
25 Influential Latinas in Fashion

When it comes to fashion, Latinas are known for not being afraid to rock what our mamas gave us. Whether accentuating our curves in pencil skirts or going with the flow in ethereal bohemian dresses, Latinas can pull off any style. We rounded up 25 mujeres bringing their flavor to the fashion world in a very big way.


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Latinos in EDM
Latinos in EDM

Initially associated with fist-pumping club rats and glow stick–twirling ravers, electronic dance music is now a global phenomenon. Here we highlight the best Latino DJs and producers doing EDM their way. 


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50 Latinas at Fortune 500 Companies
50 Latinas Who Rock Fortune 500 Companies

It’s no secret Latinas are underrepresented in corporate America with only 5 percent sitting on Fortune 500 boards. The fact that of the 20 female CEOs at Fortune 500 companies, only four are women of color and none are Latina, paints a pretty grim reality. Despite this disparity, we rounded up 50 Latinas doing their thing at Fortune 500 companies. Whether working their way up the corporate ladder, or serving on the board, these mujeres prove we’re coming up in top-ranked corporations.


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Rosie Perez in Fedoras for Families video
WATCH: Stars Unite for New Immigration Reform Campaign

Julianne Moore, Rosie Perez, John Leguizamo, and Christy Turlington Burns are among a new wave of stars standing up for immigration reform by rocking fedoras and voicing their own immigrant stories.

Famed fashion photographer Albert Watson shot the celebrities for a campaign by We Belong Together, which empowers women to support immigration reform and keep families together, called Fedoras For Fairness.


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Female Doctor at Hospital
Study Says Immigrants Put Billions Into Medicare

When the topic of immigration reform and health care comes up, immigrants are oftentimes expected to be a drain on federal programs. But a new study published Wednesday in the journal Health Affairs is debunking that myth.

Conducted by Harvard University, the study revealed immigrants contributed $115 billion more to Medicare than they drew out between 2002 and 2009.


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