Javier Bardem at Skyfall Premiere
Will Javier Bardem Get an Oscar Nomination Tomorrow? (EXPERT ANALYSIS)
By Jack Rico | 01/09/2013 - 14:00

Jack Rico is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Showbizcafe.com. He's a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and New York Film Critics Online. 


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Latino Jobless Rate Hits Four-Year Low
Latino Jobless Rate Hits Four-Year Low
By Fox News Latino | 01/07/2013 - 14:46

The U.S. unemployment rate for Latinos fell to 9.6 percent in December, the lowest jobless rate in four years.

December was also the fourth straight month the jobless rate has fallen below 10 percent. Prior to September 2012, the Latino unemployment rate had not gone under 10 percent in 44 consecutive months.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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'Les Misérables' Costume Designer Paco Delgado: "Latinos Value Color in a Way That Most People Don’t"
By Sugey Palomares | 12/21/2012 - 15:07

The highly anticipated film Les Misérables, starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway is already getting plenty of Oscar buzz. While the movie may not star a Latino actor on-screen, Spanish designer Paco Delgado is responsible for the beautiful costumes featured in the early 1800s period piece. Just a few weeks ago, his designs received a Critic's Choice Award nomination for "Best Costume Design."


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Nico Castro Halloween Costume Drive
Six-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient Starts Halloween Costume Drive
By Sugey Palomares | 10/11/2012 - 13:30

For 6-year-old brain cancer patient, Nico Castro, Halloween is the most important day of the year. The young boy, who was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, is undergoing chemotherapy at the Kaiser Permanente’s Oakland Medical Center in California.

Although Nico was cleared for treatment in time for Halloween, he grew concerned for other sick children who may not be home for the special holiday. “I don’t want them to miss out on candy,” said Nico to Today.com.


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Elementary School Teacher
Record Number of Latinos Join Teach for America Program
By Samantha Leal | 06/29/2012 - 09:31

Teach for America has accepted 5,800 new recruits for the 2012-2013 academic year, including 550 Hispanics, a new record for the 23-year-old organization reports the Latin American Herald Tribune.

The organization recruits and trains new teachers in a two-year program, sending them to struggling public schools across the United States. Forty-percent of these students are Hispanic. 


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George Lopez
George Lopez Inks Deal to Star in New Latino Sitcom
By Sugey Palomares | 02/28/2012 - 12:57

George Lopez is the king of comeback!

The 50-year-old comedian has officially inked a deal with the television company Debmar-Mercury, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Lopez has co-created the new series, which will target Latino audiences. The network has ordered a 10-episode pilot and the numbers may increase depending on initial ratings. 


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Election 2012: ¿Mitt or Mitteo Romney?
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/18/2012 - 17:18

When Fox News contributor Juan Williams referenced Mitt Romney’s Mexican roots at Monday night’s South Carolina Republican debate, boos erupted from the crowd.  This reaction reflects the complicated relationship between the Republican frontrunner, the GOP, and Latino voters.


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8 Latinos Headed to Broadway
7 Latino Stars on the Great White Way!
By Amaris Castillo | 01/13/2012 - 12:53

The time is rapidly approaching for us to finally see Ricky Martin do his thing on Broadway!

As we’ve been reporting for months now, our gorgeous February 2012 cover model will star in the highly anticipated musical Evita, which will begin its previews on March 12. 

We did a little more digging, then realized Martin isn’t alone on Broadway. There are other Latino stars who have pranced around stage and sang their hearts out recently and otherr who, like Martin, are ready to hit the stage this spring.


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Sheriff Joe Arpaio
U.S. Justice Department Takes Stand Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 16:30

The self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” is in trouble with the U.S. Department of Justice. According to America’s Voice Online, Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s reign may end soon, as a result of a three-year investigation conducted by the department. Those familiar with Arpaio know of his controversial practices aimed at cracking down illegal immigration, and the fierce criticism he has received because of it.


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Latino Teen Prodigy Composes for Latin Music’s Biggest Stars
By Amaris Castillo | 12/14/2011 - 13:00

At only 18, Jesus Manuel Nieves’ resume is incredibly impressive.

That’s because the Puerto Rican composer/producer first dove into the music industry at age 11, and since then has worked with some of Latin music’s biggest stars.


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