Emilia McCarthy Hemlock Grove
Up-and-Coming Latina Actress Emilia McCarthy Talks New Netflix Series ‘Hemlock Grove’
By Samantha Leal | 04/18/2013 - 11:05

Netflix is banking on its success of House of Cards with the new release of the thriller show Hemlock Grove. The series debuts Friday April 19 and, in true Netflix fashion, releases season one all at once.  Centering on a town searching for a killer (or a killer beast) after a brutal murder of a young girl, Mexican beauty Emilia McCarthy plays Alyssa Sworn, one of the daughters of the sheriff. Check out what she had to say about the series, Gael Garcia Bernal, and what happens when she tells others she’s Latina.


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Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson Choose Mexican While in London
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson Choose Mexican While in London
By Kamren Curiel | 01/08/2013 - 13:24

First of all, we're so happy Mexican food made by actual Mexicans has found its way into London. Second, how cute that newly reunited couple Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson chose Mestizo Restaurant & Tequila Bar to spend quality time with friends while in London?

The Breaking Dawn duo, who stopped by the Mexican restaurant on Friday dressed down, were even nice enough to snap some photos with restaurant employees, which of couse ended up on Facebook.


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A Growing Number of Mexicans in the U.S. Don't Speak Spanish... Or English
Say What?! Growing Number of U.S. Mexicans Don’t Speak Spanish
By Samantha Leal | 11/29/2012 - 12:58

Many Mexican immigrants migrating to the United States are assumed to speak Spanish, but that assumption is wrong, reports NBC Latino. Many immigrants come to the U.S. speaking indigenous languages, and a workshop by The City University of New York's Institute of Mexican Studies is hoping to shed light on the diversity of languages spoken by Mexican communities in the United States.


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Paola Espinosa for Nike
EXCLUSIVE: Mexican Diver Paola Espinosa Strikes A Pose for Nike
By Samantha Leal | 11/16/2012 - 12:11

Mexican Olympic diver Paola Espinosa is not only a fierce competitor – she can work the camera as well! Joining other athletes to model the Nike Spring/Summer line, we caught up with the diver to talk fashion, competition and getting the perfect fashion shot. Take a peek at the shots, debuting here first!

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Guacamole Recipe, Chef Christina Vega
Delicious Cinco de Mayo Recipes for Any Party!
By Dan Koday | 05/02/2012 - 11:01

Whether you're of Mexican heritage or not, just hearing "Cinco de Mayomakes almost everyone in the U.S. want to break out the margarita glasses and guacamole bowls. We asked Mexican-American chef Christy Vega Fowler from L.A.'s iconic Casa Vega to put together some of her favorite recipes for the 5th of May, perfect no matter how big of a celebration you plan on having.


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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Descendants’ Scene-Stealer Nick Krause is Latino + George Clooney’s Latino Name!
By Lee Hernandez | 02/26/2012 - 18:44

As the socially inept Sid, Shailene Woodley’s hilarious best friend in Alexander Payne’s Oscar nominated film The Descendants, scene-stealer Nick Krause brings some much-needed comedy to an otherwise morose film. And with his movie up for Best Picture at tonight's Oscars, we spoke to Krause—who believe it or not is part-Mexican!—about his love of Latin culture, his favorite Latino musician, and the Latino name he gave his co-star George Clooney!


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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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WATCH: Rob Schneider Can’t Handle His New Mexican Family
By Amaris Castillo | 12/07/2011 - 09:30

The sneak peek of Rob Schneider’s new CBS comedy is less than 30 seconds long, but that’s all we need to get it!

¡Rob! centers on an architect (played by Schneider) who marries into a tight-knit Mexican family. In the hilarious teaser, Schneider’s character is at dinner with his wife’s family and they’re all yelling over one another—he thinks they’re arguing, but they’re just talking. It's a quick lesson in acculturation.


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