By Amaris Castillo | 12/04/2012 - 11:18
Thalia has just been served… and by the unlikeliest person.
According to Primer Impacto, the Mexican singer and three of her sisters (Ernestina, Gabriela and Federica Sodi) now have a lawsuit in their hands, filed by their own grandmother, Eva Mange. In an exclusive interview with the Univision show, Mange’s lawyer Monserrat Rivera said that the suit surrounded the 95-year-old’s maintenance allowance.
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.
By Sugey Palomares | 10/30/2012 - 15:00
The king of corridos, Larry Hernandez is preparing to get even more intimate with his fans. The Mexican singer-songwriter, who stars in the hit Mun2 reality television show titled, Larrymania, is dropping two new albums Capaz de Todo and Larryvolución today after a two-year hiatus. We spoke to the "Carita de Angel" singer about his hit show, new albums, and more.
By Sugey Palomares | 09/12/2012 - 17:00
The king of corridos, Larry Hernandez is preparing to get even more intimate with his fans. The Mexican singer-songwriter is starring on his own Mun2 reality television show , titled Larrymania. The 10-episode, one-hour series premiering in October will invite viewers to take a look at Larry's personal life and fast-growing empire.
By Samantha Leal | 09/10/2012 - 09:45
Want to know what it's like illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border? You can experience a similar trek first-hand, for $18. El Alberto, Mexico has created a 'theme park' centered around border-crossing and has been running tours since 2004, reports the Huffington Post.
By Samantha Leal | 09/05/2012 - 18:00
UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, officially awarded Mexican mariachi music as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at a ceremony in Guadalajara, as part of the 19th International Mariachi Meeting, reports Fox News Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 06/20/2012 - 15:56
In an interesting move for a website known for it’s satirical, no-holds-barred take on news and entertainment, Gawker will be highlighting a new feature, “Mexican Drug Blood,” a column of sorts on the nation’s drug wars.
The regular feature will be written by Miguel Angel Rodriguez Vazquez, editor of El Nuevo Alarma!, and will be translated into English by Gawker staff. Readers are warned that the images accompanying the posts can be graphic.
By Karina Martinez-Carter | 05/28/2012 - 10:55
Tourism to the United States’ southern neighbor, Mexico, has energetically rebounded over the past few years. Hotel rooms and beaches are filling up again with international visitors after numbers dwindled as a direct result of the country’s drug war. While the violence unfortunately continues in some parts of the country, security and spirits have all-around improved. The U.S. has acknowledged the increased safety, as well, in lowering its official travel warnings to the country, while the Mexican government has enthusiastically launched tourism promotion campaigns.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/22/2011 - 13:30
Remember the famous experiment involving children and baby dolls?
Conducted by Kenneth and Mamie Clark during the 1940s, the social experiment asked a sampling of black and white children about two identical dolls, one with white skin and blonde hair and the other with brown skin and black hair. The children were asked which doll was good, and which was bad. Which was pretty, and which was ugly? You get the deal. The experiment studied children’s ideas about race at the time.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/03/2011 - 16:30
As one of ten children, Luz Rios grew up immersed in music – mariachi in particular. The sounds familiar to the Mexican-born singer would influence her music career tremendously – landing her a hit single titled Aire with legendary singer/songwriter Joan Sebastian and Latin Grammy nods.