Maria Teresa Kumar at the 2013 ALMA Awards
EXCLUSIVE: Voto Latino CEO Maria Teresa Kumar Talks Civic Engagement
By Cristina Arreola | 04/16/2014 - 16:06

Ten years ago, Voto Latino was formed.


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EXCLUSIVE: Wilmer Valderrama Talks Civic Engagement and Immigration At Voto Latino Power Summit!
EXCLUSIVE: Wilmer Valderrama Talks Civic Engagement and Immigration At Voto Latino Power Summit!
By Cristina Arreola | 04/16/2014 - 16:05

This year, Voto Latino celebrates their 10th anniversary. The nonpartisan organization aims to empower Latino Millennials to claim a better future for themselves and their community.


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Venezuelan Protestors Post Nude Photos On Twitter After Student Beaten & Stripped
Venezuelan Protestors Post Nude Photos On Twitter After Student Beaten & Stripped
By Cristina Arreola | 04/10/2014 - 12:25

After a university student was beaten and stripped naked by masked government supporters in Venezuela last week, outraged demonstrators have taken to social media to show their solidarity.


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Jeb Bush at the 2012 Lincoln Center Institute Gala
Jeb Bush Calls Illegal Immigration An "Act of Love"
By Latina Staff | 04/07/2014 - 10:13

Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, said something surprising about illegal immigration on Sunday.


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Latinas Make Up One Percent of All Elected Offices
Latinas Make Up One Percent of All Elected Offices
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/07/2014 - 10:10

Women's political representation in the U.S. has always fallen far below that of men. Did you know out of 535 seats in Congress, women hold only 99 of those seats, making us a tiny 18 percent of Congress?


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Calle 13 Releases Music Video For Track 'Multi_Viral'
By Cristina Arreola | 12/19/2013 - 10:22

Calle 13 has released a powerful new music video for their latest track "Multi_Viral".


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5 Latinos Who Have Played American Politicians
By Cristina Arreola | 12/13/2013 - 09:38

Last week, it was announced that Esai Morales will take on the role of the President of the United States in the upcoming HBO series The Brink. 


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Watch: Heart Wrenching Video Documents Immigrant Experience
WATCH: Heart Wrenching Video Documents Immigrant Experience
By Cristina Arreola | 10/15/2013 - 13:11

Amidst the buzz of tourists, airline traffic, and announcements for final boarding call at a busy airport, two immigrants quietly depicts their heartbreaking journey away from their family and home country.

In a viral video called “The Surprise: Dedicated to Everyone Who Is Far Away,” two Spaniards who have lived in Mexico for two and a half years capture their journey to visit their parents in Spain.


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Capital Hill during the government shutdown
U.S. Senate Close to Deal to End Shutdown?
By Latina Staff | 10/15/2013 - 09:58

Nearly two weeks after the United States federal government closed, tourism and government employees continue to feel the affects of the shutdown. But according to Fox News Latino, Senate leaders could be close to making an agreement to end 2013's partial shutdown.


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Activists Prostest in Favor of the Decriminalization of Abortion in Bolivia
In-Depth: A Look At Latin America's Harsh Anti-Abortion Laws
By Franziska Castillo | 10/14/2013 - 11:30

This is a story I didn’t want to tell. A story that stabs at the back of my heart, where I like to keep hurts hidden. But it’s not only my story. And so, for all the other women who don’t have a chance to tell this, I have to be the one.


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