After 50 Years, U.S. and Cuba Will Discuss Resuming Direct Mail
After 50 Years, U.S. and Cuba Will Discuss Resuming Direct Mail
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/18/2013 - 09:45

It's been 50 years since direct mail between U.S. and Cuba was suspended. Now the two countries are set to resume discussion that could bring on the end of this suspension.


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Cuban Ballerinas Flee Cuban National Ballet to Seek New Life in the U.S.
Cuban Ballerinas Flee Cuban National Ballet to Seek New Life in the U.S.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/17/2013 - 14:33

Cuban ballerinas -- the latest flock of immigrants to cross the border and enter the U.S. through Texas. In April, while on tour in Mexico, these six dancers fled from the Cuban National Ballet.

These Cuban ballerinas are talented dancers who would be perfect for any ballet company, but at the moment they are busy trying to learn English and navigate cultural differences in a very unfamiliar place. Fortunately for them, Pedro Pablo Pena, a Cuban exiled dancer, has taken them under his wing.


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8 Ways the U.S. Is More Mexican Than Ever
7 Ways the U.S. Is More Mexican Than Ever
By Sugey Palomares | 05/03/2013 - 16:40

Mexicans in the U.S. continue to influence market power, demographics, art, fashion, music, and more. Since it's almost time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, here are 7 ways the U.S. is more Mexican than ever!


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Maná Urges Latinos in the United States to Fight Back Against Racism
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2011 - 11:15

During a recent sold-out concert, Mexican rock group Maná spread pro-immigrant and pro-environment messages to its fans, the Latin American Herald Tribune reports.  “Never forget your roots…we have to keep fighting those lousy damn racists,” lead singer Fernando “Fher” Olvera told the crowd of about 10,000 people.


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