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New Hope for Tres Ríos -- A New Plan From BLM

Rod Torrez | Posted 05.15.2016 | Latino Voices
Rod Torrez

Although Mesa Verde is off limits, I had visions of an unbridled takeover of nearly every place else by the industry, with well pads, derricks and storage tanks overwhelming the beauty of that Colorado landscape. I had fears of the underground effects of fracking on the aquifers, with natural gas and benzene rising up through the streams, poisoning the trout.

Bigotry Hits US-Born Latino Teens Harder than Immigrant Teens

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.18.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

If it sucks to be an adolescent, it sucks more to be an immigrant teenager in a new country. Take all the angst that faces every teen, then add language barriers, cultural confusion, discrimination, and general discombobulation. It's not pretty, is it?

What Does It Mean to Be Latino? Everyone Brandishes the Term, but There Are Many Meanings and Interpretations

Andres T. Tapia | Posted 11.15.2014 | Latino Voices
Andres T. Tapia

When we say "Latino" or "Hispanic," are we referring to the first-, second-, third-, or fourth-generation Latino? The baby boomer, generation X, or millennial Latino? The English-, Spanish-, or Spanglish-dominant Hispanic? The Peruvian immigrant or the Honduran American born in Wichita? Or any of the other hyphenated Latinos coming from 27 different national heritages?

We Asked #WhatLatinosLookLike. You Proved Just How Beautifully Impossible That Is To Define

The Huffington Post | Ana Benedetti | Posted 06.05.2014 | Latino Voices

If there's one thing the hashtag #WhatLatinosLookLike proved, it's that Latinos are a diverse -- and pretty good looking -- bunch. After both The N...

The Real Woman Behind Keroauc's 'Mexican Girl'

NBC Latino | Erika Sanchez | Posted 12.29.2013 | Latino Voices

Poet, novelist, and performance artist Tim Z. Hernandez is receiving critical acclaim for Mañana Means Heaven, a novel based on the life of Bea Franc...

Hispanic Heritage Month: 10 Ways to Connect Main Street and Hispanic Communities

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 11.24.2013 | Latino Voices
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month this year (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), communities across the country are honoring the many contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans have made both to our nation and to their own cities and towns.

Roque Planas

How Do You Define 'Latino'? | Roque Planas | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

It’s an exciting time to be a Latino. The community's numbers are growing rapidly. Latinos already outnumber non-Hispanic whites in New Mexico and C...

The 11 Most Latino U.S. States

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2013 | Latino Voices

California will cross a historic threshold this year, when the Latino population will begin to outnumber the Anglo population. Although California...

Latino Festival, Fiesta D.C., Celebrates Successful Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue

Franklin Garcia | Posted 11.26.2012 | DC
Franklin Garcia

In spite of mounting odds against it, Fiesta D.C. celebrated another successful event. On Sunday, September 23, thousands were witness to a successful Latino festival on Pennsylvania Avenue.

WATCH: Need A Crash Course In Latin American History?

Posted 09.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Want to learn about the Latin American revolutions? Do you have 13 minutes and 45 seconds? Perfect! That's exactly how much time you need for Yout...

A Woman in Wine: Inspira Features Entrepreneur Amelia Ceja

Saray Deiseil | Posted 07.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Saray Deiseil

We believe, "If they can do it, we can too." And on Mother's day, there isn't a better leader to highlight, than someone who has always been there for us, our Mother.

PHOTOS: 10 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Afro-Latino

Posted 03.19.2012 | Latino Voices

In the U.S. and around the world, Latinos are a diverse population. Afro-Latinos, Asian-Latinos and other bi-racial identities are hardly ever explore...