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Latinas and Modern Marianismo

Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez | Posted 12.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez

While Marianismo may have been an obstacle to the success of Latinas, this Latino value no longer has to be viewed as negative because Latinas are changing statistics and breaking boundaries every day.

Biculturalism Explained

Liz Rebecca Alarcon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Liz Rebecca Alarcon

These are the questions people ask me most often: "Do you dream in English or in Spanish? What language do you feel most comfortable in? Do you feel more Venezuelan or American?"

Students Learn Activism And Advocacy In "Movement Makers" Class

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Reporting by: Ashley Williams, Robyn Gee Hira Alam, 16, considers herself an activist, thanks to an extra course she’s taking called Movement Ma...

PBS Will Air New Documentary On Latinos

AP | Posted 07.02.2012 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK — PBS said Wednesday it is preparing a six-hour documentary series on the history of Latinos in the United States, set to air in the fa...

Latin American Entrepreneurs Align for Progress

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

In important ways, the United States is a surrogate Latin American country.

Chicago Costa Rican BYOB Restaurant Irazu: Get an Oatmeal Shake Before Cold Weather Hits

Serena Dai | Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago
Serena Dai

This blog will be about pairing tons of cheap wine and beer with the amazing food Chicago has to offer. This blog will be about dinner partying. First stop: Irazu, a Costa Rican restaurant in Bucktown.

7 ways to make a friend feel special on Valentine's Day

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

For many women, Valentine's Day means much more than hearts, chocolates, and roses. The affection they feel on that day extends beyond lovers to their...

The 2010 Newsroom: Lean and Techy

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Newsrooms should be converged, integrated, flexible, lean and techy, to survive in today's fast-changing media landscape, but news organizations shoul...

Profiles in Doing Both: Clorox Has a New Formula for Cleaning Up in Emerging Markets

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

By increasing its involvement in the emerging world, Clorox is better positioning itself in the established one. Doing both is making the already potent company stronger than before.

Poker With Flair at the Latin American Poker Tour

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Like a swarm of crickets, that familiar sound of clicking poker chips fills the tournament room inside the Atlantic City Casino.

Remittances To Latin America To Drop 11 % In 2009

The Wall Street Journal | MIRIAM JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The amount of money Latin American expatriates send home is expected to drop by 11% in 2009, as the global recession shrinks job opportunities for imm...

Now is Our Time: Ask Barack for a Just Foreign Policy

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Obama promised to improve U.S. relations with Latin America, invoking the example of FDR, whose "Good Neighbor" policy swore off U.S. military intervention.