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Latinos in Mainstream Media Are a Disappearing Act: The Latino Media Gap Crisis

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2014 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

The "Latino Media Gap" report serves as a first solid step in offering the mainstream media industry real data to confirm Latino representation is at a crisis low and requires urgent acknowledgment by all.

Even With the Oscars, Race Still Rears Its Ugly, Divisive Head

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 05.12.2014 | Black Voices
Elwood D. Watson

Seeing McQueen jumping up and down after giving his acceptance speech was both slightly amusing but very much more heartwarming. At that moment, he was well aware of the fact that he (along with his writing staff and fellow producers) had shattered previous all-white domination of this category.

LOOK: Get To Know The Latina Contestants For Miss Universe 2013

Posted 11.06.2013 | Latino Voices

Some dream of helping their community, others of opening their own businesses, but all 19 Latina contestants will have one goal on Saturday -- to be c...

Mexican Businesses Fear Bloomberg 'Craziness'

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's name has been drawn into the debate over a proposed 8-cent (1 peso) per liter tax on soft...

Piolin's Return To The Airwaves Has A Date

EFE | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Miami (EFE).- Radio host Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo's new show will be broadcast nationwide by SiriusXM satellite radio beginning Oct. 18. "El Show ...

LOOK: Sneak Peek Of The 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.08.2013 | Latino Voices

Everything is just about ready for the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards on Wednesday night, and we have a sneak peek of the big event. The sing...

Piolin Strikes Back Against Former Employees

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.26.2013 | Latino Voices

Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo may now have his own radio channel and show on SiriusXM, but that’s not stopping the legal worries from accumulating. ...

LOOK: How 'Canelo' Prepares For Mayweather Fight

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.23.2013 | Latino Voices

There’s just three weeks before the much anticipated fight between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and Floyd “Money May” Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas...

Daddy Yankee Gets An A+ For Grammar

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Let’s be honest, most Tweets and text messages we send are littered with grammatical mistakes; whether it’s a misspellin...

'Dream 9' Supporters To Confront Obama In Person

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Weeks of uncertainty for the group of young undocumented immigrants -- known as the “Dream 9” -- detained after crossing the U.S. - Mexico border ...

'Piolin' Breaks His Silence Concerning Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2013 | Latino Voices

The abrupt cancellation of Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo’s nationally syndicated morning radio program, “Piolin por la Mañana,” surprised thousands...

LOOK: Sofía Vergara, Ellen DeGeneres, And More Mourn Talia

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2013 | Latino Voices

When news of Talia Joy Castellano’s death was posted on her Facebook page on Tuesday, the 13-year-old’s fans mourned by tweeting pictures, quotes,...

Pedro Almodovar's Airplane-Set I'm So Excited Is an Orgy in the Sky

Vanessa Erazo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Erazo

I was completely entranced, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown was unlike anything I had ever seen before. And hence began my long love affair with his films.

WATCH: Devious Maids Critic Says Hispanic Groups' Support Is 'Absolutely Despicable'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

“Devious Maids” may have made history with its all Latina cast on Sunday, but critics refuse to budge insisting that the show’s portrayal of His...

'I Cried Like Almost 15 Thousand Times'

AP | MARCELA ISAZA | Posted 06.21.2013 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- "Jenny from the Block" has a spot on the most famous block of all – the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jennifer Lopez received the 2,50...

Sebastien De La Cruz: Racism Helped Me Showcase My Mexican Culture

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.18.2013 | Latino Voices

Leave it to 11-year-old Sebastien de la Cruz to make lemonade out of the very acid and racist lemons thrown at him on Twitter last week. After wit...

Whole Foods Revises Language Policy After Backlash

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Facing threats of national boycotts from Latino groups and a slew of online petitions, Whole Foods announced Friday that the organic grocery chain has...

WATCH: Robert Rodriguez Puts Latina Aliens In Harm's Way

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Has director Robert Rodriguez made a sci-fi parable about undocumented Hispanics? His short "Two Scoops" hit the Internet recently (watch above), w...

Conservative Offers Wacky Approach To Latino Vote

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Should Republicans ignore Hispanic voters altogether? That's the advice of conservative firebrand Phyllis Schlafly, who told conservative radio pro...

Cinco De Mayo Quiz! Test Your Mexican History Knowledge

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Cinco de Mayo quiz time! Yes, you've been celebrating this Mexican holiday for as long as you can remember (if you can remember...), but before th...

WATCH: Immigrant Dad Hugs Daughter For First Time In Emotional Border Scene

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.01.2013 | Latino Voices

The San Diego border this weekend was the scene of an emotional but fleeting moment that, for some advocates, sums up the "human face" of America's im...

Colombia's Maids Lobby for Labor Rights

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 06.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Elyssa Pachico

Under Colombian law, domestic servants have the right to earn Colombia's minimum monthly wage, while their employers are required to pay for their benefits. This just doesn't happen.

Brazil Says Yes To Sharing The Oil Wealth

AP | Posted 05.15.2013 | Latino Voices

SAO PAULO — A new oil law that gives a greater share of royalty revenues from Brazil's vast oil fields to non-producing states went into effect ...

Ron Dicker

Unbeaten Boxer Wrestles With His Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2013 | Latino Voices

Boxer Frank Galarza of Brooklyn is what the media calls a feel-good story. But it took a lot of feeling bad to get there. Galarza lost his parents ...

Texas Clamps Down On Shooting From Helicopters After Immigrants Killed

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.22.2013 | Latino Voices

In a surprise move, Texas authorities have restricted the state's policy on aerial shootings and will no longer allow troopers in helicopters to fire ...