Category Archives: Latin celebrities

I’m no Texan, but Beto Has my Vote

Say what you will about Texas (and I say a lot of not-so-nice things) but Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke not only has a reported 62 percent of the Latino vote in the Texas senate race (vs. Rafael “Ted” Cruz) but … Continue reading

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Topeka Preps Taco-Themed Summer Event, Because what Else Is there to Do in Topeka?

What to do this summer in Topeka? ANSWER: Attend a taco-themed festival *and* Chihuahua beauty pageant –of course! And this will be possible thanks to Zach Haney, founder of Carnival Guy, a party rental supplier focusing on inflatable surfaces, who decided … Continue reading

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Thalía’s New Single Is Now Available on –Where Else?– Spotify’s ‘Latino Caliente’ Playlist

And just when I thought Thalía had retired and/or decided to dedicate her free time tending to her kids and her fancy Manhattan life and such, she has taken over my Twitter timeline to pitch her new reggaeton single. Titled … Continue reading

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La Tigresa de Oriente’s Awesome World Cup Video is Here!

This blogger’s favorite Peruvian artist is back on the scene, this time with a video filmed in Iquitos, Peru cheering for Peru’s National Soccer team and –for the most part– thanking coach Ricardo Gareca for taking the team to a … Continue reading

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Leguizamo Embraces Latino Tokenism –Because Latin Things

This blogger is not only tired of having worked 15 hours straight today. She’s also tired of weird Latin things like “Latino Tokenism” a term recently coined by comedian/entrepreneur Latin person John Leguizamo to explain why quotas (i.e. tokenism) are … Continue reading

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YOU GUYS! There’s a Mexican in my Google Search

And this time is a personal favorite of mine… La Doña (aka María Félix) would have turned 104 today, so Google is dedicating today’s doodle to the one and only, the gorgeous Mexican we all wanted to emulate when we … Continue reading

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If there Was any Doubt the Oscars 2018 Were a ‘Mexican Affair’

Sombrero tip: Oscar Gutiérrez

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