Murdering women simply because of their gender has a name – femicide, and it isn’t uncommon in Latin America. The violent, horrific acts range from women being set on fire, raped, and attacked with acid. Fourteen of the 25 countries with the worst femicide rates are in the Americas, according to data from 2004 to 2009. A few… [Read More]
For as long as I can remember, my dad would tell me, “Make sure you always write or mark Hispanic when filling out paperwork; you’re not just white.” He was adamant about this because, according to my dad, sometimes Hispanics receive benefits. “Alexa, look at this picture,” my dad said to me when I was just a… [Read More]
Video by: Nico Colombant October 5, 2015 In this video report, Noticiero Movil reporter Monica Gomez visits the the Hillary Clinton campaign office in Reno to learn more about the Latino-to-Latino phone bank and how volunteers are educating the community about the February 20 caucus. “I found out when I was 13 that I wasn’t… [Read More]
By Alexa Solis The fluorescent lights of a small, Mexican restaurant flickered as a friend and I ducked in after a long day of classes. Rain tapped on the windows as we waited to order. I stepped forward, clearing my throat. “Yeah, uh, I’ll have a burrito,” I said, rolling my r’s as I spoke…. [Read More]
Mexican-American comedian and actor Paul Rodriguez had a three-year run of delivering the same sitcom pitch to networks, which he wrote and wished to star in alongside his son Paul Rodriguez Jr. and longtime friend and actor Edward James Olmos.
By Gabriella De Leon Do you ever look at your feline friend and wonder what he’d look like as a human? Ever do that with the presidential candidates? Of course you do. What would the next debate look like if they turned into cats overnight? Glad you asked. Jeb Bush – Exotic Shorthair The Exotic… [Read More]
By Rosa Didonna I did it. I overcame a new obstacle. I discovered a yet unexplored part of my new American life. While still maneuvering between fraternity parties, waffles makers, greasy barbecues and endless homework that make me feel like a teenager again (I’m 24), I started my anthropological adventure for my Latino community project in my… [Read More]
EN ESPAÑOL By Kristen Keks If you’ve had authentic Mexican rice before, in all its golden goodness, then you know when you’re eating a phony. It’s missing the subtle chicken flavoring and hint of onion. And if you’re like me, you’ve already scoped out the best places in town to get the best serving of… [Read More]