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5 De Mayo is Here!

5 de Mayo is one of the most misunderstood Mexican holidays. Most Americans think it’s Mexico’s Independence or a day you eat and drink anything and everything that is related to Mexico. It’s been big in the United States since...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda And “Hamilton” Nominated For 16 Tony...

In what comes as no surprise to anyone, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical Hamilton was nominated for 16 Tony Awards. The closest competitor is She Loves Me with 8 nominations. Miranda’s show tells the tale of founding father...

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Puerto Rico Reports 1st Zika Death in US

The first Zika death in the U.S. has been reported in Puerto Rico. According to the health secretary Ana Rius, the victim was a 70-year-old man from the San Juan metro area. The man died less then 24 hours after seeking help. Tan grave esta la cosa...

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Puerto Rico Defaults On Its Debts

In spite of the efforts of Lin-Manuel Miranda and other Puerto Rican activists, Puerto Rico has defaulted on its 422 million dollar loans on Sunday. They simply do not have the money to pay for it. They appealed, begged, congress for help but they...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps About The Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

Lin-Manuel Miranda and his hit musical Hamilton is one of the biggest pop culture phenomena of the last few years. But he’s not just a talented playwright and performer, he’s also a proud Puerto Rican. He, like many of his compatriots, is...

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Loteria Is The New Hit Game In Las Vegas

When I was a little kid in Mexico, and later in Texas, one of my favorite games was Loteria. The Mexican version of Bingo, (or is Bingo the American version of Loteria?), is played on cards with weird images on them and a matching set of cards. As...

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Charlie Hunnam Signs On To Portray Mexican Cartel Kingpin La Barbie

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March 20, 2016 

This papi chulo is best know for the TV series Sons of Anarchy where he portrayed “Jax” Teller. Y parece que ahora Charlie Hunnam has signed on to play another character caught up in a life of drugs and crime. Hunnam will bring to life Edgar Valdez Villarreal a high school football star who in….

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Latino Pride In A Glass: Top 5 Latino Cocktails

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March 18, 2016 

We Latinos are a diverse bunch. Our different countries have unique customs, aesthetics, and cultural influences. One thing that unites us all is our love of getting drunk. Let’s face it, the history of Latin America is pretty bleak. If you had been conquered by Hernan Cortez, kidnapped from Africa to cut sugar cane, or….

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So long, Marco Rubio

CORAL GABLES, FL - NOVEMBER 02:  Republican nominee for Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio delivers a speech during his "Reclaim America Victory Celebration" at the Biltmore Hotel on November 2, 2010 in Coral Gables, Florida. Results show that Rubio has clinched the Florida Senate seat against his opponents, Independent candidate and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Democratic candidate Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL).  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
March 16, 2016 

Well, as of last night it is official. Marco Rubio, one of two Latinos running for president, is officially out of the race.

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Rock Fiesta, The Latin Coachella

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March 16, 2016 

Spring break is coming up quick y para los que se preguntan, ¿Qué vamos a hacer en este spring break? Well you can skip the crowded beaches and head to the desert instead to one of the largest Latin Rock festivals of the year. More then 20 legendary rock en español bands will play this….

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US, Cuba Reach Historic Agreement on Commercial Flights

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March 12, 2016 

Por fin E.U. y Cuba have signed an agreement to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades. U.S. airlines can now start bidding on routes for as many as 110 U.S. Cuba flights a day. This is a game changer, it will make it so much easier to travel to and….

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