Lionel Messi Becomes First Player to Score 400 Goals in La Liga

Lionel Messi became the first player to reach 400 goals in La Liga as he scored in Barcelona's 3-0 win over Eibar at Camp Nou on Sunday. Messi, 31, has scored eight goals in his past five league games, including a double against Espanyol and a hat trick against Levante. Luis Suarez opened the scoring … Continue reading Lionel Messi Becomes First Player to Score 400 Goals in La Liga

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Despite Trump’s Rhetoric Against Immigrants and Fight to Build Border Wall, 32 Percent of Latino Voters Still Support Republicans

Latino voters have long been expected to vote Democratic, and around two-thirds of them do. It is the other third of Latinos who vote Republican that remain unreachable to Democrats, despite the harsh comments President Donald Trump has made about immigrants and several Latin American countries. Data collected by the Associated Press shows that 32 … Continue reading Despite Trump’s Rhetoric Against Immigrants and Fight to Build Border Wall, 32 Percent of Latino Voters Still Support Republicans

Newly-Elected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Passed Over for Seat on Influential Tax Writing House Committee

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn’t get a seat on the powerful tax writing committee where she sought to push her progressive agenda of Medicare for All, free college tuition and a green new deal. Instead, the open downstate New York slot on the House Ways and Means Committee went to a moderate Democrat, Long Island Rep. … Continue reading Newly-Elected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Passed Over for Seat on Influential Tax Writing House Committee

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Wife MacKenzie Bezos to Divorce After 25 Years of Marriage

The Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and the novelist MacKenzie Bezos announced on Twitter on Wednesday that they are getting divorced after 25 years of marriage. In a statement posted on Mr. Bezos’s Twitter account, the couple said they had been separated for a long period of time, but planned to remain involved as “parents, friends, … Continue reading Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Wife MacKenzie Bezos to Divorce After 25 Years of Marriage

Streaming of Latin Music Grew 37 Percent in 2018

Latin music had a banner streaming year in 2018, notching 69.8 billion audio and video streams in the U.S. alone, according to Nielsen Music's year-end numbers. That's up 37 percent from 51 billion streams in 2017. In audio alone, Latin (defined as music whose lyrics are more than half in Spanish) saw a 57.1 percent … Continue reading Streaming of Latin Music Grew 37 Percent in 2018

Bad Bunny and J Balvin Among Latino Artists Performing at 2019 Coachella Festival

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, one of the largest, most famous and most profitable music festivals worldwide, released its lineup, which includes headliners such as Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande and Tame Impala. But the performers also include a number of exciting Latino, Latin American and Spanish artists. Bad Bunny, who recently earned the … Continue reading Bad Bunny and J Balvin Among Latino Artists Performing at 2019 Coachella Festival

Xavier Becerra, California’s First Latino Attorney General, Has Hit the Trump Administration With Nearly 50 Lawsuits

Xavier Becerra became perhaps the nation’s most influential attorney general when he was named California’s top lawyer two years ago, and he has since used his post atop what some call the “Resistance State” to pummel President Donald Trump’s administration with dozens of legal actions. Heading into 2019, he may turn up the heat even … Continue reading Xavier Becerra, California’s First Latino Attorney General, Has Hit the Trump Administration With Nearly 50 Lawsuits

Latino Families Across the U.S. Keep the Tradition of Three Kings Day Alive

Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz still remembers the excitement of being a child in Puerto Rico, anticipating the arrival of the Three Kings on Jan. 6th. “We’d pick up grass for the camels to eat in exchange for gifts,” Acevedo-Muñoz, now a professor in University of Colorado-Boulder's Department of Cinematic Studies and Moving Image Arts, said. “Then we’d … Continue reading Latino Families Across the U.S. Keep the Tradition of Three Kings Day Alive

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Hopes More Cable Providers Will Include TBN Salsa in Their Offerings

Christian digital broadcast television network TBN Salsa, the English speaking network run by Latinos and owned by Trinity Broadcasting Network, is campaigning cable providers to include the network in its offerings. Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and a key advisor to the TBN Salsa network since it's inception, took … Continue reading Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Hopes More Cable Providers Will Include TBN Salsa in Their Offerings

San Antonio Police Believe Missing 8-Month-Old Boy is Dead; Father and Grandmother Arrested

The father of an 8-month-old boy reported missing last week and the man’s mother have been arrested in connection with the case, according to Police Chief William McManus, who publicly disclosed for the first time Thursday that they believe the boy is dead. Christopher Davila, 34, and his mother, Beatrice Sampayo Davila, 65, both face … Continue reading San Antonio Police Believe Missing 8-Month-Old Boy is Dead; Father and Grandmother Arrested

White House Eyes Unused Funds in Army Corps Budget to Build Trump’s Border Wall

The White House has begun laying the groundwork for a declaration of national emergency to build President Donald Trump’s border wall, a move certain to set off a firestorm of opposition in Congress and the courts but one that could pave the way for an end to the three-week government shutdown. The administration is eyeing … Continue reading White House Eyes Unused Funds in Army Corps Budget to Build Trump’s Border Wall

Lupita Nyong’o Wore $45 Stilettos from Aldo on the Golden Globes Red Carpet

So rare to see A-list celebs show off affordable style on the red carpet. Thankfully, "Black Panther" star Lupita Nyong'o has given us budget style to swoon over. She strolled the red carpet at Sunday's Golden Globes in a strapless blue-beaded fringe dress from Calvin Klein by Appointment. Her shoes? The $45 Leventer silver stilettos … Continue reading Lupita Nyong’o Wore $45 Stilettos from Aldo on the Golden Globes Red Carpet

7 Men Killed in Shooting at Bar in Mexico’s Coast Resort City of Playa del Carmen

Seven men have been killed in a shooting attack at a bar in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort city of Playa del Carmen, authorities said Monday. State and local police said the attack occurred late Sunday at the "Las Virginias" bar in a low-income section relatively far from the beachside tourist zone. Six men were found … Continue reading 7 Men Killed in Shooting at Bar in Mexico’s Coast Resort City of Playa del Carmen

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Three of His ‘Hamilton’ Friends Purchase Struggling Drama Book Shop in New York

Lin-Manuel Miranda is already a composer, a lyricist, an actor and an author. Now he’s going to be a bookseller. Mr. Miranda and three of his “Hamilton” collaborators have purchased the Drama Book Shop, a century-old theater district purveyor of scripts, sheet music and other stage-related reading material. The surprise move is an effort to … Continue reading Lin-Manuel Miranda and Three of His ‘Hamilton’ Friends Purchase Struggling Drama Book Shop in New York