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With newfound representation in politics, trailblazing reforms in Latin America and new inroads in the entertainment industry, 2013 was a great year to be a Latino. Relive 11 moments that made us proud to be Latino this year.   1 Record Number Of Latinos In Congress Getty Images In January, a record-number of 31 Latinos …

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As a child, Daniel Garza spent much of his time picking crops in the fields alongside his father, who immigrated from Mexico to the United States 50 years ago in search of work, with nothing more than a fourth-grade education. The family was poor, their home the size of a tool shed. With no running …

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Even after Sunday night’s bruising defeat 31-13 to the New Orleans Saints, the Carolina Panthers sit at 9-4, one game back of the Saints in the NFC South standings and in the lead for the conference’s first Wildcard playoff spot. Much of that success can be traced to all-world quarterbacking talent of Cam Newton, but …

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MEXICO CITY (AP) – This week’s opening of Mexico’s oil industry to private and foreign investment caps a remarkable series of legislative victories by a president trying to re-engineer the country’s most dysfunctional institutions. Enrique Peña Nieto struck an unprecedented political deal with the two main opposition parties in his first days in office. Then …

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Guatemala City (CNN) — Guatemala’s new anti-impunity commissioner, Ivan Velasquez, arrived to the Central American nation in October with an ambitious agenda, promising to probe links between drug traffickers and political parties. “We’re going to investigate if organized crime has permeated political campaigns with their financing,” he told CNN en Español in an exclusive interview. The …

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Pop music needs a Latin star right now, and “The X Factor” finalist Carlito Olivero would like to be that person. “I feel there has been a void in the market for a Latin artist for a long time,” he tells reporters after last week’s semifinals results. “I remember back in the day turning on …

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On December 14, Carlos Santana performed at Arena VFG in Guadalajara, Mexico, with a guest roster of Latin superstars that included ChocQuibTown, Lila Downs, Gloria Estefan, Juanes, Miguel, Fher Olvera of Maná, Niña Pastori, Samuel Rosa of Skank, Romeo Santos, Soledad and Diego Torres. The concert was recorded for DVD and Blu-ray releases, and will …

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Watch Prince Royce “Soy El Mismo” on Terra via Free Video on Demand MIAMI, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — “Terra Live Music in Concert” ended 2013 on a high note with Prince Royce, one of the biggest icons in Latin music, who performed for the first time in a digitally live-streamed transmitted event broadcasted internationally singing hits from his “Soy …

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David Sánchez Badillo, mejor conocido como TEMPO, nació el 25 de septiembre de 1977 en Ponce,  Puerto Rico. Se crió en el Residencial Lirios del Sur, un proyecto de vivienda pública ubicado en ese municipio. Desde niño comenzó a desarrollar sus habilidades musicales, como percusionista, y de adolescente destacándose como un talentoso MC del rap …

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