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Miss USA Nia Sanchez is part Mexican, Miss Universe Paulina Vega is Colombian, and in a nod to Latins’ fascination with beauty pageants, the upcoming Miss USA contest — airing live July 12 on NBC — was slated to feature Latin performer J Balvin. But on Wednesday (June 24), Balvin pulled out of the show, …

U.S. Latinos were found to have mixed views on the Cuban embargo, but the difference in opinion could depend on an individual’s income. Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Business and Economics Polling Initiative (BEPI) polled Latinos about lifting the embargo. Polling results found Latinos with high incomes were most likely to support lifting the U.S. embargo …

New York’s Latino landscape has changed, with Dominicans outnumbering Puerto Ricans in the city, according to a new study. A decline in Puerto Ricans plus a rise in people from the Dominican Republic has led to the population shift that could impact the cultural and political scene, said City University researchers. There were 747,473 Dominicans …

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mirroring problems with the federal health care website, people around the nation attempting to navigate the Spanish version have discovered their own set of difficulties. The site, CuidadoDeSalud.gov, launched more than two months late. A Web page with Spanish instructions linked users to an English form. And the translations were so …

Everyone knows there’s nothing quite like Latin passion, and London’s Latino community is bringing it to a number of events in the city this summer that showcase the vibrant music, food and dance that falls under their broad cultural banner. “Latin culture by definition is very inclusive, because it draws from so many places and …

It was a special night for at least two Latins nominated for the 85th Academy AwardOscars televised live tonight from Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Of the five categories that Latins were nominated in Claudio Miranda took the Oscar trophy for his movie “Life of Pi” in the Cinematography category. It’s the second Oscar for Mr. …

Last night was the Grammy awards and upon many of the different talents were many Latinos so here is a quick list of winners! – Best Latin Pop – Juanes – MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition – Best Latin Rock, Urbano, o Alternativo – Quetzal – Imaginaries – Best Regional Mexicano – Lila Downs – Pecados …

One of the things we love about the MTV Europe Music Awards (or EMA’s as they’re commonly called) is the fact that a Latino will always walk away with an award. With categories like Best Latin American Act and Best Brazilian Act, you know you’re in for some strong bilingual talent and this year was …