Latest Latino Stories

2008-07-29 09:00:51

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- American Latino TV (ALTV) and LatiNation, the award-winning, nationally syndicated TV programs, announced today that both shows have garnered key affiliate renewals and will continue into their historic seventh and fifth seasons respectively, beginning the week of September 29, 2008. "Our syndicated shows are coming off a record year of ad sales revenue in what is an otherwise bleak story for other media outlets, providing further evidence that advertisers...

2008-06-16 12:00:39

HOUSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines and the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) announced that Carlos Blanco, 18, of Houston, Texas, has won the "Destino: Latinoamerica" ("Destination: Latin America") essay contest for Hispanic high school students. Blanco, a May 2008 graduate of YES Prep School -- Southeast in Houston, highlighted the influence of Latin America on his own life in his winning essay, "The Manifestation of Culture." "I love our...

2006-02-15 16:12:59

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - America's reputation as an English-only nation is fading, and not just because cartoon character Bart Simpson says "Ay, Caramba!" and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recycles his old movie line "Hasta la vista, baby." Across the United States more people are mixing Spanish into conversation, and American parents are fighting to place their kids in bilingual schools. In Washington, parents used to camp out on the sidewalk for days to...

Word of the Day
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.