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2010-10-13 11:52:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Highlighting the rich culture of Pennsylvania's Latino community, state agencies today co-hosted the commonwealth's Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at the Pennsylvania State Museum in Harrisburg. Governor Edward G. Rendell proclaimed Sept. 15 - Oct. 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month in Pennsylvania. The month is dedicated to celebrating the ways Latinos enrich the state's diversity and industry through their involvement in politics,...

2010-06-10 19:54:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- California Secretary of State Debra Bowen today qualified the State Parks and Wildlife Conservation Trust Fund Act of 2010, a measure that will provide a stable and adequate funding source to keep state parks open, for the Nov. 2 statewide ballot. With passage of the initiative, not only will state parks have a long-term funding solution, but also important General Fund dollars will be made available for other vital needs. A wide-ranging...

2010-06-02 20:26:52

While some Latino immigrants to the United States may be accepted as "white" by the wider society, a new American Sociological Review (ASR) study finds that many of them face discrimination based on skin color. In fact, the research showed that relatively darker-skinned Latinos earned less than their lighter-skinned counterparts. The results suggest that the rapid influx of Latino immigrants will shift the boundaries of race in the United States, but will not end skin-color-based...

2010-06-02 05:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalHue, the nation's largest multicultural advertising agency, today revealed the results of a new U.S. survey of four major population segments, creating a comprehensive cultural map of a rapidly changing nation and providing marketers with new information on consumers in the New America. Surveying people in African-American, Hispanic, Asian and non-Hispanic White segments, "Multicultural Nation: Divergence and Convergence in the New...

2010-06-01 19:10:36

While some Latino immigrants to the United States may be accepted as "white" by the wider society, a new study finds that many of them face discrimination based on skin color. In fact, the research showed that relatively darker-skinned Latinos earned less than their lighter-skinned counterparts. The results suggest that the rapid influx of Latino immigrants will shift the boundaries of race in the United States, but will not end skin-color-based discrimination. "It is likely we will see...

2010-06-01 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Campari Holdings LLC today announced the launch of EstaNoche.com, a new website that offers a hand-picked selection of high quality adult toys, engaging articles and valuable expertise at a destination that is specifically designed for the sexy, sensual Hispanic community in the United States. EstaNoche was created to offer an unsurpassed level of quality, value, privacy and usability for those who are ready to set their camas en fuego. The site also...

2010-02-22 14:02:35

A University of Illinois researcher advises caution when trying to characterize gender roles and sexual behavior among this country's Latino adolescents and young adults. "When a recent documentary about U.S. Latinos featured two teen mothers in a 90-minute program, the Latino students in my classes thought it was an unbalanced portrayal of their community"”and they were right!" said Marcela Raffaelli, a U of I professor of human and community development and co-author of a recently...

2010-01-13 10:31:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marieli Colon-Padilla, incoming Chair of the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) and a 2006 Executive Leadership Program graduate, was selected by Latino Leaders Magazine as one of the "Ones to Watch" in their Inspired Leaders inaugural issue. The December/January issue features 20 Latinos under 40 as rising stars. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100113/DC36732LOGO ) "I am honored to have been selected as a rising star...

2009-12-22 15:09:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Garcia Research and Santiago ROI, two long-standing leaders in the US Hispanic marketing community, launched LATINOMICS(sm), The Hispanic Market Index(TM), an ongoing tracking service to monitor consumer sentiment, economic activity, political perspectives and other issues of the day within the burgeoning US Hispanic community. The initial wave, a national representative survey of roughly 600 interviews was conducted, 400 by phone and 200 online, in...

2009-12-16 07:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* announced today the launch of three AT&T Latino channels on Facebook, MySpace and YouTube, as part of its commitment to give Spanish-speaking customers access to the content and services they want, whenever and wherever they want it. The new AT&T Latino social media platforms were designed to keep consumers up-to-speed on AT&T's entertainment sponsorships, exclusive content, promotions and special offers, along with the latest...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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