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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...

2009-12-07 09:26:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Si TV will unveil a fascinating and outrageously funny experiment in programming this January as the network chronicles what happens when 39 Latino comedians and celebrities explore a variety of hot-button issues in its newest original series, LATINO 101. The 13-episode series is edgy and unapologetic, designed to address longtime stereotypes about Latinos head-on. LATINO 101 will premiere on Si TV, the first television network dedicated to inspiring...

2009-11-17 14:00:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Accentmarketing has partnered with internationally renowned psychiatrist and cultural anthropologist Dr. G. C. Rapaille, of Archetype Discoveries Worldwide (ADW), for his most profound Hispanic initiative to date - The Syndicated Discovery Study on Hispanic Culture in the US: Understanding the US Hispanic Community at a Core Cultural Level. This joint venture aims to provide marketers with an in-depth knowledge of the motivating emotional...

2009-10-28 23:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Consorte Media, a leading digital marketing company connecting advertisers with Hispanics online, today announced the launch of the Tiene sites. The Tiene sites include TieneChic, TieneDinero, TieneSalud, TieneEDU, and TieneTec. The Tiene sites target second-generation Hispanic women and are in English and Spanish. The sites offer information and advice on finance, fashion, health and fitness, education and technology. "Latinas are one of the...

2009-10-28 09:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The blog, Latina Lista (www.latinalista.net), nationally recognized for delivering astute political analysis tinged with the Latina perspective, has also always offered its readers need-to-know news, captivating profiles and entertaining facts, in English, since its creation in 2004. As part of its natural progression as a trusted news source, Latina Lista re-launches today as an online niche news destination. Founded by syndicated journalist Marisa Trevino,...

2009-10-19 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- For Codie Cabral, the road to fame started in the unlikeliest of places: her father's firehouse. Si TV, the first television network dedicated to inspiring and entertaining American Latinos in English, last night crowned Cabral, a resident of the San Diego suburb of Murrieta, as the winner of the network's popular series, Model Latina (www.sitv.com/modellatina). Cabral, 21, outlasted 15 stunning, fiercely determined finalists from numerous...

2009-09-14 13:26:00

The Latin Music USA Four-Part Documentary to Launch During Hispanic Heritage Month on October 12th and 19th BOSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Did you know Salsa came from New York? That the Kingsmen's "Louie Louie" is a cha cha cha? How did rap meet reggae to make Reggaeton? In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, PBS will premiere Latin Music USA, a four-hour documentary series celebrating the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country and rhythm and blues and...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.