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2009-09-03 18:58:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN), in partnership with The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), announced the launch of College Admissions 411. The Spanish-language series, which will air weekly on HITN-TV beginning September 9, provides practical information about the complicated college admissions process. The program is intended to help and inspire U.S. Latino students, their families, teachers and...

2009-08-24 16:26:00

50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S. WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LATINA Style Magazine proudly announces the LATINA Style 50 Report for 2009. Now in its 12th year, this annual evaluation sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the U.S. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America's career advancement opportunities for Latinas. This year, more than...

2009-04-07 18:04:00

Accentmarketing's Latina Leadership Team Launches Initiative For Marketers Targeting Today's Hard Working Latinas Navigating the Economic Crisis MIAMI, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Accentmarketing's President, Maria Romero, announced the first release of their new initiative "Latinas in Charge" - a deep dive into the Latina experience today as documented by the Latina-led agency and its partner in this project, Monica Torres PhD, of SocialQuest. "Latinas in Charge" offers the marketing...

2009-03-25 15:45:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Corporate Council announces its spring member meeting April 7-9, 2009. The conference will include a CEO Forum on Diversity to be held on April 7, at Sprint Nextel Corporate Headquarters, Overland Park, Kansas. The member meeting, April 8-9, 2009, will convene in Kansas City, Missouri, at the corporate headquarters of Hallmark Cards, Inc. The Forum and Member Meeting are co-sponsored by Hallmark Cards, Inc. and...

2009-02-26 17:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan G. Tornoe, a pioneer in the Latino blogosphere and founder of the number one rated news site HispanicTrending.net, has honed in on Austin as the site of his newest blog venture. Tornoe, an Austinite who was one of the first Latino bloggers to interview President Obama before his presidency, has launched the blog Hispanics in Austin found online at http://hispanicsinaustin.wordpress.com/about/ (copy and paste link in browser). Tornoe's blog...

2009-02-17 10:29:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first program to help Latino and Hispanic seniors online is being launched nationwide by Generations on Line, a leader in senior Internet literacy, the non-profit organization announced today. The language barrier is a key factor of Internet usage, according to a 2007 study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project and Pew Hispanic Center. Only 32% of Latinos who are Spanish-dominant use the Internet. Among people over age 71, only...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) today announced its Tenth Annual NALIP Conference, co-chaired by Columbia University professor/ filmmaker Frances Negron-Muntaner, producer/ executive David Ortiz (WANTED, HELLBOY 2), and writer/producer Ligiah Villalobos (LA MISMA LUNA). The Conference, presented by HBO and the National Latino Media Council, will be held April 17 - 19 in Newport Beach, California. Online registration is...

2009-01-16 14:58:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The MTV Tr3s audience favorite, "Quiero Mis Quinces," is back for a third season full of excitement, anticipation, nerves, temper tantrums, and everything else that comes along with planning a dream quinceanera party. These elaborate fiestas are a coming-out tradition to celebrate Latinas' unique passage into womanhood when they turn 15. The new season of "Quiero Mis Quinces" will feature many surprises for the quinceaneras, including performances by top...

2008-12-03 09:00:00

MIAMI, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented move by a Spanish-language pay-television channel, Cine Latino has finalized deals with five of the world's leading film distributors, acquiring more than 90 new titles that include some of the most critically-acclaimed and biggest box office hits of recent years from across the U.S., Latin America, Mexico, and Spain. Cine Latino has acquired major film packages from Sony, Disney, MGM, Lionsgate, and Gussi -- the largest movie...

2008-11-03 12:00:16

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Omar Cruz, the Los Angeles-based rapper intent on bringing Chicano lifestyle to the forefront, has been selected as the next breakout artist in Latin music by MTV Tr3s and will be featured on the network's signature music discovery platform "Descubre & Download" through December 7th. As part of the six week "Descubre & Download" campaign, Cruz's hit single and anthem to barrio struggle and success "To the Top," featuring Frankie J, is available as a...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.