Author Archives: Marisa Treviño

Earth Day 2013 should serve as the beginning of an environmental panic attack

LatinaLista — Earth Day 2013 should have been more than just a “celebration” of the planet or even a further raising of awareness of the consequences of climate change. Earth Day 2013 should have served as the beginning of a panic attack among global communities that the future of the planet is not just extremely

The rise of the Latino child prompts more efforts to preserve Spanish in Hispanic households

LatinaLista — One national trend that is getting scant attention in the media is the rise in number of Latino children in the U.S. The impact of this rising demographic hasn’t been fully explored as to what it will mean for educators, book publishers and toy and game makers when it comes to preserving/teaching the

Urban Gardeners in Buenos Aires Seek Solutions to Hunger and Poverty on Earth Day

By Ivonne Jeannot Laens Global Press Institute As the world celebrates Earth Day, urban gardeners take advantage of limited spaces in Buenos Aires to grow and exchange their own vegetables rather than buying them. One urban gardener has tallied 1,500 fruit trees in the city from which many people, including the homeless, can eat for

Western art is Latino painter’s specialty: Enrique Guerra exhibits at Briscoe Western Art Museum

By Lance Aaron La Prensa de San Antonio SAN ANTONIO — Featuring 65 top Western artists more than 200 paintings and sculptures covering all manner of subjects – from rugged frontier cowboys and noble Native Americans to historic missions and dreamy landscapes, this is perhaps the highest quality mix of work in the history of

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Video: Speaking out for greater diversity in teen theater productions

LatinaLista — For too long, Hollywood and the greater film/theater industry have been besieged with complaints over their reluctance to feature diversity that is representative of today’s national reality. While some progress has been made, it’s still not enough. It might be because film and theater executives think diversity only means that more characters written