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New Mexico: Remembering the legacy of Otilla Gallegos

New Mexico: Remembering the legacy of Otilla Gallegos

By Claire O’Brien LatinaLista Comarada, entonces os he visto, y mis ojos estan hasta ahora llenos de orgullo. Comrade, then I saw you – and my eyes are even now filled with pride. Pablo Neruda ♦ ~.~.~.~.~.~. ♦ Almost ninety years ago, in 1924 or’25, a young girl left the Mexican border town of Agua

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Intrn’l Video: Showcasing the creative minds of Bolivia’s design world

LatinaLista — Time-lapse photography is a popular filmmaking technique that showcases the wonder of life. From nature to urban settings, time-lapse photography condenses the energy of life into just a few minutes. It also makes 100 hours go by ultra-fast. In the featured video, time-lapse photography is used to give viewers a taste of the

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Intrn’l Video: Traveling deep into the Amazon Rainforest in search of a cure

LatinaLista — No matter how technologically advanced medicine becomes the mysterious benefits of ancient medicine continues to draw believers to seek them out for their healing properties. One such medicine still exists deep in the Peruvian jungles of the Amazon Rainforest. Known as Ayahuasca, it is a powerful hallucinogen that is used both for spiritual

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Video: On film, as in life, Mercedes Sosa, “La Negra,” exhibits a strength of character that lives on

LatinaLista — “Voice of the voiceless ones” and “La Negra.” These are but two of the nicknames Argentine singer and national icon, Haydée Mercedes Sosa, was known by her legion of fans throughout the world, but especially among those who were oppressed by their governments. The life of Mercedes Sosa — her exile to Europe

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More SXSW programming targeting Latinos spells “Bienvenidos”

LatinaLista — There’s a little more Spanish being heard than usual at this year’s SXSW mega event in Austin,Texas. Fresh off the debut inclusion of the new Latino Technology Track during last week’s SXSW Interactive, comes the official launch of SXAméricas. Jointly sponsored by the Spanish Broadcasting System and Aire Radio Networks, SXAméricas is an

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Viernes Video: Diego Luna explains why it was important for him to make the film “Cesar Chavez”

LatinaLista — At a recent Washington screening for his new English-language directorial debut, Cesar Chavez, Diego Luna explained to the audience one of the reasons he wanted to make the film — for his Mexican-American-born son. He said that when his son was born he wanted to learn about notable US Latinos, of which he

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