You will find articles about fascinating and famous Latin Americans from the past to the present.
Franklin Chang Díaz
Costa Rican Franklin Chang Díaz, one of the most prominent astronauts and scientists in the world, was enthralled by Sputnik and the birth of space exploration at the young age of six. Franklin thought people would someday travel to other planets and he wanted to be one of those explorers.
Gabriel García Márquez, 1927-2014
Gabriel García Márquez, a great Latin American journalist and novelist, was born in the town of Aracataca, Colombia on March, 6 1927 and died April 14, 2014 in Mexico City, Mexico. Marquez, known affectionately as Gabo the world over, is deeply mourned by millions of readers around the world.
International Museum of Women
The International Museum for women is an amazing museum created to bring the art, heritage and unity of women around the world to the forefront. I have enjoyed the online exhibits for many years now watching this organization grow and inspire women around the world. It is with great pleasure that I
Jennifer Lopez is one of the most famous personalities of our time both from the Hispanic community as well as America at large. This is the story of Jennifer Lopez.
La Malinche – Traitor, Victim, or Survivor?
One of the most maligned individuals in Mexican history is "La Malinche." Also known as Malintzin and Doña Marina, she was given to Hernan Cortés as a gift. Her bilingual skills (Nahuatl and Maya) made her a valuable asset to Cortés in the conquest of the Aztecs. Learn about this fascinating woman!
Maria Teresa Kumar
Maria Teresa Kumar, young, beautiful, dynamic, and oh so savvy, is making a magnificent impact on Latino youth in the United States. She is the President and CEO of Voto Latino a non-partisan organization dedicated to empowering Latino youth to improve their futures through civic participation.
Born Selena Quintanilla-Perez from Lake Jackson, Texas, she came from very humble beginnings Selena would go on to break records and become one of the most successful cross over artists of our time.
Simon Bolivar - Liberator
From wealthy orphan to impoverished hero, Simon Bolivar lead an extraordinary life of sacrifice to gain freedom for South America. He was far ahead of his time politically and socially. There are hundreds of places named in Bolivar’s honor and monuments built in homage to him all over the world.
The Sanchez sisters
The Sanchez sisters, like most women who served during the Civil War period, have very little information recorded on their bravery and sacrifices. The little information I could find is contained here in this short yet powerful tale of the Sanchez sisters.
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There have been several films released recently depicting the life of Che Guevara. Some are met with more controversy than others. Who was Che Guevara and why does he cause such a fuss?
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