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  • La Santa Cecilia's new album, “Amar Y Vivir” captures their love of traditional
Mexican/Latin American music with a twist. Photo Credit: La Santa Cecilia

    Love and Life: La Santa Cecilia

    Alex Bendana of La Santa Cecilia Talks Music History, Mexico, and the New Live Album Arturo Hilario El Observador  Ever since the Los Angeles based band La Santa Cecilia won the coveted Grammy in 2014 (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album for “Treinta Días”) they have been touring,...
  • Latinas such as Lissette Feliciano and Romina Schwedler are part of the few but talented minorities currently involved in North American cinema. Photo Credits: Lissette Feliciano and Alain J. Carmona (Romina Schwedler)

    Latinos from the Fields to the Film Industry

    Jose Posadas Special to El Observador Friday, March 31 marked the birthday and holiday of Cesar Chavez who began organizing the Mexican American community in the 1950s and in 1962 launched the National Farm Workers Association (later to become the United Farm Workers) which would be his legacy. While...
  • Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto became the first Latina to be sworn in as a member of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Photo Credit: C. Cortez Masto

    Nation’s First Latina U.S. Senator Sworn In

    Suzanne Potter Public News Service CARSON CITY, Nev. – The country’s first Latina U.S. Senator, Catherine Cortez Masto, was sworn into office on Tuesday representing the Silver State, a point of pride for Hispanic leaders in Nevada. The Democrat is the first female Hispanic senator ever, and one of...
  • Latina Power

    Latina Power

    Por José López Zamorano Para La Red Hispana Con el trasfondo de los festejos del tradicional Mes de la Herencia Hispana, un nuevo estudio debería no sólo conmover a nuestra comunidad sino arrojar sendas interrogantes sobre la comunidad que somos y el futuro que deseamos para nuestras hijas y...