teresa de la parra

Mujer Imprescindible: Teresa de la Parra

Happy Birthday, Teresa de la Parra – Latina Unbound

Born: October 5, 1889
Paris, France
Died: April 23, 1936 (aged 46)
Madrid, Spain
Occupation: Novelist
Nationality: Venezuelan
Period: 1920-1936
Notable works: Ifigenia, Memorias de Mamá Blanca

Teresa de la Parra (October 5, 1889 – April 23, 1936) was a Venezuelan novelist. »»» Read More

Mexico Constitution

1824 Constitution of Mexico

The Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States of 1824 (Spanish: Constitución Federal de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos de 1824) was enacted on October 4 of 1824, after the overthrow of the Mexican Empire of Agustin de Iturbide. »»» Read More

Zuleyka Rivera

Mujer Imprescindible: Zuleyka Rivera

Happy Birthday Zuleyka Rivera, Miss Universe 2006!

Born: Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza
October 3, 1987 (age 28)
Cayey, Puerto Rico
Occupation: Actress, Model
Years active: 2007–present
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Brown
Title(s): Miss Salinas Teen 2002
Miss Salinas Universe 2006
Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006
Miss Universe 2006
Major competition(s): Miss Puerto Rico Teen 2002 (1st Runner-Up)
Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 (Winner)
Miss Universe 2006 (Winner)
Partner: José Juan Barea (2010-2013)

Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987) is a Puerto Rican actress, TV Host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 and Miss Universe 2006. »»» Read More

texas revolution

Nuestra Historia: The Texas Revolution

Our History: The Texas Revolution

Date: October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836 (6 months, 2 weeks and 5 days)
Location: Texas
Result: Treaties of Velasco and the formation of the Republic of Texas
Territorial: De facto Texan independence from the centralist Republic of Mexico

The Texas Revolution (October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836) began when colonists (primarily from the United States) in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the increasingly centralist Mexican government. »»» Read More

Esai Morales

Dignatario Hispana: Esai Morales

Happy Birthday Esai Morales!

Born: Esai Manuel Morales, Jr.
October 1, 1962 (age 53)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, producer, director, musician
Years active: 1982–present
Partner(s): Elvimar Silva (2010-present)
Children: Mariana Oliveira Morales (born 2010)
Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/esaimoralesfb
Websitewww.esaimorales.com

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Founding of United Farm Workers

United Farm Workers – Founded September 30, 1962

Full name: United Farm Workers of America
Founded: 1962
Members: 10,278 (2013)
Affiliation: Change to Win Federation
Key people: Arturo Rodriguez, president
Office location: Keene, California
Country: United States
Website:  www.ufw.org

The United Farm Workers of America, or more commonly just United Farm Workers (UFW), is a labor union for farmworkers in the United States. »»» Read More

Myrtle Gonzalez

Mujer Imprescindible: Myrtle Gonzalez

Myrtle Gonzalez: Hollywood’s First Latin/Hispanic Movie Star Actress

Born: September 28, 1891
Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: October 22, 1918 (aged 27)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1913 to 1917
Spouse(s): James P. »»» Read More

inspired by familia - roots

Connecting Our Children To Their Roots

By Mari Hernandez-Tuten

“A tree without roots will fall over.” ~unknown

The colors, voices, faces, accents, and flavors of my country are some of the ties that are deeply rooted in me. »»» Read More

latin america

Ten Important Events in the History of Latin America

Events That Shaped Modern Latin America
By Christopher Minster
Latin American History Expert

Latin America has been always shaped by events as much as by people and leaders. In the long and turbulent history of the region, there are wars, assassinations, conquests, rebellions, crackdowns and massacres. »»» Read More