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    By Dakin Andone | CNN National Hispanic Heritage Month begins Wednesday and will run through October 15, giving the United States an opportunity to recognize and celebrate members of our communities and their ancestors who hail from Mexico, parts of the Caribbean, Central and South America and Spain. “The Latino community and Latino history is...
    Wednesday officially marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. How close is D.C. to getting a Latino museum on the National Mall? “We’re really excited about the passage of the bill in December that lays out a fast track for identifying a location,” President and CEO of the FRIENDS of the National Museum of the...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – National Hispanic Heritage Month begins Wednesday and will run through October 15, giving the US an opportunity to recognize and celebrate members of our communities and their ancestors who hail from Mexico, parts of the Caribbean, Central and South America and Spain. “The Latino community and Latino history is a fundamental part...
    HISPANIC Heritage Month happens every year in the US from September 15 to October 15 and is meant to honor the contributions and history of Hispanics and Latinos. September 15 was chosen as the starting point for the commemoration because it is the anniversary of independence of five Hispanic countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala,...
    HOUSTON -- Guillermo "Memo" Villarreal grew up with a love for music and has spent more than 50 years sharing his incredible collection with the city of Houston.Memo opened his record shop in 1968, selling music you couldn't find anywhere else in the city. He's seen the music industry move from records to 8-tracks to...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Joining local celebrations during National Hispanic Heritage Month is a fantastic way to meet new people. From lectures to art exhibits, to concerts and fun for the kids, there are events and activities happening in South Florida that highlight the history and tradition of the Latinx culture. These events are where you...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Wednesday kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month, four weeks dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the contributions of Hispanic Americans. At the hit Broadway musical “Chicago,” which opened Tuesday, a trio of Latin stars headline the hit show. Bianca Marroquin stars as Velma Kelly, Ana Villafane is Roxie Hart, and Paulo Szot...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It’s September 15 and that means today is the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the passion, culture and history created by members of the Hispanic and Latino community. The term Hispanic or Latino (or the more recent term Latinx) refers to a person’s culture or origin—regardless of...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- In this episode of Tiempo, a Latina performance artist in Brooklyn created an art instatllion that features non-secular altars or shrines marked by colorful flags to celebrate the borough's diverse neighborhoods.Each installation features music, dance and some magic.Joe Torres speaks to Chiquita Brujita, the creator of the art installation about...
    (CBS4) – Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Sept. 15 is the anniversary of the independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. That’s followed quickly by Mexico’s on Sept. 16, Chile on Sept. 18 and Belize on Sept. 21. Here are some of the...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- As we approach the end of Hispanic Heritage Month we're highlighting the inspiring story of Ali Guarneros Luna a mother of four who went back to school to make her childhood dream a reality. Today she's an engineer at NASA working on small satellite technology.Luna is part of the team focused...
    SAN ANTONIO – Cruz Ortíz has been creating art in San Antonio since the early 90s. The artist has left his mark on many of the murals seen on the West Side through his participation with San Anto Cultural Arts; an arts organization he helped found. His style has evolved, but his mission to capture...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- ABC7 is proud to honor Hispanic Heritage Month in celebration of all the vibrant voices of our Hispanic, Latino and Latinx communities.We are highlighting contributions by amazing people and organizations who are building a better bay area. 9/15/20 - Priscilla Nguyen, president, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers San Francisco Bay Area...
    Amy Cooper made a second bogus 911 call about Black birdwatcher in Central Park, claiming he tried to assault her: prosecutors Wilsons rise brings back memories of BYUs time as QB U Daily Pop Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month With J Balvin, CNCO & More Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! Daily Pop Celebrates National...
    SAN ANTONIO – Whataburger is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by giving free access to download Loteria sets. Designs for the Whataburger-themed Loteria set were shared on Instagram over the weekend and show cards with names like “La Doble U” and “El Taquito.” View this post on Instagram We are proud to present Whataburger Lotería!...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7 Chicago's Stacey Baca shared her posole recipe with viewers Sunday morning.Here's what to do:Boil a pot of water and add dried, red chili. Let the chili boil for 15-20 minutes. Once the oil is hot on another burner, cook diced onions and crushed garlic cloves until translucent. Add the bite-size...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Mark Rivera and Stacey Baca, ABC 7 Chicago's weekend morning anchors, are both Latinos and want to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month by reconnecting with family.Rivera is Puerto Rican, and he spoke with his father about what Puerto Rican culture means to them.Bob Rivera, Mark's dad, said being Puerto Rican is more of...
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    CHICAGO (WLS) -- For most schools, Hispanic Heritage Month used to mean a trip to the museum or students listening to lectures. But the COVID-19 crisis has caused them to re-think that celebration.One Chicago school is celebrating the culture in a brand new way."We are bringing Hispanic Heritage Month into the homes of everyone alongside...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The Socal Honda Dealers are delivering some random acts of kindness in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.Tito Rodriguez, also known locally as the "Hood Santa," is the co-founder of the localheartsfoundation.org, a local non-profit responsible for helping low-income, at-risk families.The Socal Honda Dealers surprised Tito at his home with a new...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s Hispanic Heritage Month and CBS2 recently met an entrepreneur who refused to let the coronavirus pandemic stop her from selling a family recipe. As CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reported Wednesday, her family plays a big part in her success. Growing up in The Smith Houses on the Lower East Side, Cynthia...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a look at a group of students from one of the poorest communities in Miami who beat the best high school chess players in the nation.This true story has inspired a new movie, "Critical Thinking," starring John Leguizamo -- who also directed the film.I have...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7 Chicago celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the return of "The Ñ Beat" special.The Ñ Beat is an Emmy Award-winning series of special programs produced by ABC 7 Chicago, which offers a rich tapestry of stories highlighting the contributions of Chicago's vibrant Latino community.An encore of the program will air at...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7 Chicago celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of news stories, a half-hour "The Ñ Beat" special, vignettes and Windy City LIVE feature story.Hosted by Stacey Baca, The Ñ Beat is an Emmy Award-winning series of special programs produced by ABC 7 Chicago, which offers a rich tapestry of stories...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Medalla Light, the national beer of Puerto Rico, is now available in New York City.The brand celebrated the milestone with a large bright billboard in Times Square.The beer's brewers expansion here in the five boroughs will help with the economic recovery on the island.Plus, we'll ask them about their plans...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A free drive-thru art exhibit is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the famed Hollywood Palladium this weekend. The exhibit, called “Driven,” is a collaboration between the Museum of Latin American Art’s chief curator, Gabriela Urtiaga, the Art of Elysium, and Hyundai at the Hollywood Palladium. (credit: CBS) The exhibit will include...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s Hispanic Heritage Month and a rising star in the fashion world is making it her business to wear her pride on her sleeve. She went from a small town in the Dominican Republic to recently gracing the billboards in Times Square. Growing up in Cotui, located in the countryside of...
    CBS 11 is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! As we reflect upon the many contributions of Hispanic-Americans, several of our CBS 11 News team wanted to share their proud Hispanic heritage stories with you! Proclamation on National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2020 – WhiteHouse.Gov Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson, himself a Texan, initiated the Hispanic Heritage...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Hispanic Heritage Month coincides with the Jewish High Holidays. CBS2’s Steve Overmyer reports on the complex history of the two cultures intersecting. “Something that’s pretty unique about being a Latin American Jew is that we tend to always connect with each other very easily,” said Judith Ghitman, who’s from Venezuela and...
    President Donald Trump is expected to deliver remarks on Wednesday to honor veterans of the The Bay of Pigs Invasion in Cuba in April 1961. The president also tweeted that he will give remarks about Hispanic Heritage Month. The event is slated to begin at 10 a.m. in Washington D.C. and it will be livestreamed...
    SAN ANTONIO – Texas history is something we all learned about when we were in school and most of it centers around the Texas Revolution in the 1800s, but Tejano history dates much further into the 1600s. “Texas begins in 1690 and that the first soldier settlers that come here to defend their northernmost boundaries...
    During Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the incredible contributions that Hispanics have made to this great nation. From cabinet and congressional members to sports figures, we have helped to shape America. We know that freedom and opportunity are the driving force for our communities. As the daughter of a Cuban immigrant, I am eternally grateful for...
    PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey town is spotlighting local Latino artists with an exhibit inside city hall. As CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports, they are the pride of Paterson. Elkin Gutierrez, a welder, born in Columbia, came to Paterson as a young man. His art utilizes thousands of bolts and other small pieces of...
    Hispanic Heritage Month, which actually includes both September and October, started on Sept. 15, and runs until Oct. 15. It’s set up that way to include independence days for Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua and also includes Columbus Day, which is known in many Spanish-speaking countries as Dia de la...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – This Hispanic Heritage Month, many Latino-owned businesses are struggling to stay open. CBS2’s Christina Fan reports, despite the struggles, communities are coming together to support one another in stories of perseverance and success. The flavors and tastes at Casa Adela in Alphabet City have not changed since 1976, when the family...
    Starting in Union City, New Jersey, and fanning out to North Bergen, West New York and Weehawken is what’s known as Havana on the Hudson! Get there via light rail, NJ TRANSIT or car. Havana on the Hudson is the gateway to the American dream for so many forced to leave Cuba in the aftermath...
    JOE Biden was mercilessly trolled on social media and by Donald Trump after playing hit song Despacito at a Hispanic event. The Dem presidential candidate was mocked for using the song - which translates to mean "slowly" at the event on Tuesday commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month.
    ORLANDO, Fla. – Each year, Americans observe Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 celebrating contributions, histories and deep ties in the community that have shaped much of the nation’s landscape today. The month is meant to recognize the cultures that stem from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and South America. Hispanic...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Gov. JB Pritzker, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and community leaders gathered to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month in Little Village Wednesday.Pritzker is expected to highlight the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census during the event at 26th Street and Kedzie Avenue.The census count in Chicago is lagging behind the rest of...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Tuesday marked the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, a chance to celebrate the Latino community. There is a lot to celebrate, from the culture and sense of family to the pursuit of the American dream."The language would be the first thing. Esta es una casa de espanol, hablamos espanol aqui," said...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Tuesday marked the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, a chance to celebrate the Latino community. There is a lot to celebrate, from the culture and sense of family to the pursuit of the American dream."The language would be the first thing. Esta es una casa de espanol, hablamos espanol aqui," said...
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