Read Conmigo Declares First Annual Bilingual Literacy Month In May


With research1 showing that minority children who are not reading proficiently by third grade are more than twice as likely not to graduate from high school, the award-winning bilingual children's literacy campaign, Read Conmigo, kicked off festivities for the first Bilingual Literacy Month in the U.S. with a literary event in the heart of East Los Angeles. As the first celebration of its kind, the campaign launched at Ford Blvd. Elementary School today, aims to raise awareness about the direct correlation between
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Pantelion and Indomina Media Partner in Second Multi-Pictures Production Deal


Indomina Media International and Pantelion Films, the joint venture between Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the premier next generation global content leader, and Mexican media corporation Grupo Televisa, have partnered for the second time to co-finance and distribute internationally several predominantly Spanish language films, the two companies announced Friday. The multi-picture deal provides for the Dominican-based production branch of Indomina Media International to finance the production of up to four films per year
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Univision & T-Mobile Launch “Univision Mobile”


Univision Communications Inc. and T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) are joining forces to launch Univision Mobile, a pioneering wireless service created specifically for Hispanic Americans. The new service combines the insights and programming content of Univision, the leading media company serving Hispanic America, with T-Mobile's wicked-fast network and Un-carrier™ wireless innovation and know-how. The new service will be available nationwide beginning May19th. Univision Mobile, with service provided by T-Mobile,
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LA Chapter of PRSA Presents: A Breakfast With Top Hispanic Journalists

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Inside Latino Entertainment:  Top Hispanic Journalists Share Latest Trends and Pitching Tips for Reaching Millions   Wednesday, June 11, 2014 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Panelists:  Justino Aguila, Associate Editor of Latin Music and Special Features, Billboard Jessica Carrillo, Entertainment Reporter. NBC/Telemundo - Al Rojo Vivo, Acceso Total Victor Cordero "El Paparrush", Entertainment Reporter, MundoFox 22 Ella Esparza, Editor, Latin Heat Magazine Jose M. Mayorquin, Producer, ABC 7 - Eye
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TruGreen Named Among LATINO Magazine’s Top 100 Companies for Latinos


Memphis-based TruGreen has been named in LATINO magazine's top 100 companies for Latinos. The recognition was announced with the release of the publication's Spring 2014 issue, which features its second annual list of companies providing the most opportunities for Latinos. In selecting the 2014 LATINO 100, LATINO magazine evaluated corporations based on nominations submitted both formally and informally by Latino nonprofits and community organizations as well as readers, partners and stakeholders. LATINO magazine says
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Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Announce 2014-2015 Upfront Slate


Discovery U.S. Hispanic unveiled its networks' 2014-2015 Upfront slate.  Based on results from its audience research study, Discovery en Espanol is enhancing its key thematic programming nights, including automotive and human adventure, focusing on ordinary people living extraordinary lives. The network is also introducing magic as part of its Enigma lineup and highlighting its recently developed docureality Texas trocas to showcase content that inspires Hispanics to realize their own potential. Discovery Familia will
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Luca Bentivoglio at LATV upfront announced alliance with Entravision


Luca Bentivoglio, COO of LATV Networks, with his sales team and the hosts of the syndicated show Latination, announced at the upfront in New York that the company had partnered with Entravision to enter radio, co-produce shows and get the audience analysis service Luminar. Entravision has TV and radio stations in the U.S. and is the main affiliate network for Univisión, UniMás and Telemundo. As a result of the partnership, LATV will now produce formats that apply to both radio and TV such as Súper 20, a countdown
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Coors Light Issues Call for Nominations of Emerging Latino Leaders for its Lideres Program


Coors Light has launched a public call for nominations for its national Líderes program, which empowers up-and-coming Latino leaders to go further. Twelve individuals from the pool of nominees will be chosen to participate in the 2014 Coors Light Líderes program. The 12 Líderes will be announced during Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15- Oct.15), when the public will have the opportunity to vote for the 2014 Líder of the Year. The Coors Light Líder of the Year will receive a $25,000 grant to develop a
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Yelp Launches in Argentina and Extends Latin American Presence


Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses,  announced the availability of Yelp Argentina ( Beginning today, people throughout Argentina are able to create accounts on to share their opinions about great local businesses. Yelp's free iPhone and Android applications will be available as well as its free suite of business owner tools: Yelp for Business Owners ( "Our 27th country is one of the world's largest wine
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Domino’s Pizza® Launches New iPad® Ordering App


  Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) is taking the next step in technology innovation. Today,  Domino's Pizza announced the release of its ordering app for iPad in English and Spanish simultaneously, which will put pizza at the center of everything – including updated, mouthwatering food photography that uses 3D technology to create a more realistic pizza.   “We couldn’t be more thrilled about bringing our Domino’s Pizza ordering app to iPad, in both English and Spanish at the same time,” said Russell
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Arts organizations across Southern California are getting set for another ground-breaking Pacific Standard Time initiative. The Getty Foundation announced $5 million in grants, given to arts institutions across Southern California for research and planning of an ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art called Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.  Scheduled to open in September 2017, the new collaboration will present 46 exhibitions and events from San Diego to Santa Barbara, with additional exhibitions and
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ESPN Deportes Wins Two Sports Emmy Awards in First Year of Spanish-language Categories


ESPN Deportes won two Sports Emmy Awards, presented for the 35th year by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in New York. In the first year of Spanish-language categories, two ESPN Deportes entries were recognized in the Best Studio Show category – SportsCenter and Nacion. ESPN Deportes had four nominations this year including three for the first-ever Studio Show in Spanish category. Jose Ramon Fernandez was nominated in the first-ever On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish category. In total,
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