Cinco de Mayo

What is Cinco de Mayo? Cinco de Mayo has become a party for all Latin people living in the United States and Canada, as a recognition and many times as an excuse, to drink, eat and party as a Latino. But let’s spread  knowledge about what really h


Marc Anthony opens orphanage in Toluca, Mexico for homeless and neglected girls

We swoon when we hear him sing, but now we’re really falling in love. Grammy award-winning singer Marc Anthony is no stranger to making a difference in the lives of orphaned children. On Friday, Anthony, 47, cut the ribbon on his fourth orphanage


Mexico-based Startup Platzi is Teaching Professional Skills to Latin America One Subscriber at a Time

How This Can Increase Employment Opportunities for Latinos By Ma. Elena (staff@latinpost.com) Gone are the days when people are forced to attend time-consuming classes and endure physical training to acquire professional skills. With continued innova


Inarritu: Cultural perception of Latinos in Hollywood must change

Inarritu: Cultural perception of Latinos in Hollywood must change Mexican director Gonzalez Iñarritu, BAFTA winner for best director with the movie ‘The Revenant’, says “we must change the cultural perception” of Latinos in H


Ricky Martin, Pitbull, Lafourcade win Grammys in Latin categories

Ricky Martin, Natalia Lafourcade and Pitbull were some of the winners in the Latin categories at the 58th edition of the Grammy Awards, just as had been announced at the ceremony ahead of the primetime gala. Ricky Martin won in the best Latin pop alb


Meet the Latina scientists who helped find Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves

By Rebekah Sager Two Latinas led the scientific team behind this week’s huge announcement involving the gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago. Not since the theory of relativity has such a monumental breakthrough been m


Mexican band Mana honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

By my fox los angeles Hollywood, Calif. – The record-setting Mexican rock band Maná received the 2,573rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, honoring a career that has brought the group four Grammys and five Latin Grammys. Grammy-winn


Pope Francis embraces Mexico’s indigenous community with expected visit to Chiapas

For centuries, the Catholic Church has worked to keep indigenous cultures and customs out of the liturgy. But Pope Francis appears to be spearheading another major shift in policy with his visit to the Mexican state of Chiapas. The inclusion of pine


Mexico warns of China triggering ‘perverse’ currency wars

Chinese market turmoil and the renminbi’s fall to a four-year low against the US dollar risks the prospect of “perverse” currency wars, Mexico has warned. Latin America’s second-biggest economy, which saw its currency tumble t


Joaquin (El Chapo) Guzman, fugitive drug lord, captured in Mexico

he world’s most-wanted drug lord was captured for a third time in a daring raid on Friday by Mexican marines, six months after he tunneled out of a maximum security prison in a made-for-Hollywood escape that deeply embarrassed the government an