Author: Cesar Arredondo

3 LATIN AMERICAN JOURNALISTS GET INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

3 LATIN AMERICAN JOURNALISTS GET INTERNATIONAL AWARDS  Their works and struggles get recognized by the Committee to Protect Journalists. Three Latin American journalists have won the International Press Freedom Awards from the global nonprofit Committee for the Protection of Journalists. They are Patrícia Campos Mello from Brazil and Lucía Pineda Ubau and Miguel Mora from Nicaragua. The award recognizes “courageous journalists from around the world,” according to CPJ, an independent, nonprofit organization that works to safeguard press freedom worldwide. While freedom of the press is extremely limited or nonexistent in dictatorial regimes, CPJ notes that the 2019 prizes honor journalists...

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LOOKING FOR WORK? THE CENSUS BUREAU IS ON A HIRING BLITZ

LOOKING FOR WORK? THE CENSUS BUREAU IS ON A HIRING BLITZ Thousands of high-paying jobs available in California, nationwide. Multilingual people are encouraged to apply MARK HEDIN With Census Day – April 1 — fast approaching, the Census Bureau is ramping up its hiring. There are thousands of jobs to fill. The national census, taken every 10 years since 1790, is the country’s biggest single peacetime project. The goal is to count each and every person living in the United States, no matter how young or old, no matter their citizenship, no matter anything. If they’re here, they count. Knowing...

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A TRIBUTE RECORD EN ESPAÑOL TO EYDIE GORME

EYDIE GORME GETS A TRIBUTE WITH ALBUM IN SPANISH Recorded and performed by her son, David Lawrence, ‘Nosotros’ is a collection of hits by the late singer CESAR ARREDONDO The acclaimed romantic balladeer Eydie Gormé is the subject of tribute with a new album of boleros, the genre that made her a crossover star in the Spanish-speaking world. “Nosotros,” recorded by Gormé’s award-winning musician son David Lawrence, consists of 10 classic hits by the late Grammy Award-winning artist. The album marks Lawrence’s debut as a singer. He has a long career as a composer of scores for films and...

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‘The Wolftress’: A Western Horror Novel Set in the Highlands of Mexico

Often wearing a rancher hat and boots in cities big and small where he has claimed residence as journalist, Joseph Treviño considers himself a cowboy at heart. As a reporter, crime, dangerous cults and immigration have been part of his beats for many daily newspapers from Los Angeles to Dallas. That is why it is no surprise he mixes all that up in his first novel. A western horror, “The Wolftress” is a genre-smashing story inspired by a real woman accused of witchcraft but fictionalized into a modern tale of terror involving black magic, werewolves, American and Mexican cowboys,...

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Ricky Martin to Host Latin Grammys

Singer Ricky Martin and actresses Roselyn Sánchez and Paz Vega will host the 20th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. Martin, who will host for the first time, has been a part of The Latin Recording Academy’s history since the inaugural of coveted prize in 2000, where he was nominated for two awards and delivered a memorable performances. The Puerto Rican singer has won three Latin Grammys and two regular Grammys, and in 2006 he was named Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. For Sánchez this will be her fourth time host the award ceremony while for Vega will her...

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