• Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top 10 Latin Music Albums of 2008

    Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Brown Christmas

    Latin groups ring in the season

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    October 9, 2008
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    September 9, 2008

    Off Corpse: Or, American Airlines No Longer Just Losing Luggage

    Man, American Airlines is getting the worst kind of PR imaginable today, as the Tale of Teresa Olaya spreads far and wide. And, look, the first part was bad enough: Miguel Olaya said he sent his wife's corpse from Brooklyn to her native Ecuador for burial after she died in March of cancer at the age ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008

    Ask a Mexican

    Spanish is malleable, but a love of midgets lasts forever

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    February 21, 2008
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    November 19, 2007

    Pollo for Thanksgiving!

    The fried chicken and scrumptious Latin offerings of Pollo Campero and its Dallas-based American division, Campero USA, are about to become available in Wal-Marts across the country. Given the chain’s rapid growth worldwide -- from Ecuador to New York to China and Indonesia -- and the abject worsh ... More >>

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    November 1, 2007
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    October 25, 2007
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    August 23, 2007
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    August 9, 2007
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    July 26, 2007

    El Tren de la Muerte

    Central American migrants risk life and limb on the death trains to Texas

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    June 21, 2007
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    April 5, 2007

    Swift Justice in a Faraway Place

    Illustration by Brian Stauffer One morning in March, the world's forces of globalization, migration and economic inequity collided in a split second on the balcony of a Best Western in the Panhandle. There, bubbling away outside the doors of three motel rooms, was a line of Crock-Pots. Beside one ... More >>

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    March 29, 2007

    Well, That's Why They Call it "F�tbol."

    Not even the appearance of former Jesuit star Kenny Cooper was enough to make yesterday's soccer game in Frisco worth attending...or watching. Sounds like yesterday's soccer game between the U.S. and Guatemalan national teams was a snoozer at Frisco's Pizza Hut Park. The crowd got up when local star ... More >>

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    March 22, 2007

    North and South

    Guatemala visits Frisco

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    March 15, 2007

    No Sanctuary

    Long delays in processing asylum claims leave Guatemalans in a bind

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    February 22, 2007

    Home Away From Home

    North Texas' booming Guatemalan population struggles without a consulate

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    January 23, 2007

    Renewal Notice

    Some people will believe anything. As Bible Girl has pointed out once or twice, Pentecostalism, the much maligned and misunderstood branch of Christianity, is growing at a phenomenal rate around the globe. A recent survey by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found that Pentecostals and Ch ... More >>

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    December 14, 2006

    Carols Caliente

    Who says winter has to be cold?

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    November 20, 2006

    Hey, At Least We're Not as Bad as Guatemala

    Sergio Morales, Guatemala's human rights ombudsman, has a few thoughts about how this country treats immigrants, legal and otherwise. Guatemala's top human-rights official is in town this week to meet with immigrants from the Central American country and push for an auxiliary consulate in the Dalla ... More >>

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    November 16, 2006
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    November 2, 2006
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    October 12, 2006
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    June 8, 2006
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    April 20, 2006

    Fish Story

    Is FC Dallas star Carlos Ruiz ready to change, or is he telling a whopper?

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    March 1, 2006

    Axe, and Ye Shall Receive

    I can't say I told you so, because I wasn't the one who said it. It was my friend, Village Voice Media video game columnist Luke O'Brien, who told me Eva Alejandro-Pena would soon be chopping down her tree and putting it on eBay. "Give it a week," he said. Turns out O'Brien, who happens to be Cathol ... More >>

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    November 10, 2005
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    June 2, 2005
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    May 19, 2005

    Bozo Rules

    Landlord calls cops, gets sued for annoying City Hall

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    March 17, 2005

    Game On

    And clothes off

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    February 24, 2005
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    December 30, 2004

    Monkey Business

    Buzz picks a few nits with the year that was

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    January 22, 2004

    Return of the Black Widow

    Death and rumors have followed Sandra Bridewell for decades. But no one could predict the strange turn her life has taken today.

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    October 9, 2003

    Think Pink

    How Mary Kay got its groove back

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Various Artists

    Bad Boys II: The Soundtrack (Bad Boy/Universal)

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    December 5, 2002

    Green Giant

    Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug is credited with saving the lives of 1 billion people. So why is a small cadre of activists bent on tarnishing his legacy?

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    November 7, 2002


    Pretend your heritage is colorful with the Dallas International Festival

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    April 25, 2002

    Sweetheart Deal

    How does Virginia McGuire make a profit in the nonprofit business of creating affordable housing? Simple. She pays her husband.

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    April 5, 2001

    With Friends Like These...

    CompUSA and Latin America's richest man get a $450 million lesson from a Dallas jury: Friendship and business don't mix.

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    June 1, 2000

    The kids aren't all right

    The Americanized culture of undocumented immigrants finds the doors to higher education closed

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    May 18, 2000

    You can go home again

    Forget the big box in the 'burbs. Developer David Spence does urban apartments for yuppies -- without the razor wire.

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    May 4, 2000

    Across the Bar

    Raise the Curtain; Experience Lift to Experience; Mazinga's Dissatisfied Customers ...

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    August 26, 1999

    Romeo's head

    A would-be Indiana Jones reopens the debate over who got to America first

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    May 27, 1999

    Children of the Storm

    Hurricane Mitch left thousands homeless, jobless, and alone, forcing them to cross the border in search for new lives in America. And those were just the kids.

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    October 30, 1997
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    March 27, 1997
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    March 6, 1997
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    February 13, 1997

    Born of El Sol

    Germinated in the rich tradition of El Sol de Texas, the Spanish-language press takes root in Dallas

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    February 29, 1996

    Alicia Comes Home (Part I)

    How a determined father found his abducted daughter

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