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Evil Dead: Gore but Slight Bore

The Evil Dead (1981), was a slapstick, horror phenomenon that launched the careers of writer-director Sam Raimi, producer Robert Tapert, and cult-movie icon Bruce Campbell. In the film, five college friends spend spring break ...
by Iris Estrada


Latino Immigrants Receive Fewer Unemployment Benefits

Federal policy allows immigrants with lawful residency to qualify for unemployment benefits. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Latino unemployment stands at 10% while the national average sits at 7.7%, meaning a larg...
by Iris Estrada


¡Feliz Navidad! Hispanic Christmas Traditions

While most Americans will come together on Christmas Day to open presents and enjoy a turkey feast, Hispanic households will start rejoicing a day early with tamales or lechón. Latinos celebrate on Christmas Eve or Nochebuena....
by Iris Estrada



What the Fiscal Cliff Debate Means For Latinos

Talks of the fiscal cliff continue to escalate, and the Obama administration is leading a strong PR campaign telling the American public to call, write, or even Tweet members of Congress. The White House wants citizens to press...
by Iris Estrada

Walmart Thanksgiving weekend

Walmart Workers Strike, Sales Not Affected

Most Americans associate the end of November with two things: turkey and sales. While many were seasoning their bird the night before Thanksgiving, others were busy making signs — placards and posters for a highly publicized ...
by Iris Estrada


Fischer Says Stop Immigrants From the South, Bring In More Europeans

Bryan Fischer has been featured on CNN, NBC, CBS News, and the New York Times. But if you don’t recognize the name, don’t worry. You’re not missing out on much. Fischer is the Director of Issue Analysis for Government and...
by Iris Estrada