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Hebrew · Ladino language Latino refers to people living in the US of Latin American nationality and their US-born descendants. ... Hispanic, as used in the United States, is one of several terms used to categorize US citizens, permanent residents and temporary immigrants, whose background hail either from the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America or relating to a Spanish-speaking culture. ... Chilean Americans are a group of 68,849 people who emigrated from Chile and their descendants. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A Cuban-American is an immigrant to the United States from Cuba. ... A Dominican American or Dominican-York [1] is an immigrant or descendant of immigrants from the Dominican Republic to the United States. ... The ethnonym Mexican-American describes United States citizens of Mexican ancestry (14 million in 2003) and Mexican citizens who reside in the US (10 million in 2003). ... ... A Peruvian American is an immigrant or descendant of immigrants from Peru that arrived in the United States. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Puerto Rican. ... The history of Mexican-Americans is wide-ranging, spanning more than four hundred years and varying from region to region within the United States. ... The struggle for independence after 1810 among the Latin American nations evoked a sense of unity, especially in South America where, under Simón Bolívar in the north and José de San Martín in the south, there were cooperative efforts. ... Latinos and Hispanics are predominantly Christian in the United States. ... Latino Jews are Latinos whose religion is Judaism. ... Latino Muslims are Latinos whose religion is Islam. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Chicano Movement, also called the Chicano Civil Rights Movement, the Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement, and El Movimiento, is the part of the American Civil Rights Movement that sought political empowerment and social inclusion for Mexican Americans. ... There are three main components to AHA’s programming and services: Advocacy: Latino arts and culture is an essential and vibrant part of the nation’s identity. ... // About the CHC The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) is comprised of 21 Members of Congress of Hispanic descent. ... LULAC is an organization which strives for rights for Hispanic Americans. ... The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO) is an umbrella council for 23 Latino Greek Letter Organizations established in 1998. ... The SHPE Logo The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1974 by a group of engineers employed by the city of Los Angeles. ... The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is a non-profit, and non-partisan political advocacy group in the United States. ... National Association of Latino Elected Officials aka NALEO External links http://www. ... For the fictional robot, see Mecha. ... The United Farm Workers of America (UFW) is a labor union that evolved from unions founded in 1962 by César Chávez, Philip Vera Cruz, Dolores Huerta, and Larry Itliong. ... Latino/a Studies is an academic discipline which studies the experience of people of Hispanic ancestory in America. ... Latin music has long influenced American popular music, jazz, rhythm and blues, rock and even country music. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Frespañol, is a portmanteau of the words Français and Español, which mean French and Spanish. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Spanglish — also called espanglish, inglañol, or espanglés, a blend of the Spanish-language words for Spanish and English — is a name used to refer to a range of language-contact phenomena, primarily in the speech of the Hispanic population of the United States, which is exposed to... Portuñol (also Portunhol), a portmanteau of the words Português (Portuguese) and Español (Spanish), is a mixed language based on Spanish and Portuguese. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Porglish. ... “Hebrew” redirects here. ... This article deals with the Judaeo-Spanish language. ...

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Famous Hispanic Americans The following is a partial list of United States cities, towns, and census-designated places in which a majority (over 50%) of the population is Hispanic or Latino, according to data from the 2000 Census. ... . ...

Contents

The arts

Film and TV

Silvana Arias (born April 7, 1977) in Lima the capital of Peru is an actress who plays the role of Paloma Lopez-Fitzgerald on the television soap opera Passions. ... Adrian Bellani is an American actor of Italian and Salvadoran descent. ... Jessica Marie Alba (born April 28, 1981) is an American actress. ... Nadine Velazquez (born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on November 20, 1978) is a Puerto Rican-American actress and model. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Kimberly Alexis Bledel (born September 16, 1981) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... Benjamin Bratt (born December 16, 1963) is an American actor. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the two Marvel Comics nurse characters, see Night Nurse (comics). ... Ricardo Chavira (born September 1, 1971 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American actor of Mexican, German, and Irish descent. ... Desperate Housewives is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television comedy-drama series, created by Marc Cherry, that began airing on October 3, 2004 on ABC. It is the most popular show in its demographic worldwide, with an audience of approximately 119 million viewers. ... This article is about the entertainer. ... Michael DeLorenzo (born October 31, 1958 in The Bronx, New York, USA) is an American-born actor of half Italian and half Puerto Rican descent. ... Dolores Del Rio Dolores del Río (August 3, 1905 - April 11, 1983) was a Mexican film actress. ... Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is a four-time Golden Globe nominated American actress and former fashion model. ... Emilio Estévez (born May 12, 1962 in New York, New York) is an American actor, director and writer. ... Hector Elizondo (born December 22, 1936 in New York City) is a Puerto Rican-American actor. ... Erik Estrada displaying his now famous stud pose. ... José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1909 – January 26, 1992), was an actor and film director, born in the Santurce district of San Juan, Puerto Rico. ... Miguel Ferrer (born February 7, 1955) is an actor of Puerto Rican-Irish-American descent who is often cast in movies as a villain. ... Edward Furlong (born Edward Walter Torres on August 2, 1977 in Glendale, California) is an American actor best known for playing young John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day and playing Danny Vinyard in American History X. The son of Eleanor Torres, Furlong was born in Glendale, California, near Burbank. ... Daisy Fuentes Daisy Fuentes (born November 17, 1966 in Havana, Cuba) is an American model who became an actress. ... Andy Garcia at the Incirlik hospital, Incirlik Air Base, December 7, 2001 Andy García (born April 12, 1956) is a Cuban-American actor. ... Reagan Gomez-Preston Reagan Gomez-Preston (b. ... Julie Gonzalo (born September 9, 1981) is an actress born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and raised in Miami, Florida. ... Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino on October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987), was an American actress of Spanish and Irish descent who reached fame during the 1940s as the eras leading sex symbol. ... Vanessa Anne Hudgens (born December 14, 1988)is an American actress and singer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guatemala. ... Oscar Isaac (born c. ... Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay (March 9, 1940 - October 24, 1994) was a Puerto Rican actor who lived and worked for many years in the United States. ... John Leguizamo, (born July 22, 1964 in Bogotá, Colombia), is an Emmy winner and a Golden Globe Award nominated comedian, actor and producer of Colombian and Puerto Rican descent. ... Fernando Lamas (born January 9, 1916 in Buenos Aires, Argentina; died October 8, 1982 in Los Angeles, California) was an Argentine actor and director. ... Lorenzo Lamas (born Lorenzo Lamas y de Santos Lamas on January 20, 1958 in Santa Monica, California) is an American television and film actor, primarily on soap operas, movies and television. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Eva Jacqueline Longoria (born March 15, 1975) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American film and television actress. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... George Lopez (born April 23, 1900, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California) is a Mexican-American comedian, actor, and star of the ABC sitcom, George Lopez. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... J. Lo redirects here. ... Vanessa Marcil (born Vanessa Sally Ortiz on October 15, 1968 in Indio, California) is an American actress known for her roles in the TV series General Hospital and Las Vegas. ... Ricardo Montalban (born November 25, 1920 in Mexico City) is a television and film actor. ... Rita Moreno on the 1962 album cover for Academy Award Winner Rita Moreno Sings Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931 in Humacao, Puerto Rico) is an Academy Award-winning actress and the first and only Puerto Rican actress in history (as well as one of only nine people) to have... María de la Soledad Teresa OBrien[1](b. ... Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an Emmy-winning, Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated Mexican-American actor. ... Rosa Maria Perez (born September 6, 1964) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer and director. ... Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (pronounced IPA: ) (born October 28, 1974 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is an Academy Award nominated, Golden Globe Award winning, and Grammy Award winning American actor. ... Frederick Karl Pruetzel (22 June 1954 – 29 January 1977), better known as “Freddie Prinze” was an American stand-up comedian and actor. ... Freddie Prinze, Jr. ... Anthony Quinn (April 21, 1915 Chihuahua, Mexico – June 3, 2001 Boston, Massachusetts) was a two-time Academy Award-winning Mexican-American actor, as well as a painter and writer. ... José Benjamin Quintero, born (October 15, 1924, Panama City, Panama - February 26, 1999, New York, USA) was a theatre director and teacher, best known for his interpretations of the works of Eugene ONeill. ... Juan B. Rael interviewing Manuela Mela Martínez, Taos, New Mexico, circa 1930. ... Gerald Michael Rivera (born July 4, 1943), known on television as Geraldo Rivera or simply Geraldo is an American television journalist and former talk show host. ... James Roday as Shawn Spencer on the USA original series Psych James Roday (born on April 4, 1976 in San Antonio, Texas as James Rodriguez[1]) is an American actor. ... Paul Rodriguez at a United Service Organizations (USO) show aboard USS Nimitz, June 19, 2003 Paul Rodriguez (born January 19, 1955 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico) is a Hispanic-American comedian. ... Cesar Romero, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. ... Zoë Yanira Zaldaña Nazario (born June 19, 1978), better known as Zoë Saldaña, is a American actress. ... Roselyn Sanchez (born April 2, 1973 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a model and film/television actress. ... Cristina Saralegui (born January 29, 1948 in Havana, Cuba) is a journalist, talk show host and actress. ... Charles Irwin Sheen (born Carlos Irwin Estévez on September 3, 1965) is a Golden Globe Award-winning and Emmy-nominated American actor. ... Martin Sheen (born Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez on August 3, 1940) is an Emmy Award-winning American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Captain Willard in the film Apocalypse Now and, most recently, as President Josiah Bartlet on the acclaimed television drama The West Wing. ... Charles Irwin Sheen (born Carlos Irwin Estévez on September 3, 1965) is a Golden Globe Award-winning and Emmy-nominated American actor. ... Emilio Estévez (born May 12, 1962 in New York, New York) is an American actor, director and writer. ... Jimmy Smits as President Matt Santos on The West Wing. ... Eva Tamargo (born December 24, 1960) is an American actress who plays the role of Pilar Lopez-Fitzgerald on the television soap opera Passions. ... Wilmer Valderrama Wilmer Valderrama (born January 30, 1980) is a comic actor best known for the role of Fez in the sitcom That 70s Show and as the host of the MTV series Yo Momma. ... Bob Vila Bob Vila (born June 20, 1946) is a Cuban-American home improvement television show host, best known for This Old House (1979–1988), Bob Vilas Home Again (1989–2005) and Bob Vila (2005– ). Vila, a native of Miami, Florida received a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism... Lupe Vélez Lupe Vélez (July 18, 1908 - December 13, 1944) was a Mexican actress. ... Raquel Welch (born September 5, 1940) is an American actress. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guatemala. ... Daphne Eurydice Zuniga (originally Zúñiga) (born October 28, 1962 in Berkeley, California, USA) is an American actress. ...

Reality TV Stars

  • Alex Angarita - Colombian-American, Survivor: Fiji contestant
  • J.P. Calderon - Costa Rican-American, Survivor: Cook Islands, contestant
  • Rodolfo (Rudy) Cárdenas - Venezuelan-American, Top 24 contestant, American Idol (Season 6)
  • Cristina Coria - Puerto Rican-American, Survivor: Cook Islands contestant
  • Jose "Pepi" Diaz - Cuban-American, The Apprentice 5 contestant
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine - Puerto Rican-American, Survivor: Pearl Islands Winner
  • Billy Garcia - Dominican Republican-American, Survivor: Cook Islands, contestant
  • Liliana Gomez - Mexican-American, Survivor: Fiji contestant
  • Nathan Gonzalez - Cuban-American, Survivor: Cook Islands contestant
  • Jaslene Gonzalez - Puerto Rican-American, America's Next Top Model Cycle 7 Winner
  • Danny Jimenez - Cuban-American, The Amazing Race 2 and The Amazing Race 11 contestant
  • Lisi Linares - Cuban-American, Survivor: Fiji contestant
  • Oscar (Ozzy) Lusth - Mexican-American, runner-up, Survivor: Cook Islands
  • Cecilia Mansilla - Peruvian-American, Survivor: Cook Islands contestant
  • Oswald Mendez - Cuban-American, The Amazing Race 2 and The Amazing Race 11 contestant
  • Lydia Morales - Puerto Rican-American, Survivor: Guatemala contestant
  • Edgardo Rivera - Puerto Rican-American, Survivor: Fiji contestant
  • Janu Tornell - Cuban-American, Survivor: Palau contestant
  • Marcela Valladolid - Mexican-American, The Apprentice: Martha Stewart contestant
  • Mario Vazquez - Puerto Rican-American, American Idol semi-finalist
  • Nick Verreos - Venezuelan-American, Project Runway contestant
  • Rita Verreos - Venezuelan-American, Survivor: Fiji contestant

Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Costa_Rica. ... This article is being considered for deletion for the 2nd time in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Rodolfo (Rudy) Cárdenas (born March 3, 1978) is a American Idol (season 6) top 24 contestant. ... The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the Fox Broadcasting Company on January 16, 2007 and will run until May 23, 2007. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... The Apprentice 5 was the fifth series of The Apprentice, with Donald Trump as the Executive Producer and Host. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Sandra Diaz-Twine (born July 30, 1974) was the winner (aka the sole survivor) of Survivor: Pearl Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Survivor: Cook Islands is the thirteenth season of the reality series Survivor. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Jaslene Gonzalez (born 1987 in Puerto Rico, raised in Bolingbrook, Illinois) is an American model and the first full Latina winner of Americas Next Top Model, Cycle 8. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... The Amazing Race 2 was the second installment of the reality television show, The Amazing Race. ... The Amazing Race 2 was the second installment of the reality television show, The Amazing Race. ... The Amazing Race 11 (titled The Amazing Race: All-Stars) is the eleventh installment of the popular four time Emmy Award winner reality television show, The Amazing Race. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... The Amazing Race 2 was the second installment of the reality television show, The Amazing Race. ... The Amazing Race 2 was the second installment of the reality television show, The Amazing Race. ... The Amazing Race 11 (titled The Amazing Race: All-Stars) is the eleventh installment of the popular four time Emmy Award winner reality television show, The Amazing Race. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Lydia Morales (born January 19, 1963) is a contestant on the current season of the hit reality TV series, Survivor:Guatemala. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Janu Tornell of Survivor: Palau Janu Tornell (May 9, 1965- in Las Vegas, Nevada) is an American reality show contestant and former Las Vegas showgirl of Cuban descent. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Mario Adrian Vazquez (born June 15, 1977) is a Puerto Rican singer from The Bronx, New York. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Nick Verreos (born St. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Rita Verreos (born July 19, 1968) in Caracas, Venezuela. ...

Music

See Latin music in the United States Latin music has long influenced American popular music, jazz, rhythm and blues, rock and even country music. ...

Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Christopher Lee Rios also known as Big Pun (November 10, 1971 - February 7, Puerto Rican rapper who emerged from the underground rap scene in the Bronx in the late 1990s. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Ramón “Raymond” Ayala (born on February 3, 1977 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico), known publicly as Daddy Yankee is a highly successful Latin Grammy Award-winning Puerto Rican reggaeton recording artist. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Ivy Queen (born Martha Ivelisse Pesante on March 4, 1972 in Añasco, Puerto Rico) is a composer and singer who is known as La Diva, La Gata, La Caballota, and La Reina del Reggaeton, The Queen of Reggaeton. // When she was young Ivys parents moved to New York... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... {{Infobox_Celebrity | name = James Worren Jimmy Jones | image = 01-jones-jim. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Natalie and Nicole Albino (born February 12, 1981 in New York City) are identical twin sisters who sing under the name Nina Sky. Nina Sky logo // Their parents moved from Puerto Rico and were divorced when the girls were younger. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... J. Lo redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Marc Anthony (born Marco Antonio Muñiz on September 16 1968) is a Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter popular in Latin America for his salsa music and salsa monga ballads. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Victor Manuelle (born Victor Manuel Ruiz on September 27, 1968 in New York, New York, but mostly raised in Isabela, Puerto Rico) is a successful salsa singer, songwriter, and improvisational sonero, known to his fans as El Sonero de la Juventud (The Youths Sonero). He is identified primarily with... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Giberto Santa Rosa a. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Angie Martínez Angela Martinez (born January 9, 1971 in the Bronx, New York) is a Puerto Rican American-based radio and television personality, hip-hop recording artist, actress, and model. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... N.O.R.E., formerly known as Noreaga, is a rapper and member of the rap group C-N-N. N.O.R.E. stands for Niggaz on (the) run eatin. His birth name is Victor Santiago. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... William Omar Landrón (born February 10, 1978 in Puerto Rico), is a Latin Grammy Award-nominated reggaeton singer/rapper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Carlos Augusto Ponce a. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Gabriel Rios (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Tony Touch, also known as Tony Toca, is an American hip hop DJ and producer from New York City, who is of Puerto Rican descent. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... began her professional career at fifteen in her native Cuba. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Irene Cara (born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959 in The Bronx, New York City) is an American singer, Academy Award-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Few artists in popular music have been able to go beyond the barriers of time, trends and geography, keeping the timelessness of their own style. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Felix Delgado (born 1974), known by stage name Cuban Link, is a rapper best known for his former membership in the group Terror Squad, his friendship with Latin rapper Big Pun, and his problems with rapper Fat Joe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Celia Cruz (October 21, 1925 – July 16, 2003) was a three-time Grammy Award and four-time Latin Grammy winning Cuban-American salsa singer who spent most of her career living in New Jersey, and working in the United States and several Latin American countries. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Emilio Estefan (born March 4, 1953) is a Cuban musician of Lebanese ancestry and producer. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Gloria Estefan (born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García on September 1, 1957 in Havana, Cuba) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning Cuban American singer and songwriter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... La Lupe, or La Yiyiyi, (born Guadalupe Victoria Yolí Raymond, December 23, 1936 - d. ... St. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... The cover of Martikas 1989 single I Feel the Earth Move Marta Marrero (born May 18, 1969 in Whittier, California, USA), better known as Martika, is a Cuban-American singer and actress. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Christina Milian (born Christine Flores on September 26th, 1981) is an American actress and Grammy Award-nominated R&B and pop singer, songwriter, record producer and dancer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Armando Christian Pérez (born March 30, 1981, in Miami, Florida) better known by his stage name Pitbull, or his other nicknames, Lil Chico or Mr. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Olivia Theresa Longott (born February 15, 1981), professionally known as Olivia, is an American R&B singer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Jon Secada (born October 4, 1962 in Havana, Cuba) is a Grammy Award-winning Cuban-American singer and songwriter. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Louis Freese (born June 2, 1970), known by stage name B-Real, is a Latin rapper of Mexican and Afro-Cuban heritage. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Joan Chandos Baez (born January 9, 1941) is an American folk singer and songwriter known for her highly individual vocal style. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Paula DeAnda (born November 3, 1989) is a Mexican-American pop singer born in San Angelo, Texas. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Chavez, 1991Photo: Paisley Park Records Ingrid Julia Chavez, born 1965 in Atlanta, Georgia, is a Mexican-American poet, vocalist, songwriter and photographer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Aundrea Aurora Fimbres is a member of the musical group Danity Kane. ... Danity Kane is an American R&B girl group signed to Bad Boy Records. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Eduardo Lalo Guerrero (December 24, 1916 – March 17, 2005), credited as being the father of Chicano music, was a Mexican-American guitarist, singer and farm labor activist best known for his strong influence on todays Latin artists. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Dedrick Rolison (born August 9, 1971) is an American gangsta rapper and actor best known by his stage name Mack 10. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Carlos Augusto Alves Santana (born July 20, 1947), known simply as Carlos Santana or Santana, is a Grammy Award-winning Mexican-born American Latin rock musician and guitarist. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Selena Quintanilla-Pérez[aka the white rose] (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995), best known as Selena, was a Mexican American singer who has been called the queen of Tejano music.[2] The youngest child of a Mexican-American couple, Selena released her first album at the age of... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director and actress. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known simply as Shakira, is a Colombian Latin pop singer-songwriter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... Christina Maria Aguilera (IPA pronunciation: [1] born December 18, 1980) is an American pop and R&B singer and songwriter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama. ... Rubén Blades (born July 16, 1948) is a Panamanian salsa singer, songwriter, actor and politician. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile_(bordered). ... La Ley (Spanish, The Law) is a Chilean rock band, formed in Santiago by Luciano Andrés Rojas and Luis Alberto Cuevas Olmedo with Archi Frugone, Mauricio Clavera and Andrés Bobe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Honduras. ... Lisa Nicole Lopes (May 27, 1971 – April 25, 2002), an African American rapper of Cape Verdean descent, also known under the stage name of Left Eye, was a member of the popular R&B and hip hop group TLC. In addition to hit songs like Waterfalls with TLC, Lopes also... TLC is an American music group, whose repertoire spans R&B, hip hop and pop. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile_(bordered). ... Lucybell is a Chilean rock band formed by four students from the Universidad de Chiles Faculty of Art in 1991. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... Luny Tunes are a Dominican reggaeton production duo composed of Francisco Saldaña (Luny) (born June 23, 1979) and Víctor Cabrera (Tunes) (born April 12, 1981) . Both members were born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in the Boston metropolitan area until they moved to Puerto Rico where... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born May 8, 1975, in Madrid, Spain) is a Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-winning Spanish-born, Miami-based singer and multi-million-album seller. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Jayceon Terell Taylor (born November 27, 1979 in Los Angeles,[1] California), better known by his stage name The Game, is a multi-platinum American rapper signed to Interscope Records. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), was a pioneer of rock and roll. ...

Art

Judith Francisca Baca (born September 20, 1946) is an American artist, activist, and University of California, Los Angeles professor of fine arts. ... Image:Jean1. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... // Biography John August Swanson (1938 - ) is an American visual artist working primarily in the medium of serigraphy, as well as oil, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, lithography, and etching. ... Oswaldo Guayasamín (July 6, 1919 – March 10, 1999) was an Ecuadorian modern artist. ... Fulcrum 1987, 55 ft high free standing sculpture of Cor-ten steel near Liverpool Street station, London Richard Serra (born 2 November 1939) is an American minimalist sculptor known for working with large scale assemblies of sheet metal. ...

Literature

Reverend Fr. ... For the Chilean politician and daughter of Salvador Allende, see Isabel Allende Bussi. ... Julia Alvarez is a writer who was raised in the Dominican Republic and immigrated to the United States in 1960. ... Rudolfo A. Anaya was born in Pastura, New Mexico on October 30, 1937. ... Jimmy Santiago Baca is an American writer. ... Sandra Cisneros (born December 20, 1954 in Chicago) is an American author and poet best known for her novel She is also the author of Caramelo, published by Knopf in 2002. ... Oscar Hijuelos (born 1951) is an American novelist. ... Maria Hinojosa is a reporter for CNN. She is based in the New York bureau and joined CNN in 1997. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Francisco Goldman is a famous author born of a Guatemalan mother and a Jewish-American father. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guatemala. ... David Unger is a famous Guatemalan-American author and translator. ...

Others

Val Joe Rudy Galindo (born September 7, 1969 in San Jose, California) is an American figure skater. ... José Limón (January 12, 1908—December 2, 1972) was a dancer who help define the shape of modern and contemporary dance. ... Elizabeth Vargas Elizabeth Vargas (born September 6, 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a television journalist, currently co-anchor of ABCs television newsmagazine 20/20 and anchor of ABC News Specials. ... Shane Ruttle Martinez is a Catalan Canadian independent journalist and human rights advocate based in Toronto, Canada. ...

Business

Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). ... Eduardo Lucero is a Los Angeles based fashion designer known for his vivid colors, feminine detailing, romantic and curvaceous shapes in his designs that are consistently red carpet favorites. ... Rueben Martinez (born in 1940 in Miami, Arizona) is a Mexican-American activist and businessman. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Héctor Ruiz Dr. Héctor de Jesús Ruiz (born December 25, 1945) is the current Chairman and CEO of semiconductor company Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ... Anthony James Acosta is an CS professor, programmer, researcher, photographer, graphic artist, and webmaster. ...

Civil rights and activists

This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Carlos Cadena (1918 - 2001) was a lawyer, activist and judge based in San Antonio, Texas. ... Sal Castro, May 17, 2006 at the Isla Vista Theatre in Isla Vista, California for a screening of Walkout. ... 2003 USPS stamp featuring Chávez and the fields that were so important to him César Estrada Chávez (March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993) was an American farm worker, labor leader, and activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers. ... Linda Chavez-Thompson (born August 3, 1944, in Lubbock, Texas) is a Hispanic-American trade union leader. ... Angelo Falcón at age 54 Angelo Falcón (dob June 23, 1951 as Angel Manuel Falcón), is a political scientist best known for starting the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy (IPR) in New York City in the early 1980s and his studies of Puerto Rican and Latino politics... NiLP Offices in SEIU Local 32BJ Building in Manhattans SoHo neighborhood The National Institute for Latino Policy (NiLP) was established in 1982 as the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy (IPR) in New York City as a nonprofit and nonpartisan policy center focusing on critical Latino policy issues. ... A poster for an early AGIF meeting depicting Dr. Hector P. García Héctor Pérez García (January 17, 1914—July 1996) was a Mexican-American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of the American G.I. Forum. ... Gustavo C. Garcia (July 27, 1915 – June 3, 1964) was a American civil rights attorney and advocate. ... A silkscreen poster with an image of Rodolfo Corky Gonzales by Rodolfo Rudy Cuellar of the Royal Chicano Air Force announcing a lecture at UC Davis, ca. ... John James Herrera (April 12, 1910 – October 12, 1986) was an American attorney, activist, and leader in the Mexican American civil rights movement. ... Dolores Huerta speaking at a rally in Santa Barbara, California on September 24, 2006 Dolores C. Huerta (born April 10, 1930) is the co-founder and First Vice President Emeritus of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO (UFW). ... Lawrence Nativo Lopez (born 1951) is a Chicano political leader and immigrant rights activist in Southern California. ... Angel G. Luévano Angel Godinez Luévano (born 1 October, 1949) is a Mexican-American labor leader and activist who was the prinicipal litigant in the class action suit Luévano v. ... Lloyd Monserratt Lloyd Monserratt (December 2, 1966 - January 9, 2003), was born in Los Angeles, California, the eldest son of Ecuadorian immigrants Carlos and Olga Monserratt. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Eugene Nelson (1929-1999) was a radical American writer. ... Baldemar Velasquez (1947-), is president of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO, an organization he founded in 1967 in Toledo, Ohio. ...

Government and politics

Cristobal Aguilar (1815 – April 11, 1883) was a pioneer of Los Angeles, California politics in the early days of American rule. ... Joseph Joe Baca (born January 23, 1947), an American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the Californias 43rd congressional district (map). ... Herman Badillo (born August 21, 1929 in Caguas, Puerto Rico) Puerto Rican U.S. Congressman. ... David Bennes Barkley (c. ... Xavier Becerra Xavier Becerra (born January 26, 1958), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 31st District of California (map), which is based in Hollywood. ... Henry Bonilla (born January 2, 1954) is a Republican politician who has represented Texass 23rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 1992. ... Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (born on August 13, 1926) is the current President of Cuba but on indefinite medical hiatus. ... All states are invited to contribute two statues for display in the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. ... Linda Chavez (born June 17, 1947 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is a prominent Hispanic-American conservative author, commentator, and radio talk show host. ... Henry Gabriel Cisneros (born June 11, 1947) is a prominent American politician, businessman, and community leader. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ... The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, often abbreviated HUD, is a Cabinet department of the United States government. ... Lincoln Diaz-Balart (born August 13, 1954), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 21st District of Florida (map). ... Eligio de la Garza (born September 22, 1927 in Mercedes, Texas) was a United States congressman representing the 15th district in Texas from January 3, 1965 to January 3, 1997. ... Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Admiral David Glasgow Farragut David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, 1801 – August 14, 1870) was the senior officer of the U.S. Navy during the American Civil War. ... Benigno Cárdenas Hernández (born February 14, 1862 died October 18, 1954) was the first Hispanic from New Mexico to serve as a full Member of Congress since New Mexico was granted statehood. ... Luis Gutiérrez Luís Vicente Gutiérrez (born December 10, 1953), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 4th District of Illinois (map). ... Ruben Garcia, Jr. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... Alberto R. Gonzales (born August 4, 1955) is the 80th and current Attorney General of the United States. ... Henry Barbosa Gonzalez (May 3, 1916 - November 28, 2000) was a Democratic politician from the state of Texas. ... Joseph Marion Hernandez was born on August 4, 1793 in St. ... Eliot Jardines is the first Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Open Source (ADDNI/OS). ... Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo (December 7, 1859–April 7, 1930) was the Governor of the State of New Mexico, a United States Senator and a national spokesman for the Latin-American cause in the early 1900s. ... Manuel Lujan, Jr. ... Matthew Gilbert Martinez (born February 14, 1929 in Huerfano County, Colorado) was a Congressional representative (Democrat) from the 30th district of California from 1983 to 1993 and the 31st district from 1993 to 2001. ... Melquíades Rafael Mel Martínez (born October 23, 1946) is a Cuban-born American politician, currently a United States Senator from Florida and has agreed to head the Republican National Committee, after the partys current chairman, Ken Mehlman, steps down. ... Robert Bob Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic Senator from New Jersey. ... Joseph Manuel Montoya (born September 24, 1915 died June 8, 1978) was an U.S. Senator from the State of New Mexico. ... Rosario Marin Marins distinctive signature, as used on U.S. currency Rosario Marin (originally: Marín) was the 41st Treasurer of the United States from August 21, 2001 to June 30, 2003 under President George W. Bush. ... Melquiades Rafael Mel Martinez (born October 23, 1946) is a Republican Cuban-born American politician and senator from Florida. ... Antonia Novello Antonia Coello Novello (born August 23, 1944 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico)as Antonia Coello, M.D., served as the United States Surgeon General from 1990 to 1993. ... // Early Life Solomon Porfirio Ortiz was born in Robstown, Nueces County, Texas on June 3, 1937. ... Romualdo Pacheco (October 31, 1831–January 23, 1899) was a Hispanic-American politician who, so far, has been the only Hispanic governor of California following its admission to the United States. ... Edward Lopez Pastor (born June 28, 1943), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1991, representing the 4th District of Arizona (map). ... Edward R. Roybal (February 10, 1916-January 3, 1993) served as a Democrat in the House of Representatives for the 30th district and later for the 25th district. ... Lucille Roybal-Allard (born June 12, 1941), an American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 33rd and 34th District of California (map), which includes downtown Los Angeles. ... William Blaine Bill Richardson III (born November 15, 1947) is an American politician, and the current Governor of New Mexico, of the Democratic Party . ... Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (also known as Ileana Ros; born July 15, 1952) is a Republican United States Representative from Floridas 18th district (map), having held that office since 1989. ... Lt. ... Esteban Edward Torres (born January 27, 1930) is a politician from the state of California. ... José Enrique Serrano (born October 24, 1943) is a New York politician, currently representing the states 16th Congressional district (map), in the United States House of Representatives. ... Kenneth Lee Salazar (born March 2, 1955) is an American politician, rancher, and environmentalist from the U.S. state of Colorado. ... Frank Tejeda (October 2, 1945 – January 30, 1997) was a decorated Marine in the Vietnam War and a United States congressman from Texas. ... Nydia Velázquez Nydia Margarita Velázquez (born (March 28, 1953 in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico) became the first Puerto Rican woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. ... Antonio Ramon Villaraigosa (born Antonio Ramon Villar, Jr. ...

Religious

Elias Gabriel Galvan is a retired Mexican-American Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 1984. ... This article is about a title or office in religious bodies. ... This article is about the current denomination africa. ... Blessed Junípero Serra (November 24, 1713 – August 28, 1784) was a Majorcan (Spain) Franciscan friar who founded the mission chain in Alta California. ...

Sciences

Luis Walter Alvarez (June 13, 1911 – September 1, 1988) of San Francisco, California, USA, was a famed physicist who worked at the University of California, Berkeley. ... Walter C. Alvarez from his book Incurable Physician Walter Clement Alvarez (1884 - 1978) was an American doctor. ... Walter Alvarez (born 1940), son of Nobel Prize winner Luis Alvarez, is a professor in the geology and geophysics department at the University of California, Berkeley. ... Radar topography reveals the 180 kilometer (112 mile) wide ring of the crater (image courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech) Chicxulub Crater (IPA: ) (cheek-shoo-LOOB) is an ancient impact crater buried underneath the Yucatán Peninsula, with its center located approximately underneath the town of Chicxulub, Yucatán, Mexico. ... Badlands near Drumheller, Alberta where erosion has exposed the KT boundary. ... Elsa Salazar Cade is an award winning science teacher and entomologist. ... Fernando Frank Caldeiro (b. ... Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz, Sc. ... John Garcia (born May ?, 1972) was a former singer of Kyuss, which he helped form in 1990 with guitarist Josh Homme, the original name was Sons of Kyuss. ... Sidney McNeill Sid Gutierrez (Colonel, USAF, Ret. ... Jose Hernandez José Moreno Hernandez (born August 7, 1962) is an American engineer and astronaut. ... Michael Eladio LA Lopez-Alegria (born 30 May 1958) is an American astronaut and a veteran of three space shuttle missions and one International Space Station mission. ... Christopher Joseph Gus Loria (b. ... Todd Martinez is a chemistry professor at the University of Illinois. ... A chemist pours from a round-bottom flask. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mario J. Molina (born March 19, 1943) was awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his role in elucidating the threat to the Earths ozone layer of chlorofluorocarbon gases (or CFCs). ... Carlos I. Noriega (Lieutenant Colonel, USMC, Ret. ... Ellen Lauri Ochoa (born 1958) is a former astronaut and current director of flight crew operations for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ... Severo Ochoa de Albornoz (September 24, 1905 – November 1, 1993) was a Spanish-American biochemist, and the recipient of the 1959 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. ... John Daniel Danny Olivas (born May 25, 1965 in North Hollywood, California) is an American astronaut. ... Colonel George David Zamka, USMC, (born 1962) is a NASA astronaut. ...

Sports

Benjamin Agosto (born January 15, 1982, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American skater. ... Mark Aguirre (born December 10, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois) is a retired American NBA player. ... Roberto Alomar Velázquez (born February 5, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball player, considered by many to be one of the best second basemen to have ever played the game. ... Sandy Alomar can refer to different people: Sandy Alomar, Sr. ... Chris Armas (born August 27, 1972 in The Bronx, New York) is a Puerto Rican-American soccer player, who currently plays defensive midfield for the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Fernando González at the 2004 Summer Olympics Fernando Francisco González Ciuffardi (born July 29, 1980), nicknamed El Bombardero de La Reina (Spanish La Reinas Bomber) and Mano de Piedra (Hand of Stone,) is a professional tennis player from Chile. ... Carlos Bocanegra (born May 25, 1979) is an American soccer (football) player of Mexican heritage who currently plays for Fulham of the English Premiership. ... José Canseco Capas, Jr. ... Roberto Clemente Walker (August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972) was a Major League Baseball right fielder and right-handed batter. ... Oscar De La Hoya (IPA pronunciation: [1]) (born February 4, 1973) — nicknamed the Golden Boy — is a Mexican American boxer who won a gold medal for the United States Boxing Team at the Barcelona Olympic Games and is considered one of boxings all time greats. ... Scotty Gomez Scott Gomez (born December 23, 1979, in Anchorage, Alaska) is a professional ice hockey player. ... Pancho Gonzales, also spelled González (born Los Angeles, May 9, 1928; died Las Vegas, July 3, 1995), was the dominant male tennis player in the world for about a dozen years. ... Roberto Guerrero was a Formula One driver from Colombia. ... Keith Hernandez (born October 20, 1953 in San Francisco, California) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, who played for the St. ... Nancy Lopez (born January 6, 1957 in Torrance, California) is one of the most accomplished women in the history of professional womens golf. ... Tony and Betty Lema Anthony David Tony Lema (February 25, 1934 – July 24, 1966) was an American professional golfer. ... Marcelo Ríos (center) receives a lifetime achievement award from the Chilean press Marcelo Andrés Ríos Mayorga (born December 26, 1975), nicknamed Chino (Chinese), was a Chilean professional tennis player (1994—2004), who became the first Latin American male to reach number one in singles. ... Image:Rebeccalobo. ... Juan Antonio Marichal Sánchez (born October 20, 1937, in Laguna Verde, Dominican Republic) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball known for his high leg kick, dominating stuff and intimidation tactics, which included aiming pitches directly at the opposing batters helmets. ... Pedro Martinez warming up in right field of Fenway Park before a game, June 22, 2004. ... Ashley Marie Massaro (born May 26, 1979) is an American model and professional wrestler, currently working for World Wrestling Entertainments on its SmackDown! brand. ... The first issue of Playboy. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... WWE Womens Championship belt. ... Jim Plunkett on the February 15, 1971 cover of Sports Illustrated James W. Jim Plunkett (born December 5, 1947 in San Jose, California) is a retired American football player. ... “A-Rod” redirects here. ... Juan Chi-Chi Rodriguez (born October 23, 1935 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico) is the first Puerto Rican to be inducted into the PGAs World Golf Hall of Fame. ... Claudio Reyna (born July 20, 1973 in Livingston, New Jersey) is an American soccer player. ... This Biography does not cite any references or sources. ... John “The Quiet Man” Ruiz (born January 4, 1972), a native of Isabela, Puerto Rico who lives in Massachusetts, is the first Hispanic/Latino world heavyweight champion in professional boxing history. ... Alberto Salazar (born August 7, 1958 in Cuba) is an American marathon runner of the 1980s. ... Samuel (Sammy) Peralta Sosa (born November 12, 1968 in , San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic is a right fielder/designated hitter for the Texas Rangers of the MLB. He has formerly played for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles and a prior stint with the Texas Rangers... Theodore Samuel Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), best known as Ted Williams, nicknamed The Kid, the Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame and The Thumper, was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball who played 19 seasons, twice interrupted by military service as a Marine Corps pilot, with the... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Look up maverick in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

See also

This is a list of famous Cuban Americans. ... This is a list of notable Mexican-Americans. ... The history of Mexican-Americans is wide-ranging, spanning more than four hundred years and varying from region to region within the United States. ... Three different versions of the Medal of Honor are awarded: one each for the Army, Navy (and Marines), and Air Force. ... Hispanic Admirals in the United States Navy can trace their tradition of naval military service to the Hispanic sailors, who have served in the Navy during every war and conflict since the American Revolution. ...

External links

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