Please Knock Before You Walk in on My #FoodPorn: National Tequila Month at El Centro D.F.

Refreshing. Fresh. Creative. Delicate. If my taste buds had thoughts and could articulate them, this is what they would be screaming after savoring the menu at El Centro D.F. in the Georgetown More »

From Stress to Success in the City Part I: Renting vs Buying

When moving to a new city, finding a place to live can leave you wondering, “should I rent or should I buy?” Weighing the pros and cons of renting before you commit More »

Mass Mothers and Children Deportations Discussed with former Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. On MSNBC

‘merica isn’t having a good day when almost three dozen mothers and kids are flown back to a worn-torn country and it doesn’t make as much a blip as, for example, José Antonio Vargas–immigrant More »

Summer Break: Smart Packing for Beach Trips

A recent getaway to Jamaica taught me a great deal about items that should be staples when traveling to the beach. Factors such as safety around water, hair damage, and boredom are all issues that could More »

From Stress to Success in the City: 4 Reasons to Utilize Your Alumni Network

When moving to a new city, it is important to quickly establish a contact base. Joining alumni groups are a great way to network for potential professional contacts and opportunities and easier because of the common ground More »

VIDEO: Unaccompanied Kids, Humanitarian “Crisis” or “Situation”? On MSNBC

Overheard: for President Obama, the unaccompanied children flooding the border has forced immigration from policy to politics. This assertion reflects a Beltway echo chamber, resulting in a disconnect that fails to capture More »

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children: Humanitarian Crisis? On MSNBC

Parents handing their children to coyotes or human smugglers for passage to the U.S. is not new. I learned that first hand when I started my journalism career in Texas, specifically in the Rio More »

VIDEO: Obama Immigration Executive Action. On MSNBC

President Obama promised at the State of the Union that he would use executive action to push his agenda forward, bypassing Republican obstruction in Congress. In “State of the Union: Immigration Executive More »



140 Characters or Less: TWLC’s Prez Debate Obama/Romney Re-Match in Tweets

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado Prez Debate Obama/Rommey Re-Match in Tweets

President Obama has often been criticized in the media as being cool, aloof, detached, even being Mr. Spock-ish.  He seems to prove them all right at the first debate.  Not so for número dos where he was sharp, aggressive, and  Read More...

“Binders Full of Women” or the Presidential Debate Re-Match

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado in Latina Magazine on Obama & Romney Re-Match

This was the debate between the two men vying to be President Americans were waiting for.  President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney sparred on domestic and foreign policy, at times interrupting and talking over each other, hurling accusations of  Read More...

¡VP Debate in TWLC Tweets!

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado on Sirius XM's P.O.T.U.S Politics Radio on Puerto Rico Primary, Election 2012, The Latino Vote

One of the coolest aspects of Election 2012 has been the Wild West of social media–the good, the bad, the ugly, and the f’ugly.  From the qué cool files, all this debate moderator escándalo–who did they choose, not choose as  Read More...

Malarkey Is My New Favorite Word or Vice Prez Debate 2012

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado on 2012 VP Debate in Latina Magazine

It was the sizzling, red meat debate millions of Americans expected but did not get last week between President Barack Obama and challenger Governor Mitt Romney.  Vice-President Joseph Biden, Jr. and his Republican opponent Congressman Paul Ryan fired away on  Read More...

Big Bird May Trade Sesame Street for Skid Row or Prez Debates Round 1

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado in Latina Magazine: Presidential Debates

The pressure was on Mitt Romney to deliver a strong performance at the first presidential debate before the millions of Americans who tuned in. He showed up with his “A” game.  President Obama did not. The Denver debate focused on  Read More...

Why There Should Not Be a ‘Latino’ Debate

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado in Fox News Latino: Why There Should Be No Latino Debate

Minutes after the Commission on Presidential Debates, or CPD, announced that CNN’s Candy Crowley would be the first woman in 20 years to moderate one of the 2012 debates, the Twitterverse started burning up with the question: Why wasn’t a  Read More...

Wonder Twin Powers Activate: ¡Form of One of the Most Powerful Latinas in Social Media!

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado Covers RNC 2012 for LATISM: The Trip to Tampa

You learn a lot of things on Twitter.  Like Bin-Laden‘s death.  That J-Lo and Marc Anthony are finito.  That @InvisibleObama is long on funny but short on clever. I also found out that I had been named by U.S. Hispanic-centered  Read More...

What’s Wrong with National Voter Registration Day

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado in Latina Magazine on Election 2012: Young Latino Voters

Very little, except that like any “holiday” most people will get excited, Twitter will burn down, and then everyone goes back to her solitary lane in life. Not me. I want to push you to not just register which is  Read More...