VIDEO: Unaccompanied Kids Funding. Will Congress Vote Before Their Vacay?

One group of Americans almost has as much vacation as the French–Congress. However unlike many of Le Français, our lawmakers frequently leave for their respective breaks without having finished their work, in this More »

Why I Attended a Community Meeting About #Immigration

Many of you know that I am a cucaracha de iglesia and attend Mass every Sunday. My busy summer schedule shifts going to church to St. Matt’s–the majestic cathedral in Washington, D.C. where John More »

From Stress to Success in the City: Part 2: Renting vs Buying

If you feel established financially, buying a home, loft, condo, or apartment may be the right option for you. Establishing a mortgage payment rather than a rent check may be more attainable than you think. More »

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 »

UPDATED with VIDEO: 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 »



Blogging, Journalism, & the Law

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No matter how burned out I feel by my frenetic-paced, all-in-one Wise Latina Club writer/editor/shooter/assignment desk manager/IT whiz/marketing expert, attending the annual National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)  convention re-charges me, in large part because of the young, hungry reporters  Read More...

The Taming of the Social Space

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I am a firm believer that this is the most exciting time to be a journalist despite the formidable obstacles, as I write in “Pulling NAHJ Back from the Brink”. I asked the audience of the panel I pitched and  Read More...

Bebé Plus Me: The Nanny Diarios

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Apologies for dropping off for so long!  I’ve been trying to get my groove, balancing Baby L, marriage, the Golden Retriever, and returning to work. This has been my toughest decision with a hefty side serving of peer pressure. I  Read More...

6 Minute Career Climb: You, Inc.: Readers Have Your Say

6 Minute Career Climb: You, Inc.

6 Minute Career Climb Tip of the Day: Never buy in to limitations. Instead, find ways to make things happen. Wow. 6 Minute Career Climb: You, Inc. hit a nerve, not just with me who can say with 100% certainty  Read More...

6 Minute Career Climb: You, Inc. Video

6 Minute Career Climb: You, Inc.

6 Minute Career Climb Tip of the Day: Never ask someone to be your mentor. In “6 Minute Career Climb: You, Inc.,” Time Warner exec Daisy Auger-Dominguez shares with TWLC’s Viviana Hurtado 2 career success essentials: the board of You, Inc.,  Read More...

When Singing Barney Songs is Mightier than Cartel Gunshots

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This video will make you tremble with fear, outrage, and sadness. Kindergarten teacher Martha Rivera Alanis captures on her cell phone how she calmed her students by singing Barney songs, as a gunfight raged near the school in Monterrey, Mexico’s  Read More...

6 Minute Career Climb: More Money Video

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6 Minute Career Climb Tip of the Day: Manage your career because if you don’t, someone else will. TWLC is unveiling a new segment called 6 Minute Career Climb.  Industry experts reveal the secrets of HR and highly compensated employees to  Read More...

¿United States Naval Ship Cesar Chavez?

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This week Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the 14th and last Lewis and Clark-class of dry cargo/ammunition ship to be built by the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, would be named after the godfather of the Latino civil rights  Read More...