Irma Bustamante: Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Irma Bustamante: Phoenix Children’s Hospital

By Thomas O’Brien Irma Bustamante was told by her high school counselor that she should look into a job as a secretary because her people don’t do well in college. However, Bustamante overcame barriers placed on her by others and

Read Full Article
Dr. Ramon Angel Robles: Transforming Latina Bodies and Lives

Dr. Ramon Angel Robles: Transforming Latina Bodies and Lives

By Ruben Hernandez When a patient walks into the modern Phoenix offices of Dr. Ramon Angel Robles, what they are first impressed by are the bilingual and courteous nurses and assistants, as well as the contemporary wall décor and waiting

Read Full Article
Teatro Bravo gets new leader, home

Teatro Bravo gets new leader, home

By Ruben Hernandez Teatro Bravo, the company that for years has produced bilingual plays that promote a complex portrait of Latinos, has a new artistic director: Ricky Araiza. The Teatro Bravo Board appointed Araiza and his tenure started in January

Read Full Article
Jacqui Ceballos: Fighter for feminist cause

Jacqui Ceballos: Fighter for feminist cause

By Ruben Hernandez Jacqueline (Jacqui) Michot Ceballos, 87, of Phoenix fought for women’s rights for almost half a century. These struggles took her into the streets, where she marched alongside other U.S. feminist leaders such as Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem,

Read Full Article
Jacobo Montemayor: Living his fantasy on ice

Jacobo Montemayor: Living his fantasy on ice

By Ruben Hernandez  Gabriel “Jacobo” Montemayor had a dream when he started ice skating at age 10 in his hometown of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  He dreamed he would one day entertain big audiences, and that skating would allow him

Read Full Article
Lourdes Lee Vasquez: Social activist with a camera

Lourdes Lee Vasquez: Social activist with a camera

By Ruben Hernandez Phoenix filmmaker Lourdes Lee Vasquez premiered her documentary, The Immigration Paradox, just before the re-election of President Barack Obama. Now this powerful film will be distributed at the same time Obama will fulfill his pledge to reform

Read Full Article
Brenda Durazo: Heating up the Valley with Latino sounds

Brenda Durazo: Heating up the Valley with Latino sounds

By Taylor Pineda Photos by: Francisco Ramos Brenda Durazo -still fresh from covering the recent Latin Grammys show – chatted with ArizonaLatinos.com about her life and career. One of Valley Spanish-language radio’s bright stars, from Monday through Friday this lively

Read Full Article
Lydia Guzman: Setting an example of Latino advocacy

Lydia Guzman: Setting an example of Latino advocacy

By Diana Prieto-Bernal Born and raised in Glendale, Calif., Lydia Guzman is well-known for her long-time advocacy for civil rights in Arizona. A recipient of Chicano’s por la Causa’s Lorraine Lee Advocacy Award and many other national and local recognitions; Guzman

Read Full Article
Quien es Ulises Ortez? El Tornillo

Quien es Ulises Ortez? El Tornillo

Ulises Ortez originario de Magdalena de Kino Sonora, México, con mas de 10 años  en los medios celebra su aniversario numero 6 de su popular programa (Deportes1190) en la mejor estación local de radio hablada “Amigo 1190” Para el famoso

Read Full Article
Ahmed Santos, former boxing champ inspires Latinos

Ahmed Santos, former boxing champ inspires Latinos

By Diana Prieto-Bernal Ahmed Santos Arce is a 38-year-old, Boxing star born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa; he spends time between Phoenix and his hometown. Although his first name sounds Middle Eastern, Ahmed says his father chose that name randomly, and

Read Full Article

Follow Us

Facebook
TWITTER
YOUTUBE
LINKEDIN
INSTAGRAM
GOOGLE