Angie Gomez: Passion for fashion, music

Angie Gomez: Passion for fashion, music

By Ruben Hernandez Sunday night, a day of rest for most, Angie Gomez jets in to Phoenix from a weekend jaunt in Vegas, where she caught Rhianna’s show at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, and motors off to her gig

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Angie Gomez: Passion for fashion, music

Angie Gomez: Passion for fashion, music

By Ruben Hernandez Sunday night, a day of rest for most, Angie Gomez jets in to Phoenix from a weekend jaunt in Vegas, where she caught Rhianna’s show at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, and motors off to her gig

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Dr. Sina Nafisi: El Doctor con el Corazon de Oro

Dr. Sina Nafisi: El Doctor con el Corazon de Oro

By Ruben Hernandez Among Latinos, heart disease is a leading cause of death and heart attacks. Dr. Sina Nafisi, a Phoenix heart doctor, advises Latinos not to wait until they have serious heart-related symptoms; instead, come see him now to

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Solomon O. Kanu: Immigration advocacy law firm

Solomon O. Kanu: Immigration advocacy law firm

People immigrate to the United States from all over the world, from many cultures and nations, and all for one main reason: “The American Dream,” explains Solomon O. Kanu, an immigration attorney and founder of Kanu & Associates, P.C. law

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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