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Scholarships For Filmmakers Seek To Improve Image Of Mexicans, Latinos 

The lack of representation and negative, reductive portrayal of Mexicans and Chicanos in American film and television has been a longtime concern for Jose Luis Ruiz, a Southern California dentist, entrepreneur and community advocate who hails from Mexico City. To address the problem, he recently launched a program to help fund film and television projects

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 ‘State Of Emergency’ Scaring International Tourists From Botswana: Tour Operators

GABORONE, Botswana — Kenson Kgaga, the owner of Naga Safaris that offers day trips to Okavango Delta in northern Botswana, was hopeful of making a total return to business when he got several tourists bookings from abroad. But his hopes have been dashed. “We had four cancelations which were attributed to the ‘State of Emergency’,” he

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Rosie Perez And Lin-Manuel Miranda Celebrate Major Latino Ballet Company

“Hamilton” star Lin-Manuel Miranda and “Fearless” actress Rosie Perez were part of Ballet Hispánico’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. The ceremony’s recording will be available online for free on YouTube, Facebook and ballethispanico.org for the next two weeks. One of the nation’s most prominent Latino dance groups, the company was founded in 1970 in New York by Tina Ramirez, a dancer and choreographer who since

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