Daniela Liebman, Mexican piano prodigy and Homero Aridjis, poet and Mexico Ambassador to UNESCO will be part of Americas Latino Eco Festival 2017

This year’s #DiscoverMiTerra BioBlitz, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, commemorates the National Parks Centennial and will engage more than 400 fourth graders in an interactive biological survey of local surroundings.

DENVER, CO – September 10, 2017 – More than 300 prominent Latino-American leaders, activists, educators and artists from across the Americas representing conservation, the arts, education, science, policy, journalism and more will gather in Denver, Colorado from September 15-17 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to present and participate in the 5th Annual Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEF). This year’s festival is themed People & Waters First: Ripples of Hope will honor the Colorado River and the country of Cuba.

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9th annual San Francisco Latino Film Festival: locations, guests and full lineup

The festival opens September 15th at 7PM at Alamo Drafthouse in San Francisco's Mission District. The opening night party takes place afterwards across the street at the historic Grand Theater which is now occupied by local arts org, Gray Area.

September, 9, 2017.- The SF Latino Film Festival is ready for its 9th annual September events, celebrating independent film from the Americas and Europe. Its goal is to showcase film by, about, or made with Latinos—to shine a light on inclusion. 

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Guardians of Rescue use boats to help save stranded animals in the Southeast of Texas

This has created a situation that is also leaving thousands of animals stranded and in critical need of being rescued. The animal rescue group Guardians of Rescue has deployed to the city to help rescue as many of the pets as they possibly can.

SMITHTOWN, New York – (September 3, 2017) There’s no mistaking the fact that the people in Southeast Texas need help, and in a big way. One look at what has happened in places like Beaumont, Texas, and it’s easy to see that there is devastation on a grand scale, as people have lost their lives, homes, and the city is largely under water. In fact, it’s estimated that since the beginning of the Hurricane Harvey storm, the city of Beaumont got over 45 inches of rain, leaving thousands of people underwater.

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Silver Dollar City announces "Time Traveler", the World’s Fastest, Steepest & Tallest Spinning Coaster

Many coaster enthusiasts have pointed out the paradox of an 1880s-inspired theme park developing a track record for revolutionizing roller coasters:  Time Traveler follows the daring wood coaster Outlaw Run, which after its debut in 2013, made it into the Guinness Book of World Records and earned the coveted title of the industry’s “Best New Ride” that year.

Branson, MO   8/27/17)          Following months of speculation and extreme interest radiating within the amusement industry and from coaster enthusiasts around the globe, Silver Dollar City announces the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster with the spring 2018 debut of Time Traveler. The Branson, Missouri internationally-awarded 1880s-style theme park makes history again with this custom-designed, custom-engineered attraction that introduces a new generation of thrill coasters for families.       

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Travis Manion Foundation to Host Annual 9/11 Heroes Run in San Antonio, TX

The 9/11 Heroes Run 5K series was inspired by Marine 1st Lt. Travis Manion, who was killed by a sniper in Iraq in April 2007 as he selflessly protected his battalion. Before his final deployment, Travis visited Rescue One in NYC—famous for losing almost all of their men on 9/11—and returned home with deeper passion about why he was fighting in Iraq. 

San Antonio, TX — August, 22, 2017.-  The Travis Manion Foundation will host the San Antonio 9/11 Heroes Run 5K race and 1 mile Fun Run at 9am, on September 10th at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. The annual race will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as to honor our veterans, military, and first responders who serve our country and our communities. Proceeds from the 9/11 Heroes Run will benefit the Travis Manion Foundation, which empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations.

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"At the Feet of Angels" tells the story of one girl’s strength and determination in the face of adversity

Vernon Bargainer embarks on marketing campaign to promote his novel

MESQUITE, Texas – The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, created in 1984, helps law enforcement recover missing children. However, not all children are found. In author Vernon Bargainer’s novel, “At the Feet of Angels” (published by iUniverse), one little girl slips under the radar and is sold to a childless couple where a nightmare begins to unfold. Bargainer is embarking on a marketing campaign to expand his book’s reach.Vernon Bargainer embarks on marketing campaign to promote his novel

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Swedish sportswear brand Björn Borg has orchestrated a tennis match on the U.S. – Mexican border with one player on each side

Half the tennis court on Mexican soil and the other half on US soil. Borg Open – Tennis across Borders – is an initiative intended to manifest an open world in which sport has the power to unite people. 

July 12, 2017.- The world of today is full of conflicts and rivalry that lead to frustration, causing people and nations to build walls between each other. But rivalry can also be something good. After all, a rival pushes you to perform better and often brings out the best of you.

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SABRE announces $15,000 Safe is Smart Scholarship Sweepstakes

The world-renowned safety brand is helping one lucky student with their college tuition while raising awareness for campus safety.

July, 26, 2017.- SABRE, the number one brand of pepper spray trusted by police and consumers worldwide, is holding a scholarship Sweepstakes that will award one winner with $15,000 in scholarship funds. 

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Presidential permit allows Presidio - Ojinaga International Bridge to move forward

EL PASO –June 2, 2017.- TxDOT has received the Presidential Permit authorizing the State of Texas to proceed with construction of a bridge between Presidio, Texas and Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico.  Signed by the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, the permit allows for the building of a new two-lane second bridge structure to complement the existing two-lane bridge. 

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Mariachi Flor De Toloache's New Album "Las Caras Lindas" is out TODAY!

The album is honest, using its imperfections to accurately convey the emotionality of the songs. The album is fearless, attacking range and genre like the band never has before- combining cumbia to rock to hip hop and beyond

New York, May 27, 2017.- After much work and many adventures, the all-female mariachi band from New York- Mariachi Flor De Toloache- proudly releases their brand new album Las Caras Lindas. The album was recorded in just one week right after a long stint on the road- and the time limitations, though difficult, were fruitful.

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