Test: How Hispanic are you?
During Hispanic Heritage Month, we challenge you to see how much you know about Latino culture in the United States. Answer the 31 questions and see how many you can get right. Good luck!
New Pew study examines how Hispanic identity fades across generations
11% of American adults with Hispanic ancestry do not identify as Hispanic, study estimates.
Christiane Amanpour spoke out about sexual harassment of journalists, with Charlie Rose sitting a few feet away. Now she will replace the PBS star
Rose must have been sweating under his tuxedo as Amanpour laid into her male colleagues. "The floodgates are open, a reckoning is underway," she warned.
Univision News signs celebrated news anchor Patricia Janiot
After 25 years at CNN, Janiot will join Univision in January 2018 as co-anchor of “Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna” and Primetime Magazine “Aquí y Ahora.”
Interview: Meet the cartel wives, Olivia and Mia Flores
How two, well-brought up daughters of Chicago cops married into the drug trade, and survived to tell the tale, helping bring down El Chapo Guzman in the process. They agreed to an interview with Univision, but only under the most secretive conditions.
The untold story of baseball’s desegregation
Miami-based filmmaker Gaspar González discusses his latest documentary, A Long Way from Home, on the prolonged fight to desegregate professional baseball, and explains why Latinos are part of the story.
Mexican soap actor slaps Univision reporter on a red carpet
Actor Eduardo Yáñez was responding to a question about his son at an event in Los Angeles, leaving everybody around him stunned. Reporter Paco Fuentes asked the actor about a GoFundMe page his son posted asking for help to pay for car repairs, rather than seeking the money from his dad. The actor later apologized via Twitter.
Innocent 'Kikito', the larger than life photo of a child who knows no walls or borders
The 70-foot-tall artwork, created by the French artist JR, is an eye-catching attraction at the Tecate border, designed to highlight the innocence of young immigrants such as those awaiting word of possible deportation after the rescinding of DACA.
What is this curious child thinking as he peers over the border wall?
The work titled 'Kikito, shows a little one-year-old looking over the rusted border fence in Tecate, Mexico. It was inspired by a dream of the French artist' JR '. When he woke up, he wondered what thoughts were going through the baby's head and decided to translate that idea into a work of art, measuring 70 feet in height.
Fraud runs amok at Mexico City marathon
More than 15 percent of the runners who crossed the finish line in the annual marathon didn’t actually run the entire 26.2 miles – or even most of it, for that matter.
Julión Álvarez isn't the first regional Mexican singer to be linked to drug trafficking
Many Mexican musicians used the drug trade and organized crime as inspiration for their songs, but in a few cases link to the cartels have gone deeper than that.
Nora Norman is manifesting her dreams
In the new episode of the U-LAB Podcast, meet this neo-soul singer from Spain who recently made her American debut.
Between fear and pride: in hostile climate, Hispanics wonder if it's still safe to speak Spanish
In recent months, several Latinos have become victims of racist incidents after speaking Spanish in public. Now, some say they’re torn between a fear of using their mother tongue in public and claiming language as an essential element of their identity.
The true origin of the word 'spic,' the racist insult aimed at Hispanics
As hate incidents are on the rise and anti-immigrant rhetoric intensifies, the word 'spic' has come into focus. The term actually dates back to the construction of the Panama Canal at the beginning of the 20th century. From there it traveled north to the border between Mexico and the United States.
The political battle over Cuban rafter boy Elián González is the focus of new documentary film
When the five-year-old was rescued off the Florida coast in 1999 he became the center of an international custody battle that pitted family members against one another and tested U.S. foreign policy at a crucial moment in history. Now 23, González talks in a documentary film about his experience and the changing nature of U.S.-Cuba relations.