On Monday, March 12, the busses and cars of the Librotraficante Caravan will roll into San Antonio from Houston, making the first stop on their road trip to smuggle books into Arizona.
The San Antonio trio gets back to basics to explore its songs' forms and the soul of its lyrics.
The state's attorney general says the congressional boundaries are based on the Republican-led Legislature's plan as required by the U.S. Supreme Court. Some groups say they still give short shrift to minorities.
The mayor of recession-proof San Antonio is a bright hope for Democrats.
As the buying power of Latinos increases so are the efforts of major cosmetics companes in courting Latina customers.
San Antonian Anna Maria Chávez has been named chief executive of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. She becomes the first Latina to lead the national scouting organization, which is preparing to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2012.
Retail industry leaders are seeking better ways to lure the Latino dollar as Hispanic purchasing power grows apace. More than 400 retail industry leaders gathered at a conference held by the International Council of Shopping Centers this week in San Antonio to learn how to tap into the growing Hispanic consumer base.
Latino musicians have had a profound influence on traditional genres of music in the United States, including jazz, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll, and hip-hop. At the same time, their experiences living in the United States triggered the creation of new musical traditions.
Chef Johnny Hernandez has spent the last 10 years promoting culinary education among Hispanics in San Antonio, Texas, so that later they can be independent and run their own businesses. Hernandez, born in San Antonio of Mexican parents, believes in the gastronomic talent and knowledge of Latinos, but is concerned that most of them won't "get out of the kitchen" and graduate as chefs.