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Mercado on Fifth will be back Sept.30 – Oct. 28

Mercado on Fifth is an outdoor evening market in the Floreciente neighborhood in Moline featuring food trucks, free live music and entertainment and vendor booths from a variety of local businesses and cultural offerings everyContinue reading…

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Vicente Fernandez, Los Tigres del Norte and other famous Latino artists have come out to endorse Hillary Clinton for President

Los Tigres del Norte announced their support for Hillary Clinton during their concert in Des Moines, Iowa. “We are tired to be called rapists and murderers and that is why, starting today, your friends, losContinue reading…

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East Moline boxer Joe Perez makes his return to the QC at the Ballroom Bash in October

It’s been three years since East Moline native, Joe Perez packed his gloves and moved to California searching for the bigger and brighter lights in boxing.  And on Saturday, October 15th, he will make hisContinue reading…

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Images: East Moline’s LULAC QC Fiesta Parade

Here are some images from the LULAC QC Fiesta Parade in East Moline that took place Sunday September 18. Please share with your family and friends. Check back tomorrow for more pictures from the FiestaContinue reading…

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Images: 64th Annual Fiesta Day Parade in Sterling and Rock Falls

  Fiesta Day Parade is a tradition that is more than six decades old and still going strong in the Sauk Valley Area. This tradition not only celebrates Mexican Independence Day, but also it isContinue reading…

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Celebrating Hispanic Culture in Iowa

Hola Iowa has put together a list of the festivities in Iowa surrounding National Hispanic Heritage Month. Visit with your family and friends these festivals and enjoy the music, food and dances that make ourContinue reading…

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“We will fight to make the American Dream a reality for everyone”

By Senator Tim Kaine, Vice-Presidential candidate of The Democratic Party. Earlier this summer, I had a chance to meet with the Orellanas, a family from Bolivia who made a home in Virginia. As we spoke, theyContinue reading…

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Every year The United States celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanic Heritage month starts on September 15 and it ends on October 15. This month is dedicated to celebrating Hispanic heritage and all the achievements ofContinue reading…

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Clothing Designer Laura Rodriguez and her work are featured on the cover of dsm Magazine

As a child in Guadalajara, Mexico, Laura Rodriguez was mesmerized by how her mother dressed for dinner parties. “I watched my mom getting ready … and it was so dreamy,” says the now-26-year-old Rodriguez. “SheContinue reading…

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Migration is Beautiful: Ila Rodriguez Plasencia (born 1927)

By Catherine Babikian Ila Plasencia learned to pitch from her brother, a talented baseball player. Soon, she became pitcher for her grade school softball team, and those experiences guided her for the rest of herContinue reading…

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Celebrating New Citizens

Every year many immigrants, who already know and love this country as their second home, participate in a ceremony to become a citizen of the United States of America. This is one of the mostContinue reading…

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Latina Leadership Initiative Class of 2017

Last month, the leadership program Latina Leadership Initiative (LLI) premiered its fourth leadership class for Latinas. This year, the class has grown from 14 to 17 students, varying in ages and county of birth. ForContinue reading…

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Images: East Moline’s LULAC QC Fiesta Parade

Here are some images from the LULAC QC Fiesta Parade in East Moline that took place Sunday September 18. Please share with your family and friends. Check back tomorrow for more pictures from the FiestaContinue reading…

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The Bakery of Cedar Rapids

The Bakery of Cedar Rapids is now open!  Come join us for authentic Mexican Breads, Pastries, cookies, and other specialties all made fresh daily. Traditional Mexican breads, pastry, tortillas, and meats, as well as traditionalContinue reading…