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Sones
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Sones de México Ensemble, the multiple GRAMMY nominated Mexican folk music group, will bring their music to Mercado on Fifth

Sones de México Ensemble, the multiple GRAMMY nominated Mexican folk music group, will bring their music and programs to the Quad Cities on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14. The six-member band will performContinue reading…

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“Memorias Coloridas” is a Tapestry of Poetry and Art with a Day of the Dead Theme, A Poetry Book You Can Color

“Memorias Coloridas” is a 98-page poetry and coloring book released by the Chicago-based Zarape, LLC. Filled with original poetry and hand drawings, this book is intricately detailed for hours of quality time with family, friendsContinue reading…

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Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival is a true cultural celebration in the heart of Iowa

About 10,000 people will come to Des Moines this month to celebrate the history and culture of the Latin American community as well as the contributions it has made to Iowa.   Attendees to thisContinue reading…

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Sterling & Rock Falls celebrate 65 years of the Fiesta Day Parade

  STERLING – The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Com­merce Hispanic Business Leaders Committee is orga­nizing the 65th annual Fiesta Parade which will be held Saturday, September 16th. All groups are encouraged to incorporate HispanicContinue reading…

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State Rep. Tony McCombie to Host Free Immigration Seminar in Moline

  SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) will partner with the New Americans Initiative and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) to host an immigration seminar on becoming a US CitizenContinue reading…

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Get ready Moline, IL, because it’s time to be amazed! Cirque Italia is coming with a brand new show and tons of excitement

Cirque Italia is a unique show in every sense. After five years of consolidation, a rigorous casting selection, and over 1,000 performances nationwide; this spectacular production has become the greatest version of a “traveling circus”.Continue reading…

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Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Human Rights and the Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs is pleased to announce three outstanding Latinos to be inducted into the 2017 Iowa Latino Hall of Fame.  Continue reading…

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LULAC IOWA demands immediate investigation into Human Trafficking ties to Iowa

Bettendorf, IA, July 24, 2017 – As the death toll climbs to 10 in the human trafficking tragedy in San Antonio, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) of Iowa calls for answers. FactsContinue reading…

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As Fate Would Have It: The Story of Ricky Valenz

By Vey Rodriguez / Hola America It’s 5 a.m. in New York City. The taxis from the streets below and sirens from multiple Police cruisers can be heard slowly fading off, into the distance. RickyContinue reading…

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Gov. Reynolds, Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner broke ground Monday June 26 launching a three-and-a-half year construction project to build a new Interstate 74 Mississippi River Bridge. The project will improve safety and travelContinue reading…

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Ostergren waged cruel campaign against a woman without options

Quad-City Times editorial board Martha Martinez has been twice victimized, the latter occasion by Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren. Martinez is a “dreamer” brought into the country as a child and, by upbringing, an American. ButContinue reading…