On June 27, 2013 American television network The CW announced that it was planning to release a new show based on the Venezuelan soap opera, “Juana la virgen.” Jane the Virgin has received critical acclaim. Rotten Tomatoes gives the first season of the show a rating of 100% based on 38 reviews, with a rating average of 7.5 out of 10.
As the New York Times reports, “there is little doubt that Jeb Bush possesses strong credentials for appealing to Hispanic voters.”
- His wife, Columba, was born in Mexico.
- He speaks fluent Spanish.
- He has lived in Venezuela.
Upon viewing Target’s latest Hispanic ad campaign, it’s evident that they chose their words and themes very carefully, so much so that the messages needed “no translation.”
Target, the second largest discount retailer in the US (Walmart is #1) launched a new Hispanic ad campaign this week with two thirty-second videos, one in English and one in Spanish, each with their own hashtags #SinTraducción and #NoTranslation.
Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld – more widely known as Don Francisco, the host of Univision show “Sábado Gigante,” – commented that the popular variety show will be going off the air after a 53-year run. Yes, a 53-year run. His show is the world’s longest-running TV variety show. For many Hispanic families, this was the go-to on a Saturday night that united many.
Whispers are spreading about Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro’s being groomed to run alongside former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her bid for the White House.
For those of you who are not aware of who Julian Castro is, let me give you some background and a list of some of his accomplishments: