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Author Honored With Courage to Act Award

HOUSTON, TX March, 2018—Author Jorge Argueta has been named the recipient of the 2018 Courage to Act Board Award given by the California
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Author on the Airwaves: Daniel Peña

Peña chosen as March 2018’s “Author of the Month” on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau
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Pedro García-Caro

  PEDRO GARCÍA-CARO is the Director of Latin American Studies Program and an Associate Professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance
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Celebrate Día with 50% off books!

Children’s Day, Book Day / El día de los niños, El día de los libros Celebrate Children’s Day, Book Day / El día de los niños, El día
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Houston-Area Youth of Puerto Rican Descent Eligible for Academic Scholarships

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018 Scholarship will expand its program to Houston this year. Four $2,000 scholarships will be given to
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Theresa Saldaña

 THERESA SALDAÑA, an award-winning actress of Puerto Rican descent, is the author of a short story collection for teens, The Almost Murder and
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Silvio Sirias

 SILVIO SIRIAS is the author of Meet Me under the Ceiba (Arte Público Press, 2009) and Bernardo and the Virgin (Northwestern University Press,
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John Lantigua

JOHN LANTIGUA was born in the Bronx, N.Y., in a neighborhood where Spanish was the language of the streets.  His mother was from Ponce, Puerto
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Author on the Airwaves: Manuel Ramos

Ramos chosen as March 2015’s “Author of the Month” on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau
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Lost Play Lives Again!

More than 200 years after Fermín de Reygadas’ Latino play Astucias por heredar un sobrino a un tío debuted, was banned and then disappeared
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Mickey Ibarra

MICKEY IBARRA, a graduate of the University of Utah, is president of the Ibarra Strategy Group, a government relations and public affairs firm in
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Gary Undercuffler

  GARY UNDERCUFFLER is the illustrator of two children’s books: Harvesting Friends / Cosechando amigos (Piñata Books, 2018
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