Posts tagged "Chavela Vargas"

12 lost in 2012: famous, infamous, unsung

12 lost in 2012: famous, infamous, unsung
It’s time to say adios. For the end of the year, I decided to do a roundup of Latinos and Latin Americans who died in 2012. There are the famous, the infamous and the unsung heroes. Famous Jenni Rivera The singer and actress died in a plane crash in Mexico on December 9. We lost... Read more »

Happy Valentine's Day - My Top 10 Latino love songs

Happy Valentine's Day - My Top 10 Latino love songs
It’s Valentine’s Day and I’m not the type who likes to give or receive sappy cards or candy. Plus flowers make me sneeze. So I’m offering to my friends and loved ones a gift of music. Here are my top 10 Latino music love songs in English or Spanish. Some songs are about losing love,... Read more »

Happy San Patricios Day!

Did you know there’s an obscure bit of history that links the Irish with the Mexicans? It’s the story of the San Patricios, also known as the St. Patrick’s Battalion, Irish immigrants who defected the U.S. Army and fought on the side of the Mexicans during the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848. They were... Read more »
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