Day: August 29, 2014

The high cost of not breastfeeding

News reports about the high cost of health care for our nation may not mean much to you as an individual. You might be thinking that the problem is with drug companies and health care providers charging too much. You might also be thinking that you cannot possibly make a difference in lowering the cost of health care. There are many factors that play a role in why health care costs are so high. Did you know that breastfeeding is one way that families can lower their own health care costs as well as the health care costs of the community and nation? When the majority of infants are not…

Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library to open on Sundays

Sunday can now be one more fun day with extended library hours at the Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center, 4800 West 10th Street. Beginning September 7, the Children’s Library’s operating hours will include Sundays from 1p.m. at 5 p.m.

The interior of the Children’s Library includes a computer lab with fourteen computers, teaching kitchen, large activity area, individual and group study rooms, theater, and community room in addition to a collection of more than 21,000 books, DVDs, and CDs. The grounds are on a six-acre…

Diana Rubio suing Barnes & Noble for royalties

A former New York fashion student claims in a federal lawsuit that she hasn’t made any money off a top-selling backpack she designed for Barnes & Noble.

Diana Rubio designed the “Everything Backpack” in 2010 while at Manhattan’s Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Now 33, she graduated from FIT in 2011 with an associate’s degree in accessories, according to the New York Post. As part of her coursework, the New York Daily News reported, the school assigned Rubio to enter Barnes & Noble’s “Back to Campus” contest.
Rubio’s bag won the contest and became a popular item. It still sells…

Obama considering changes in Green Cards

President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation’s immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans’ election-year criticism of the president’s go-it-alone approach to immigration.

Administration officials and advocates said the steps would go beyond the expected relief from deportations for some immigrants in the U.S. illegally that Obama signaled he’d adopt after immigration efforts in Congress collapsed. Following a bevy of recent White House meetings, top officials have compiled specific recommendations…

Hola! Arkansas Career & Business EXPO to celebrate ending of National Hispanic Heritage Month in Arkansas

The 7th Annual of the ¡Hola! Arkansas Career & Business EXPO truly represents the needs of the Arkansas Hispanic community in an DIVERSITY MARKETPLACE environment that includes all diverse cultures and backgrounds. This will not be like other career fairs and business expo, this is a true diversity event with results.

Hola! Arkansas Career & Business EXPO – 7th Annual

OCTOBER 15, 2014
9:00 am to 4:00pm

Location: Metroplex

The Hola! Arkansas Career & Business EXPO is the premier annual Hispanic business convention in Arkansas. This year we are celebrating the closing of the…

Telemundo’s “Premios Tu Mundo” reached over 4.1 million total viewers

The broadcast of Telemundo’s third annual Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards) ranked as the network’s #1 primetime entertainment special this season averaging nearly 1.1 million adults 18-49 and 1.9 million total viewers, according to Nielsen. Premios Tu Mundo reached a cumulative audience of 4.12 million total viewers and 2.23 million adults 18-49.

The awards show also ranked #1 in New York and Miami, regardless of language among adults 18-49.
The awards, hosted by Gaby Espino and Aaron Diaz, featured top musical acts such as Juanes, Alexis & Fido, Yandel, El General Gadiel,…