We are about to say goodbye to summer, no more sun, beaches and hot weather, if you want to adieu this season big time you´ll need to buy Beatrice Valenzuela´s sandals. In addition to starring in the pages of Vogue Paris as the summer trend, these sandals are proudly made by the hands of Mexican artisans chosen by the designer, but who is Beatrice Valenzuela? Born in Los Angeles, California the shoes and jewelry designer was raised in Mexico City, Beatrice traveled the world for inspiration only to return to her hometown Los Angeles where she opened a flagship store in Echo Park Avenue. Her inspiration comes mainly from countries like Morocco, Mexico and the culture of Native Americans, if you want to be the center of attention and close
Linda Viera Caballero, better known as La India, is a one of the best singer-songwriters in the latin music industry. Born on March 9, 1969, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, La India was raised in the South Bronx area of New York City. Her parents left Puerto Rico soon after she was born and they moved in with her grandmother.
Alina Diaz-Hernandez passed peacefully at home on Thursday, November 4, 2103 in Providence, R.I. at the age of 100. Alina is survived by her spouse, Francisca J. Hernandez Ruiz, her best friend, Elhaisha Tatis, her brother, Elias Diaz, her children and grandchildren, Rosalinda Bella Hernandez Rodriguez, Mariela Angelee Hernandez Mendez, and Jose Antonio Hernandez Mendez. She is preceded in death by her mom ,Leonor Anginette Contreras Guillen, her father, Elvis Diaz, her step father, Jeury Tavares , and her brother Derek Diaz and step brother Deury Tavares. Everyone above was/is a resident of Providence, R.I.
Evelia Ramos was born in Jalisco, Mexico. She was born in September 11, 1980. When she was older, her and my dad decided to get married. Then they decided to move to Oakland California. When they came to California they were expected to get a better life they would have in Mexico.
Bernal Diaz del Castillo Bernal Diaz was born in 1492 or 1498 to Maria Diaz Rejón and Francisco Diaz del Castillo, a regidor (council member) of the town of Medina del Campo, in Castilla y León. The family was distinguished but not wealthy. In 1514, Bernal went to seek his fortune in America with Pedrarias Dávila (Pedro Árias de Ávila), Bishop Fonseca's newly appointed governor of Castilla del Oro. A cruel and unscrupulous schemer, Pedrarias excelled at extorting riches by torturing native rulers, looting gems and gold from their graves, and eliminating potential rivals. (Pedrarias had his prospective son-in-law Balboa and four companions beheaded on trumped-up charges in 1519.)
Francisco Vasques de Coronado, a famous Spanish explorer was famous for his voyage to set out and find the 7 Golden Cities. Just like many other voyages Francisco’s was a failure, nevertheless he did find some major landmarks. Francisco was born on 1510 and died in 1554. Francisco’s death place was in New Mexico, cause of death was an infectious disease. First of all Francisco was born on 1510, he married a woman named Beatriz.
Levana Zamora was born in Guerrero, Mexico. When she was 3 years old her family relocated to the small town of Nacogdoches, Texas to be closer to the Banderas family after a sudden tragedy. She is the only daughter of Ramone & Carmen Zamora. Growing up Levana was always a very courageous,sassy,outspoken,loyal & Loving young girl. Levana has always been incredibly close with her younger cousin Briella Banderas.
Preston Lipscomb 5/22/17 Hernan Cortes Hernan Cortes was a Spanish conqueror. He was born in 1485 in Medellin, Spain. He died on December 2, 1547. He invaded Mexico in 1519, and he conquered the Aztec Empire in 1521. His parents’ names were Martin Cortez and Catalina Pizarro Altamirano.
My full name is Martha Moreno. The name Martha is an Aramaic name that means “Lady”. In the New Testament, Martha, the sister of Lazarus and Mary of Bethany, was a housekeeper who was in charge of looking after Jesus when he visited her house. Due to this connection, the name Martha is associated with domestic labor and hospitality. (http://nameberry.com)
No matter what obstacles you face in life you should always strive to reach your goal. Determination is something everyone should keep in mind of, and without determination one will not succeed. In Warriors Don’t Cry the main character Melba Patillo Beals tends to strive for her goal. With the NAACP the little rock nine includes Melba and eight other black high school students were sent to Central High School to integrate and Melba was determined to go through with integration. Melba reveals many of her characteristics also as many events she had to face every day by herself.
“ El Senor De Los Cielos” as many may know Amado Carrillo Fuentes. He was known as the Lord of the Skies because of his method of transporting drugs. He would transport drugs using jets all around the world. He was in charge of the Juarez Cartel for just a couple months, but in the short amount of time he got control of this cartel he was becoming more powerful. Amado wanted to become more in life.
On March 31, 1995, 20-year-old spanish popstar, Selena Quintanilla was shot and killed at a Days Inn near Corpus Cristi, Texas. Yolanda Saldivar was found guilty for the murder of Selena on October 23, 1995. Yolanda was selenas fan club and boutique manager, over the course of selenas career, they became best friends. Yolanda claimed that she was not guilty, stating that she was not meaning to kill her best friend, but that she was using the weapon as a threat to get selena not to leave her.
Gloria E. Anzaldua was an influential voice during the Third Wave of Feminism, she was responsible for making Feminism a more inclusive movement towards Women of Color. Anzaldua was born in South Texas to a traditional Mexican-American household complete with 3 other siblings. The families main source of income came from the field work they did, many times Anzaldua would find herself returning to the fields during financial hardship. During her childhood she was marked by a hormonal disorder that triggered premature puberty, as well as being ostracized by her teachers for speaking Spanish. Despite all her hardships, she worked hard and even graduate as the Valedictorian for her class.
Juan Ponce de León (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwan ˈponθe ðe leˈon]; 1474 – July 1521) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. He became the first Governor of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown. He led the first known European expedition to La Florida, which he named during his first voyage to the area in 1513. Though in popular culture, he was supposedly searching for the Fountain of Youth, there is no contemporary evidence to support the story, which is likely a myth. Ponce de León returned to southwest Florida in 1521 to lead the first large-scale attempt to establish a Spanish colony in what is now the continental United States. However, the native Calusa people fiercely resisted the incursion, and de León was seriously