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Friday, September 15, 2006

Technologia

iPod nanos
picture courtesy:www.apple.com

Its New, Its sleek and it comes EN TODOS LOS COLORES!!! Just when we thought Ipod couldn't come out with something better, we were wrong! They have vastly improved the Ipod nano. Redesigned to be thinner than ever, so nobody will ever see it but trust us you will want to show this bad boy off!! Holding up to 2,000 of our favorite musica and entertainment, this new nano has extended battery life allowing you to go up to 5 days of non stop listening when fully charged. Make sure to take a look on the apple website at this new and improved gadget...maybe we can give Mami and Papi some early ideas for Christmas or Three kings day!!!

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/15/2006 12:47:00 PM :: (0) comments

Entertainment- MTV's LatinoAmerica Awards

The MTV Latinoamerica Awards ( did anyone know about them?) will be October 19.
Ana de La Reguera along with rock group Molotov will host the show in Mexico. Shakira, Nelly Furtado and many more are expected to be there.

Ana's been having a great year: co-starring with Jack Black in Nacho Libre and her relationship with one of the most respected (and cute) journalist in Latino America, Jorge Ramos,
still going strong.

Ana de la Reguera

Source: Peopleenespanol.com

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/15/2006 11:10:00 AM :: (0) comments

Feliz Mes de La Hispanidad aka Hispanic Heritage Month!!!

Donde estan mis Latinos??!!

For those of you who do not know -today is the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanic Heritage Month is from Sept. 15 until Oct. 15. According to infoplease.com:

Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries—Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico declared its independence on September 16, and Chile on September 18.

The term Hispanic, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, refers to Spanish-speaking people in the United States of any race. On the 2000 Census form, people of Spanish/Hispanic/Latino origin could identify themselves as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or "other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino." More than 35 million people identified themselves as Hispanic or Latino on the 2000 Census.

Although we celebrate our Latino heritage everyday on Latweeno.com, this month in particular we'll be focusing on many cultural events.

Don't forget to join us at the Junta Hispana this weekend in Queens!

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/15/2006 10:34:00 AM :: (0) comments

Happy Independence Day!!




September 15 not only kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month but it is also the independence day of many of our Central American countries. LATWEENO.COM would like to wish our hermanos from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua a very HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/15/2006 09:31:00 AM :: (0) comments

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Deportes Update

Picture courtesy of www.msn.foxsports.com

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/14/2006 11:16:00 PM :: (0) comments

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Marc & JLo do the Toronto Film Festival

As we mentioned a few days ago Marc Anthony & Jennifer Lopez are in the Toronto Film Festival promotion their movie El Cantante.

People.com wrote this on thier site today

At the Toronto Film Festival premiere of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's movie El Cantante Tuesday, Anthony explained why he and his wife work so well together both onscreen and off: "Just simple love," he said.


Lopez proved it when she walked across the stage and kissed her husband on the lips before introducing the biopic of salsa legend Hector Lavoe, which she and Anthony star in and coproduced.

Did their relationship make it hard to work together? "Marc and I met working, so it wasn't really an issue," she said. "We know each other's work rhythm." Another key to their success: "We don't do anything that we don't believe in. … It was a passion project for both of us, and I've been trying to get it made for five years."


Anthony and Lopez play Lavoe and his wife, Puchi, who had a volatile relationship – but those who worked on the film during its shoot last summer agree that the couple were a great team in real life.

Costar John Ortiz said that on set, "They were holding hands, looking at each other with those eyes that people who are in love look at each other with. I think they are just very huggy-dovey. They're very nurturing."



Said producer Julio Caro, "They're very close. It's a tight relationship. You can tell there's a lot of love there and a lot of respect. Working with them was special."

Anthony and Lopez handled playing a dysfunctional couple well, writer-director Leon Ichaso told PEOPLE. The atmosphere on the set was "Fun, fun. Even when he punched her so hard, he broke through her skin. Marc had to wear so many rings, and one of those blows broke her skin. And we all had a good laugh. She's tough."

Lopez has said she'd like to work on another production with Anthony: a baby. "They have everything else but that," Ichaso said. "That's what would make them good parents. They now have the success and everything else, and they would take the time off to enjoy it. It would complete them."



Pictures via dlisted.com

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/13/2006 12:45:00 PM :: (1) comments

Dancing with the Stars : Back & Mejor que NUNCA


I'm not going to lie you, I watch both the previous seasons of Dancing with the Stars and I really liked it.. But this time around I knew it was gonna be on! Hay alguien para todos...


Let's start with Mario Lopez aka Slater from Saved by the Bell... As expected, he will be the couple to beat according to the judges. He really moved well and obviously has great rhythm
(we remember Slater always dancing in Bayside...lol).

Mario is definitely on his way to make his big comeback this Fall. First Dancing with the Stars, he will also appear in the super edgy FX drama Nip/Tuck and as we reported a few months ago- hosting a dating show on SiTV called the Dating Factory.


Many of you hardcore football fans may be shocked to hear that Emmitt Smith was AWESOME last night. Following in Jerry Rice's footsteps, Emmitt Smith will surely be around until the end of the Competition.

Mr. Clean, Mr. Clean...lol... WTH happened to Joey Lawrence... he was soooo cute in Blossom. His performance was ok last nigh, but We'll be watching him and his head very closely.

Monique Coleman from Disney's High School Musical's was there and ready to compete, she was very cute so we look forward to seeing here there.

And Lastly Miss Vivica A. FOX was sizzling last nite!!! She's one of our favorites... Keeping it fierce!!! Work it Vivica!!!!

pictures curtersy of abc.com

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/13/2006 12:03:00 PM :: (1) comments

Miranda in the City


While stepping out for some Chinese food I ran into Cynthia Nixon, who played Miranda Hobbs on HBO's Sex and the City and recently Won the Best Actress in a Play Tony Award for her performance on Rabbit Hole.

...She was very nice as again I had problems with my new camera phone . This is why you should always have a camera ready...lol


Start Carrying your cameras and if you get any cool and interesting pics send them to us at latweeno@yahoo.com ...TTYL

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/13/2006 11:39:00 AM :: (0) comments

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Deportes Y Mas

Picture courtesy of www.espn.com

  • New York Yankees played against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays tonight and beat them 12-4. (OUCH!) MVP of the game, el venezolano Bobby Abreu hits a three run-homer and a three-run double in the first inning becoming the first New York Yankee to have six RBIs in one inning since Gi l McDouglad. Hideki Matsui returns to the line-up after being on the disabled list for braking his left wrist. He went 4 for 4 with four singles and a walk.

Picture courtesy of www.espndeportes.com

  • The 25 year old, Roger Federer wins the US Open championship and becomes the first player in history to win consecutive Wimbledon and US Open title for three year in a row.

Picture courtesy of www.cbs.sportsline.com

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/12/2006 11:48:00 PM :: (0) comments

Tu Cultura

JUNTA HISPANA 2006 : Celebrating Pride and heritage

Its that time again LATWEENOS! If you dont know LATWEENO.COM is about to put you on !!!! LATINO HERITAGE MONTH is from Sept 15th -October 15th in which we will be celebrating the best of what Latin America has to offer, and that is alot of SABOR crammed into one month!!! To get the festivities started Junta Hispana is going to be this Sunday from 11am-6pm in flushing meadow park (Queens, N.Y.). You know LATWEENO.com will be there with its street team recording all of the festivities and celebrating the richness and diversity that being a PROUD LATINO means. With everything from Food,Games, Raffles and Perfomances there is no excuse why we shouldn't all be at this FREE FREE FREE event! We hope to see you all thier and dont forget to invite your friends and family. Stay tuned for all of the fabulous pictures we will post after the festival this Sunday and please check out the website for more information at JUNTA HISPANA.

picture couresy of: www.juntahispana.net
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Posted by Latweeno @ 9/12/2006 12:56:00 PM :: (0) comments

Monday, September 11, 2006

Cine: El Cantante

Source: peopleenespanol.com

Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez's latest collaboration- the biopic El Cantante is scheduled to debut at the Toronto Film Festival tomorrow. El Cantate is based on the Boricua Salsa legend- Hector Lavoe's life and Jennifer Lopez will play his wife in the film. The movie was filmed in New York and Puerto Rico

Source: jenniferlop.blogspot.com

I have a feeling that this feeling this movie will incredibly good, as Marc is one of the best performers ever it seems like a natural fit. Good luck to them. Will you be checking it out???

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/11/2006 10:17:00 AM :: (4) comments

9/11: 5 years Later

Souce: people.com

Five years ago today America and especially New York changed forever. For many of us who are reminded of the attacks every single day because we: lost someone we've known and loved, pass by the site everyday day, remember the be suspicious of terrorism on the train, etc today is a very hard day. Our condolences go out to everyone who is still mourning a loved you today.

Let us know how your life has changed in the last five years in the chatbox.

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/11/2006 10:08:00 AM :: (0) comments

Sunday, September 10, 2006

DEPORTES

Picture courtesy of AFP Photo: www.news.yahoo.com

  • Argentina and Spain basketball teams advance to the World Basketball Championship semi-finals.

Picture courtesy of Reuters Photo

  • Brazilian soccer legend, Pele was paid tribute for a goal that he scored in 1959 which was one of the highlights of his career. Pele was 18 years old when he made that score.

Picture courtesy of www.news.yahoo.com

  • Football season has officially begun. The Arizona Cardinals opened their new stadium with a win against the San Francisco 49ers.

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/10/2006 09:57:00 PM :: (0) comments

Chronicles Of Jonny: A Real Latweeno


Dear Latweenos,

School:
I got my school schedule. I kind of like it. There are a lot of benefits to it. For example, I get out at 1:30 on Mondays which is great. But I have to be in school 20 minutes earlier this year which sucks. But I have to be in school by 10:10 on Thursdays which is also great. Too bad I can't enjoy that because I'm on the ultimate Frisbee team. It's the big sport at Beacon. I'm not sure if I mentioned that I went to Beacon. Anyway practice is at 6:30 in the morning. So I'll be at school any way. But I guess it'll give me time to sleep in the library or do some homework that I might not have done the night before. So I have mixed feelings about it all.
As for the classes themselves, I have Mr. Jacobs for history which BLOWS SO MUCH! I had him last year for math and he was such a P**K. I hate him SO MUCH. I got digital film which is awesome because I get to make my own movies this year. I don't have to take global this year. Now it's American history. Personally I would rather global. I don't like American history. I take Chemistry which should be fun. Making things explode and what not. I love English class; always have. I like to read and then discuss books. I was also promoted to the next level of Spanish which is cool. Most people can't understand why I chose to take Spanish if I'm Latino and already know it. But I want to learn to speak proper Spanish. Castellano is what they teach us. It's the Spanish that is spoken in Spain . I really like the class itself because I learn a lot. I never knew how to write in Spanish, but now I can write in Spanish almost as well as I can write in English.

Friends:
I went school shopping with Matt the other day. I got everything that I needed which is a relief. It was a good day and Matt and I got a chance to talk. He told me he didn't mean to ignore me. He also said he only started hanging out with those other kids because he felt he didn't fit in with out group of friends. I told him that was bull and he should have just said something. I realize that just saying something is the obvious answer. But why is it that when it's you, you never seem to think of it? You always think if you do say something, things will go wrong in someway. Well point is Matt and I have patched things up which is good.
Well later that day we met up with Colleen and Kyle and went to go skate (yes I do skate board; I'm just learning so I suck but it's fun so I keep doing it). We had a lot of fun. It was getting late so we decided to go and get pizza. While we were at the pizza place we were all talking and laughing. Matt did his impressions of people like teachers or his mom. Colleen laughed and play fought with Kyle. Kyle laughed and pretended to be hurt when Colleen hit him. And I sat back and watched. I laughed a lot. It was the most fun I had in a long time and we weren't even doing anything special. Just hanging out and having pizza. Then I began to think, these are the best days of my life. Someday I will tell my children stories about when I was learning how to skate or about getting pizza at Sal and Carmine's with friends. I was feeling nostalgic about things that weren't even over yet. Is that possible? At that moment I suddenly began to appreciate me youth in a new way and for once I wasn't in a hurry to grow up. Then I felt bad about all of the years that I wasted wanting to be older. For once I wanted to stay 17 forever.

Love Life:
Emily and I are still in the same position as we were in before. Where stuck and I'm not sure if I should put in the effort to get us unstuck. At my age I shouldn't be committed to anything serious. I should be exploring my options. But I think I actually love this girl. I think that's what really scares me. I fell so different when I'm with her. When I'm with her all of my doubts about us leave and I'm genuinely happy. Should I condemn my happiness in pursuit of something that might be different? Not necessarily good, just different. I think I'm going to talk to her about this soon. I am happy when I'm with her don't get me wrong. It just seems like there are way to few opportunities to be with her recently, and that can't improve when school starts. We don't go to the same school.

If anyone has any advise I'd love to hear it. You can e-mail me at
jonnyboy1989@gmail.com . It doesn't have to be advise, if any of you guys would like to ask me a question or would like to get something off your chest you can e-mail me and I will respond no questions asked.

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/10/2006 09:25:00 PM :: (0) comments

We Remember...

On this 5th anniversary of September 11, 2001 LATWEENO.COM remembers those who lost their lives and those heroes who gave up their lives. You will forever be in our hearts.
UNITED WE STILL STAND!

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/10/2006 09:02:00 PM :: (0) comments

How One Latweena Spent Her Summer...

My name is Vicky. I'm a freshman at Cathedral High School in the city. This summer I didnt go anywhere. But that didn't stop me from getting ready for school. I had to read three books this summer, as a summer assignment. Well I didnt complete it just yet (im working on it). At the beginning of July me and my best friend took classes at Bronx Community College, it was for extra help in math.These classes were a MAJOR help. I learned more then I had already in 8th grade. And the great thing was these classes were FREE. And only for 4 weeks. Some other things I did was review some of my old notes & refresh my memory. So this year I hope it goes smoothly and good. It's my first time in highschool and I am very excitedddd. And Good Luck too all students and may you all have a wonderful school year!!

Thanks for sending this in Vicky! LATWEENO.COM wishes you much luck as you enter highschool!
If you would like to see your stories posted on LATWEENO.COM, email us latweeno@yahoo.com.

Posted by Latweeno @ 9/10/2006 06:45:00 PM :: (0) comments

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Listening

Daddy Yankee, Christina Aguilera, Don Omar, Aventura, RBD, Frankie Jay, Danity Kane, Beyonce, Uptown Gurlz, Jeannie Ortega y Mana.

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