Latinos | Hispanics

Latinos in America

There are over 50 million Hispanic and Latino Americans in the U.S. That is over 16% of the population and the second largest community after non-Hispanic white Americans. Two of the top ten most common surnames in the U.S. are of Hispanic origin (Garcia and Rodriguez). This fact alone might suggest that people of Latin American or Spanish origin are well integrated into the U.S. society and the growing number of well-known Latino celebrities would seem to back up this point. Read more about free pokies.

A Growing Culture

From old school actors like Desi Arnez, Andy Garcia and Ramon Estevez (better known as Martin Sheen) to modern stars of the silver screen like Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Eva Mendes and Eva Longoria, there is no shortage of strong Latino actors and actresses finding work in Hollywood. Similarly, many sports heroes are Hispanic including boxing legends Roberto Duran and Oscar de La Hoya, Football Hall of Famer Antony Muñoz and baseball stars such as Rod Carew, Toney Perez and Left Gomez. Read more…