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Border Dash – Mexican Border Crossing Game App

From Ghere Game Studios comes BORDER DASH. Guide Chuy past la Migra and DEA agents so he can cross the border and return to his family in America. Collect tacos to summon la llorona, the chupacraba, and el Cucuy to frighten la migra.

Chuy has several weapons at his disposal, including chanclas (sandals), roasted ears of corn, and tequila bombs. Or drop bundles of cash to distract border guards, as Chuy makes his dash towards Gringolandia. Caught by migra? Use fake green cards to keep from being deported.

Free App Download:

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gheregames.borderdash
Xbox Marketplace: http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/Product/Border-Dash/

Border Dash Mexican border crossing game

Forman Alianza Para Dar Apoyo A Inmigrantes

February 23, 2015 at 8:21 PM ET [Nevarez Communications] – LA FUNDACIÓN EL RESCATE Y (OPEXTEL, LLC), “ALODIGA” anuncian la firma de un acuerdo de Cooperación y Ayuda Mutua, cuyo objeto es apoyar a las comunidades inmigrantes, en materia de regularización de su proceso de legalización a través de los programas de Alivio Migratorio (DAPA y DACA), y a su vez contribuir con la economía familiar al desarrollar con “Alodiga” un Programa Especializado denominado RRP (Programa de Referidos y Recompensas) cuya Plataforma Telefónica generará grandes beneficios económicos para el apoyo de los hermanos inmigrantes, brindando al mismo tiempo beneficios de salud a los usuarios del servicio.

El proyecto que hoy presenta El Rescate es poner de nuevo al alcance de los Hispanos la posibilidad de que a través de sus actividades, logren alcanzar el acuerdo del programa Migratorio presentado por el Presidente Barak Obama, por lo cual a partir del sábado 21 de Febrero del 2015 y así sucesivamente cada Sábado dando por iniciado el proyecto de apoyo a los migrantes hispanos, poniendo la fundación especialistas en esta materia.

El Rescate, es una fundación que empodera a los inmigrantes, en particular a los latinos, para mejorar la calidad de vida política y económica con el fin promover una participación ciudadana completa, haciendo que la mayor cantidad de familias, se conviertan en ciudadanos y participen en la vida cívica y económica de los Estados Unidos. El Rescate es una institución de 34 años de existencia, sirviendo a más de 36 diferentes nacionalidades de emigrantes en el sur oeste de EEUU, especializada en litigación de ley migratoria, imprimiendo en sus actividades la Compasión, el Profesionalismo y la Honestidad.

Alodiga, es una empresa de telefonía latinoamericana líder en telecomunicaciones a nivel internacional, comprometida en satisfacer las necesidades de comunicación de los hispanoparlantes que residen en los Estados Unidos, conectando al mundo, a través de tecnología de punta, confiable, segura y con una carga ética realizada a través de acciones con sentido de corresponsabilidad social. Instituida en las alianza con Fundaciones como El Rescate, quién durante más de 30 años a apoyado a cientos de miles de personas a vivir mejor, invitamos a todos los miembros de esas comunidades, familiares, amigos a apoyar a sus hermanos latinos que hoy les necesitan, recibiendo por éste apoyo beneficios y descuentos por el simple hecho de hacer lo que siempre han hecho, hablar por teléfono…..

El acuerdo operado fundamental será, que al generarse las recargas telefónicas que realicen los usuarios del servicio de Alodiga inscritos en el programa RRP, la Fundación El Rescate recibirá un porcentaje importante de ese monto, potencializando el ingreso por varios cientos de miles de dólares durante su vida. Con ese monto podrá seguir apoyando a las personas y cubrir parte de los costos de los servicios otorgados ya, a los hermanos inmigrantes que hoy tanto lo necesitan y a su vez aseguramos al usuario.

  • La Garantía de que no hay vencimiento en los saldos que carguen en el teléfono.
  • Se cobra por segundos, no existe redondeo haciendo que rinda más el dinero.
  • El Sistema Electrónico, no necesita PIN
  • No hay cargos ocultos por administración, siendo el 100% saldo tiempo/aire.
  • Funciona desde cualquier teléfono y operador del mundo pudiendo cargar a familiares en sus países de origen.
  • Pueden marcar varias personas a la vez, a diferentes destinos bajo la misma cuenta, disfrutando todos del mismo saldo y llamando al mismo tiempo.

El usuario recibirá la incorporación gratuita en el programa Alobenefit participando de un grupo de Servicios Médicos que cuenta hoy con más de 480,000 médicos obteniendo descuentos de hasta del 75% en medicinas prescritas en cadenas de farmacias en los USA, consultas médicas, rayos X, (no es un seguro médico), y podrá incorporar a personas a quiénes deseen beneficiar, dándoles la capacidad de generar ahorros e ingresos, pero siempre ayudando a seres humanos que necesitan de tu solidaridad.

Este programa trasciende los programas del gobierno, el esfuerzo será permanente y decidido con el fin de ayudar a cientos de miles de personas, logrando alcanzar al menos una cantidad similar a los ya más de 500,000 familias que hoy pueden vivir mejor, gracias a EL Rescate, por ello Invitamos a las Coaliciones Latinas para que se unan en esta cruzada de apoyo que solo cuesta decir …..”Si”.

Nos acompañarán personalidades de diversas coaliciones y fundaciones como representantes del sector empresarial, que representan diversas nacionalidades haciendo de éste evento el inicio de un proyecto con una dimensión continental.

Alodiga mejora tu vida

Sus oficinas Centrales están en la Ciudad de Miami, Florida, es uno de los principales operadores de comunicación por Sistemas NGN, IP internet en el mundo alcanzando la conectividad en Telefonía a más de 196 países.

Alodiga Forman Alianza Para Dar Apoyo A Inmigrantes

Adrienne Williams Bosh Ethnicity

June 21, 2013 at 3:15 PM ET – Being that this is a Latin culture website, we’ve been asked before what the ethnicity is of Chris Bosh’s wife Adrienne Williams Bosh. The five-foot-tall Adrienne herself has pointed out to fans that she is a mix of Venezuelan and German, making her Latina.

Adrienne Bosh race

Adrienne Bosh ethnicity

Toyota Encourages Hispanics to Go Green with Prius Campaign

May 30, 2013 at 8:43 AM ET [Dream Team Agency] – Toyota’s commitment to the environment is a way of life, extending across operations and epitomized by the Toyota Prius Family of vehicles. Hispanics across the country are increasingly becoming environmentally aware and in an effort to help the Hispanic community further embrace sustainability, Toyota is providing them with the tools necessary to continue on the path of going green. A new program launched by Toyota will help increase environmental awareness in the Hispanic community across the United States.

With the support of notable Hispanic influencers, including Jon Secada, Chloe Bridges, Julian Gil, Candela Ferro, Ana Flores, Omar Germenos, Daniel Elbittar, Yarel Ramos, Gina Rodriguez and Diana Franco, and an extensive social media activation, Toyota will promote the importance of living a greener lifestyle. Through social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, the Hispanic community will be able to follow the lives of the influencers and their adventures with their Toyota Prius, while simultaneously learning tips on how to live a greener lifestyle.

“I am excited about being a part of this campaign because Toyota’s commitment to the environment aligns with my lifestyle and values. The idea of coaching Hispanics on how to make wise environmental choices and live a more sustainable lifestyle is truly fulfilling,” said Jon Secada.

The program will feature the Toyota Prius family of vehicles and their innovative hybrid technology. The Toyota Prius has done more to help the environment than any other car in the world. Over the past ten years, U.S. Prius owners have saved enough fuel to drive around the Earth an estimated 2,065,748 times, due in part to its estimated 50 MPG rating.

“We are excited to launch this campaign and to nurture the continuous increase in environmental awareness in our communities,” said David Chung, national manager, targeted advertising and strategy for Toyota. “The Prius is Toyota’s most nature-inspired model and is the ideal vehicle for this campaign. All participants were selected based on their level of environmental awareness and their role in the community. Each and every one of them is without a doubt, a perfect fit for the campaign.” The initiative began on May 23 in Miami and May 14 in Los Angeles.

For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyota.com, www.toyotanewsroom.com or www.toyotainaction.com.

Jon Secada and Toyota Prius picture

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to Honor Coach Don Shula May 18, 2013 in Miami

April 24, 2013 at 7:25 PM ET [The Dream Team Agency] – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® will host its 11th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars gala presented by Manuel and Mercedes Mosteiro at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 18th. On this special evening, St. Jude will honor National Football League’s (NFL) all-time winning coach, Don Shula, with the 2013 “St. Jude Al-Rashid Hope Award” for his life-long commitment to helping the community and his unparalleled contributions to the NFL. The gala will celebrate the life-mission of St. Jude, one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases. This unique event will include a live performance by Multi-platinum GRAMMY / Latin GRAMMY winning recording artist, Carlos Vives.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by such a great organization like St. Jude. For over 30 years, I dedicated my life to the world of sports and experienced some amazing moments as a coach, but I also take great pride in the legacy of philanthropy that I share with my family and friends,” said Coach Shula. “In football, the ultimate goal is victory, and for St. Jude, their commitment to these sick children is all about finding a cure and winning the fight against this terrible disease.”

The FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala co-founder, Daisy Fuentes, will be in attendance to welcome more than 700 guests, and will be accompanied by other award presenters such as Dana Garcia, Julian Gil, Pamela Silva Conde, and Raul Gonzalez of Univision Network, among others.

“For FedEx, supporting events like the St. Jude Angels & Stars gala has become engrained in our company’s culture. We are proud to share the hospital’s work not just in the U.S., but also around the world, thanks to the work being done through its International Outreach Program,” said Julio C. Barrionuevo, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Express International – FedEx Express. “Thanks to this program, thousands of children in 20 affiliate clinics around the world benefit from the research done at St. Jude.” FedEx has been the title sponsor of the St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala since 2002.

For more information about tickets, sponsorships and auction items, contact (800) 278-3383, miamigala@stjude.org, or visit www.stjude.org/miamigala. Media registration for the red carpet will be at 5:30 p.m. Media wishing to register for the red carpet need to email erika.mayor@stjude.org or call (305)766-2818 by May 1st.

“For the past 11 years, the Hispanic community in Miami has embraced the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as its own through the FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars gala,” said Richard C. Shadyac, CEO of ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “We are so grateful for their unwavering support, which enables our doctors and scientists to continue the lifesaving work that will one day lead to cures for all children around the world battling childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.”

This year’s gala sponsors include: FedEx Express, Manuel & Mercedes Mosteiro, Pollo Campero, Carnival, Anthony R. Abraham Foundation, International Dermatology, Leon Medical Centers, Fortune Realty, Andres Asion Foundation, DDB Latina, Del Monte, Grupo Akkar, Westin Fort Lauderdale Hotels, Byblos Group, MillerCoors, Ocean Drive Magazine, Selecta Magazine, Amor 107.5 FM, Mix 98.3 FM, Radio Mambi 710 AM, Univision America 1140 AM, and Noiseworks Media.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital logo

“Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla” New Official Movie Trailer Released

April 12, 2013 at 5:17 PM ET [American Entertainment Marketing] – On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world’s largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for México.

Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla chronicles the story of Mexico’s Battle of Puebla, the most important battle in Mexico’s history. When the unbeatable French army invades Mexico to set up a monarchy, General Ignacio Zaragoza played by Kuno Becker (Goal!, From Prada to Nada), must defend the city of Puebla, commanding a poorly armed and outnumbered troop of men. Meanwhile, two young Mexican lovers manage to find love amidst the chaos of war. Cinco de Mayo chronicles the bravery of a people pushed to the limit, fighting for their nation, their families and their pride.

Opens in Los Angeles and Orange County, California on May 3, 2013.

Cinco de Mayo La Batalla movie poster