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Your vacation guide to Puerto Vallarta

The Mexican resort of Puerto Vallarta has long been popular with tourists and travellers as a place of beauty that is ideal for a relaxing vacation.

Popular Hispanics is an English language online magazine bringing you lifestyle and entertainment news all spiced up and served with a Hispanic twist.

 

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to Popular Hispanics, an English language online magazine bringing you lifestyle and entertainment news all spiced up and served with a Hispanic twist.

 

 

As one of the fastest-growing demographics in the U.S. the Hispanic market is hot and it’s up to us to educate others in a fun and exciting manner about our heritage. To ensure success, we’ve designed our publication with Hispanics in mind by celebrating/ highlighting our accomplishments through engaging stories and information about our Hispanic culture. Our goal is to tap into our culturally rich heritage to create content that’s relevant to our readers in the markets we serve.

  

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Milton E Torres

Founder Milton E. Torres has distinguished career and educational backgrounds in communications, international business and business administration. Though born in Puerto Rico, he grew up in New York State.  Deeply rooted to his Hispanic heritage, Torres was drawn to travel to his homeland, and to explore his roots there. The experience helped reconnect him to his culture. Torres created Popular Hispanics® to celebrate Hispanics and their contributions to the community and the world. He now resides in Austin, where he enjoys cooking Puerto Rican cuisine and spending time with his family.

 

 

 

 

Gil Narro GarciaGil Narro Garcia

Gil Narro Garcia was a Federal civil servant from 1978 to 2011. He retired in Oct. as a Senior Education Research Scientist/GS15.10. During his tenure, he carried out the duties and responsibilities of a project and senior program officer, assistant secretary office manager, and team leader.

He has a keen understanding of the theories of social sciences, teaching and learning, and offers a clear vision for a diverse 21st century workforce, grounded in scientifically-based evidence. He has extensive experiences in managing grants and contracts for major and high profile education research, development, and evaluation.

He has routinely managed multi-million dollar budgets, including the oversight of the budget of a major ED office, and served as the elected Vice President of the National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives for two terms.

 

 

 

Andy Martinez

Andy Martinez

Andy served as the President, CEO of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce from 2006 until 2013. As the President, Andy was responsible for a 60% growth in Chamber membership as well elevating the Chamber's regional and statewide visibility. He was responsible for innovative economic development initiatives and programs that contributed to the continued economic growth of the Central Texas Region both in the Hispanic and general markets. As a result of his leadership, the Hispanic business community coalesced and grew under new and collaborative programs like Hispanic Organizations Working Together as One (HOWTO).

 

  

 

 

Contributing Writers (past & present)

Panfilo GarciaPanfilo Garcia: Panfilo Garcia is a copy editor who has won several Texas and national headline awards while working with the Austin American-Statesman newspaper. Garcia, who spent his formative years in San Jose, Calif. and Texas' Rio Grande Valley, attended the University of Texas at Austin and UT-Pan American in Edinburg. He lives in Austin with his wife and two sons.

 

 Shelley Seale

 

 

Shelley Seale: Shelley Seale is a freelance writer based in Austin. She has written for National Geographic, USA Today and Andrew Harper Traveler, among others. She can be reached at www.shelleyseale.com.

 

Omar L. GallagaOmar L. Gallaga: Omar L. Gallaga is the technology culture writer for the Austin American-Statesman where he's worked almost 15 years as a reporter, editor, blogger and social media early adopter. He has also written for The Wall Street Journal, Hispanic Magazine, CNN.com, Latino, MSNBC.com, Kirkus Reviews and his own website, Terribly Happy. He has also worked as a blogger and on-air technology correspondent for NPR's "All Things Considered." He was a founding member of Austin's award-winning Latino Comedy Project. He lives in New Braunfels, Texas, with his wife and two daughters.

 Kristen O’Brien

Kristen O’Brien: Kristen O’Brien is a writer and editor with over sixteen years of media experience. A graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism, she has worked in various capacities for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, ELLE magazine and Texas Monthly. She was also appointed editor-in-chief for the launch of the website for the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. She has written for ELLE, ELLE.com, Menswear, Texas Monthly, Austin American Statesman, CultureMap, French-NY News, Tribeza and Brilliant magazine.

 

Michael CervinMichael Cervin: Michael Cervin’s wine articles have appeared in Decanter (London), Wine Enthusiast, Wine & Spirits, Sommelier Journal, Fine Wine & Liquor (China), The Tasting Panel, The Drinks Business (London), Food & Beverage World, Wine & Dine, and many others. He has served as a judge at various competitions including the Best of Vinho Verde Awards in Portugal, the Taste of Rum Festival in Puerto Rico, the Central Coast Wine Competition, and the Monterey Wine Competition.

 

 

Claudia Alarcón

Claudia Alarcón: Claudia Alarcón was born and raised in Mexico City, she inherited a passion for home cooking from her parents.  She holds a bachelor's degree
with honors in Anthropology with a minor in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas and is an independent researcher on gastronomy and foodways, writing professionally since 2000 for various local and national publications.  She chronicles her gardening, cooking, and traveling adventures in  http://cuisinexplorers.com, and manages to find time to be an active volunteer with Austin Pets Alive!

 

Alexandra Maria LanderosAlexandra Maria Landeros: Alexandra Maria Landeros has a B.A. in History and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing
from Texas State University. She has worked in Public Relations for Mexic-Arte Museum, DescuentoLibre.com, and in her own agency, Plum Communications. She has also worked as a freelance writer for various publications and maintains her own blogs at http://www.undercovermexicangirl.com/ and http://www.eco-latina.com/.

 Dr. Matthew Hinsley

Dr. Matthew Hinsley: Dr. Matthew Hinsley is the Executive Director of the Austin Classical Guitar Society.  Hinsley has served as Executive Director since 2003.  ACGS is the largest entity of its kind in America.  His most recent book, Creativity to Community: Arts Nonprofit Success One Coffee at a Time, was published by EnvisionArts in 2010.

 

Stephanie Flores

 

Stephanie Flores: Stephanie Flores has been in the Austin fitness industry for over 8 years as a personal trainer, figure competitor and coach, writer and now general manager at Body by Frame. Besides working out and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. For more info contact her at Stephanie@bodybyframe.com

 

  

Sandra Zaragoza: Sandra Zaragoza has more than a decade experience in journalism, covering everything from entertainment to health care. Prior to landing in Austin, where she works for local business publication, Austin Business Journal, she spent about seven years in Dallas covering retail and real estate. She lives in North Austin, and enjoys travel, music, volunteering, art and cooking.

 

Interns:

Michael J. Mayfield: Also known as “Joe” attends the University of Texas at Austin

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

Andy served as the President, CEO of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce from 2006 until 2013. As the President, Andy was responsible for a 60% growth in Chamber membership as well elevating the Chamber's regional and statewide visibility. He was responsible for innovative economic development initiatives and programs that contributed to the continued economic growth of the Central Texas Region both in the Hispanic and general markets. As a result of his leadership, the Hispanic business community coalesced and grew under new and collaborative programs like Hispanic Organizations Working Together as One (HOWTO). Additionally, international economic programs like Capital de Oportunidades established a solid connection into Latin America, creating a strong reputation for the Austin area as an investment region for Hispanic businesses and investors.