Fans of Tejano music flock to San Antonio in March for annual Fan Fair

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in General, Music

Fans of Tejano music flock to San Antonio in March for annual Fan Fair

GritoBlast! The Tejano Music Awards (TMA) Fan Fair 2017 is scheduled for March 16-19, 2017. (Thursday-Sunday). Tejano Music fans from across the country will travel to Historic Market Square in Downtown San Antonio for the Tejano Music event of the year. The four-day event runs from 12:00 noon to 11:00pm each night and will showcase over 150 bands from across the U.S. to include Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Florida, Ohio, Indiana and...

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Latino diabetics find help, motivation & personal coaching via Noom app

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in General

Latino diabetics find help, motivation & personal coaching via Noom app

GritoBlast! — Recent studies find that when Spanish-speaking diabetics see a doctor who speaks Spanish, they are more likely to follow the doctor’s advice. The only problem is there’s not enough Spanish-speaking doctors. A UCLA study found there are 15 Latino doctors per 100,000 Hispanics. But now there’s new help for Spanish-speaking diabetics — a revolutionary multilingual app that brings a Spanish-speaking fitness and lifestyle coach into the hands of...

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Call-to-Action: Georgia Senator threatens to legislate away in-state tuition for DACA students

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Call-to-Action, General

Call-to-Action: Georgia Senator threatens to legislate away in-state tuition for DACA students

GritoBlast! Finally, some positive news for Georgia’s undocumented students. After three years of legal battle, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Gail S. Tusan AGREED with the argument that being a DACA recipient qualifies as being lawfully present and therefore students can receive in-state tuition for colleges and universities. DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) is a temporary relief given to children that were brought to the US before they...

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