Archive | June 11, 2012
Afro Latinos

Successful Afro-Caribbean Actors: Faizon Love & Antonio Fargas

Actor and comedian Langston Faizon Santisima (on the right) known as Faizon Love was born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba and raised in Newark, New Jersey. Faizon is known for his roles in comedy hit movies such as “Couples Retreat”, “Elf”, “Friday”, “Made” and “ParentHood” among many others. The Afro-Cuban has also appeared on Def […]

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Six Time Olympic Medalist, Swimmer Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte was born in New York and is of German, English and Cuban descent. His mother was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. Lochte is a professional swimmer with 57 medals in major international competition such as FINA World Aquatic Championships, The Pan Am Games, Olympics and the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. With 37 […]

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Most Decorated U.S. Latino Soldier SFC Agustín Ramos Calero

Sergeant First Class Agustín Ramos Calero served with the 65th Infantry Regiment widely known as the “The Borinqueneers.” Calero was known as the “One Man Army” for receiving 22 decorations during World War II making him the most decorated U.S. Latino of the war. Calero died on February 10, 1989 of cancer and was buried […]

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