“Excuse me, sir, I think your flag is upside down,” I began to say as I prepared to take a picture of two gentlemen holding proudly the Nicaraguan flag during the March for Justice protest this past Saturday. “No,” he said. “Nicaragua está de luto.”...read more
Getting tired of cheering on your favourite team in the 2018 World Cup from home? Do the highlights just not look the same on your TV? Don't worry! We've got your back. Check out our list for 10 great places you can go to in Durham Region to watch the...read more
(The Farrucas Duo performing at Pickering's City Centre Farmers' Market on June 19, 2018. Video courtesy: Sukaina Jamil/Alma Latina Online Magazine) The Farrucas Duo with a side of delicious eats? Count us in! Did you know that the City of Pickering holds...read more
Ever wondered how to add some Latin influence into your meals? Trying to find out what the best ingredients to use are? Well look no further! Alma Latina has got your back. Check out this list of 15 delicious ingredients to add some Latin flare to any meal you make: ...read more
Iconic Mexican singer Luis Miguel, known in the Latin world as “El Sol de México” (The Mexican Sun) made a stopover in Toronto this past Thursday, bringing his “México Por Siempre” (Mexico Forever) Tour to the Budweiser Stage. In this 22-date...read more
Yes, everyone, you read the headline of this article right -- Alma Latina is back at it again and bringing you the best Latin festivals in Toronto, summer 2018 edition. Some of these events are annual, many have new attractions, but all of them...read more
Every year is composed of different dates that evoke emotions within a person. Whether it be their birthday, an anniversary, or a first day of a new chapter of their lives, somehow seeing a seemingly regular combination of letters and numbers wakes up butterflies and...read more
These days it's become easy to find nachos at almost every other restaurant around. Durham Region is filled with different types of food joints that offer just about any combination of tortilla chips, salsa, sour cream, veggies, meat and cheese. But where are the...read more
Alma Latina joined El Salvador-born lawyer Sandra Lozano on the campaign trail this past weekend and had an opportunity to pick her brain on what’s at stake for the province of Ontario during this game-changing Provincial Election. After more than 15 years of Liberal...read more
(Video: Alma Sandoval Betancourth/Alma Latina Online Magazine) By: Sukaina Jamil The sporadic cold days of an elongated winter seem to have finally passed in Durham Region, meaning that summer is officially here and with it, the annual Ribfest held in Pickering’s...read more
For someone who is passionate about all genres of music, it is not every day that one gets to enjoy a classical music concert with a Latin twist— a very special and rare treat for Mother’s Day on a beautiful and unseasonably warm Sunday afternoon in downtown Toronto....read more
As I got off the highway this Sunday morning, the eerie feeling of driving on Yonge Street became really overwhelming. Turning onto Beecroft Avenue (a route I’ve taken so frequently for many years now) and driving north on that road felt almost surreal: I have been...read more
Friday marked a week since the terrible and inconceivable tragedy that hit the very small community of Humboldt, Saskatchewan. But such was the magnitude and impact of the accident that left 16 of the 29 passengers on board dead and the 13 survivors-- some still...read more
"Over the weekend, as Humboldt, Sask. reeled in the wake of a horrific bus crash that killed 15 members of the town’s Broncos Junior A hockey team, absent the realistic possibility of sending food, tens of thousands of people and organizations from all over the place...read more
We had heard so many stories of the high number of Canadians-- the popular "Snowbirds" who year after year escape the harsh Canadian winters and flock en masse to the beautiful Florida beaches. For us, not only was the idea of spending a few days under the sun and...read more
It’s a dream come true in more ways than one: For SchoolBox, the Canadian-based non-profit organization with a mandate of “Making Education Possible” by way of building schools and providing educational materials to poor children in Latin America, this will be a...read more
We had heard so many stories of the high number of Canadians-- the popular "Snowbirds" who year after year escape the harsh Canadian winters and flock en masse to the beautiful Florida beaches. For us, not only was the idea of spending a few days under the sun and...
As summer begins, many nature lovers start making the (sometimes very long) trek to the different provincial parks in Ontario. We are blessed to have in this province some of the most beautiful places on Earth, and campers can take their pick of a wide array of...
The Shoe Project was initiated and is directed by Canadian novelist and journalist Katherine Govier, and is sponsored by the Mary Tidlund Foundation and the Bata Shoe Museum. I bought my first and only pair of Valentino shoes in Italy in 2007. Designed for what I...
For those of you who watched that fateful semi-final match during the London 2012 Olympics, the encounter between Canada and the US Women's National Soccer teams, and who screamed in frustration and anger seeing Canada get robbed-- yes, robbed-- of their chance at the...
If you've ever passed by the corner of Gordon and Victoria in Whitby, you may have noticed the large new building that sits right in the corner. As of a year ago, that is the brand new addition to what is known in Whitby as the sports hub of the town, and that is...
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11th Annual Pickering Ribfest
This is the eleventh year that Pickering has held its own Ribfest, with the number of vendors and attendees only growing. Featuring the best that Durham Region has to offer, vendors include Sticky Fingers, Billy Bones, Vesuvius Pizza, BLOOMIN ONION, BEAVERTAILS and more. Crowds of friends and families gather together to get their hands dirty with great food, a sea of smiles on faces covered in sauce.