ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Linda Sanchez Endorses Hillary Clinton

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Linda Sanchez Endorses Hillary Clinton

The chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA), has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in an opinion piece in La Opinión, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the U.S.

Her endorsement was tweeted in Spanish: "Hillary Clinton is the leader the country needs."

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Tamales to Champurrado: Latina Food Bloggers Share Holiday Recipes

Tamales to Champurrado: Latina Food Bloggers Share Holiday Recipes

Here Are the Latinos Nominated for the 2016 Critics' Choice Awards

Here Are the Latinos Nominated for the 2016 Critics' Choice Awards