Latino Rebels Earn Four #Latism13 “Best in Social Media” Nominations

Sep 2, 2013
11:53 pm

This weekend Latinos in Social Media announced its finalists for the 2013 Latism awards. Latino Rebels earned an unprecedent four nominations in the following categories:

Latino Rebel

  • Best Digital News:
  • Best Political Blog:
  • Best Lifestyle Blog: Bella Vida Letty, one of the original Rebeldes
  • Best Social Network Leader: Julio Ricardo Varela, founder of

“On behalf of all the Rebeldes, I want to thank all of you who nominated us,” Varela said. “We are honored to be mentioned in the same category as pages such as NBC Latino, HuffPost Latino Voices, and Buzzfeed. We are all thrilled to be in a political category with friends Lalo Alcaraz, The Wise Latina Club, and Viva La Feminista. Of course, Letty is the best, and her nomination is richly deserved. I am also humbled by the Social Network Leader nomination. I was one of Latism’s earlier supporters, and it is amazing to see the organization continue to thrive. The Latino Rebels will always be a strong supporter of the original Latino social media community.”

You can vote for the Rebeldes and all the other great choices here. Voting ends at midnight (EST) on Thursday, September 5, 2013. Winners will be announced on Friday, September 20, 2013 during the LATISM’13 Gala.