Longoria to receive Hispanic Heritage Awards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Eva Longoria, chef Jose Andres and actor and director Diego Luna are among those who will receive the 26th Hispanic Heritage Awards.

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation announced the winners Friday. The awards will be presented Sept. 5 at the Kennedy Center in Washington and will be broadcast Sept. 15 on MundoFOX.

Other winners include: musical group Los Tigres Del Norte; superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools Alberto Carvalho; Voto Latino President Maria Teresa Kumar; actress and singer Lucero; and race car driver Juan Pablo Montoya.

The Hispanic Heritage Awards were established in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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