Amaris Castillo

Childhood Obesity Rates Finally Declining
Childhood Obesity Rates Finally Declining

For the first time in a long time, the childhood obesity rate among U.S. children is declining. According to Fox News Latino, health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced this week that there were at least small drops in obesity for low-income preschoolers in 19 states.


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WATCH: Diego Luna Teaches Conan O'Brien Español

Diego Luna was probably a Spanish teacher in a past life – but a rather inappropriate one.


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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Calls for Immigration Reform

Mark Zuckerberg is on board with those who want immigration reform. According to Yahoo!, Facebook’s CEO spoke out publicly for the first time in favor of immigration reform in the U.S.


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Rodrigo Borda and Sergio Miranda marry in Uruguay
Meet the First Uruguayan Gay Couple to Sign Up for Marriage

A longtime couple was the first to register under Uruguay's new "marriage equality law" in the early hours of Monday morning. According to Fox News Latino, TV producer Sergio Miranda and artist Rodrigo Borda signed up at Montevideo's civil registry.


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Jeff Bezos at Amazon Kindle Fire launch
5 Things Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos Learned From His Cuban Stepdad

Jeffrey Bezos is the man of the hour right now. The founder of Amazon.com has been buzzing this week after news broke that he’s buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for a reported $250 million. The announcement came in this past Monday by longtime publisher, The Washington Post Co.


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Gina de Jesus at Cleveland Puerto Rican Parade
Gina DeJesus Surprises Many at Puerto Rican Parade in Cleveland

Gina DeJesus, one of the Cleveland kidnapping survivors, made a public appearance this past weekend. According to Fox News Latino, the 23-year-old showed up at the Puerto Rican Parade and Latino Fest, which took place in her hometown.

Renee Jackson, who caught a glimpse of DeJesus at the parade, was surprised like many to see her there.


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Dania Ramirez pregnant with twins on the set of Devious Maids
14 Beautiful Moms-To-Be in Hollywood!

Is it just us or does it feel like a lot of celebrities are pregnant right now? Okay, a lot of celebrities are pregnant right now. That includes some of our fave Latina celebs, and those whose significant others are Latinos.

Check out our list of 14 beautiful expectant moms in Hollywood!


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National Smile Week – The 20 Best Celeb Smiles!

It’s National Smile Week, and we’re taking a second to examine the pearliest whites in all of Hollywood. Check out this list of celebs who have some of the best smiles around:


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Gloria Estefan Tells Oprah She "Fought Hard" for Shakira

Gloria Estefan opened up a great deal to Oprah Winfrey on last night’s episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter. The 55-year-old Cuban American singer spoke about working closely with Shakira before she crossed over to mainstream music.


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WATCH: Perez Hilton's Mami Sings to His Son, Perez Jr.
WATCH: Perez Hilton's Mami Sings Spanish Lullaby to His Son, Perez Jr.

This is adorable beyond words – but we’re going to do our best to describe it anyway. In an exclusive video for Mamás Latinas, Perez Hilton sat down with his Cuban mami Teresita Lavandeira and baby boy to talk about the role she plays in his son’s life.


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