Cristina Arreola Associate Editor
Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor at Latina.com, where she manages the site's social media, writes articles, and creates content, with a focus on entertainment, cultural, and lifestyle news. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York, New York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @c_arreola.
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Hipólito Mejía, the President of the Dominican Republican from 2000 to 2004, has come under fire after a video emerged of him making anti-gay statements at an event earlier this month.
A Texas couple escaped to Mexico after they attempted to resurrect their toddler from the dead.
Authorities performed a welfare check on the child after receiving an anonymous tip about the death. The parents — who lived in a Balch Springs, TX church with a number of young children and other church members — attempted to perform a resurrection ceremony on a two-year-old boy on March 23.
Carolina Sarassa, a journalist, blogger, and three-time EMMY Award winning anchor for MundoFOX, can now add another line to already impressive resumé: published author.
On April 7, the Colombian-American debuted her first book, a non-fiction account of the murder of Debbie Flores-Narvaez, a Puerto Rico-native who gave up a career in law to pursue her dancing dreams in Sin City.
By now, most people have heard that Trevor Noah will be taking over as host of The Daily Show when Jon Stewart exits later this year. The South African comic, who grew up during apartheid with a black, South African mother and a white, Swiss father, frequently discusses race relations in his native country and the United States — adding his signature brand of humor to discuss serious issues.
Mindy Kaling's brother, Vijay Chokalingam, a graduate of the University of Chicago, knew that his mediocre grades and test scores would be a tough sell on medical school applications. The son of Indian immigrants, Chokalingam decided to take an unusual course of action: he posed as African-American, because he believed he would have a higher chance of getting into school as a black man.
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