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 YorkNew 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.

TK Items To Represent Your Frida Love
12 Items To Represent Your Frida Love

Today marks what would have been Frida Kahlo's 108th birthday. The infamous Mexican painter has become an icon in the years since her death — beloved for her art, as well as her fashion, her wisdom, and her complete acceptance of herself, flaws and all. Embrace this Latina icon on her birthday, and proudly represent your love of Frida with these items:
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Is This The Most Honest Response You've Seen To Donald Trump's Anti-Mexican Comments?
Is This the Most Honest Response to Donald Trump's Anti-Mexican Comments?

A Mexican laborer has a few words for Mr. Donald Trump. 


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San Antonio Mission Get World Heritage Status
The San Antonio Missions Get World Heritage Status

The San Antonio Missions have officially been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site includes five missions along the San Antonio River Basin; all five — including the most famous, The Alamo, were built by Franciscan missionaries in the 18th century. 


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Etsy Shops Owned By Latinas
8 Etsy Shops Owned By Latinas

July is Independent Retailer Month. Over the next four weeks, show your support for local small businesses, even while shopping online. We've made it easy! Just take a peek at these eight Latina-owned Etsy shops: 

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10 Organizations Removing Barriers To Higher Education For Undocumented Immigrants
10 Organizations Removing Barriers To Higher Education For Undocumented Immigrants

Immigration status should never prevent promising, driven youth from pursuing their university dreams. These 10 organizations understand — and they do everything in their power to enable more undocumented immigrants to go to college: 

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Flo Rida Cancels Miss USA Performance
Flo Rida Joins Miss USA Exodus, Cancels Evening Performance

Miss USA just picked up a new network, but it lost another big name. Flo Rida will no longer perform at the July 12th pageant, TMZ reports


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Reelz Network Miss USA Pageant
Reelz Network Picks Up Miss USA Pageant After NBC & Univision Back Out

Miss USA has found a new home: Reelz Network will air the pageant following NBC's decision to drop the telecast in advance of its planned July 12 airdate.


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Donald Trump Clothes Made In Mexico Photo
Photo Shows Donald Trump Makes His Suits in... Mexico

Surprise, surprise: Donald Trump may blame Mexicans for the demise of America ("they're bringing, drugs; they're bringing crime."), but he outsources some of his own jobs to our southern neighbors.

This photo shows one of the items from Trump's clothing collection; as you can see, the label clearly reads "Made In Mexico." How's that for a plot twist? 


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New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez Comments Donald Trump
Gov. Susana Martinez On Donald Trump's Comments: "Horrible"

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a Repulibcan, denounced Donald Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants in a recent news conference. She called the GOP presidential hopeful's comments "horrible."

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