Geraldine Estevez

5 Powerful Messages from Soledad O'Brien
5 Powerful Messages from Soledad O'Brien's #IAmLatinoInAmerica

Contradictory. That's just one word used to describe the current U.S. political climate. On one hand, Donald Trump continues to spew venom while Hillary Clinton's #LikeYourAbuela campaign made a mockery of the actual Latino experience on the other. Yet, in retrospect, Tony nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda continues to blow us away.


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5 Ways Latinos Can Protect Themselves From the Zika Virus
5 Ways Latinos Can Protect Themselves From the Zika Virus

There is no vaccine for the Zika virus, but there are several simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your family from getting bitten by one of those pesky and dangerous mosquitoes. We’ve jotted down some notes for you!

MORE: What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus


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Celebrating the Fiestas Patronales Throughout Latin America
How 5 Latin American Countries Celebrate the Fiestas Patronales

A fiesta patronal is a celebration of the patron saint of a city. The tradition, which lasts a few days, is based on the Catholic calendar. Although similar throughout Latin America, each country adds its own flavor. Here’s what five of those patron saint festivals look like!

MORE: 10 Saints Latinos Pray To & What They Represent


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Chicano Creates a Satire "Make America Mexico Again" Hat to Spark Change
Chicano Creates Satirical "Make America Mexico Again" Cap to Mock Trump

A young Chicano created a satirical baseball cap with the phrase “Make America Mexico Again” to mock Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan and spark change.

MORE: Man Allegedly Attacks Latino and Muslim While Shouting "Trump! Trump! Trump!"


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A Worldwide Shortage of Rice Caused by El Nino Could Result in Sky-High Prices
A Worldwide Shortage of Rice Caused by 'El Nino' Could Result in Sky-High Prices

Yikes! Harsh weather conditions caused by El Nino, a complex series of climatic changes affecting the equatorial Pacific region, have put a pause on the production of rice in India, potentially leading to higher prices of the food. 

MORE: How Indigenous Women Lead the Fight Against Climate Change in Latin America


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10 Things You Should Know About Santeria
10 Things You Really Need to Know About Santería

Santeria is often criticized, misunderstood and even mistaken for brujería, but the faith, which translates to "Way of the Saints," is actually an Afro-Caribbean religion.  Here are 10 things you need to know about Santería to part ways with all the misconceptions

MORE: 10 Saints Latinos Pray to and What They Represent


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Looks Like the Co-Creator of 'Narcos' is Developing El Chapo Series for History
The Co-Creator of 'Narcos' is Developing an 'El Chapo' Series for the History Channel

The History Channel is working on a new show called #Cartel, a drama centered on the Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman, and “Narcos” co-creator Chris Brancato is on board.

MORE: Movie Depicting El Chapo’s Escape Hits Movie Theaters in Mexico


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Startling New Study Shows a Link Between Yeast Infection Medicine and Miscarriage
Startling New Study Shows Link Between Yeast Infection Medicine and Miscarriages

We all know those pesky yeast infections are even more common during pregnancy, but doctors who typically treat the fungal infection with fluconazole (brand name Diflucan) are being told that might not be such a good idea for expectant mothers. 

MORE: What a Nightmare! The FDA Deems Queso Fresco Dangerous for Pregnant Women


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Jessica Alba's Honest Co. is Under Fire (Again) Over Partly Synthetic Baby Formula
Jessica Alba's The Honest Co. Under Fire (Again) for Partly Synthetic Baby Formula

Jessica Alba’s eco-friendly brand The Honest Company is under fire yet again — this time for selling organic baby formula that is actually partly synthetic.

MORE: Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. Faces Another Lawsuit for Dishonest Advertising


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10 Renown Saints Throughout Latin America and What They Represent
10 Saints Latinos Pray to and What They Represent

There are a whopping 10,000 Roman Catholic saints, and each one holds individual meaning. Here are 10 of the saints you probably saw your abuelos praying to and what they represent.  

MORE: 12 Signs You Suffer From Catholic Guilt


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