Nicola Paracchini

Why Latinas Rule Miss Universe
Why Latinas Rule Miss Universe

Last night Miss Mexico became queen of Miss Universe, but during the past several decades, the pageant has shown that Latinas are some of the most beautiful, well-rounded women in the world. 


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EXCLUSIVE! TRAVEL DEALS to Puerto Rico

La Isla del Encanto has way more to offer than just white sand beaches in touristy San Juan. Here are some more off-the-beaten-track gems in and around the Island (and a special discount offer just for Latina readers!).


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Two Latinos Receive Presidential Citizens Medal

Latinos Jorge Muñoz and Roberta Diaz Brinton are among 13 people who were awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal yesterday for their outstanding work. In a ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama recognized them as citizens who have been of exemplary service to the country. 


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Watch: A Rod Hits His 600th Homerun!

August 4th must be his lucky day! Exactly three years to the day after reaching the 500 mark, Dominican baseball player Alex Rodriguez hit his 600th career home run in Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. If he wasn’t one before, A-Rod is definitely now one of the greats, being only the 7th person to join elite club.  At 35, he is also the youngest player to ever reach this milestone. 

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of A-Rod’s moment.

 


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Latino and Civil Rights Orgs Say Human Rights of Utah Immigrants Clearly Violated

Organizations like MALDEF and the ACLU are speaking out against the violation of privacy rights and state and local law that recently occurred in Utah.


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Immigrants in Utah Targeted When Personal Info Leaked to Public

A list containing the names and personal information of 1,300 Utah residents, who an anonymous group claims are undocumented immigrants, has been released to law enforcement, state agencies and media outlets, igniting fear among the state's Latino community.


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