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Yara Simón is a freelance writer who grew up in Miami and was raised by her Nicaraguan mother. She graduated from the University of Florida before moving to New York. She loves the city, though she suffers from fritanga withdrawals. Fashion labels Proenza Schouler and Wes Gordon make her heart flutter, and she won't miss an episode of Game of Thrones. 

The 10 Best Latina Athletes
The 10 Best Latina Athletes

We can easily name the men who are dominating sports, but women in athletics don't always get the praise that they deserve. There are particularly many Latinas who are at the top of their sports. Here are 10 Latina athletes that should be on your radar:
PLUS: 22 Notable Latino Firsts in the History of Sports


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Celebrities Who Learned English as a Second Language
Celebrities Who Learned English as a Second Language

For these Latino celebrities, English was the second language mastered. Si, apriendieron español primero. Take a look at the stars who learned ESL:
RELATED: Take a look at the Latino celebrities who are fluent in Spanish


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The Hottest Couples of 2015
The Hottest Couples of 2015

Just like a lot of you, we love staying up to date on the most beautiful celebrity couples out there. Though we are just at the beginning of 2015, we can already guess which ones are going to be some of the hottest of the year. Take a look at the coolest couples in Hollywood:

MORE: The biggest breakups of the past year


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The Best Career Advice from Seriously Inspiring Mujeres
The Best Career Advice from Seriously Inspiring Mujeres

With the start of a new year, it’s easy to feel motivated to make big changes in your life. If one of your resolutions is to get a new job or to do your current job better, you need to be able to know how to make that happen.

We looked at celebrities and successful Latina women to figure out just what steps you can take to make 2015 a great year in your career.

PLUS: 9 ways to be a kick-ass Latina at work!


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Why 2015 is the Year of the Latina
Why 2015 Will Be the Year of the Latina

This year was an outstanding year for Latinas. Gina Rodriguez shared her wisdom and hit the small screen, Jennifer Lopez proved age is just a number, and Cristela Alonzo helped bring more diversity to network TV.
The upcoming year is going to be even better for Latinas. Here are 10 reasons why: 


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25 Biggest Pop Culture Moments of 2014
The 25 Biggest Pop Culture Moments of 2014

Though the American Music Awards reminded many people that Jennifer Lopez is 45 and that she looks better than women half her age, it wasn’t the only pop culture moment that had social media buzzing. There were plenty of other moments that defined 2014. Some might be easier to remember than others, but here are the top 25 moments of the year. 
PLUS: The 25 most stylish stars under 25


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11 Things You Didn’t Know About Deportation
11 Things You Didn’t Know About Deportation

Jane the Virgin star Diane Guerrero shed light on a topic that does not always get the attention it deserves. While immigration is a hot button issue, people hardly look at the aftermath. Guerrero revealed that her parents were deported when she was just 14, and the actress said that no government official checked in on her after her parents were taken away.


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10 Celebrities We Wish Were on Tinder!
10 Celebrities We Wish Were on Tinder!

Some celebrities have spoken out about using the dating app Tinder, but if we could have it our way, there are certain Latino celebs that we’d love to be matched up with. Here’s what their Tinder profiles would probably look like. (And yes, we'd totally swipe left.)

MORE: The best dating apps for Latinas


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10 Most Inexplicable Carlos Ponce Instagram Pictures
10 Most Inexplicable Carlos Ponce Instagram Pictures

Carlos Ponce is known for his acting and singing, but the Cristela actor should really be known for his sense of humor. Luckily for us, social media gets us closer than ever before to the Puerto Rican star, and as it turns out, he is always posting funny images. Here are 10 of his most inexplicable Instagram moments! 


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