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Getting to Know Michelle
By Angie Romero | 02/18/2009 - 17:55

How many times have you heard that Michelle Rodriguez is one crazy broad? Well, you can imagine what went through my mind as I hopped on a plane to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, a couple of days ago to catch up with the New Jersey-reared, Dominican/Puerto Rican actress to talk about her current and upcoming projects including Lost, the fourth installment of Fast & Furious, James Cameron’s Avatar, and Tropico de Sangre, an indie about the life of Dominican martyr Minerva Mirabal, which she also co-produced.


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Fashion Week Mania
By Jazmin Perez | 02/13/2009 - 11:00

Fashion week officially kicks off today here in NYC. Designers will begin showcasing their Fall 2009 collections under the tents at Bryant Park and other venues throughout the city.

With so many shows to cover, the editors here have had to come up with strategic plans for their schedules over the next eight days. As you can see, the highlighters and colored pens are out in full force—these ladies don’t play.


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Staff Health Challenge
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/11/2009 - 16:10

We might be in the middle of winter, but the ladies of Latina are already starting to gear up for summer (because we all know it’s never too early to start)! From getting toned to gaining weight, four staffers will do what it takes to be healthier and happier in 90 days. And it will all be documented on Latina.com. Somebody’s got to do it right?!

Be sure to check in on their progress online when the Latina Staff Health Challenge kicks off in April. They’re going to need your support!

When do you start getting bikini ready?


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Anchor Baby: The New Racial Epithet?
By Norell Giancana | 02/06/2009 - 18:30

In our June/July 2008 issue, we featured a short story by contributing writer Franziska Castillo on our Hot Topics page called, “Don’t Call Me an Anchor Baby.” The piece focused on an anti-immigration bill that was being petitioned for the November 2008 election battle in Arizona.


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Behind Our Makeover
By Jazmin Perez | 02/04/2009 - 16:00

Latina Creative Director, Florian Bachleda, recently wrote an article for SPD.org, the Society of Publication Designers’ site, about the magazine's redesign and rebranding, which began with our March 2008 (Jessica Alba) issue. Pretty interesting stuff!


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Ramon Rodriguez Comes for a Visit
By Jazmin Perez | 01/30/2009 - 16:10

Actor Ramon Rodriguez visited our offices this week to talk about his upcoming film projects: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and The Taking of Pelham 123. We chatted it up with the Puerto Rican hottie, who told us about his adventures in Egypt and Jordan while filming Transformers, what Latinos he admires in the industry, and how he was once a salsa instructor.


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A Note From Eva Mendes
By Angie Romero | 01/28/2009 - 14:20

Every once in a while, a celeb comes along who surprises me with how cool they are. And by cool, I don’t mean awesome, I mean how well they handle the whole fame thing; how they can still carry on a real convo; and how, even when I’m doing my best to sneakily ask questions about their personal lives, they answer candidly (or decline to in a polite way).


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It's a New Day!
By Jazmin Perez | 01/21/2009 - 15:39

We’re still on a high from yesterday’s inauguration ceremonies. The first thing we did this morning was chat about last night’s Neighborhood Inaugural Ball: The Dance, The Dress and, of course, the performances.


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I Heart Obama
By Mimi Valdés Ryan | 01/20/2009 - 10:30

We're only hours away from a new president and I can't wait. I'm not sure I can cry more tears than I did on election night, but I'll get the box of tissues ready just in case! As we anxiously await this historic moment, check out my article for USA Today about what Barack Obama's election means to me.

 


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Follow Us on Twitter!
By Jazmin Perez | 01/16/2009 - 16:45

We just started a Twitter account and we must confess: we're addicted. It's quick, easy, and so much fun! Follow Latina Magazine and we'll keep you updated on all the fun things we have going on over here.


You can find our Twitter account here!


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