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President Barack Obama On Daughter Malia’s Spanish: It’s “Getting Very Good”
By Amaris Castillo | 05/06/2013 - 10:28

Sounds like President Barack Obama’s eldest daughter Malia is on her way to becoming fluent in Spanish.

During his recent visit to Mexico last Friday, the 51-year-old Prez addressed Mexican high school and university students at Mexico City’s National Museum of Anthropology.


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Cinco de Mayo Memes
The 12 Funniest Cinco de Mayo Internet Memes Ever!
By Kamren Curiel | 05/03/2013 - 17:32

Cinco de Mayo has become quite the controversy. Seeing non-Latinos walking around plastered and wearing sombreros every May 5 is annoying. Having to educate folks about it marking Mexico's short-lived victory over the French back in 1862 is exhausting. Which is why we invite you to sit back, relax and let the Internet gods do the talking for you.


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Cinco de Mayo: 10 Celebs Rockin’ Sombreros
By Kamren Curiel | 05/03/2013 - 15:22

It’s Cinco de Mayo not Mexican Independence Day. The day marks May 5, 1862 when Mexico defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla; a short-lived, overrated victory that in the U.S. has become a good excuse to party. Whether you partake or not, sombreros and drinking will be had. Chips and salsa are on sale at your local supermarket and celebrities are probably on their fifth margarita by now. To prepare you for the Mexican version of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 10 celebs who look ready to shout “Tequila!” 


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Eff, Marry, Mill: NBA Playoffs Edition
Eff, Marry, Kill: NBA Playoffs Edition
By Latina Staff | 05/03/2013 - 10:12

It’s the NBA Playoffs! But you can give a flying duck, right? While your hubbies and beaus are glued to the TV, you can focus on which NBA baller has the tightest bod, biggest muscles, and best grip. Well, chicas we present one of our fave games to play—Eff, Marry, Kill: NBA Playoffs Edition. Get ready for the, ahem, tip-off! 


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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
8 Latino Couples Who Have Stood The Test of Time
By Latina Staff | 05/02/2013 - 16:43

It's been 17 years since Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa tied the knot! The happy couple celebrated their wedding anniversary on May 1. The co-host of LIVE With Kelly and Michael tweeted that "17 years feels like 17 days." So that's what it feels like to be so in love!


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Sofia Vergara rides a bike on the set of Modern Family
National Bike Month: 12 Latino Celebs en Bicicletas!
By Kamren Curiel | 05/02/2013 - 15:43

May is National Bike Month, which means ditching those cars (at least on the weekends) and stepping into greener modes of transportation. Not only will you spare the air and save some serious bucks, but you’ll get a kick-ass workout too. With events across the country, including Bike to School Day on May 8 and Bike to Work Week May 13-17, it’s easy to take part in a great cause. Here are 12 Latino celebs that prefer two wheels.


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Tyler, The Creator and David Guetta
Mountain Dew, David Guetta Videos Mask Racism Against Mexicans and Blacks as Creativity
By Jesus Trivino | 05/02/2013 - 11:47

Tyler, The Creator and David Guetta must be drinking from the same cup this week. Even though the two artists are on opposite sides of the pop spectrum — Tyler, a shock rapper and Guetta, an EDM star — this week they’ve managed to produce similar pieces of trash. First, Tyler, who has partnered with Mountain Dew, who wants to appeal to the urban audience (read African American and Latino), created one of the most offensive online commercials ever.
 


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WATCH: Leopard Attacks An Innocent Piñata!
By Jill Pankow | 04/30/2013 - 13:47

We’re not the only ones who enjoy some festive Cinco de mayo fun! It seems as though leopard Reno couldn’t wait until May to get in on some piñata hitting action.

Keepers at the Big Cat Rescue sanctuary in Tampa, Florida, decided to show some of their felines a fiesta and set them up with a brightly colored bird-shaped piñata. Quick to pick up to on the pastime, Reno wasted no time pawing at the swinging bird until he had it pinned to the ground ready to guzzle up the treats resting inside.


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33 Badass Comedians With Latin Roots
33 Badass Comedians With Latin Roots!
By Jill Pankow | 04/30/2013 - 11:30

Earlier this month, renowned comedian Louis CK of Louie fame graced our television screens via HBO to bring us his classic observational comedy that always packs a punch. 


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Latino Tony Winners through the Years: A Retrospective
Latino Tony Winners through the Years: A Retrospective
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/30/2013 - 10:13

The Tony Awards nominations were announced today, and we admit we're a bit bummed that no Latinos were nominated this year (except of course the superbly talented Lin-Manuel Miranda, a previous Tony winner who wrote the music for this year's hit Broadway musical Bring It On: The Musical, which was nominated for Best Musical). Congrats to Miranda!


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