By Amaris Castillo | 05/15/2013 - 15:31 | 0 Comments
Bodega. Colmado. Latin market. Whatever your preferred term is, I'm sure you have probably frequented a Latin grocery store at some point in your life.
For as long as I can remember, my father Freddy Castillo has worked in a bodega (and he currently owns one). As a young girl, I loved hanging out in them with my younger brother;...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/29/2013 - 13:26 | 0 Comments
Her name is Elizabeth Artemis Arrow. She was born November 6 and she’s alive and well. To the many of you who prayed for my baby daughter and emailed me your well wishes: Thank you. They sustained me.
I think we gave her a strong name: Artemis, as in the kickass Greek hunter-goddess, is what my husband Carlos and I called her for...
By Jill Pankow | 02/27/2012 - 11:38 | 0 Comments
With Black History Month drawing to a close, we are questioning just what it means to be both black and Latino in today’s world, and we’re not the only ones. People at NBC’s cable network aimed at young Latinos, mun2, took it upon themselves to get to the heart of this topic. Laz Alonso (Avatar...
By Galina Espinoza | 09/12/2011 - 14:06 | 0 Comments
In 1996, the first issue of Latina magazine hit newsstands featuring a then-little-known Jennifer Lopez on the cover.
Fifteen years later, Jennifer Lopez is not only a global superstar, she is also one of the biggest, most bankable brands in show business, with accomplishments that range from being the first woman to have both a film and an album at number one in...
By Galina Espinoza | 01/25/2011 - 11:51 | 8 Comments
When I was a little girl, the Oscars were one of the few shows my parents allowed me to stay up past my bedtime to watch. And, oh, did I watch! I loved everything about the Academy Awards—the stars, the dresses, the movies—and it’s a love affair that has continued right up until today.
So you can bet I was glued to my television set nine years ago, when Halle...
By Galina Espinoza | 01/20/2011 - 15:45 | 1 Comment
When President Obama takes to the podium next week and delivers his annual State of the Union address, he will be trying to rally a country that, politically, needs Latinos more than ever before.
According to an analysis of 2010 U.S. Census data conducted earlier this month by the Pew Hispanic Center, a record 20.1 million of the 48.4 million Hispanics in this...
By Mariela Rosario | 01/06/2011 - 11:00 | 2 Comments
Catch up with Editorial Director Galina Espinoza as she shares five reasons you should run, not walk, to the newsstands to pick up the February issue of Latina magazine—on sale January 11th!
By Latina Staff | 12/16/2010 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
Yes, it’s our own Quince Años and we want to know about the first time you saw Latina!
Where did you see the magazine? What did you think? How did it make you feel seeing a magazine that spoke to you? We want to know!
Send us an email:...
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