By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/29/2013 - 12:05
In June, a study found that Latinas were hit the hardest by the gender wage gap. But the wage gap is not only seen among men and women, the gap also includes a break down of women to women by race/ethnicity.
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/19/2013 - 14:33
Oopsie! Let’s hope Mexico’s school children learn from their education department’s mistakes.
As Mexico’s elementary school children prepare to return to school this Monday, the country’s teachers are scrambling to manually correct at least 177 grammatical errors found in the 235 million new elementary school textbooks recently printed by the Department of Education, reports the Associated Press.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/15/2013 - 09:15
We meet them in school, on the job and on the streets -- the young Latino who was born here, but has lived their life undocumented.
According to the Latin American Herald Tribune, this is the case with many Latinos who were born in this country to undocumented immigrant parents.
LAHT reports that this population of people living undocumented find out they are already U.S. citizens once they begin the process of regularizing their immigration situation.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2013 - 13:13
About 38 million people speak Spanish at home, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau. The U.S. Census has released an interactive, online map that pinpoints the array of languages other than English that were spoken in homes across the country in 2011.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/06/2013 - 14:20
On August 2, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the United States' had added 162,000 jobs in July, bringing the unemployment rate down from 7.6 percent to 7.4 percent.
Unfortunately, this decline does not seem to apply to the Latino population.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2013 - 12:16
You can’t deny a Latina’s buying power. According to NBC Latino, more Latinas than ever before are influencing the preferences of the U.S. Hispanic market, whose buying power is worth $1.2 trillion annually.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/01/2013 - 15:19
A recent study called "Separate and Equal" by Georgetown University has found that while more Hispanics and African-Americans are going to college, they have very little access to selective colleges.
By Latina Staff | 07/24/2013 - 13:19
We have to admit, it broke our hearts to hear that Paula Deen made racist remarks. She was one of the many reasons we tuned in to the Food Network (who doesn't want to watch things cooked in butter, only to be covered with more butter?). Unfortunately, her poor choice of words has led her to be fired from the network.