By Samantha Leal | 12/07/2012 - 12:18
The conservative pundit Ann Coulter wrote a column on Wednesday that blatantly attacked Latinos. In her column, titled "America Nears El Tipping Pointo," she states that "the deluge of unskilled immigrants pouring into the country" are taking over America, and that the typical Hispanic immigrant nowadays is both "underclass" and "the poorest of the world's poor."
By Sugey Palomares | 12/01/2012 - 11:00
Today marks national World AIDS Day, and statistics published by the CDC confirms that the HIV rate among Latinas is four times higher than white-non-Hispanic women. One reason for the harsh statistics is that some Latinas have limited access to sex education and preventive services. Immigration status, lack of health insurance, and income are additional factors.
By Sugey Palomares | 11/20/2012 - 15:24
Juan Agudelo has an art portfolio rich with hand drawn pieces of artwork that proves the value and strength and determination. The 20-year-old artist from Colombia was born without legs or arms, and has achieved exceptional skills despite his disability.
Born with an underdeveloped forearm and one finger, Juan started to create sketches at the age of six. Over the years, the LaGuardia Community College student has perfected his own technique for drawing still life and hopes to become an architect someday.
By Latina Staff | 11/06/2012 - 17:00
Today, on election day, we want our readers, our chicas, to be as well informed about the candidates as possible when they head to the polls. To that end, Latina.com will be bringing you the BEST Latino elections coverage from around the web all day long! The story below was recently published on the Univision News/ABC site.
By Samantha Leal | 10/27/2012 - 15:00
With the Hispanic Scholarship Fund recently hosting its gala and a tech CEO creating a scholarship fund for undocumented students, scholarship talk and opportunities seem to be everywhere and for every type of student. But which should young Latino students apply for? Here are some great scholarships geared specifically toward Latino students.
By Samantha Leal | 10/16/2012 - 15:00
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is pushing for ID cards for immigrants, which would give them access to city services including a bank account, reports the Huffington Post.
"It will be an official ID," Villaraigosa said. "It will be as strong an effort as San Francisco's."
By Sugey Palomares | 10/10/2012 - 13:00
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in every four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.
By Samantha Leal | 10/01/2012 - 18:00
The global human rights organization Breakthrough has released a short film titled "The Call," seeking to bring to light the tough choices that many immigrant women find themselves making -- such as reporting abuse or keeping their families safe.
By Sugey Palomares | 09/25/2012 - 10:20
In honor of National Voter Registration Day, Hispanic media network Telemundo and the bipartisan non-profit Voto Latino have joined forces along with the United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to make sure an estimated 25.6 million Latinos are prepared to rock the polls in November.