By Latina Staff | 03/14/2011 - 14:30 | 0 Comments
Growing up, my dad was the epitome of the Latin father—or as we would say jokingly, he was a machista. My mother would make dinner, set the table, and then wait on him hand and foot. Whenever he wanted something, like a spoon, rather than get up and get it himself, he would ask us to get it and joke, “That’s why God gave me three daughters.” Yes, I know you are cringing as...
By Latina Staff | 03/14/2011 - 13:45 | 0 Comments
The Mexican American actor is in this weeks #1 movie Battle Los Angeles, and is starring in the upcoming drama Lincoln Lawyer alongside Matthew McConaughey and John Leguizamo.
The American Idol contestant is part Puerto Rican and has a voice that makes the ladies swoon. As ...
By Mariela Rosario | 03/14/2011 - 12:15 | 0 Comments
By Fox News Latino | 03/14/2011 - 12:00 | 0 Comments
The recession has disproportionately affected Hispanic children in Colorado; driving up the number of Latino children in poverty, exacerbating both nutritional issues and higher rates of attempted suicides among Latino kids.
"While economists proclaimed the...
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2011 - 14:17 | 0 Comments
Latin American countries all across the Pacific Coast are issuing tsunami warning and bracing themselves for the ramifications of the huge Japanese earthquake that devastated the northern part of the Asian island country.
Ecuador is evacuating the coastal areas as a preventative measure, with President Rafael Correa warning of an "imminent threat,"...
By Grace Bastidas | 03/11/2011 - 12:17 | 0 Comments
The bad news: Latinas and other women of color are three times likelier to develop lupus, a debilitating immune system disease that attacks healthy cells and tissues all over the body. The good news: For the first time in 50 years, there is a drug to treat this painful condition.
The medication Benlysta was approved this week by the Food and Drug...
By Grace Bastidas | 03/10/2011 - 19:11 | 1 Comment
Politicians have been waging a war against women across the country, pushing an amendment to defund Planned Parenthood and other free or low-cost clinics vital for our reproductive health. The amendment has already made it past the House of Representatives and could go even further if U.S. Representative Mike Pence (R-Ind.), who introduced the amendment,...