By Mariela Rosario | 11/12/2010 - 18:40 | 3 Comments
Tennesee lawmaker Curry Todd is in hot water with Latinos after comparing pregnant, undocumented immigrants to rats.
It all came about when Todd was speaking with fellow local legislators about the healthcare system and how to verify citizenship for pregnant women.
“According to the federal government, we cannot ask for immigration documents...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/12/2010 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Check out our Editor-in-Chief Galina Espinoza's top five reasons to pick up the December/January issue of Latina magazine!
By Lizzy Sise | 11/11/2010 - 19:00 | 0 Comments
Young mothers now have a new tool in the quest to be the best mami's they can be. An innovative service called Text4baby is a free mobile health initiative started by the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition to provide reminders and vital information about everything from vaccinations to child...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/11/2010 - 10:36 | 1 Comment
The Cuban government is harshly criticizing a new video game released this week in the U.S. Call of Duty: Black Ops was expected to be one of the highest selling video games of the year and sold $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale. Its release this week has been highly anticipated by gamers all across the country. But when the Cubans got wind that...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/10/2010 - 19:09 | 7 Comments
Last week, Susana Martinez became the first Latina to be elected governor in U.S. history, winning the top job in New Mexico. For the great-granddaughter of Toribio Ortega (the general credited with firing the...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/10/2010 - 17:00 | 0 Comments
A group of ten Mexican American women have begun a hunger strike in front of the White House to protest the poverty and violence that has plagued the U.S./Mexico border for years.
Their goal is to increase federal funding for border towns. Cindy Arnolds, the organizer of the hunger strike, told...
By Galina Espinoza | 11/09/2010 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
It has been a week since the polls closed on this year’s mid-term elections, and during that time pundits have talked about everything from the amount of money spent collectively on federal campaigns (nearly $4 billion, a record), to the number of political ads that aired on TV (more than 1.4 million in October, an all-time high), to, oh right, what the results might mean...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/09/2010 - 09:50 | 1 Comment
Two miners were killed and a third critically injured when an accidental explosion ripped through a copper and gold mine in Chile—not far from where the heroic rescue of 33 Chilean miners occurred just weeks ago.
The miners were working in a new mine called Los Reyes, just 30 miles away from Copiapo. The San Jose mine where the 33 were saved is on the outskirts of...
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