By Yuliana Gomez | 01/19/2012 - 20:00 | 0 Comments
Chris and I reserved the last few weeks before our big day for all the little finishing details. With all the bigger decisions made, we had a bit of time to focus on particulars like the invites and stationery, the cake, seating chart, finally booking our limo and the favors.
As the date got closer, the pressure did get a bit more intense, but we had some great...
By Amaris Castillo | 01/19/2012 - 13:04 | 0 Comments
Ever since Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart were first spotted out together, the press has a had a field day talking about the rumored couple, whose ages are 42 and 24. But yesterday, Jennifer's rumored boyfriend took to Twitter to explain that, when it comes to love, age is just a number. "Age, status, n opinions of others are...
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/18/2012 - 17:18 | 0 Comments
When Fox News contributor Juan Williams referenced Mitt Romney’s Mexican roots at Monday night’s South Carolina Republican debate, boos erupted from the crowd. This reaction reflects the complicated relationship between the Republican frontrunner, the GOP, and Latino voters.
To get it, we first need to go back to about...
By Olga Gonzalez-Ramos | 01/18/2012 - 15:57 | 0 Comments
This size 22 colombiana is determined to change the perception of full-figured women.
Those of us who are “curvaceously challenged” are often sent the messages that we are unlovable, will never get the guy, will be glossed over for the best jobs and are incapable of being fashionable or beautiful. I personally have been told, “You have such a pretty face, if...
By Sugey Palomares | 01/18/2012 - 15:43 | 0 Comments
Stephen Colbert is no stranger to political satire. On Monday night's episode of The Colbert Report, the controversial host invited Scott Douglas, the Executive Director of Greater Birmingham Ministries, to ring in on discrimination against Latinos in Alabama.
During the segment, Colbert introduced Douglas as someone who...
By Amaris Castillo | 01/16/2012 - 11:55 | 0 Comments
Last week, we kicked off "Inspiring Young Latina of the Week," a unique weekly column where we will be profiling young Latinas who are making a difference in America. We asked Latina’s readers on Facebook to send in their...
By April Hernandez-Castillo | 01/13/2012 - 10:32 | 0 Comments
Happy New Year! So, you finally made it through the holidays, mommy’s comida, tons of shopping and a little extra weight gained; well over the holidays I met with a young lady who is a newlywed and who I had not seen in a while. We got to talking about her marriage and of course with great enthusiasm, I asked “How do you like being a wife...
By Yuliana Gomez | 01/12/2012 - 22:54 | 0 Comments
With most of our important vendors out of the way, Chris and I started thinking about the actual ceremony and reception. It was at this point that the differences with our religious backgrounds became a sort of issue for us. Chris’s family is devout Catholic. My family,...
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