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,...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/12/2012 - 16:03 | 0 Comments
With Mitt Romney all but sewing up the Republican presidential nomination with primary wins in Iowa and New Hampshire, it’s time to start giving a closer look at the Latinos from both sides of the aisle who are likely to play a big role in the upcoming elections. Whether blue or red, they represent the growing clout of the 50.5 million U.S. Latinos. ...
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/11/2012 - 11:13 | 0 Comments
Even though the 2012 Republican presidential nominee has not be chosen, Washington, D.C., where I’ve lived for more than five years, is buzzing with this year’s “Veepstakes” parlor game. This is where “insiders,” political big wigs and regular friends make predictions in political columns, out at dinner, or on Facebook about who will be named frontrunner...
By Amaris Castillo | 01/10/2012 - 16:12 | 0 Comments
The newly appointed director of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council is, you guessed it, Latina.
Cecilia Muñoz, who is Bolivian American, has served as the U.S. government’s director of intergovernmental affairs for the last three years. According to...
By Amaris Castillo | 01/10/2012 - 12:07 | 0 Comments
For Jennifer Lopez, being a single mom is a huge balancing act.
According to People en Español, the Puerto Rican superstar recently shed some light into what it’s like to raise her 3-year-old fraternal twins Max...
By Amaris Castillo | 01/09/2012 - 12:28 | 0 Comments
Latina’s readers have told us repeatedly on Facebook how much they’d like to see us feature more inspirational stories about everyday Latinas. And since we ALWAYS listen to our readers, we are launching "Inspiring Young Latina of the Week," a unique weekly column...
By Amaris Castillo | 01/09/2012 - 10:30 | 0 Comments
Cyberspace buzzed this past weekend after hip-hop’s royalty couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z welcomed their daughter Blue Ivy Carter to the world. The baby’s unique name got us thinking about our own celebrities who have also pegged their little ones with eccentric titles.
We compiled a list of some...
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