By Mariela Rosario | 07/22/2010 - 16:00 | 7 Comments
There is just one week left before Arizona's new immigration laws, SB 1070, take effect on July 29th. Since the laws passage in April, the state has seen an exodus of Hispanic citizens, with schools reporting unusual drops in...
By Nicola Paracchini | 07/21/2010 - 14:00 | 2 Comments
By Alice Taranto | 07/21/2010 - 08:00 | 1 Comment
Last week, Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, and the related gaiety (pun intended) has spread north.
In an effort to promote its gay-friendly tourism, Mexico City (which last...
By Mariela Rosario | 07/20/2010 - 11:00 | 0 Comments
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund or MALDEF is planning a huge concert this fall to help build awareness around it's educational campaign to spread truth about immigration in America.
Featuring performances by Los Lobos and Los Tigres del Norte, the concert will be held in the...
By Mariela Rosario | 07/20/2010 - 09:00 | 5 Comments
MAC Cosmetics has faced intense criticism after bloggers caught wind of the new fall makeup line the brand is co-launching with "it" girl designers Rodarte.
The line, ostensibly inspired by a road trip Rodarte designers Laura and Kate Mulleavy took along the U.S./Mexico border,...
By Alice Taranto | 07/19/2010 - 15:53 | 2 Comments
While child abuse is already on the books as a crime, Brazil just made spanking illegal. Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva sent a bill to Congress last week banning domestic corporal punishment (or spanking). The bill says small-scale, quick punishments for...
By Latina Staff | 07/19/2010 - 12:29 | 0 Comments
A recent magazine study found that 72% of hiring managers in the United States admitted that how physically attractive a person is influences their decision to hire them. Latina's Editorial Director, Galina Espinoza, was on the Today show this morning discussing this new study and the double standard that often exists for women. She cited a story Latina....
By Mariela Rosario | 07/16/2010 - 15:00 | 2 Comments
This week, Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage. Gays and lesbians now have all the same legal rights that marriage gives heterosexual couples. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was a big supporter of the bill, which passed by a close vote with 33 in favor, 27 against and 3...
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