By Mariela Rosario | 11/16/2010 - 15:35 | 0 Comments
The results from the 2010 National Survey of Latinos, a bilingual national survey of 1,375 Hispanic adults conducted prior to this month’s mid-term elections by the Pew Hispanic Center were recently released and they demonstrate that Latinos in general feel as though not one single leader represents the Hispanic community on a national scale.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/16/2010 - 09:00 | 42 Comments
You couldn’t be faulted for thinking that Beyond Borderlines, MSNBC’s two-hour live special on immigration that aired last night, was just going to be another clueless attempt to discuss the issue. But in a live show that seemed at once chock-full of information and a bit rushed, MSNBC did a pretty good job of exploring the divisive topic.
Immigration is a complex...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/15/2010 - 15:30 | 3 Comments
When we saw this editorial in the Washington Times by Mario Salazar, just the headline was enough to turn us off: Marco Rubio: Latino or Not? It reminded us of all of our readers who have told us that other Latinos...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/15/2010 - 12:15 | 4 Comments
Though local Tennessee lawmaker Rep. Curry Todd refuses to apologize for a statement he made last week comparing pregnant undocumented immigrants with rats, the Democratic governor of the southern state has spoken out against the hateful talk.
When reporters asked Todd if he would apologize for the derogatory statement, he brushed off the criticism,...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/14/2010 - 12:00 | 0 Comments
Did you know that Latinos are twice as likely to have diabetes than our Caucasian counterparts? In fact, around 10 percent of Hispanics (two million of us) are reported to have diabetes.
To mark World Diabetes Day on November 14th, HealthSeeker Explorando tu Salud, Paso a Paso was created. Healthseeker is a Facebook application that aims to help the...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/12/2010 - 17:40 | 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 - 12:00 | 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 - 18:00 | 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...
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