By Mariela Rosario | 11/08/2010 - 17:00 | 0 Comments
Brazil’s first female President Dilma Rousseff had a history of fighting for her country long before she ever dreamed of holding the highest political office in the land.
Prior to joining former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s government, Rousseff was an important member of a variety of Marxist military political organization in the late 1960s...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/08/2010 - 12:28 | 1 Comment
Demi Lovato should be comforted by the fact that she is not the only teenage Latina to struggle with emotional issues. Unfortunately, as we reported in Sound the Alarm, written by Christina Hernandez for the March 2010 issue, suicide is an increasingly alarming trend among young Latinas.
One in seven Latina...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/08/2010 - 07:30 | 0 Comments
Edison Peña sure made his first trip out of his native Chile worth his time! The Chilean miner, rescued just a few weeks ago after surviving 69 harrowing days trapped underground, landed in NYC on Thursday morning. Officials from the New York Road Runners arranged for marathon legend Haile Gebrselassie to pick Peña up from the airport....
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/05/2010 - 14:30 | 0 Comments
All 68 people on board were killed when a state airliner crashed in central Cuba on its way to Havana Thursday. The plane appeared to be one of the last carrying Cubans as well as European and Latin American tourists from Santiago ahead of the Hurricane Tomas.
AeroCaribbean Flight 883 lost contact with air traffic controllers just before 6 p.m. after making an...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/04/2010 - 17:00 | 1 Comment
In an election-eve poll published by Latino Decisions, it appears Latinos were split about President Barack Obama's performance thus far.
For the survey, Latino Decisions questioned 3,200 voters in eight key states. When asked if they approved of Obama's handling of immigration...
By Fox News Latino | 11/04/2010 - 14:50 | 0 Comments
When Dilma Rousseff was elected to become the President of Brazil earlier this week, Latin America's most populated and wealthy nation confirmed a powerful regional trend. As...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 14:00 | 11 Comments
Susana Martinez made history yesterday, becoming the first ever Latina governor elect of a state in the U.S. But not everyone is excited. Martinez was a Tea Party darling and her ultra-conservative stance has some people refraining from celebrating her historical accomplishment.
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By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Rescued Chilean miner Edison Peña will compete in the ING New York Marathon on November 7. Against all odds, the miner managed to stay in shape while he was trapped underground by running three to five miles everyday through the tunnels. His fellow miners nicknamed him "the Runner" after witnessing his daily ritual.
After hearing how running helped...
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