#NeverForget: Latino Stars Pay Tribute to 9/11
#NeverForget: Latino Stars Pay Tribute to 9/11
By Samantha Leal | 09/11/2013 - 15:31

September 11th will forever be remembered by Americans – not only for the tragedy that occurred, but for the perseverance and strength showed on that day and the days that followed. As we take time to pay tribute to all those who lost their lives, Latino celebrities also took time to tweet and post their tributes as well. Take a look:


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Latino Military Heros
Latino Military Heroes
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/11/2011 - 12:30

In honor of Veterans Day, we wanted to highlight Latinas who have dedicated their lives to saving ours.

Latinos have fought in every American war since the Revolution. Honor those who have given their service and their lives to help keep you free and safe.

Here are some outstanding Hispanics with exemplary military careers, putting their lives on the line every day for ordinary people.


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Finding Peace 10 Years after the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
3 Inspiring Latinas On Finding Peace 10 Years after the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/11/2011 - 12:45

Life in the United States changed forever on the morning of September 11, 2001, when Al-Qaeda terrorists crashed two jumbo jets into New York City’s World Trade Center, killing thousands. Another jet attacked the Pentagon, and a fourth came down in Pennsylvania. The trauma was greatest for those most immediately affected: survivors, family, friends and lovers. Ask them how they got through the past decade, and chances are they’ll say, “I don’t know,” or simply, “Love.”


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Navy SEAL, Son of Mexican Immigrants, Helped Kill Osama Bin Laden
Navy SEAL, Son of Mexican Immigrants, Helped Kill Osama Bin Laden
By Fox News Latino | 05/03/2011 - 11:05

One of the Navy SEALs who helped kill Osama Bin Laden is the son of Mexican immigrants, according to a published report.

U.S. soldier Ruben Mejía, whose parents were born in Guanajuato, was part of the now-famed elite Navy SEAL squad, Team Six, who killed the world's most notorious terrorist, El Universal reported.


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Iliana Guibert McGuinnis
Reactions From Latinas Directly Affected by 9/11 on Osama Bin Laden's Death: "He Got The Easy Way Out"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 05/02/2011 - 19:18

The barrage of text messages came through on Iliana Guibert McGuinnis’ cell phone late Sunday night: “Turn on the TV,” one of the texts read. “Any channel.”

What followed was a moment that the Cuban 9/11 widow had given up hoping would ever happen: The announcement that Osama bin Laden, in effect her husband’s murderer, had been killed.


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Osama Bin Laden Killed in U.S. Raid
Osama Bin Laden Killed in U.S. Raid
By Fox News Latino | 05/02/2011 - 08:46

After nearly a decade, the hunt for the mastermind behind the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people on September 11, 2001 in New York City is over.


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