Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is a Grandmother!
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is a Grandmother!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/16/2013 - 11:17

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is now an abuelita

Fernández’s son Máximo Kirchner and Rocio Garcia welcomed a baby boy late Sunday night at Buenos Aires’ Otamendi hospital.

They named the baby Nestor Ivan Kirchner (the name Nestor obviously stemmed from Máximo’s late father Néstor Carlos Kirchner, who served as the President of Argentina from 2003 to 2007 and died in 2010 from a reported heart attack).


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Eduardo Paes
The Worst Politically-Related Fights in Latin America
By Amaris Castillo | 06/01/2013 - 10:00

Who knew the mayor of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro was so fiesty? Eduardo Paes was all over the news this week after punching a constituent in the face. The cause for his aggressive move? He was called the Portuguese equivalent of “excrement” in a dispute before shocked diners at a restaurant. Though Paes issued a written apology after the episode, the world won’t soon forget.


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Where Latin American Countries Stand on LGBT Rights
Where Latin American Countries Stand on LGBT Rights
By Amaris Castillo | 05/31/2013 - 16:30

Puerto Rico made headlines this week after its governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signed two bills into law; one which prohibits employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation, and the other which adds to the island’s domestic violence law protections with regards to sexual orientation. This decision came after much pushing from LGBT rights advocates, including Puerto Rico’s own beloved superstar Ricky Martin, who took to


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10 Things You Never Knew About Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez
10 Things You Never Knew About Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez
By Sugey Palomares | 05/28/2013 - 17:07

On Sunday, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the government she and her late husband Nestor Kirchner started in 2003. In honor of Argentina's first elected female president, here are some fun facts you may not know about the powerful leader.


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Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Argentina's President Not Invited to Margaret Thatcher's Funeral
By Amaris Castillo | 04/11/2013 - 12:01

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has been snubbed from the late Margaret Thatcher’s funeral. Reports have swirled all morning about Argentina’s president not receiving an invitation to the ceremony for Britain’s first female Prime Minister. The funeral is set to take place next week.


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Argentine's Website Makes Dreams Come True
Argentine's Website Makes Dreams Come True
By Fox News Latino | 01/28/2013 - 12:13

Argentine Martin Parlato has created a Web site so that cybernauts can help make other people's dreams come true, a project he began in honor of his father who died when he was a child.

The U.S.-registered site Posibl.com, which went online last November and has already helped several youngsters fulfill their dreams, began out of "personal necessity," Parlato told Efe.


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Sandy Hook Elementary teacher Vicki Soto
The 6 Most Fascinating Latino Stories of the Year
By Amaris Castillo | 12/27/2012 - 16:14

A lot can happen in a year - stories both big and small. Stories that made our hearts ache and others that made us shake our heads in disbelief. And they've all been fascinating. We racked our brains and picked a handful of Latino news stories that were just that. 


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Cristina Fernandez
Argentina Voting Age Lowered to 16
By Samantha Leal | 11/01/2012 - 18:00

The voting age in Argentina dropped from 18 to 16 on Wednesday, which could help President Cristina Fernandez before the 2013 mi-term elections, reports Reuters


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Anti-Abortion Protest in Argentina
Court Blocks Abortion for Rape Victim in Argentina
By Samantha Leal | 10/10/2012 - 09:17

A court order announced on Tuesday stopped a rape victim from having an abortion in Argentina, and has ignited controversy in a country where it is legal to have an abortion in the case of rape. 


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Cristina Fernandez at United Nations General Assembly
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Tries to Silence Critics in the U.S.
By Samantha Leal | 09/26/2012 - 10:04

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has been on a U.S. tour this week, and she has been sending a message to all naysayers in Washington and on Wall Street who say Argentina is headed for an economic disaster: you're wrong.


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