Brazil Elevator Ghost Prank
WATCH: Hilarious and Scary Brazilian Ghost Elevator Prank
By Sugey Palomares | 11/28/2012 - 13:07

Ay Dios mio! This video will have you asking, 'Where is the Holy water?' As if standing in a dark elevator isn’t scary enough, imagine being surprised by a little girl straight out of The Blair Witch Project! That's exactly what happened to these innocent elevator riders in Brazil. The scary and hilarious 6-minute prank video has gone viral with almost 6 million views. We are LOL'ing so hard that it hurts!

Check out the video below and let us know how you would react...

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Michael Phelps Trains Kids at Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Michael Phelps (and His Speedo) Heat Up Brazil (PHOTO)
By Latina Staff | 11/04/2012 - 08:00

The weekend is here, and you need to relax. And what better way to unwind after a long, hard week than by looking at a photo of American swimmer (and mega-hottie!) Michael Phelps in a tiny speedo!

Although he's not Latino, the most decorated Olympian of all time was in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday, teaching a swim class to some youth. The best part? He was shirtless! 

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Catarina Migliorini
Brazilian Woman Paid $780,000 for Virginity
By Samantha Leal | 10/26/2012 - 11:00

The 20-year-old Brazilian woman who put her virginity up for auction, Catarina Migliori, has a high bidder and a winner: a Japanese man named Natsu.

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Catarina Migliorini
Brazilian Woman Auctions Her Virginity
By Samantha Leal | 10/01/2012 - 09:19

A 20-year-old Brazilian woman is putting her virginity up for sale and the winner will get an added bonus: they'll join the mile-high club as well. Yep, the deed will be done on a plane, reports the Huffington Post

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Two Brides One Groom
Three-Way Civil Union Sparks Debate in Brazil
By Samantha Leal | 08/29/2012 - 09:38

A notary in Sao Paulo, Brazil has ignited debate and controversy when she decided to accept and sign off on a civil union between three people. According to BBC, Public Notary Claudia do Nascimento Domingues says the man and two women should be entitled to family rights and that there's nothing in the law that prevents such a union. 

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Mother with Baby in the Hospital
Brazilian Mothers Fighting for Natural Births
By Samantha Leal | 08/14/2012 - 17:00

More than half of all babies born in Brazil are born via cesarean section. That number jumps to 82 percent for women with private health insurance. But that trend may be turning, as Brazilian mothers fight for natural births in a country with one of the highest cesarean rates in the world. 

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Francisco Costa for Macys
Francisco Costa Partners With Macy’s to Create Brazilian-Inspired Line
By Verky Arcos | 05/04/2012 - 12:22

Francisco Costa, Women’s Creative Director to the popular high-end fashion brand Calvin Klein collection, is the newest designer to jump on the “affordable” bandwagon. Known for his minimalistic and chic aesthetic, Costa will be teaming up with Macy’s to create a limited edition dress line. This will be Francisco’s first time creating a collection at this price point, with dresses ranging from $135-$180.

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Exclusive Listen: Céu’s New Album Caravana Sereia Bloom
By Sugey Palomares | 03/26/2012 - 11:29

It’s not so much a car and an open road that inspired Céu’s third studio album – it was the journey. The Brazilian singer, who first captivated us with her self-titled album back in 2007, is releasing her latest album with Six Degrees Records titled Caravana Sereia Bloom.

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Bigger Bikinis In Brazil for Plus Size Women
No Longer Teeny: Brazil Gets Bigger Bikinis!
By Jill Pankow | 02/02/2012 - 14:07

In response to burgeoning Brazilian waistlines, some bikini manufacturers are finally beginning to sit up and take notice of the demand for plus-size bikinis.

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Alessandra & Adriana
EXCLUSIVE: Peek Inside the World of the Victoria's Secret Angels
By Verky Arcos | 11/29/2011 - 14:15

The madness was in full swing backstage before the Victoria’s Secret fashion show (airing tonight on CBS at 10PM), but we were able to sneak in a few questions for a few of our favorite Latina Angels to answer. Here’s a peek inside their world:

What is the one thing that makes you feel the most sexy?

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