By Latina Staff | 07/03/2015 - 18:00
In this exclusive edition of Latina on the Street, we ask a few New York City ladies what it takes to survive and advance in their careers. What's their secret to success? Have they made any personal sacrifices to attain their professional goals?
By Amaris Castillo | 06/11/2013 - 11:06
Have you met the ‘Upscale Hispanics’? Or maybe you’re one of them. Apparently, there’s such a group. According to HuffPost Latino Voices, this chunk of the U.S.’s Latino population is being called the most influential since the baby boomers, accounting for 29 percent of the overall Hispanic spend in 2012.
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 10/11/2012 - 16:00
Honduran American Lilliana Alvarez, 30, considers herself different, and she likes it. Her main goal is to communicate to the world her "fierceness," as she puts it, through her own personal style. "Wear your look, walk it, talk it and live it for the moment," she says.
By Franziska Castillo | 01/28/2010 - 09:32
It happens everywhere: Latinos arrive in a new American town, work and save like crazy, and within a few years, voilà! They’re opening businesses and buying homes. At a time when the rest of us are choking on major credit card debts, immigrants often save a fifth or more of their income and are 30 percent more likely than nonimmigrants to open a business.
By Akanke Small | 06/12/2009 - 15:00
When Hispanic Business Magazine named Carmelo Anthony as one of the 100 most influential Hispanics, he wasn't the only one who was shocked. So were a ton of his fans who never even knew the superstar forward was half Puerto Rican! Anthony was honored and flattered to be on the list, especially since most people don’t recognize his Latino heritage. Although the two time NBA All Star was born and raised in the United States, he bears a tattoo of the Puerto Rican flag as a reminder of his fathers heritage.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/10/2009 - 11:00