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Alessandra Ambrosio: "Having a Perfect Body Isn't Everything"
By Samantha Leal | 05/20/2014 - 10:52

Alessandra Ambrosio has a near perfect body (pretty much a Victoria's Secret model requirement), but that's not what's most important to her. 


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Latina Author Celebrates Bicultural Children
Latina Author Celebrates Bicultural Children
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 15:03

A Latina author is being honored for her work with bicultural and bilingual children's literature. 

Acclaimed Peruvian-American author Dr. Monica Brown was invited to be a featured author at the prestigious 13th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will be held in Washington D.C. on September 21 and 22.


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William Levy Visits Children's Cancer Hospital in Mexico
William Levy Visits Children's Cancer Hospital in Mexico
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/23/2013 - 13:33

As if we needed another reason to love William Levy! The Dancing with the Stars veteran shared some sweet tweets and pics with his fans this week, documenting his trip to a children’s cancer hospital in Mexico.

"Between scenes I took some time to visit Special Oncology Area in Veracruz's Regional Hospital...I'm sharing a few images,” the handsome actor tweeted to his more than 1.5 million twitter followers.


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Children of Immigrants Don't Know They're Already U.S. Citzens
Many Children of Immigrants Don’t Know They’re Already U.S. Citizens
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/15/2013 - 09:15

We meet them in school, on the job and on the streets -- the young Latino who was born here, but has lived their life undocumented.

According to the Latin American Herald Tribune, this is the case with many Latinos who were born in this country to undocumented immigrant parents.

LAHT reports that this population of people living undocumented find out they are already U.S. citizens once they begin the process of regularizing their immigration situation.


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Legislators Vow to Protect Children Being Targeted by Sex Traffickers
Legislators Vow to Protect Children Being Targeted by Sex Traffickers
By Celia Fernandez | 08/09/2013 - 13:29

An estimated 20.9 million men, women and children are trafficked for commercial sex or forced labor around the world.

Of those 20.9 million 26 percent are children, according to the International Labour Organization.

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, CA-D, has reintroduced the Child Trafficking Victims Protection Act in order to protect vulnerable children at the border.


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Half of the Children in Dominican Republic are Living in Poverty
Half of the Children in Dominican Republic are Living in Poverty
By Celia Fernandez | 08/09/2013 - 11:09

A report released by UNICEF has found that half of Dominicans under the age of 18 live in poverty; despite the fact Dominican Republic has an economy that has been growing since 1996, according to the Associated Press.

UNICEF also found that those living in poverty don’t have proper housing, access to safe drinking water and are struggling to get enough food.


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The 13 Best Latino Stepparents in Hollywood!
By Tom Castaneda | 07/23/2013 - 14:08

There’s no doubt that being a stepparent is one of the most difficult roles one can accept in a blended family. But it’s not impossible to create a beautiful bond with your significant others’ children from a previous relationship—even in the entertainment world. From Olivier Martinez, who married Halle Berry this past weekend, to Gisele Bündchen, here’s a look at the 11 best Latino stepparents in Hollywood.


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Education Secretary Says More Latino Children Should Attend Preschool
Education Secretary Says More Latino Children Should Attend Preschool
By Samantha Leal | 05/31/2013 - 12:15

Latino children attend preschool in lower numbers than other groups, and this might be the reason there's an achievement gap, according to Education Secretary Arne Duncan. 


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Tips For Talking To Kids About Tragedy
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/25/2012 - 18:00

By now, most everyone knows about the horrific event that took place last week in Aurora, Colorado. A 24-year-old man named James Holmes, opened fire on lots of innocent people at the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, leaving 12 dead, and 58 injured. The sadness surrounding this senseless event has been catastrophic, and since the tragedy, many have been wondering how to talk to their children about something of this magnitude.


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Deportations Physically & Emotionally Traumatizing Children, Says New Study
By Samantha Leal | 07/20/2012 - 14:00

A new study shows that children bear the greatest burden of U.S. deportation policies, which cause many of them to exhibit signs physically and emotionally, reports Fox News Latino. These symptoms include loss of appetitie, increases in crying and upset behavior, sleeplessness, clingy behavior, an increase in fear and anxiety and a general fear of law enforcement officials. 


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