By Adriana Rivera | 01/26/2012 - 14:34
Dora the Explorer has been a revolutionary character in the beloved animated Nickelodeon children’s show for 11 years. Now, there’s a new Dora in town, 11 year-old part-Ecuadorian actress Fátima Ptacek, and her voice is the one for the next generation.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/10/2011 - 09:30
In this hilarious video produced by the Fine Brothers, kids talk about Selena Gomez and react to the video that she posted on her Youtube page of meeting Shia Leboef for the first time.
Of course, their reactions are hysterical! And in the bonus videos, the children even weigh in on her relationship with Justin Bieber. Our favorite, "Girls shouldn't date boys that are shorter than them." Here's to starting off the day with some good LOL's:
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2011 - 09:33
In 2002, 1-year-old twins Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Quiej-Alvarez were joined at the tops of their heads. Known as “the two Marias,” the Guatemalan sisters underwent a 23-hour surgery to get separated, which ushered in a swirl of international media attention. This past Saturday, the sisters celebrated their tenth birthday in
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 11:15
In a press conference yesterday in Miami, Colombian singer, songwriter and philanthropist Shakira announced that her Fundación Pies Descalzos and FC Barcelona (her boyfriend Gerard Pique’s soccer team) have signed on agreement to build two sports complexes—one in Miami and one in Cartagena, Colombia—for local youth.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/29/2011 - 16:00
If ever there was a film that every person in America should see, it is this one. The Harvest/La Cosecha follows three young migrant farm workers as they give up their childhoods to work 12-14 hour days picking the food that winds up on our tables for dinner every night.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 13:35
For the first time in national history, Latino youth are the majority among their peers in California and New Mexico, CNN.com reports. The finding is based on census data released earlier this year. White children are now minorities in Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Maryland and Hawaii according to a data analysis by William Frey, an internationally recognized demo
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 12:30
The young stars of Pequeños Gigantes (Little Giants) may be pushed too hard. Rumors are circulating that the kids in the Televisa-produced reality talent competition are not getting paid enough. Rubén Galindo, the producer of the show, rejected the accusations in an interview with Mexican news agency, Notimex.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/07/2011 - 10:00
Kate del Castillo doesn’t believe having children is a requirement of marriage.
By Lee Hernandez | 06/03/2011 - 10:00
Nick Cannon recently sat down with Perez Hilton to discuss what it’s like being a new dad to his one-month old twins Moroccan and http://www.latina.com/entertainment/buzz/mariah-carey-nick-cannon-finall...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/21/2011 - 15:30
Immigrant children are the country’s fastest-growing group but their future and their ability to assimilate is in jeopardy unless something is done to improve their educational achievement, according to a new policy brief released by the Brookings Institute.
In its report, the independent think tank specifically calls the educational lag of Latino kids—who make up a quarter of school-age children in the U.S. and 5 million of whom have at least one undocumented parent—one of the biggest domestic problems facing the country.