By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/02/2013 - 16:36
We love our Latina magazine contributor Soledad O'Brien, and it seems we're not the only ones. The Cuban American broadcast journalist will be joining Al Jazeera America to produce long-form documentaries and appear as a special correspondent on the primetime newsmagazine America Tonight.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2013 - 12:24
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, 50, is shouting out CNN and not in a good way. The former vice president, who became the interim president after Hugo Chavez passed away, believes the news network is trying to form a coup against his government.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/15/2013 - 11:23
CNN’s Early Start co-anchor Zoraida Sambolin has revealed that Angelina Jolie’s recent story encouraged her to come forward about her battle with breast cancer. While on-air yesterday, the 47-year-old journalist said she was diagnosed with breast cancer three weeks ago and plans on having a double mastectomy.
By Kamren Curiel | 02/22/2013 - 14:49
Our favorite broadcast journalist and Latina contributing writer, Soledad O'Brien, is leaving her post as host of CNN's morning show Starting Point this spring, but will stay with the network as a roving documentary reporter.
O'Brien, who's known for CNN documentaries like Black in America, told the New York Times she's forming her own production company (Starfish Media) and is excited to be a free agent and shop around her programs to other networks.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/23/2012 - 14:39
Award-winning journalist, Soledad O’Brien, is known for covering the facts with accuracy and integrity on CNN specials like Latino in America and her morning show Starting Point. The half-Cuban veteran anchor holds the same standard when it comes to addressing the controversial comment made by Fox News Chairman and CEO, Roger Ailes.
By Jill Pankow | 02/27/2012 - 11:38
With Black History Month drawing to a close, we are questioning just what it means to be both black and Latino in today’s world, and we’re not the only ones. People at NBC’s cable network aimed at young Latinos, mun2, took it upon themselves to get to the heart of this topic.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/23/2011 - 09:00
One of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes for 2011 is Latina. Mexican psychologist Elena Durón Miranda was recently selected for her work with poverty-stricken children in Argentina. The CNN Hero initiative spotlights those striving to spur change in the world. A decade ago, Durón Miranda traveled to Argentina to research communities wrought with poverty. What she found were children collecting food and various items from a trash dump.
By Mariela Rosario | 05/06/2011 - 17:00
CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien has joined Latina magazine as a contributing editor with a quarterly magazine column highlighting the social and cultural issues affecting Latinos. Her new column, Beyond the Numbers, debuts in the June-July 2011 issue with a column exploring education in the United States. In the column she profiles Maria Castro, a brilliant young Latina student who is smart, talented and ambitious but still finds the educational system is failing her.