From Facebook: Your Funniest Nicknames!
From Facebook: Your Funniest Nicknames!
By Latina Staff | 07/05/2011 - 16:30

Recently on Facebook, we posted our story “Why Do So Many Latino Celebs Go By More Than One Name?” and asked you, “What’s the funniest Latino nickname in your family?” Check out some of the comments here:

Noemi LeNette: My aunt is CUSA.... my uncle KILO..... and my brother JEDI..... yep!, Oh, original names are Gladys, Jose, and Jedidiah... :)

Christa Cecilia Parra: I have a cousin names Chiva! And trust me she acts like an untrainable animal


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Plan the Perfect Picnic
Plan the Perfect Picnic for July 4th!
By Grace Bastidas | 07/01/2011 - 14:00

Celebrate Independence Day this weekend by grabbing a basket and heading to the park for a festive Latin-style picnic. 

Pack

Wicker baskets may be classic, but they lack personality. Instead, pick up a handmade palm basket ($137.44, directfrommexico.com), which features flowers and other traditional Mexican designs and can be used as decoration in your home during the colder months.


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Thalia Mother's Funeral
Thalía’s Last Words to her Mother
By Amaris Castillo | 06/03/2011 - 15:24

It has been a week since the sudden death of Thalía’s mother, Yolanda Miranda, and the famous Sodi family has received an outpour of support from friends, family, and fans.  Shortly after her mother was laid to rest earlier this week in Ferncliff Cemetery in New York, the Mexican singer Tweeted her final words: “With much pain, we say goodbye to Yolanda Miranda Mange at her resting place.  We fulfil


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Hot to Plan A Modern Quinces
How to Plan A Modern Quinces
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 05/12/2011 - 14:30

Planning a Sweet 15 can be as involved as a wedding. We’ve created this guide, which includes everything from updates to some beloved traditions, to help you plot out each step. ¡Feliz quince años!

The Dress  


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Your Family and Your Man
Your Family and Your Man
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 12/05/2010 - 11:21

We tackle four sticky scenarios that cause tension—and tell you how to solve them.

1. “My mom picks fights with my husband.”

The Situation: Six years ago, Teresa and her husband married and moved to Charlotte, N.C., more than 600 miles from her family. Now, every time her “bossy, opinionated and judgmental” mom visits, she picks fights with her son-in-law. “How can I help them find some common ground?” the 32-year-old puertorriqueña asks.


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Surviving the Holidays with Your Man: A Step by Step Guide
Surviving the Holidays with Your Man: A Step by Step Guide
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 11/28/2010 - 10:00

Here's everything you need to know to tackle four situations that might keep your new romance from surviving the holiday season:  

Exchanging Gifts

With gifts, it matters how long you’ve been dating, says Elena Brouwer, director of the International Etiquette Centre in Hollywood, Fla.: “If you spend a lot, you might make him think you’re more serious than you are.”


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Amaury Nolasco On Losing His Sister: “She Was the Love of My Life”
By Lee Hernandez | 09/15/2010 - 16:11

Prison Break alum, Amaury Nolasco tragically lost his sister, Deborah this past July, when the 33-year-old—who had a history of heart problems—died suddenly of an apparent heart attack. The Boricua actor, 39, who next be seen starring on NBC’s Jerry Bruckheimer drama, Chase (which premieres next Monday) spoke to Latina.com about his loss.

“It’s been a rough year,” Nolasco said. “We lost my sister a couple of months ago, so it’s been hard. She was the love of my life. She was my light.”


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Sextuplets
Latino Sextuplets to Take New York!
By Mariela Rosario | 08/26/2010 - 08:00

Victor and Digna Carpio are not your run of the mill Latino family. The Queens-based couple had sextuplets about two years ago (Yup, six kids! At the same time! And naturally!) and make it work on the very modest $1,800 a month Victor earns at his maintenance job. Oh, and the couple also have a nine-year old son, too!


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America Ferrera's Father Passes Away
America Ferrera's Father Passes Away
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2010 - 18:00

America Ferrera's father Gregorio Ferrera died in a hospital in the capital city of Honduras over the weekend. Officials told EFE that Gregorio, who had long suffered from diabetes, was admitted last week to Tegucigalpa’s Teaching Hospital where he died early Sunday due to other complications. Ferrera had been estranged from her father since her parents split when she was still a little girl.


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EXCLUSIVE: Sneak Peek at Jenni Rivera's New Reality Show on Mun2
By Mariela Rosario | 06/29/2010 - 13:32

Jenni Rivera's new reality TV show featuring her large (and loud) family, Jenni Rivera Presents Chiquis & Raq-C, premieres on July 3rd at 3:00PM on mun2 and we can't lie, we're looking forward to it!


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