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
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.
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.
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
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.
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:
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.”
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.”
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!
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.
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!