Scary Latino Myths: Read This or El Cuco Will Get You
Scary Latino Myths: Read This or El Cuco Will Get You
By Grace Bastidas | 10/26/2011 - 12:00

Grandparents across Latin America have been scaring kids (and adults) for years with accounts of monsters, creatures and ghosts with names and back-stories so real you almost believe them. Almost. Here are some of the apparitions that still keep us up at night.

La Llorona


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Can Halloween Costumes Be Racist?
Are These Halloween Costumes Racist?
By Amaris Castillo | 10/25/2011 - 13:15

A group of students in Ohio are so unhappy with racial stereotypes portrayed in certain Halloween costumes that they have organized a poster campaign against it. According to Daily Mail, the Students Teaching Against Racism in Society (STARS) of Ohio University claim that some costumes people don for the holiday can cause humiliation to minority ethnic groups.


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EXCLUSIVE: 'Psych' Star James Roday Says He'll Be "Pancho Villa" for Halloween!
By Lee Hernandez | 10/25/2011 - 11:33

With Halloween right around the corner, we've been asking some of our favorite Latin celebrities what they're going to dress up as this year. Up next? James Roday

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Zoe Saldana Says Dressing Up as an Avatar for Halloween "Would Be Too Arrogant"


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Zoe Saldana Halloween
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Zoe Saldana Says Dressing Up as an Avatar for Halloween "Would Be Too Arrogant"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/24/2011 - 14:30

When we caught up with the lovely Zoe Saldana last week in New York City, we asked the Latina movie star if she plans to dress up like Neytiri—her character from James Cameron’s Avatar—this Halloween. “No, that would be too arrogant of me,” said Saldana, 33. “But I’ll be looking forward to whoever is going to be dressed like Neytiri—or any past characters that I've done—because it always makes me feel so humbled and people get really creative with their costumes. I love watching them.”


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Best Dressed: Halloween 2010
By Miranda Noland | 11/01/2010 - 13:21

After seeing what our celebs wore in Halloweens past, we were certain they wouldn't disappoint this year. They celebrated at events and parties all over the country looking creepy and cute, spooky and sweet and some even looked dead. Take a look at our favorites and let us know what you dressed up as this Halloween.


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Flanboyant Eats: A Spooktacular Pumpkin Flan Recipe
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: A Spooktacular Pumpkin Flan Recipe
By Bren Herrera | 10/27/2010 - 16:00

Pumpkin Flan Recipe

While savory meals keep the heart warm and the stomach satisfied, there is nothing like finishing up your evening with a luscious dessert. When it comes to pumpkin, the best dessert to highlight is the famous Latin flan! 

The flavors of the smooth pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg come together for the perfect fall treat.

Ingredients:


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EXCLUSIVE: 'Vampire Diaries' Michael Trevino Dressing Up as Pee Wee Herman for Halloween
By Lee Hernandez | 10/26/2010 - 09:30

Michael Trevino might be a heartthrob to the devoted fans of the CW’s hit show, The Vampire Diaries, but this Halloween the Mexican actor is going for a less sexy look. “I’m going to be Pee Wee Herman!” Trevino told Latina.com.

"I love Pee Wee and I think I could pull it off. I want to get one of my buddies and make him the arch nemesis "Francis" from Pee Wee's Big Adventure."


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EXCLUSIVE: Eva la Rue on "Tripping on Zombie Drugs" for 'CSI: Miami' Halloween Episode
By Lee Hernandez | 10/20/2010 - 14:19

Things are going to get creepy on CSI: Miami’s October 31st episode and Latina.com caught up with part-boricua star, Eva La Rue for all of the exclusive, skin-crawling details. 
 
Is CSI: Miami doing a Halloween episode this season?


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"Illegal Alien" Halloween Costumes Draw Criticism
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/19/2009 - 10:38

Major retailers including Target, Walgreens and Amazon have been stirring up controversy by selling two versions of an illegal alien costume for Halloween. The "Illegal Alien Adult Costume" includes an orange jumpsuit, similar to prison garb, with "Illegal Alien" stamped in black across the chest; a space alien mask; and a fake Green Card.


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Pumpkin Body Treats
By Monica Herrera | 10/29/2008 - 15:15

Pumpkin isn’t just good for you to eat. It’s great for your skin, too! Packed with enzymes, vitamins and anti-aging properties, calabaza can rejuvenate your skin and restore its glow. Oasis, a NYC day spa, offers a sugar scrub and pumpkin wrap seasonal special: 90-minutes for $150 (oasisdayspanyc.com).

But if a home-cooked mask is more your thing, than experiment with this DIY recipe.


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