By Sugey Palomares | 05/24/2013 - 11:41
President Barack Obama announced that he plans on nominating Katherine Archuleta as the Director of the Office of Personnel Management. If confirmed, the Colorado-native will be the first Latina to head this agency. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is in charge of managing the civil service of the federal government.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/17/2013 - 09:26
This one is going down in the history books! Researchers have discovered that the first immigrant to settle in New York back in 1613 was a Latino. Yesterday marked the 400th anniversary of Juan Rodriguez’s arrival. Hundreds of neighbors gathered the streets as city officials named a stretch of Broadway, between 159th and 218th streets in Upper Manhattan, after the Dominican immigrant.
By Latina Staff | 01/17/2013 - 13:12
The former Puerto Rican lovebirds always seemed destined to be together, but sometimes, love just isn’t enough.
By Latina Staff | 03/16/2012 - 18:39
By Lee Hernandez | 11/15/2011 - 11:45
With Twentieth Century Home Entertainment releasing the classic musical West Side Story on Blu-ray today, we caught up with legendary Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno, who remembers what it was like becoming the first Hispanic woman to win an Oscar. Moreno also tells us why people love the character Anita and why she should've won two Oscars for her performance in the film.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/15/2011 - 20:12
We were SHOCKED to find out that J.Lo and Marc were breaking up today. They’ve always seemed destined to be together, but sometimes, love just isn’t enough. Here’s a look back at their romance over the years...
By Adriana Rivera | 06/24/2011 - 11:19
"I like to stay active, move around and run," isn’t necessarily what you would hear from just any 104 year-old.
But then Emilio Navarro, a Puerto Rican native who spent his life working, playing baseball, and working some more, was no ordinary 104 year-old. In fact, he is an honoree of America's Outstanding Oldest Male Worker for 2010.
By Lee Hernandez | 03/11/2011 - 13:34
Last year, Juanes became the first artist ever to sing a song in Spanish at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and this afternoon (at 3 PM PT), the 38-year-old Colombian singer will become the first ever Spanish-language artist to visit the main offices of Twitter for a special event to interact directly with fans.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/04/2011 - 12:31
New Mexico's new governor Susana Martinez was sworn in on Saturday, January 1st, 2011—officially making her the first Latina elected governor of a U.S. state. Hundreds of constituents from all over New Mexico arrived in Santa Fe to witness the historic event and many have high hopes for Martinez's first term in office.
Watch the video of her ceremony below: