By Cindy Rodriguez | 02/02/2016 - 13:38
This article was originally published on February 20, 2015
By Cindy Casares | 10/02/2015 - 12:18
Historian Stephen Chambers has written a new book that claims the United States profited indirectly from the Cuban slave trade for 60 years after it was outlawed in this country. So much so, that our entire economy and westward expansion during the 1800s was built upon it. In No God But Gain: The Untold Story of Cuban Slavery, the Monroe Doctrine, and the Making of the United States, Chambers says that not only did private, American investors profit from the Cuban slave trade, but our federal government protected and even fostered the industry through investments, trade and legislation such as The Monroe Doctrine.
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/02/2015 - 09:29
Are you ready for National Taco Day this Sunday?
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.
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