Cuba Is Set To Host A Symbolic Wedding For The Gay & Transgender Community
Cuba is Set to Host a Symbolic Wedding For the Gay & Transgender Community
By Cristina Arreola | 05/06/2015 - 12:16

Gay rights activists in Cuba will hold a symbolic gay wedding this weekend in support of LGBTQ rights in the island nation.

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Puerto Rico Legalize Medical Marijuana
Puerto Rico's Governor Gives Medical Marijuana The Green Light
By Cristina Arreola | 05/05/2015 - 09:30

The governor of Puerto Rico signed an executive order permitting the use of medical marijuana in the territory. The order, signed on Sunday, went into effect immediately.

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Latin America Spiritual Rituals
Spiritual Rituals From Across Latin America
By Latina Staff | 04/29/2015 - 16:57

Although many people perceive Latin America as a Catholic continent, countless other religions and spiritual traditions exist throughout South and Central America and the Caribbean.

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Paraguayan Prosecutors Seek Imprison Mother Pregnant Girl
Paraguay Prosecutors Are Seeking to Imprison Mother of Pregnant 10-Year-Old
By Cristina Arreola | 04/28/2015 - 12:39

Paraguayan prosecutors want to imprison the mother of a pregnant 10-year-old. The child presumably became pregnant as the result of sexual abuse by her stepfather, a man now on the run from authorities. 

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A Journey To Mexico's Colonial Heartland
Take A Journey To Mexico's Colonial Heartland
By AFAR | 04/08/2015 - 13:54

Mexico's colonial heartland is where Mexico was born.

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WATCH: These People Are Terrible at Latin American Geography
WATCH: These People Are Terrible at Latin American Geography!
By Daniela Galvez | 03/26/2015 - 12:15

Sorry, folks, Portugal is not part of Latin America!

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Venezuela Economic Crisis Forcing Women Prostitution
Venezuela's Economic Crisis is Forcing More and More Women Into Prostitution
By Cristina Arreola | 03/24/2015 - 14:37

Venezuela's failing economy has women commuting to nearby Colombia— where prostitution has not been criminalized — for quick paydays. 

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Gorgeous Beaches Latin America
Wanderlust: The Prettiest Beaches In Latin America
By Latina Staff | 03/17/2015 - 16:48

Dreaming of a tropical vacation? Latin America boasts some of the world's most spectacular scenery — including the most picturesque, breathtaking beaches.

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Discover The National Anthems From Across Latin America
Discover The National Anthems From Across Latin America
By Cristina Arreola | 03/03/2015 - 15:07

On March 3, we celebrate National Anthem Day, an American tribute to our own anthem, "the Star Spangled Banner." Written during the War of 1812 by Francis Scott Key, the patriotic tune has becom

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Inexpensive Warm Weather Getaways
Warm Weather Getaways That Won't Break The Bank
By Cristina Arreola | 02/20/2015 - 12:11

Negative temperatures, snow banks, and frigid winds got you down? It may be time to ditch your parka and break out your teeniest bikini! 

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