By Latina Staff | 11/08/2013 - 14:16
According to The New York Times, the head of the Miss Venezuela pageant, Osmel Sousa, is taking credit for the plastic surgery trend seen throughout Venezuela. “When there is a defect, I correct it,” he said. “If it can be easily fixed with surgery, then why not do it?” He also adds that these surgical body enhancements are often necessary if you want to be considered beautiful. "I say that inner beauty doesn’t exist," he added.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/01/2013 - 14:41
Who is the most beautiful woman in the world?
Next week, many Latin American beauties will take the stage and compete for the title of Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Over the years, countless gorgeous Latinas have taken home the prestigious honor–most recently, Mexico’s Ximena Navarrete won the pageant in 2010.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/30/2013 - 09:24
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber learned the power of charity on a recent trip to Latin America.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/25/2013 - 14:30
A recent Gallup poll revealed that for the first time, Americans are in suppport of legalizing marijuana in the United States. Over the past several years, countries throughout Latin America have passed laws in favor of the cannabis plant. Take a look:
By Jill Pankow | 10/25/2013 - 12:55
We know that many stars were born into Latino families, but which celebs were actually born in Latin America? Whether their connection to Latin America goes only as far as place of birth or they’re Latino by blood, these well-known names all have one thing in common – they were born in Latin America! See the full list:
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/21/2013 - 16:20
Latin America is known for having some of the harshest anti-abortion laws, but El Salvador's may be the toughest.
According to BBC News, women in El Salvador who suffer a miscarriage or experience a stillbirth are often accused of inducing an abortion, and can even be jailed for murder.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2013 - 10:02
A small plane on a U.S. counter-drug mission crashed in Colombia on Saturday, killing three American contractors and one Panamanian National Guardsman. Two other Americans were seriously injured.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/13/2013 - 14:56
A new report proves that immigration reform could positively impact the U.S. economy.
According to a report conducted by the Americas Society/ Council of the Americas (AS/COA), immigrants in the United States have proven to be a contributing factor in creating manufacturing jobs and increasing housing wealth.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/11/2013 - 15:27
Ever considered moving to a different country? It looks like Latin America is a good bet!
According to the 2013 World Happiness Report, Latin America showed the most improvement and potential for becoming the happiest region in the world. While Northern Europe still dominated the rankings, Latin America and the Caribbean showed a significant increase in average happiness.