Justin Bieber monkey graffiti in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Latin America to Justin Bieber: GET OUT!
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/15/2013 - 11:54

Dear Justin Bieber,

We were so excited when we heard the news! We couldn’t wait for you to bring the Believe Tour to us! Our hotels were vying for your stay, our clubs were waiting for you to drop dollars, and our beaches were waiting for you tan your baby skin. It’s not every day that we get to host one of the biggest global pop stars, and we were ready and willing. And then things just took a sad, sad turn...


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Gabriela Isler becomes Miss Universe
10 Things You Didn't Know About Miss Universe
By Cristina Arreola | 11/11/2013 - 13:27

On Saturday night, Miss Venezuela was crowned the 62nd Miss Universe! Gorgeous Gabriela Isler, 25, was awarded the crown after competing with 85 beautiful contestants at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. Originally from Maracay, Venezuela, Isler will serve as Miss Universe for the next year, representing her country–and Latinas–across the globe! 


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Facts About Plastic Surgery in Latin America
5 Facts About Plastic Surgery in Latin America
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.


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Miss Universe 2013: Meet the 19 Latina Contestants
Miss Universe 2013: Meet the 18 Latina Contestants
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.


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Justin Bieber on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Justin Bieber Humbled By Experience in Guatemalan Village
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. 


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Marijuana Laws in Latin America
8 Marijuana Laws Throughout 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:


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10 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Born in Latin America
10 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Born in Latin America
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:


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El Salvador: Women Can Be Jailed for Miscarrying
El Salvador: Women Can Be Jailed for Miscarrying
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.


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Demi Lovato Continues Trip Through Latin America
By Cristina Arreola | 10/17/2013 - 12:06

Demi Lovato is hitting up Latin America -- one country at a time!


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Anti-Drug Plane Crashes in Colombia, Kills Four People
Anti-Drug Plane Crashes in Colombia, Kills Four People
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. 


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