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The 10 Sexiest Beaches in Latin America!
By Karina Martinez-Carter | 03/05/2013 - 13:41

Spring break is approaching and it’s finally about time to break out that new bikini. If you’re still undecided on where to head for a spring break vacation, but know you want to bum on a beach, Latin American shores are some of the best stretches of sand in the world and offer the perfect getaway for a cultured, beach-centric trip. Sports Illustrated knows it, too, and shot the cover for their always-much-anticipated swimsuit issue on Easter Island, Chile. Here are our picks for top destinations for sun, sand and scene.


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Cartagena Colombia beach
Why Colombia Is Irresistible: 6 Must-Have Experiences!
By Karina Martinez-Carter | 01/02/2013 - 13:31

Colombians are known for their friendly and hospitable natures, which is one of the reasons why the country has become one of the most buzzed-about tourist destinations in the past year. In addition to how welcoming Colombians are to tourists, the country’s diverse landscape attracts all types of travelers. Whether you're looking to relax, indulge or dance the night away, Colombia has something to offer. 


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Abortion Protest in Uruguay in September 2012
Uruguay to Legalize Abortion
By Samantha Leal | 09/26/2012 - 18:00

Uruguay's Congress is seemingly ready to legalize abortion, and in doing so will become only the second nation to pass the measure in the region, after Cuba, reports Fox News Latino.


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Our 10 Favorite Latino Crossover Artists!
Our 10 Favorite Latino Crossover Artists!
By Lee Hernandez | 01/04/2012 - 13:28

It's finally happening!


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Latino Holiday Traditions: How Do You Celebrate?
By Mariela Rosario | 12/22/2011 - 10:00

Does your family celebrate unique traditions when the holidays roll around? Although many of these practices may seem silly, the holidays just wouldn’t feel the same with out them! Check out some of our favorite Latino Holiday traditions from around the world:


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Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
By Fox News Latino | 10/05/2011 - 18:19

President Barack Obama appointed Shakira to his education advisory board in the hopes of assisting children in need throughout Latin America, The Associated Press reported.


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UPDATE: Guatemalan First Lady Ruled Ineligible for Presidency
By Amaris Castillo | 09/07/2011 - 15:30

It is looking like former First Lady of Guatemala Sandra Torres will not be able to run for president even though she divorced her husband, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom, so that she can be considered for the nation’s highest office.


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EXCLUSIVE: How To Audition for J.Lo’s New Show, 'Q'Viva: The Chosen!'
By Lee Hernandez | 08/24/2011 - 14:12

Want to know how you can audition for Jennifer Lopez's new reality show, Q'Viva: The Chosen? We've got you covered! Yesterday, Latina.com spoke to the show's Casting Director, Natalie Ballesteros to get the inside scoop on the new reality show.


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Amazon Tribe Missing
Brazilian Tribe Vanishes After Suspected Drug Traffickers Raid Village
By Amaris Castillo | 08/10/2011 - 11:00

After suspected cocaine smugglers from Peru raided a jungle area in western Brazil, a lost Indian tribe that claimed the area as its home vanished according to Brazilian officials. Indian affairs experts in the largest South American country believe that the tribe might have run away in fear after the suspected smugglers raided a Brazilian guard post that was protecting them. Almost 50 pounds of cocaine were found in the area by police officials and, according to a statement, a man who had been deported for drug trafficking this past March was arrested.


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Hugo Chavez
Life Without Chávez? Venezuelans Ponder The Thought
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 16:00

Many Venezuelans have begun to ponder life without their leader. Hugo Chávez, who has ruled the Latin American country for the past 12 years, has been seen only sporadically in public lately and revealed that he is battling cancer on June 30.


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