Members of the Dragoes da Real samba school perform during the first night of the Sao Paulo's Carnival parade at the Sambodromo on February 28, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Celebrating Carnival 2014: Revelers Take Over The Streets Of Brazil!
By Cristina Arreola | 03/03/2014 - 15:59

Carnival (Carnaval!) is in full swing in Brazil, drawing hundreds of thousands of people out onto the streets for nights of debauchery and festivity. 


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Unrest Builds In Venezuela As Supporters #PrayForVenezuela
Unrest Builds In Venezuela As Supporters #PrayForVenezuela
By Cristina Arreola | 02/13/2014 - 11:23

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro faces criticism from human rights groups for launching a campaign to squash demonstrations against his government.


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12 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas
12 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas
By Cristina Arreola | 12/23/2013 - 13:36

Here in the United States, we have our own set of Christmas traditions: Santa Claus comes down the chimney, eats a cookie left out for him by eager children, and drops off loads of presents for the kids who have


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13-Year-Old Gives Birth To Triplets In Dominican Republic
By Cristina Arreola | 12/19/2013 - 13:40

A 13-year-old gave birth to triplets in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The hospital says that the mother and her newborns are out of danger.


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5 Latino Influences From Beyonce's New Album
By Cristina Arreola | 12/18/2013 - 13:57

Beyoncé shocked fans worldwide last week when she dropped her new video album BEYONCÉ without a moments warning. We quickly downloaded the entire album, listening to it four, five, six times before we started to notice a trend.


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Colombian Woman Carrying 40-year-old Calcified Fetus In Her Abdomen
By Cristina Arreola | 12/18/2013 - 09:56

Doctors in Colombia made a shocking discovering after admitting an elderly woman to a Bogota hospital for abdominal pain. 


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Gynecologist Manuel Rico
You Won’t Mind Booking An Appointment With This Gynecologist–We Promise!
By Latina Staff | 12/03/2013 - 10:25

Ladies, book an appointment ASAP. Meet Manuel Rico, the hottest gynecologist, ever!

Originally from Spain, Manuel Rico, 24, is a medical student and the 2010 Spanish Beauty King. In September, the real Dr. McSteamy moved to Concepción, Chile to complete a residency with the Universidad de Concepción (UdeC) and the Hospital Region de Concepción.


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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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