By Raquel Reichard | 12/01/2015 - 13:04
In a climate where women’s rights organizations are rapidly subsiding in poverty-stricken Nicaragua, young but roaring feminist
By Samantha Leal | 05/01/2013 - 11:21
Plan B, or the morning after pill, will now be sold as an over-the-counter drug and will be available for those 15 or older. While the pill used to be available for teens, the contraceptive was sold to those 17 or older, and only with a prescription. With the new law in place, those wishing to buy the pill can do so without seeing a pharmacist. cashiers will be responsible for age checks.
By Samantha Leal | 07/15/2012 - 11:00
Bella Thorne, the 14-year-old Disney star, recently revealed to the Huffington Post that many people don't believe her when she announces her Latin roots.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/28/2012 - 17:03
Selena Gomez may be a pop singer and actress, but she is a humanitarian at heart.
The 19-year-old star recently teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which helps grant wishes for children suffering with life-threatening medical conditions. Gomez granted the wish of a little girl named Ella, who was diagnosed with leukemia.
By Latina Staff | 01/31/2012 - 14:29
We previously reported on the inspirational story of Mercedes Ramirez Johnson, who survived a tragic plane crash in 1995. Johnson lost her parents in the accident and suffered severe injuries. Despite all of the challenges she faced, the mother of four boys finished college and transformed her terrible experience into a hopeful story. In honor of her powerful experience, we are highlighting our 4 Inspiring Latinas of the Month.
By Amaris Castillo | 01/13/2012 - 12:00
Bella Thorne’s new Disney Channel Original Movie Frenemies premieres tonight, and we caught up with the Cuban American actress over the phone yesterday to chat about it!
By Miranda Noland | 01/06/2012 - 18:10
With Wizards of Waverly Place coming to an end, it’s even more of a reminder that the young Latina, Selena Gomez, is growing up. Even the way she’s dressing proves to us that she’s no longer a little girl. While the starlet went for a gas run, she was dressed like a stylish young lady, so much so that we’d like to steal her style – except for less money.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/20/2011 - 09:10
Heartbreaking news for Selena Gomez and her family. According to E! Online, the part-Mexican singer/actress canceled two concerts scheduled this past weekend because her mother reportedly suffered a miscarriage. The website is reporting that Gomez’s rep cited a “family emergency” as the reason for the concerts being canceled.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/14/2011 - 13:00
At only 18, Jesus Manuel Nieves’ resume is incredibly impressive.
That’s because the Puerto Rican composer/producer first dove into the music industry at age 11, and since then has worked with some of Latin music’s biggest stars.
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