Inspirational Young Latina of the Week: Patricia Ramirez
Inspiring Young Latina of the Week: Patricia Ramirez
By Amaris Castillo | 01/16/2012 - 11:55

Last week, we kicked off "Inspiring Young Latina of the Week," a unique weekly column where we will be profiling young Latinas who are making a difference in America. We asked Latina’s readers on Facebook to send in their stories of trailblazing mujeres to us, and while we received a handful, one heartfelt story emerged that left us incredibly touched.


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Latina View: Buen Viaje, President Obama!
Latina View: Buen Viaje, President Obama!
By Galina Espinoza | 03/18/2011 - 12:58

President Obama arrives in Latin America tomorrow—and not everyone thinks he should be there.

The objection is one of priorities: There are a number of global crises to deal with at the moment, like the nuclear situation in Japan and the continuing unrest in the Middle East. And so many pundits are asking, Shouldn’t the President stay home and focus on these matters, instead of heading off to meetings with the leaders of Brazil, Chile and El Salvador?


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Latina View: UPDATE Maybe Politicians Can Count on Your Vote?
Latina View: UPDATE Maybe Politicians Can Count on Your Vote?
By Galina Espinoza | 10/19/2010 - 14:27

When I wrote last week about registered Latino voters feeling apathetic about politics—so much so that many are saying they will not vote in the midterm elections next month—I received so


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Latina View: Why Democrats Can’t Count on Us This November
By Galina Espinoza | 10/13/2010 - 10:29

For decades now, a majority of us Latinos have supported the Democratic Party, most recently helping to usher in President Obama with 67% of our vote.

And how have the Democrats thanked us for this long history of loyalty and support? By ignoring us so utterly that most of us are planning to stay home this November—a decision that could lead to a shift of power in Washington.


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Obama Fails the Education Test... By Ignoring Latinos
Latina View: Obama Fails the Education Test... By Ignoring Latinos
By Galina Espinoza | 10/01/2010 - 10:04

All I kept thinking this week every time I heard the phrase “Education Nation” bandied about was: What nation are they talking about?


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When Having Curves Gets Complicated
Latina View: When Having Curves Gets Complicated
By Galina Espinoza | 09/29/2010 - 18:36

Is there a problem with the way Latinas dress? That’s certainly the impression one gets after a slew of recent stories about men literally driven to distraction by the outfit choices of Hispanic women.


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