SNEAK PEEK: Carson Daly Called Jenni Rivera What?
By Lee Hernandez | 04/15/2011 - 10:15

In the April 16th episode of I Love Jenni (2pm ET/PT on mun2), Latina's May http://www.latina.com/entertainmen


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Another 15
Say What?! 15 MORE Stars You Never Knew Were Latino!
By Lee Hernandez | 03/22/2011 - 12:30

American Idol contestant Scotty McCreery’s recent revelation that he’s part-Puerto Rican made more than a few jaws drop – but not ours. We’ve always known that Latinos come in all shapes, sizes and complexions.


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Introducing Sarah Shahi
Introducing "Fairly Legal" Star, Sarah Shahi
By Lee Hernandez | 01/31/2011 - 11:45

Aahoo Jahansouz Shahi is a Latina!

The stunning 31-year-old actress, who is better known as Sarah Shahi, is the daughter of an Iranian father and a Spanish mother. 


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Elizabeth Espinosa
EXCLUSIVE: Will Elizabeth Espinosa be the New Oprah?
By Lee Hernandez | 01/21/2011 - 13:41

We don't know if you are watching OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network, but you should be, if only to support Elizabeth Espinosa a contestant on Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star (Fridays at 9/8c).


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Latina Suicide Watch
The Alarming Rise of Suicide Among Latina Teens
By Mariela Rosario | 11/08/2010 - 12:28

Demi Lovato should be comforted by the fact that she is not the only teenage Latina to struggle with emotional issues. Unfortunately, as we reported in Sound the Alarm, written by Christina Hernandez for the March 2010 issue, suicide is an increasingly alarming trend among young Latinas.

One in seven Latina teenagers will attempt suicide. More Latina high school students will attempt suicide than black non-Hispanic (9.9 percent) and white non-Hispanic (7.7 percent) teen girls, reports the CDC.


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Who's That Girl? Marisol Valles Garcia
Who's That Girl? Marisol Valles Garcia
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/22/2010 - 14:00

Mexico's bloody drug wars have come to this: The new police chief in Pradexis Guadalupe Guerrero, Mexico, in the border state of Chihuahua, is Marisol Valles Garcia, a petite 20-year-old college student who stepped up when no one else would. Here’s what you need to know about this brave chica:

Who She Is: Born and grew up in Ciudad Juarez, which has the highest murder rate in Mexico, so she’s no stranger to violence. She is a fighter: a single mom to a toddler boy and a college student studying criminology.


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20-Year-old Woman is New Police Chief of Guadalupe, Mexico
WATCH: 20-Year-old Woman is New Police Chief of Guadalupe, Mexico
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2010 - 10:40

Marisol Valles Garcia is one brave Latina. The 20-year-old criminology student and mother was hired just this week as the newest police chief of Guadalupe, Mexico—a farming town located just miles away from the border in a region that has been riddled by cartel violence and drug trafficking.


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POLL: Latinos Online
POLL: Who Is Using Wireless Technology?
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2010 - 10:30

A recent study by the National Center for Health Statistics revealed some interesting data regarding the ethnic breakdown of wireless data users.

Do you still have a landlines or do you rely on your cell phone and other wireless technology for most of your communication and information needs? Take a guess at our poll question below. We'll be back at the end of the day to update with the actual data, but for now, we want to know what you think!


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Justice Sotomayor became a lawyer because of a movie
Justice Sonia Sotomayor Inspired by Film to Pursue Law
By Stacey Rivera | 10/18/2010 - 09:40

Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor revealed to the The Fordham Law Film Festival Sunday night that the movie 12 Angry Men was key to her pursuing law. “It sold me that I was on the right path,” she told the audience.
 
The justice answered questions following the movie for an hour and revealed that she was “probably the most disappointed person in the room” because the movie’s director, Sidney Lumet, was unable to attend the screening as planned due to illness.


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5 Reasons to Buy Latina's November Issue
By Lee Hernandez | 10/14/2010 - 19:20

Latina magazine's food and entertaining special issue, featuring Eva Longoria Parker on the cover, hits newsstands on Oct. 19!

Check out the video below for a sneak peek of the issue.


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