By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 19:18 | 0 Comments
We all have a bone to pick about the holiday season.
Whether it’s the overwhelming pressure to buy everyone in your family a gift – or the claustrophobic feeling that results from visits to the mall – it can be difficult sometimes to find a reason to smile around this time. By no means do we want to be pessimistic about the holidays – it is definitely a...
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 17:30 | 0 Comments
The self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” is in trouble with the U.S. Department of Justice. According to America’s Voice Online, Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s reign may end soon, as a result of a three-year investigation conducted by the department. Those familiar with Arpaio know of his controversial practices...
By Lee Hernandez | 11/30/2011 - 17:26 | 0 Comments
We recently asked half-Mexican drummer Sheila E., best known for her work with Prince, George Duke and Ringo Starr, why there aren’t many well-known Latina drummers in the music industry—and here’s what the Latina icon had to say:
“That’s a good question. Once in a great while, when...
By Lee Hernandez | 11/28/2011 - 16:10 | 0 Comments
Because Nicole Richie was raised by an adoptive father (soul singer Lionel Richie), and his then-wife Brenda Harvey—but her biological parents are musician named Peter Michael Escovedo and her Aunt Sheila Escovedo's then executive assistant named Karen—...
By Amaris Castillo | 11/28/2011 - 15:00 | 0 Comments
After an arduous battle surrounding a controversy over the state’s congressional redistricting, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) released a statement recently about a new court-proposed plan that promises Latinos increased...
By Latina Staff | 11/24/2011 - 14:21 | 0 Comments
It's Thanksgiving so we figured it was the perfect time to take a look back at the moments and people in 2011 that made us the most proud and thankful to be a part of the beautiful, diverse and brilliant community of Latinos in the United States. Click through our special flip book presentation online and then download it to share with your family & friends!
By Amaris Castillo | 11/24/2011 - 11:00 | 0 Comments
In the spirit of Thanksgiving today, we asked Latina’s readers on our Facebook page to tell us what they’re most thankful for. We all have something in mind. The outpouring of stories was both overwhelming and touching – thanks to those who responded.
While we couldn’t...
By Amaris Castillo | 11/03/2011 - 11:00 | 0 Comments
Great and hopeful news for Latinos across the country; the numbers of Latinos enrolling in college have spiked to unparalleled levels across California and the U.S!
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