Aimee Garcia on What It Means to Be Latino in America
Aimee Garcia on What It Means to Be Latino in America
By Latina Staff | 08/18/2011 - 13:12

Soledad O'Brien once asked me, "What does it mean to you to be Latino in America?" And, I told her that I have my feet in two cultures instead of one, and I feel very lucky.

When the Huffington Post asked me to write this blog, I was truly honored. We have an opportunity here to address the issues that affect us both as Latinos, and as Americans. We can ask for what we want, tell others our story and change the lives of those around us.


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Puerto Rico University Attracts US Hispanics Who Want to Improve Their Español
By Amaris Castillo | 08/18/2011 - 08:30

The desire to be bilingual has motivated some Latino college students to move to Puerto Rico. La Universidad del Sagrado Corazón (Sacred Heart University) in Puerto Rico has seen an increase in its enrollment mainland U.S. Hispanics seeking to brush up on their language skills.


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Sandra Vergara
EXCLUSIVE: 'Fright Night' Star Sandra Vergara Clears Up Her Relationship with Sofia Vergara
By Lee Hernandez | 08/15/2011 - 19:49

Contrary to Internet belief, Sandra Vergara—one of the stars of the new horror movie, Fright Night (opening August 19th)—is not Sofia Vergara's sister. "She's my first cousin," the sweet Colombian actress tells Latina.com. "We were raised together when we were little, and she's someone I respect a lot because she's family."


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Charisma Carpenter TK
EXCLUSIVE: Charisma Carpenter: "You Need To Get It Out That I'm A Proud Latina!"
By Lee Hernandez | 07/20/2011 - 20:10

Her name is Charisma Carpenter and she's best known for playing all-American cheerleader Cordelia Chase on the hit TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. But there's something many people don't know about Charisma—she's Latina! "I think it’s the best kept secret ever," said the sweet actress, whose grandfather was born in Spain. "You need to get it out that I'm a proud Latina!"


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Our Modern Latina Bride is Afraid of the “D” word
By Verky Arcos | 07/20/2011 - 13:15

You know how when someone close to you is pregnant, all of sudden it seems like every single woman you see is pregnant?

Well, I kind of feel that way with the “D” word: DIVORCE. Now that I am so close to my wedding date, I feel like I keep on hearing about people getting divorced and with the whole J.Lo and Marc Anthony breakup, the word is being thrown around everywhere and it freaks me out!


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Sara Ramirez
PHOTO: Sara Ramirez's Fiancé Gets Down On One Knee
By Lee Hernandez | 07/15/2011 - 23:10

Last month, Grey's Anatomy star Sara Ramirez got http://www.latina.com/A%20rep%20for%20the%20Grey's%20Anatomy%20star%20issued%20the%20following%20statement%20to%20People.com%20today:%20%22Sara%20Ramirez%20and%20her%20longtime%20partner,%20Ryan%20Debolt,%20are%20thrilled%20to%20announce%20their%20engagement%20which%20took%20place%20in%20Paris,%20France,%20on%20June%2017th,%202011.%22%20%20When%20we%20sat%20down%20with%20the%20lovely%20Sara%20last


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Abuelita
Our Abuelitas Mouth Off!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/15/2011 - 16:30

I am a young Latina with a 74-year-old roommate—my grandmother!  My abuela is quite the character. She can stroll into the house after Sunday Mass and easily toss a string of vulgarities at me, well, just because.


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ALMA Awards
The ALMA Awards Are Back With George Lopez & Eva Longoria As Hosts!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/14/2011 - 11:00

After a year-long hiatus, the 2011 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards is back!  The awards ceremony, which is organized by the civil rights organization, celebrates positive portrayals of Latinos in television, film, and music. 

EXCLUSIVE: NCLR Cancels 2010 ALMA Awards


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Our Modern Latina Bride Tries to Tind Her Perfect Wedding Song
Our Modern Latina Bride Tries to Find Her Perfect Wedding Song
By Verky Arcos | 06/22/2011 - 15:32

Music, in my opinion, is one of the most important parts of a wedding. I think music determines the vibe of your party. Does it feel like a house party or a cocktail soiree? But, even more important than your the playlist is the very first song you choose to dance to as a newly married couple—your wedding song.


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Selena Gomez Teams Up with Britney Spears
Britney Spears Gives Selena Gomez "Whiplash"
By Lee Hernandez | 06/16/2011 - 09:55

Just days after Selena Gomez was released from the hospital for nausea, exhaustion and malnutrition, Britney Spears is giving Selenita some serious whiplashbut that's actually a very good thing. 


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