25 Signs You Grew Up Latino In Texas
25 Signs You Grew Up Latino In Texas
By Cristina Arreola | 06/02/2014 - 15:55

Growing up Latino in Texas was an experience unlike any other -- and one you wouldn't trade for the world.


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Do You Find "Chingona" Offensive?
Do You Find "Chingona" Offensive?
By Cristina Arreola | 03/18/2014 - 15:35

Are you a chingona?


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Disneyland's Viva Navidad
Disneyland Embraces Latino Culture For the Holidays With 'Viva Navidad'!
By Cristina Arreola | 11/19/2013 - 09:48

Disneyland is adding some Latino flair to their Christmas celebrations this year. 

According to Fox News Latino, Disney ¡Viva Navidad! will be taking over Paradise Gardens in Disney California Adventure with a daily celebration inspired by Latino culture. 


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Commentary: Walter Mercado is the Face of the Holidays for Latinos
Commentary: Walter Mercado is the Face of the Holidays for Latinos
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/15/2013 - 14:25

How do you know it’s time for the holidays? Is it the smell of roasted turkey? Or larger than life Christmas decorations? Or is it watching Charlie Brown cartoons? Well, for me, and a lot of Latinos, I know it’s the holidays when I see the Revista de Walter Mercado. The Puerto Rican psychic is Latino pop culture treasure—his on-point predictions are only superseded by his flamboyant style (hello, capes!).


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Man Being Arrested by Police
Crime Down Among First-Generation Immigrants, Rises With Second-Generation
By Cristina Arreola | 10/22/2013 - 11:04

A new study reveals that second-generation Americans and native-born citizens are much more likely to commit a crime than first-generation immigrants. 

According to the Pew Research Center, second-generation immigrants are “catching up” to the native-born population when it comes to committing crimes.


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The Worst #LatinoProblems
The 15 Worst #LatinoProblems
By Amaris Castillo | 07/07/2013 - 12:00

There are a lot of problems in this world – including #LatinoProblems. Those are actually our fave kind of problems because they’re not necessarily serious issues, but instead a social media outpouring of quite-funny frustrations associated with being Latino.

To finish your weekend off on a great note, we decided to ask around and combed through Twitter for the worst #LatinoProblems. Below are our favorites:


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10 Signs You Need to Move Out of Your Parents House
10 Signs You Need to Move Out of Your Parents' House
By Amaris Castillo | 07/06/2013 - 12:00

You know when it’s time… time to move out of your parents’ house. Maybe you've been saving up dough before making the big jump – or you're knee-deep in student loan debt and are keeping it safe living rent-free with your parental units. 

That doesn't mean you're not paying the price for that.


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Latino Hood STORY
45 Signs You Live in a Latino Neighborhood
By Amaris Castillo | 06/30/2013 - 10:00

Have you ever lived in a Latino neighborhood? Then, you know it’s filled with plenty of noise, movement and colorful characters. There are some unique telltale signs of having settled in a hood dominated by our Hispanic brethren.

Whether you live in New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, or elsewhere, we’re sure you’ll get a kick out of this mega-list. You know you live in a Latino neighborhood if:

1. Latin music blasts on Saturday mornings.

2. You see cars parked on front lawns – multiple cars.


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Shocked Latina Mom
The 20 Worst Things You Can Tell Your Latina Mom
By Amaris Castillo | 06/21/2013 - 09:09

If you're Latina, you're with me. There are just some things you can never tell your mami - unless of course you want to throw her into cardiac arrest. Throughout my life, I've been conditioned to learn of the kinds of statements that are better left unspoken in a Latino household - the list seems endless.


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Modern Mami: 10 Ways My Baby Will Be Raised With Latino Culture
Modern Mami: 10 Ways My Baby Will Be Raised With Latino Culture
By Kristina Guerrero | 04/05/2013 - 16:38

I love that we live in a melting pot of cultures; white, black, brown, orange (I live in LA, so I’ve seen ‘orange’ people) — so many different kinds of people and we can’t wait to expose Baby Bean to all of it. But before we introduce him to sushi and Rosh Hashanah, we want him to be proud of his strong Mexican roots. My husband Gibby and I compiled a list of the cultural things we want to pass on to our little Vato L


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