East Haven Police Officers Found Guilty of Violating Civil Rights of Latinos
East Haven Police Officers Found Guilty of Violating Civil Rights of Latinos
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/23/2013 - 11:20

Two East Haven, Connecticut police officers have been found guilty of violating the civil rights of Latinos living in the town.

According to The New York Times, Dennis Spaulding and David Cari were found guilty on Monday of conspiracy, false arrest, excessive force and obstruction of justice. The officers would stop and harrass Latinos, handcuff them, and sometimes even punch and kick them while handcuffed.


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Salma Hayek at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 2013 Gala
Salma Hayek Speaks Out on Latino Stereotypes
By Samantha Leal | 10/07/2013 - 13:14

Salma Hayek was honored by Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute last week, where she spoke out about the government shutdown and Latino stereotypes. 

“Every time you come to D.C., it’s intense,” she told the Washington Post. “If you come during a government shutdown, it’s a little more intense.”


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WATCH: Stephen Colbert Mocks Fox News' Coverage of Latinos
WATCH: Stephen Colbert Mocks Fox News' Coverage of Latinos
By Latina Staff | 10/03/2013 - 11:00

On Wednesday night, Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report (a fake news show in which Colbert often portrays conservative political pundits), ridiculed Fox News for its way of reporting on the Latino community.

"My friends over at Fox News have really taken their Hispanic Heritage festivities up a notch this year," the Comedy Central host joked, before airing a few examples of the network's coverage.

Watch The Colbert Report below:


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Historically Black Colleges Reach Out To Latino Students
Historically Black Colleges Reach Out To Latino Students
By Cristina Arreola | 09/17/2013 - 16:01

Great news! Latino students are among the most highly sought after college students! Historically Black Colleges are turning to Latino students to add more culture and diversity to their student bodies. 


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About a Third of Hispanics Will Speak Only English at Home by 2020
About a Third of Hispanics Will Speak Only English at Home by 2020
By Samantha Leal | 09/06/2013 - 15:30

A new study has found that 34 percent of Hispanics will speak only English at home by 2020, up from 25 percent. The study, conducted by the Pew Research Center, also found that three-fourths of all Hispanics ages 5 and older speak Spanish, but that number is projected to fall to two-thirds by 2020.


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Mario Lopez shirtless on the beach
The 15 Best Chests in Hollywood!
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/15/2013 - 14:10

With cuerpos like these, it should be a crime for these hot Latino actors to keep their shirts on! 

From hot, shirt-ripping werewolves to poppin' and lockin' dancers, we've got you covered when it comes to revealing the hottest chests in Hollywood:


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Hispanic or Latino? Apparently, We Don't Care
Hispanic or Latino? Apparently, We Don't Care
By Amaris Castillo | 07/29/2013 - 11:00

A new poll suggests that Latinos don’t care whether they get called a “Hispanic” or “Latino,” the Huffington Post Latino Voices reports.


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Think You Can Guess The Heritage of These Latino Stars? Think again!
Think You Can Guess The Heritage of These Latino Stars? Think again!
By Celia Fernandez | 07/26/2013 - 12:14

The blonde and blue-eyed hottie Ryan Lochte is an Olympic gold medalist who knows his way around a pool but did you know he is Cuban? How about the hottie Jake T. Austin and his melting pot of Latin heritage? We are breaking down the background of these Latino stars in a game we like to call “Guess Their Heritage!” Do any of these surprise you? 


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Janet Murguia
Zimmerman – NCLR & Latinos Speak Out
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/16/2013 - 11:23

Nationwide, Latino groups and leaders, including civil rights group National Council of la Raza (NCLR), have taken to the streets and the halls of power to rally alongside the African American community against the acquittal of George Zimmerman.


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Marc Anthony and girlfriend Chloe Green vacation in St. Tropez
That's the Way Love Goes: 12 Latino Celeb Make Ups and Break-Ups!
By Sugey Palomares | 07/12/2013 - 13:26

We all know from personal experience that some relationships can feel like one big rollercoaster ride! These Latino celebrities have had their share on on-again-off-again romances. Some may stand the test of time while others remain in splitsville. Check out our list of make ups and break-ups below!


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