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.
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.”
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:
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.
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.
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:
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?
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.
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!