NYPD Officer Reprimanded for Briefly Speaking Spanish On Duty
NYPD Officer Reprimanded for Speaking Spanish While On Duty
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 14:00

It was just a mere three weeks ago that we heard about a pair of Whole Foods workers being suspended for speaking Spanish while on the job. Whole Foods has since stated that they would be revising their language policy. Now a similar case appears to be going on in New York.


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Thomas Tolan, Jessica Alba and Narciso Rodriguez at their wedding
Narciso Rodriguez is Married!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 09:17

It's happily ever after for fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez and his longtime partner Thomas Tolan! The pair wed on Saturday night at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City.


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Latina graduate
In NYC, More Latinos are Graduating High School
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 15:24

It's a good day in the world of education, at least in one part of the country. More Latino high school students in New York City are graduating at a higher rate than ever before, although sadly, the number of English Language Learner graduates still lags.


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Why Are Brazilians So Obsessed With NYC?
Why Are Brazilians So Obsessed With NYC?
By Celia Fernandez | 05/27/2013 - 09:13

Results from the New York’s official tourism board show that  the number of Brazilians visitors has increased by 364.2 percent since 2006. Crazy, right? Jumping from 112,000 Brazilian visitors to more than 826,000, seems Brazil has New York-fever. With thousands of places to go it’s no wonder Brazilians are flocking to such a unique and magical city, there is nowhere in the world like it! 

Find out why Brazilians choose to visit on page 2.

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TK Things You Would (Mostly Always) Find In a Latin Bodega
10 Things You Will (Almost Always) Find In a Latin Bodega
By Amaris Castillo | 05/15/2013 - 16:31

Bodega. Colmado. Latin market. Whatever your preferred term is, I'm sure you have probably frequented a Latin grocery store at some point in your life.


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9/11 Heroes
Latinas in the Line of Fire on 9/11: A Look Back
By Latina Staff | 09/11/2012 - 10:00

Eleven years after the tragic attacks, we are honoring Latina heroes who gave their all to help victims of 9/11. In the December 2001 issue of Latina, we spoke to seven extraordinary women who acted with courage, compassion, and hoped to help others on that historical day. We will never forget.


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Ricky Martin at the 2007 Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City
Celebs Show Pride at Past Puerto Rican Day Parades
By Sugey Palomares | 06/08/2012 - 15:00

Known as the largest parade in New York City, the Puerto Rican Day Parade attracts over two million spectators a year and transforms the city streets into an epicenter of island pride. Colorful flags will adorn Fifth Avenue and 44th Street all the way up until 79th Street this Sunday, June 10th. We are celebrating by taking a look at our favorite celebs that have showcased their Boricua pride at past parades. They makes us all say, que bonita bandera...


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Salma Hayek and Eduardo Casanova in As Luck Would Have It
5 Must-See Movies at the Tribeca Film Festival
By Jesus Trivino | 04/18/2012 - 17:26

The NYC Tribeca Film Festival kicks off its 11th year tonight. The revered festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, will run from through April 29. Latina favorite Rosario Dawson will serve as judge in the TAA Creative Promise Award—Narrative category along with Cuba Gooding, Jr., Mekhi Phifer and Gabourey Sidibe.


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Star Tracker: La La Anthony, Mariah Carey, Eva Longoria, and more!
Star Tracker: La La Anthony, Mariah Carey, Eva Longoria, and more!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/28/2011 - 12:30

Our cover girl La La Anthony shared some of her fave food spots recently with The Hollywood Reporter.


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10 Things Every Latina Needs to Know about Occupy Wall Street
10 Things Every Latina Should Know About Occupy Wall Street
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/19/2011 - 15:00

We're sure you've heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began almost 2 months ago in downtown Manhattan and has since spread nationally, and in some cases even globally. We just found out that some citizens down in Puerto Rico got in on the act, which got us thinking: What do we really know about this protest?


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