By Latina Staff | 06/13/2012 - 11:41
A spinal cord injury can have irreversible consequences, including the possibility of becoming a quadriplegic. That seemed to be the case for Jorge Valdés, a young gymnast who suffered a devastating fall that threatened to paralyze him.
By Samantha Leal | 06/13/2012 - 09:50
George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin's shooter, is not the only person being implicated in this situation. Zimmerman's wife, 25-year-old Shellie Zimmerman, was charged on Tuesday for perjury, or lying to the court. Prosecutors say that she blatantly lied at Zimmerman's April bail hearing when she said that they had no assets, aware that her husband had a Paypal account set up and had collected more than $100,000 from donations.
By Samantha Leal | 06/12/2012 - 16:56
In a storyline straight from a movie, gymnast John Orozco beat out Danel Leyva, the defending U.S. men’s all-around champion, by just five-hundredths of a point, earning his spot as the U.S. representative at the upcoming London Olympics, reports the Associated Press.
By Samantha Leal | 06/12/2012 - 15:53
English is set to replace Spanish as the language used to teach in Puerto Rico’s public schools, according to the Latin American Herald Tribune. The plan will start under a 10-year umbrella this summer, said Education Secretary Edward Moreno Alonso.
By Sugey Palomares | 06/12/2012 - 13:00
Don’t cry for Eva Longoria. Life after her hit show Desperate Housewives has been sweeter than ever, and the actress is the first one to attest to that. In an interview with WWD the 37-year-old actress said, "I’m so excited to turn the page and embark on this new journey of my career, of my life. You know, Desperate Housewives [was] all-consuming.”
By Samantha Leal | 06/11/2012 - 17:00
A new national poll finds that Latino voters favor President Obama with a 43-point margin over Mitt Romney. Overall, 66% of Latino registered voters were certain or leaning towards Obama, while only 23% were certain or leaning towards Romney.
By Sally Mercedes | 06/11/2012 - 13:01
Neil Patrick Harris was back for the third time to host the 66th annual Tony Awards on Sunday night. The biggest night on Broadway was a tearful and thrilling one: many winners honored their families in moving speeches, while the ensemble casts from the year's top musicals -- and even a few plays! -- gave it their all in unforgettable performances.
By Valerie Tejeda | 06/11/2012 - 09:43
After six years, and two children, actor Matthew McConaughey wed Brazilian model Camila Alves in a the three-day intimate celebration on the couple’s property in Austin, Texas, according to People. The pair exchanged vows Saturday at sunset with family and close friends present, including actor Woody Harrelson and filmmaker Richard Linklater.
By Samantha Leal | 06/08/2012 - 11:56
Deportations have not slowed down in the U.S., despite seven months of reviews by the Obama administration, reports The New York Times. This continuance has obviously disappointed many immigrants, many of whom President Obama hopes to court for his re-election.