5 Stars With Learning Difficulties
5 Stars With A Learning Disability
By Cristina Arreola | 04/05/2014 - 11:00

According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, a learning disability (LD) is a neurological disorder that can make it difficult to acquire certain academic and social skills. 


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Sign Language Deaf
10 Sign Language Signs Every Latino Should Know
By Cristina Arreola | 03/13/2014 - 14:43

You probably know how to say a few words in a number of different languages. Throughout our lifetimes, we pick up tidbits: how to say "Hello" in German, "Goodbye" in Japanese, or "Thank You" in French.


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Vulvodynia and Hispanics: Why Are You More At Risk?
Vulvodynia and Hispanics: Why Are You More At Risk?
By Cristina Arreola | 02/19/2014 - 16:05

Have you ever hurt so much down there that you couldn't have sex, couldn't insert a tampon...couldn't even wear tights pants or sit down without suffering excruciating pain?


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13-Year-Old Gives Birth To Triplets In Dominican Republic
By Cristina Arreola | 12/19/2013 - 13:40

A 13-year-old gave birth to triplets in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The hospital says that the mother and her newborns are out of danger.


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FNL anxiety over food stamps
Anxiety Mounts As Millions Of Families Brace For 5 Percent Cut In Food Stamps
By Fox News Latino | 10/11/2013 - 11:58

A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans the benefits that help put food on the table won't stretch as far as they have for the past four years.

Food stamps — actually the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — go to 47 million Americans a month, almost half of them children and teenagers.

"Every week is a struggle as it is," said Heidi Leno, 43, who lives in Concord with her husband, 9-year-old daughter and twin 5-year-olds. "We hate living paycheck to paycheck and you have to decide what gets paid."


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Commentary: Thanks to La Vida!
COMMENTARY: Thanks to La Vida!
By Dolores Prida | 11/21/2012 - 13:52

Thanksgiving Day is a Latino holiday... For real.


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Rosario Dawson at the Tara Smith Vegan Haircare Photocall in London
WATCH: Rosario Dawson Fights Domestic Violence With Purple Purse Campaign
By Sugey Palomares | 10/10/2012 - 13:00

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in every four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.


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Maria Teresa Kumar at the Voto Latino In Conversation in Washington DC in 2012
EXCLUSIVE: Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar on Immigration Legislation - "It's an Exciting Time"
By Sugey Palomares | 06/26/2012 - 18:00

From the Supreme Court striking down the Arizona immigration law to Obama saying he was going to stop deporting DREAM Act-eligible candidates, the topic of immigration has been covered full force lately.


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April Unscripted
April Unscripted: Say Hello to the “Real House Wife” of Bronx County
By April Hernandez-Castillo | 01/13/2012 - 10:32

Happy New Year! So, you finally made it through the holidays, mommy’s comida, tons of shopping and a little extra weight gained; well over the holidays I met with a young lady who is a newlywed and who I had not seen in a while.


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New Redistricting Plan Marks Victory for Latinos in Texas
New Redistricting Plan Marks Victory for Latinos in Texas
By Amaris Castillo | 11/28/2011 - 14:00

After an arduous battle surrounding a controversy over the state’s congressional redistricting, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) released a statement recently about a new court-proposed plan that promises Latinos increased electoral opportunity in Texas. According to MALDEF, a new redistricting plan was released by three federal judges in San Antonio that will improve the representation for Latinos in Texas.


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