Julia Marino Is Paraguay's First Winter Olympian
Julia Marino Is Paraguay's First Winter Olympian
By Cristina Arreola | 02/07/2014 - 12:08

One athlete from Paraguay is making history at the Sochi Olympic Games


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Marijuana Laws in Latin America
8 Marijuana Laws Throughout Latin America
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/25/2013 - 14:30

A recent Gallup poll revealed that for the first time, Americans are in suppport of legalizing marijuana in the United States. Over the past several years, countries throughout Latin America have passed laws in favor of the cannabis plant. Take a look:


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Paraguayan Couple Marries after 80 years together
Paraguayan Couple Together For 80 Years Finally Decides To Get Married
By Fox News Latino | 10/18/2013 - 10:10

By most accounts, it was a traditional wedding ceremony. The bride wore a white gown with flowers woven into her hair. The groom opted for a dress shirt.

They held hands as the priest conducted the ceremony.

But this wasn’t just any regular wedding.

Jose Manuel Riella, the groom, is 103 years old. The bride, Martina Lopez, is 99. The Paraguayans have been together for 80 years, and have eight children together, but they had never tied the knot in the eyes of the church.

So they decided, after eight decades, to make their union official.


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Ousted Paraguay President Fernando Lugo
Ousted Paraguay President Calls for Return to Democracy
By Samantha Leal | 06/25/2012 - 14:00

Fernando Lugo, the Paraguayan President who was impeached and ousted by Congress a few days ago, has called the country's new government "illegitimate" and called for a return to democratic rule, reports Reuters


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Paraguay President Fernando Lugo
The Week in Culture: Latina Teen Pregnancy Rate Down, Mitt Romney's Immigration Plan, and More!
By Samantha Leal | 06/23/2012 - 16:00

Here's what happened in the world this week, in case you missed it!

- Latina teen pregnancy dropped 33 percent, reaching its lowest point since 1976. The biggest factor? Contraception. [Latina.com

- Mitt Romney’s immigration plan leaves out undocumented grads. [Huffingtonpost.com]


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Poll: Who Do You Want to See in the World Cup Finals?
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/30/2010 - 13:00

World Cup fever continues in the Latina offices!


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Dengue Fever Epidemic Spreads Across South America
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/18/2009 - 13:15

Hundreds of thousands of people have been sickened by dengue fever in South America this year, and more than 70 have died, the Miami Herald reports. "This is the largest epidemic in many years," said Dr. Eddy Martinez, the director of epidemiology for Bolivia's Ministry of Health in the capital city of La Paz.


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