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Q&A with Jay Hernandez
By smundhra | 10/09/2008 - 13:13

Hot Latin men are never in short supply, but ones who will play dress up for our favorite fantasies are harder to come by. Jay Hernandez, who stole our hearts in his big screen debut opposite Kirsten Dunst in Crazy/Beautiful, looks great in Navy whites, a firefighters uniform, or just a plain old t-shirt and jeans. The actor talks to us about the Halloween costume that never fails to bring him luck with the ladies, why he avoids the paparazzi like the they're the plague, and his latest horror film, Quarantine.


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Message Control
By Monica Herrera | 10/07/2008 - 15:26


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How to Recycle Everything!
By Mariela Rosario | 10/06/2008 - 11:35

Yeah, you already know how to recycle your plastic bottles and newspapers, but most of the other stuff you have stuck in the back of the junk drawer or collecting dust in the closet can be reused, too. Here’s how.

CDs/DVDs/Books/Video Games
Got a stash of books you’ll never crack open again? There are several websites waiting to help you renew your collection. Sign up at swaptree.com, titletrader.com, zunafish.com or paperbackswap.com and you can swap your old stuff for someone else’s old stuff.


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UPDATE: The Financial Crisis & What It Means For You
By Mariela Rosario | 09/30/2008 - 15:24

UPDATE: A revised version of the Bailout bill was passed by the Senate on Wednesday evening and by the House Friday afternoon. President Bush signed the bill into law almost as soon as it was passed.


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Exclusive! How To Get Jennifer Lopez's Glam Waves
By Monica Herrera | 09/24/2008 - 16:42

For Marc Anthony's surprise birthday party in NYC, Jennifer Lopez pulled out all the stops: hiring Dita Von Teese for a burlesque performance, converting the Bowery Hotel into a Cuban-themed nightclub and making sure that celebs like Brooke Shields and Leah Remini were in attendance. As for her appearance, she spared no detail: the perfect white empire waist dress which showed off her fresh-from-a-triathlon physique and the natural yet glamorous waves that framed her face.


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Double Dare: Stuntwoman Crystal Santos Shares the Tricks of the Trade
By Mariela Rosario | 09/23/2008 - 13:48

Name: Crystal Santos
Age: 32
Roots: Mexican
Profession: Stunt Woman
Salary Range: Average: 37,000; Top: 100,000+

How has being Latina affected your career?

I’ve done stunts for Rosario Dawson and Roselyn Sanchez. And being Mexican makes me a commodity, so I’ve been able to act in a couple of films, too, while the typical stunt person only doubles.

Any traits all stunt women share?


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Inspiring Latina: Marisol Becerra Fights Against the Industrial Polluters
By Mariela Rosario | 09/19/2008 - 15:38

How did you first become interested in environmental issues?


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Christina Aguilera's Backstage Demands at the VMAs
By smundhra | 09/11/2008 - 15:38

Vanilla-scented candles. Chilled champagne. Fluffy towels. These are a few of Christina Aguilera's favorite things, and don't expect her to go onstage if they're not in her dressing room. In Touch Weekly has gotten a hold of the celebrity performer's backstage riders from the MTV Video Music Awards, so we can all get a glimpse of what the star treatment is really like.


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Hair Apparent: Eva at the ALMA's
By Latina Staff | 09/10/2008 - 17:31
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Pitbull Voting for Barack Obama
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2008 - 11:54

Pitbull always speaks his mind and he was no different the last time he spoke with Latina.Com. We were interested to hear his perspective on politics especially after hearing "American War," the controversial single he dropped on his mixtape, Free Agent criticizing President Bush. After talking with us about his upcoming projects, the talk turned to politics and Pitbull shared his opinions on the upcoming election and why he's voting for a Democrat.


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