Jasmine V at Latina Magazine "Hollywoods Hot List" Party
7 Strong Latinas Who Overcame Domestic Violence
By Latina Staff | 10/13/2013 - 13:00

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness to the issue in hopes of ending the cycle of abuse. One in four women are victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives, with 20 percent of women in Hispanic households suffering partner violence. It's up to us to stop the abuse! If you or someone you know is being abused, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).

Take a look at some amazing Latinas who overcame abuse and are bringing awareness to the issue:


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Christina Aguilera at The Voice press event
6 Strong Latinas Who Overcame Domestic Violence
By Samantha Leal | 10/02/2012 - 17:16

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness to the issue in hopes of ending the cycle of abuse. One in four women are victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives, with 20 percent of women in Hispanic households suffering partner violence. It's up to us to stop the abuse! If you or someone you know is being abused, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).


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April Unscripted: When Life Hands You Lemons…
By April Hernandez-Castillo | 01/26/2012 - 15:27

Hello Darlings! I have to tell you, I was so amazed by the responses from my last blog post “Say Hello to the Real House Wife of Bronx County." 


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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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April Unscripted: Looking Forward to 2012
April Unscripted: Looking Forward to 2012
By April Hernandez-Castillo | 12/22/2011 - 15:15

April checks in with all our Latina.com readers to offer an inspirational message heading in to the new year. Watch below and tell us: What are your goals and aspirations for 2012?


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Dexter
11 Latinos Who Have Starred on ‘Dexter!’
By Lee Hernandez | 12/18/2011 - 12:43

With the season finale of Showtime’s hit serial killer drama Dexter airing this Sunday at 9/8c, we thought we'd pay homage to the most Latino show on television by taking a look back at all of the Latino stars who have helped make the show must-see TV over the years. Without further ado, here are 11 Latinos who have starred on Dexter!


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April Unscripted: A Bronx Tale
April Unscripted: A Bronx Tale
By April Hernandez-Castillo | 12/08/2011 - 15:45

April Lee Hernandez-Castillo is a beautiful Latina woman, a working actress, a wife, and a crusader against domestic violence among many other things. After a stint on hit medical drama ER, April broke out in the award-winning film Freedom Writers, co-starring Hillary Swank. Since her big break she been working hard to land choice roles (she was featured in the last season of Dexter) while fighting to never lose sight of who she is and where she comes from.


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See Who Walked the Red Carpet at Latina's Quinces Party!
By Latina Staff | 09/27/2011 - 14:00

Last night, Latina took over NYC for our big bash celebrating our 15th anniversary party! Quinces are a big deal and we wanted to throw ourselves a party fit for a princesa so of course we had to recruit Pitbull to perform, along with a bevy of our celeb friends to help us celebrate.

Check out the stars who walked our red carpet and helped us ring in our quinceañara in style.


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EXCLUSIVE: April Hernandez Castillo on New Latino Web Series 'East Willy B'
By Mariela Rosario | 05/04/2011 - 15:42

We caught up with Dexter star April Hernandez Castillo at the premiere of her latest project East Willy B, an innovative new web series made by and for Latinos that takes a comedic look at the effects of gentrification in inner city neighborhoods. She plays Maggie, a no-nonsense chica who is trying to gain control of the neighborhood bar from her ex boyfriend. Here's what she had to say about her latest role:


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EXCLUSIVE: Latino Celebs Give Thanks
By Lee Hernandez | 11/25/2010 - 09:00

In honor of Turkey day, we asked some of our favorite celebs to tell us what they’re most thankful for this year. Like true Latinos, they all said they are most thankful for their family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving!


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