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Inspiring Latina: Meet Shoe Designer, Architect & Businesswoman Adriana Levy

Shoe designer. Model. Architect.

Few women can boast a resumé with all three professions listed. Adriana Levy can. 

The designer began her career as an architect. Inspired by her grandmother — one of the first female architects in Venezuela — she graduated from Pratt Institute and launched a successful career in the field. Although she enjoyed her work, she couldn't shake her passion for fashion. 


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Fidel Castro Pens Letter on Changing U.S.-Cuban Relations
Fidel Castro Pens Letter on Changing U.S.-Cuban Relations

Fidel Castro has broken his silence on changing U.S.-Cuba relations in a letter to a student federation at University of Havana.


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Shocking? 80% of Girls 10 and Under Have Been on a Diet
Shocking? 80% of Girls 10 and Under Have Been on a Diet

A horrifying new study reveals that children as young as six have already begun dieting because of dissatisfaction with their body.


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Everything You Need To Know About Traveling To Cuba
7 Things To Know Before You Travel To Cuba

Now that Americans can travel freely to and from Cuba, you may be ready for the vacation of a lifetime. Just 90 miles off the coast of Florida, the Caribbean nation entices adventurous tourists with its mix of tropical beauty and old-world charm.


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11 Things Colombians Do That Americans Might Find Weird
11 Things Colombians Do That Americans Might Find Weird

From drinking "fire water" aka Guaro to physically hurting when someone spells our country with a "U", here are the things Colombians do that Americans might find a bit weird: 
RELATED: 10 Things Mexicans do that Americans might find weird


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Everlast Peru Tricks Men Into Catcalling Their Moms
Everlast Peru Tricks Men Into Catcalling Their Moms

This video sponsored by boxing gear manufacturer Everlast and hosted by Natalia Málaga, Peruvian Olympic volleyball medalist and coach of the national women’s team, takes a memorable approach to the problem of catcalling in Peru.


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5 Absolutely Ridiculous State Abortion Laws, Explained
5 Absolutely Ridiculous State Abortion Laws, Explained

Forty-two years after Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the US, people across the country hoping to terminate their pregnancies are finding this constitutional right harder and harder to obtain.That’s because lawmakers are constantly introducing new bills that both sneakily and creatively aim to restrict abortion access.


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Excuse Me? QVC Insults Model's Natural Hair
Excuse Me? QVC Insults Model's Natural Hair

Um, what? Two QVC hosts insult a model's natural hair as she held and modeled a Dooney & Bourke handbag. As the woman appears on screen with the bag, one of the hosts says, "You might look back and think, 'Why did I wear my hair like that?' but you'll like your bag still!'" the host laughs. The other hosts agrees, "That's right."

The first host continues: "You won't look at your hair in the picture, you'll look at your handbag." The model clearly has a moment of realization, before she switches back into "model mode" and continues on.


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Latina's 2015 Valentine's Day Gift Guide
Latina's 2015 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Diamonds, lobster, lingerie — everything a girl (single or taken) could ask for on V-Day. Did we mention there's a $260 Ecuadorian chocolate bar involved? 
MUST-READ: 13 Latinas Confess What They Really Want in Bed


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