Cristina Arreola Associate Editor
Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor at Latina.com, where she manages the site's social media, writes articles, and creates content, with a focus on entertainment, cultural, and lifestyle news. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York, New York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @c_arreola.
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Miss USA has found a new home: Reelz Network will air the pageant following NBC's decision to drop the telecast in advance of its planned July 12 airdate.
Surprise, surprise: Donald Trump may blame Mexicans for the demise of America ("they're bringing, drugs; they're bringing crime."), but he outsources some of his own jobs to our southern neighbors.
This photo shows one of the items from Trump's clothing collection; as you can see, the label clearly reads "Made In Mexico." How's that for a plot twist?
Alzheimer's Disease — a form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior — is the sixth leading killer in the United States. The terrifying, oft-misunderstood disease poses an especially grim threat to the Latino community, as Hispanics have higher rates of Alzheimer's than whites and African-Americans.
Get the five fast facts on Alzheimer's Disease and the Latino community:
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Following the lead of Univision, NBCUniversal and Televisa, Macy's has severed business ties with Donald Trump in light of his xenophobic comments about Mexican immigrants. In a speech announcing his presidential campaign, the Republican businessman blasted immigrants from Mexico as criminals, drug dealers and rapists.
Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States officially made it legal for same-sex couples to wed in all 50 states. Many longtime partners rushed to their local courthouses, eager to make their love and partnerships official. However, some couples met with resistance — or flat-out denial — when they approached the courthouse for their licenses.
Get the details on the places where same-sex couples have met with resistance while trying to get married:
Cuba has become the first country in the world to stop the mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday.
The country also stopped the transmission of syphilis from mothers to newborns.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Tuesday requiring that all children in California be fully vaccinated in order to attend public or private schools, regardless of their parents' personal or religious beliefs. The bill directly impacts a movement of anti-vaxxers who have refused to vaccinate their children based on beliefs that they cause autism and other developmental delays.
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