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 YorkNew 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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Park Ranger Millie Jimenez Can Help You Plan Your Next Summer Getaway

As summer winds down, take a weekend to explore some of the hidden gems right outside your backyard. No need to travel abroad to get a taste of the true majesty of nature: America's National Parks offer some of the best landscapes and outdoor adventures in the world. 


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14 Celebs Who Got Inked For Love
14 Celebs Who Got Inked For Love

They say true love lasts forever.

While that statement may or may not be true, one thing is certain: tattoos stick around — long after the love is gone. These celebrities prove that there’s no more permanent way to say te amo than by inking it onto your body: 


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These Latina Wedding Planners Hosted The Ultimate Boda For TLC's "Extreme I Do's"

"We spent a decent amount of time literally moving lava around the morning of the wedding."


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Whoa! What Happens To Us An Hour After Drinking A Can Of Coke Is Crazy

The Renegade Pharmacist/Wade Meredith

You've hit an afternoon slump.

You've been hard at work for five or six hours. You need a break — or a shot of caffeine and sugar. You reach for a can of Coca-Cola, hoping it will wake you up and rejuvenate you for the remainder of the day.

Well, maybe you should reconsider that decision.


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A Florida Family Found $1 Million In Spanish Gold From 300-Year-Old Shipwreck
A Florida Family Found $1 Million In Spanish Gold From 300-Year-Old Shipwreck

The Goonies come to life: A Florida family got the surprise of their lives when they discovered $1 million worth of Spanish gold off the Atlantic coast last month.


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Marco Rubio: Forget Cecil The Lion, What About All The Dead Babies?

Sen. Marco Rubio, a GOP presidential candidate, took to Twitter to weigh in on the outrage over the death of Cecil the Lion. Cecil, a beloved Zimbabwean lion, met an untimely demise at the hands of an American dentist, causing mass internet outrage. 

PLUS: Marco Rubio Compares Trump To Obama


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7 Things No One Tells You About Moving Out
7 Things No One Tells You About Moving Out

Moving out for the first time can be exciting. You finally have your own space: no curfews, no embarrassing childhood memorabilia, no siblings in your space all the time. But, it can also be scary. You'll be independent, and that means more than just covering your rent every month. 

Before you book your U-Haul, check out these 7 things no one ever told you about moving out:

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Teen Dies After 911 Dispatcher Hangs Up On Call
Teen Dies After 911 Dispatcher Hangs Up On Call

An investigation has opened after a 911 dispatcher in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hung up on a distressed woman who called to report her friend had been shot. The victim, a teen boy, later died from his gunshot wounds.

PLUS: Charleston Shooter Indicted On Hate Crime Charges


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Rainbow Mural Mexico Neighborhood
Street Art Group Unified 200 Homes in Mexico To Create An Incredible Mural

Somewhere over the rainbow in Mexico...

German Crew, a street art collective, teamed up with the Mexican government to rehabilitate the Palmitas district in Pachuca, Mexico — and the results are simply stunning. Together, they collaborated on a breathtaking rainbow mural that extends over 200,000 square feet and connects more than 200 houses. 

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Argentine Politician Breastfed Parliament Session
Argentine Politician Spotted Breastfeeding During Parliamentary Session

Let's get a round of applause for all the working moms of the world!

Argentine politician Victoria Donda Perez went viral after a local news outlet tweeted a photo of her breastfeeding her daughter, Trilce, during a parliamentary session.

PLUS: 11 Stars Who Breastfeed Their Children

 


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