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.

WATCH: Prince Royce Talks "My Angel" & His Dream Superpower With Mario Lopez
WATCH: Prince Royce Talks "My Angel" & His Dream Superpower With Mario Lopez

Prince Royce dropped by Extra TV to chat with Mario Lopez about his new song "My Angel" from the Furious 7 soundtrack and his new album. 

 

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That Hot Convict Everyone Went Crazy Over Has Signed A Modeling Contract
That Hot Convict Everyone Went Crazy Over Has Signed A Modeling Contract

Talk about jailbait! 

Jeremy Meeks, the "hot convict" who caused an internet sensation last year, has finally signed a modeling contract — from his jail cell. White Cross Management has added Meeks to their modeling and acting talent.


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Mexican Government Condemns Killing Of Citizen By U.S. Police For Third Time
Mexico Condemns Killing Of Three Citizens By U.S. Police

In less than a month, United States police officers have killed three citizens of Mexico. In all three cases, the government of Mexico has condemned the killings.


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Why America Ferrera Takes Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity "Extremely Personally"
Why America Ferrera Takes Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity "Extremely Personally"

In 2007, America Ferrera became the first Latina to win a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Betty Suarez on the comedy Ugly Betty. 


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Gerard Pique Fined Abusing Police Officers
Gerard Pique Facing Huge Fine After Incident With Police Officers

Shakira's longtime partner Gerard Pique will have to pay up — big time — for an incident with police last year, The Guardian reports


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Al Madrigal Explores What It Means To Be Pocho
What Does It Even Mean To Be "Pocho"?

In a Fusion special Half Like Me, comedian Al Madrigal discusses his identity as a half-Mexican, half-Sicilian man living in America — and, more specifically, his status as a total pocho


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William Levy Talks First Drunk Experience
You'll Never Believe How Old William Levy Was When He Got Drunk For The First Time

Wait — what?! Cuban heartthrob William Levy recently revealed that he began drinking at a very, very early age.


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Discover The National Anthems From Across Latin America
Discover The National Anthems From Across Latin America

On March 3, we celebrate National Anthem Day, an American tribute to our own anthem, "the Star Spangled Banner." Written during the War of 1812 by Francis Scott Key, the patriotic tune has become symbolic of everything the United States represents.

Many of us can sing the Star Spanged Banner from memory, but we may not all be familiar with the national anthems of our heritage: the anthems of Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and more.

Celebrate today by learning a little bit about the anthems of Latin America:


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