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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Do you have what it takes to be the next Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Isabel Allende, Roberto Bolaño, or Octavio Paz?
A new study has found that more than one-third of U.S. adults have a combination of health problems identified as metabolic syndrome, and Hispanics suffer at disproportionate rates.
According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, Hispanics had the highest prevalence rate, with 39% suffering from the syndrome; non-Hispanic Whites followed at 37.4% and blacks followed at 35.5 percent.
"Nude is not an option for a black woman."
On Tuesday, Chile's Neruda Foundation demanded that the remains of Pablo Neruda be reburied immediately.
Neruda, the Nobel Prize winner famous for his poetry on love, died in the days following Chile's 1973 military coup, led by Augusto Pinochet. The poet had been suffering from cancer, the believed cause of his death. However, some speculate that his death was accelerated by poisoning.
Who knew Sam Smith was a Lovatic?
The four-time GRAMMY winning singer took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to share lyrics from one of Demi Lovato's most beloved songs, "Fix A Heart."
Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots' tight-end sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Odin Lloyd, just can't keep out of trouble — even in prison.
Are these new sisters now... new neighbors?
Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and summer means just one thing: vacation. This year, skip the beach and forget traveling abroad; some of the greatest gems can be found right here at home — from the comfort of your own car. Hop in! It's time to hit the road, and visit these amazing destinations:
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A group of Florida high schoolers somehow thought it was a good idea to dress up as stereotypical Mexicans and Border Patrol agents for a spirit week photo posted in the school's yearbook. Yes, it is 2015, in case you forgot.
In screenshots taken from the yearbook of Naples High School in Florida, a group of students can be seen dressed in ponchos, sombreros and fake mustaches as they hold green cards. Another student dons a "Border Patrol" sign.
Los Angeles has just become the biggest city in the United States to raise its minimum wage to $15. On Tuesday, City Council voted 14 to one to approve a plan to gradually raise the wage to $15 an hour by June 2020. Currently, LL.A. has a $9 per hour minimum wage.
According to the Huffington Post, the pay bump will affect about 567,000 workers in the city.
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