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Celebrating the Fiestas Patronales Throughout Latin America
How 5 Latin American Countries Celebrate the Fiestas Patronales

A fiesta patronal is a celebration of the patron saint of a city. The tradition, which lasts a few days, is based on the Catholic calendar. Although similar throughout Latin America, each country adds its own flavor. Here’s what five of those patron saint festivals look like!

MORE: 10 Saints Latinos Pray To & What They Represent


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Miami Lawmaker Slams the Kardashians Visit to Cuba
Miami Lawmaker Slams the Kardashians Visit to Cuba

Their faces are amply made up and their nails long and polished.

They’re puffing on Cuban stogies.

It was all in a photograph posted on Instagram showing the Kardashians on the long-forbidden island-nation of Cuba, the new de-rigueur vacation stop for Hollywood celebs.

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a South Florida Republican of Cuban descent, assailed the sisters’ visit to Cuba.


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Why These Incarcerated Latinos Deserve Clemency
Why These Incarcerated Latinos Deserve Clemency

Editor Update: President Barack Obama offered clemency to two Latinas, Cintheia Denise Parra and Chela H. Urbina, on May 5, 2016.


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WATCH: Jennifer Lopez's "Ain't Your Mama" Music Video Has Landed
Jennifer Lopez Transforms Into a '50s Housewife for "Ain't Your Mama"

Jennifer Lopez is delivering an empowering (and very important) message via her latest music video.


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How Abortion Restrictions Pose a Threat to Latina Advancement
How Abortion Restrictions Pose a Threat to Latina Advancement

Health equity remains an unrealized dream for Latinas. While the Affordable Care Act has helped more than 4 million Latinos obtain insurance coverage, and, with it, access to routine care, preventive screenings and affordable contraception, when it comes to reproductive health, Latinas remain among the most underserved populations in our country, and new laws restricting abortion pose a serious threat.


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Khloe Kardashian Posing Underneath a 'Fidel' Sign in Cuba is Causing Serious Controversy
Ouch! Khloe Kardashian Poses Underneath a 'Fidel' Sign & People Are Furious

Khloe Kardashian is sparking controvery in Cuba. 

MORE: It's Official! The Kardashians are Headed to Cuba to Film Their Reality Show

The starlet posted a photo underneath a Fidel sign in Havana and the fans immediately criticized her for doing such a thing. Kardashian was wearing a blush dress with silver scarf and Panama-style hat while posing underneath a quote by Fidel Castro


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Jenni "JWoww" Farley is a Gives Birth to a Baby Boy & His Name is Adorable
Jenni "JWoww" Farley Welcomes Baby Boy — And His Name is Adorable

Jenni "JWoww" Farley has given birth to her baby boy. 

MORE: Jenni "JWoww" Farley's 15 Best Moments as a Mami

The reality star gave birth to Greyson Valor Mathews on May 5 at 6:03 p.m., which was a little earlier than he was expected to come. 


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Latino Duo Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Sell a Girl's Virginity
Latino Duo Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Sell a Girl's Virginity

A Texas pair was arrested late last week for allegedly trying to vend a young girl’s virginity for $10,000, Fox News Latino reports.

MORE: The Horrifying Ways Sex Traffickers Lure Young Latinas


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Latino Man Sentenced to 25 Years After Killing Prom Date During Rough Sex
Latino Man Sentenced to 25 Years After Killing Prom Date During Rough Sex

On Wednesday, a young Texas man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in the death of his 2014 prom date.

MORE: How a Horrific Parent-Children Murder Impacted a Latino Town in Texas

Eddie Herrera admitted to chocking 17-year-old Jackie Gomez during rough sex in a hotel room after their high school prom two years ago. The young Latino man was found guilty of aggravated assault.


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