Adela Quezada
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Business Owner Adela Quezada
By Valerie Tejeda | 02/26/2013 - 14:30

Adela Quezada is the owner of Juice it Up!, a franchise smoothie and juice bar chain that specializes in blended-to-order real fruit smoothies located in Fontana, California. After experiencing abuse for most of her childhood, Adela ran away from Mexico to the United States when she was just 18. Today, Adela not only has a happy family life but she is also a successful entrepreneur and small business owner. We spoke to Adela about her business and passion for the Latino community,


Read more
Majoriet Matute
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Philanthropist Marjoriet Matute
By Valerie Tejeda | 02/20/2013 - 12:56

Marjoriet Matute is the founder of Devin and Tristan Give Back, a charity that raises awareness for different issues, collects toys and helps with anything else that is needed in communities. The non-profit organization has various collections throughout the year to help support the organizations that need their help. They work hard to support those in need any way they can.


Read more
Wanda Arriaga
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Actress Wanda Arriaga
By Jill Pankow | 02/13/2013 - 10:50

Puerto Rican Wanda Arriaga does it all. She’s an actress, former professor, writer and voiceover actress -- and if that isn’t enough, she’s also the mom to two young children. Talk about having a full plate! Never satisfied settling for the way things are, Arriaga is committed to propelling herself forward in her career, even when that’s meant writing roles for herself instead of waiting for them to come to her. She’s constantly finding ways to make money doing jobs that she’s passionate about while remaining incredibly dedicated to her husband and children.


Read more
Iliana
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Actress & Philanthropist, Iliana Guibert McGinnis
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/20/2012 - 13:28

Iliana Guibert McGinnis is an actress and philanthropist. When she's not on stage, shooting a commercial, or working on an independent film project -- she dedicates her time and energy to giving back to her community.


Read more
April Unscripted
April Unscripted: Say Hello to the “Real House Wife” of Bronx County
By April Hernandez-Castillo | 01/13/2012 - 10:32

Happy New Year! So, you finally made it through the holidays, mommy’s comida, tons of shopping and a little extra weight gained; well over the holidays I met with a young lady who is a newlywed and who I had not seen in a while.


Read more
Sandra Vergara
EXCLUSIVE: 'Fright Night' Star Sandra Vergara Clears Up Her Relationship with Sofia Vergara
By Lee Hernandez | 08/15/2011 - 19:49

Contrary to Internet belief, Sandra Vergara—one of the stars of the new horror movie, Fright Night (opening August 19th)—is not Sofia Vergara's sister. "She's my first cousin," the sweet Colombian actress tells Latina.com. "We were raised together when we were little, and she's someone I respect a lot because she's family."


Read more
Eva Longoria’s Learning Sign Language
By Amaris Castillo | 06/13/2011 - 16:15

It looks as though Eva Longoria is picking up a new language! The 36-year-old star of Desperate Housewives recently announced at the 9th Annual GLAD Benefit Extravaganza that she is learning sign language to be able to communicate with her deaf fans. 

“I’ve had a lot of deaf people who have bought my [cook] book and I’ve been able to talk to them about what my favorite recipe is and what to cook,” she said. 


Read more