By Mariela Rosario | 07/16/2010 - 15:00
This week, Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage. Gays and lesbians now have all the same legal rights that marriage gives heterosexual couples. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was a big supporter of the bill, which passed by a close vote with 33 in favor, 27 against and 3 abstentions in Argentina's Senate.
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/30/2010 - 13:00
World Cup fever continues in the Latina offices!
By Mariela Rosario | 04/06/2010 - 16:15
7.2 Earthquake Hits Mexico
Over the weekend, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake ripped through Mexico and Baja California, resulting in injuries to hundreds and three reported deaths. Since the original temblor, there have been 500 aftershocks, causing the governors of both the Mexican state of Baja California and Governor Schwarzenegger to declare states of natural disaster although the damage has been relatively minimal.
By Latina Author | 03/15/2010 - 14:07
In Argentina's male-dominated music scene, a strong, talented group of women are determined to do their own thing. Here, and in the April 2010 issue of Latina, these musical women are featured in their elements, doing what they love.
Click through the slideshow to see video of some of the artists featured here.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/09/2010 - 08:00
Argentina was victorious at the Oscars as Juan Jose Campanella took home the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film for his crime thriller El Secreto de Sus Ojos (The Secret of Their Eyes). The film starred one of the country's most illustrious stars, Ricardo Darín, as a federal police agent obsessed with a the rape and murder of a young woman that he investigated 30 years prior.
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/25/2010 - 09:54
Police believe that a former lingerie model is the leader of one the world’s largest drug gangs. An international arrest warrant is reportedly in affect for Angie Sanselmente Valencia, 30, who recruited gorgeous models she described as “unsuspicious, beautiful angels” to traffic drugs from South America through Cancun, Mexico and into Europe. The women were paid around five thousand dollars for each trip they made and reportedly one model boarded a plane every 24 hours.
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/18/2010 - 09:00
How’s this for bizarre news: more than 200,000 fish were found dead last week in a lake in Northern Argentina. Environmental officials are still figuring out what caused the mass deaths in Lake Ipizca located 621 miles northeast of Buenos Aires.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/16/2010 - 17:00
Former President Juan Perón and his wife Evita are Argentina's most enduring and beloved political figures. Now, they have found a way to give back to the people closest to their hearts from beyond the grave through the sale of over 14,000 artifacts collected from the Perón family estate.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/29/2010 - 14:10
We all know that Argentina is famous for its meat, and we're not just talking beefcakes like Nacho Figueras (though thank you Argentina, for Nacho, too). The South American country is the world's third largest producer of red meat, but in recent years the government has been promoting pork as an alternative to beef since it costs less to produce and they want to diversify the country's meat production.