By Raquel Reichard | 02/03/2016 - 11:37
With all combat positions available to women, military officials are suggesting that they, like men, should also be required to r
By Latina Staff | 03/21/2013 - 09:00
In honor of Twitter's 7th birthday today (who doesn't love communicating using less characters?), we rounded up a list of 16 Latino celebs who have the BIGGEST (and most powerful) Twitter armies! These Internet clans are here to serve and protect these celebs.
Check them out here & happy birthday, Twitter!
By Jill Pankow | 11/16/2012 - 12:17
We love to hear stories about strong, Latina women making a positive impact on their community. For Army wife Janet Sanchez, however, her hard work and giving spirit allowed her an opportunity she never imagined – she got to meet her idol, Oprah!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/11/2011 - 14:00
One genre in which Latino actors have always found a home is the war movie—whether they are playing Latino characters or not. In any case, there have been some great, entertaining and even funny portrayals of those who have gone to war.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/27/2011 - 12:48
Before he was a TV star, J.R. Martinez was an infantryman in the U.S. Army. During his deployment to Iraq in 2003, the Salvadoran served as a Humvee driver, and when his left front tire hit a landmine, Martinez suffered burns to more than 40 percent of his body. Since then, the Army vet has undergone 33 cosmetic and skin graft surgeries.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/09/2009 - 10:00
In a report released yesterday, Amnesty International accused the Mexican Army of committing numerous human rights violations, including torture and forced dissapearances in the country's ongoing war against the drug cartels. The human rights watchdog group also accuses local authorities of ignoring the abuses and failure to investigate the allegations.