By Samantha Leal | 08/14/2012 - 17:00
More than half of all babies born in Brazil are born via cesarean section. That number jumps to 82 percent for women with private health insurance. But that trend may be turning, as Brazilian mothers fight for natural births in a country with one of the highest cesarean rates in the world.
By Verky Arcos | 05/04/2012 - 12:22
Francisco Costa, Women’s Creative Director to the popular high-end fashion brand Calvin Klein collection, is the newest designer to jump on the “affordable” bandwagon. Known for his minimalistic and chic aesthetic, Costa will be teaming up with Macy’s to create a limited edition dress line. This will be Francisco’s first time creating a collection at this price point, with dresses ranging from $135-$180.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/26/2012 - 11:29
It’s not so much a car and an open road that inspired Céu’s third studio album – it was the journey. The Brazilian singer, who first captivated us with her self-titled album back in 2007, is releasing her latest album with Six Degrees Records titled Caravana Sereia Bloom.
By Verky Arcos | 11/29/2011 - 14:15
The madness was in full swing backstage before the Victoria’s Secret fashion show (airing tonight on CBS at 10PM), but we were able to sneak in a few questions for a few of our favorite Latina Angels to answer. Here’s a peek inside their world:
What is the one thing that makes you feel the most sexy?
By Lee Hernandez | 10/28/2011 - 15:30
In the new Showtime drama Homeland, Brazilian actress Morena Baccarin plays a woman who is married to one man and in love with another. Baccarin, who is best known for her roles on hit sci-fi shows like V and Serenity, spoke to Latina.com about her character's love triangle on the show, why her topless scenes aren't gratuitous at all, and w
By Amaris Castillo | 10/07/2011 - 10:30
We know Gisele Bündchen is raking in the dough! The 31-year-old Brazilian supermodel is the face of a slew of campaigns, including Victoria’s Secret (of course!), Esprit, and the lingerie brand Hope, and it all adds up—so it was no surprise to us when we learned that Bündchen made the Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-earning women.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/10/2011 - 11:00
After suspected cocaine smugglers from Peru raided a jungle area in western Brazil, a lost Indian tribe that claimed the area as its home vanished according to Brazilian officials. Indian affairs experts in the largest South American country believe that the tribe might have run away in fear after the suspected smugglers raided a Brazilian guard post that was protecting them. Almost 50 pounds of cocaine were found in the area by police officials and, according to a statement, a man who had been deported for drug trafficking this past March was arrested.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/06/2011 - 15:30
Debora Lyra, also known as Miss Brazil, was held up at gunpoint in front of her condominium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, according to multiple press reports. Lyra was robbed of her purse, cellular phone and her car, which was given to her as the winner of the Miss Brazil pageant last year. The 2010 beauty queen expressed her reaction via Twitter, she wrote: “How much longer will these criminals do this? I was just robbed in front of my house.”