By Fox News Latino | 01/17/2013 - 11:39
Outgoing Labor Secretary Hilda Solis regrets that more people were not hired under her leadership.
She's confident that President Barack Obama will address concerns over diversity in his second-term cabinet.
And now that she's stepping down from her cabinet post as Labor Secretary, she clarified she's still very much in the political game and weighing various options as she returns to her native California.
By Amaris Castillo | 01/10/2013 - 11:44
The country’s first Hispanic labor secretary has backed down from her post.
By Miranda Noland | 02/26/2012 - 23:27
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/30/2011 - 16:00
Smart. Fierce. Ambitious. Fascinating. Those are traits shared by some of the most powerful Latinas in the U.S. and beyond. These women—whether or not you agree with their politics or like their music—are admirable for the tenacity and brains that have put them atop their fields.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/15/2011 - 16:25
President Barack Obama opened his speech at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s annual gala Wednesday night with a joke reminding everyone that Rey Decerega, the institute’s program director, had accidentally broken his lip during a basketball game last November. “Not many people can give the President of the United States stitches on his lip and get away with it,” Obama said.
By Latina Staff | 05/06/2011 - 10:30
Whether it’s a sexy or flashy number, we can count on our Latina celebs to bring it to any red carpet and almost always make the Best Dressed list. But when it’s time to get serious and visit Congress, beauties like Eva Longoria and Shakira can cover up and rock more conservative looks too.
Here's a look at how versatile our Latina stars can be:
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 05/03/2011 - 14:30
Following up on a White House meeting about the vital role of U.S. Latinos in America’s future that included celebrities like Eva Longoria, Gloria and Emilio Estefan and Rosario Dawson last week, the White House on Monday announced a series of nationwide community conversations on the topic and announced a new web page dedicated to Latino issues and initiatives: whitehouse.gov/Hispanic.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/08/2011 - 13:30
In her first major trip since becoming head of the newly created UN Women, the United Nations’ agency for gender equality, Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet celebrated International Women’s Day today in Liberia, alongside the African country’s first female president. It was a joyous moment, with Bachelet taking part in local dances and visiting a market in the capital of Monrovia, but she also spoke to reporters about the serious and crucial issues that UN Women is tackling on behalf of half the world’s population.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/03/2010 - 17:00
Eva Longoria Parker teamed up with the National Museum of the American Latino and joined its commission alongside Emilio Estefan, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to push for the creation of a museum to memorialize the role of Latinos in the U.S.