George P. Bush Takes Stand Against 'Ignorant Statements' About Hispanics
George P. Bush Takes Stand Against 'Ignorant Statements' About Hispanics
By Latina Staff | 01/17/2014 - 09:03

The son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush isn't pleased with some of the remarks being made about Hispanics.


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Hispanic Millennials Have Less Debt Than Peers
Hispanic Millennials Have Less Debt Than Peers
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 10:02

It’s no secret that today’s millennials are in a serious debt crisis, but it looks like Hispanic youth are coming out ahead of their peers! 

According to a survey conducted by the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. the average millennial carries about $27,800 in debt. Their Hispanic peers, however, carry an average of $18,000.


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About a Third of Hispanics Will Speak Only English at Home by 2020
About a Third of Hispanics Will Speak Only English at Home by 2020
By Samantha Leal | 09/06/2013 - 15:30

A new study has found that 34 percent of Hispanics will speak only English at home by 2020, up from 25 percent. The study, conducted by the Pew Research Center, also found that three-fourths of all Hispanics ages 5 and older speak Spanish, but that number is projected to fall to two-thirds by 2020.


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Hispanic or Latino? Apparently, We Don't Care
Hispanic or Latino? Apparently, We Don't Care
By Amaris Castillo | 07/29/2013 - 11:00

A new poll suggests that Latinos don’t care whether they get called a “Hispanic” or “Latino,” the Huffington Post Latino Voices reports.


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Hispanics As Majority is Soon to Become the New Normal
Hispanics As Majority is Soon to Become the New Normal
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/14/2013 - 11:11

Bueno mi gente, we are on a roll this week! First, we found out that 'Upscale Hispanics' could be the answer to healing our middle class, and then Jennifer Lopez revealed how we Latinos in the United States are finally realizing our power.


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Latino Graduates More Likely to Enroll in College Than Non-Hispanic Whites
Latino Graduates More Likely to Enroll in College Than Non-Hispanic Whites
By Sugey Palomares | 05/10/2013 - 11:35

Latinos are enrolling into college more than ever. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, a record seven out of ten (or 69%) of Latino high school graduates enrolled into college during fall 2012. In contrast, the results are 2% higher than non-Hispanic whites and 6% higher than African Americans.


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Hispanics earn less than Whites and Asians
Study Suggests Hispanic College Graduates Earn Less than Whites
By Irasema Romero | 05/26/2011 - 16:11

A recent study by Georgetown University revealed that choosing the right major in college is especially important for Hispanics, who annually earn up to $36,000 less than white and Asian college graduates.

Even with a degree in mechanical engineering, with which Hispanics earn the highest salary at $70,000, graduates still received $13,000 less than their white counterparts.


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CENSUS: Latino Population Growth Outpaces Estimates
CENSUS 2010: Latino Population Growth Outpaces Estimates
By Mariela Rosario | 03/15/2011 - 15:15

A new Pew Hispanic Center study of the recently released 2010 Census results shows that the growth of the Latino community in the United States outpaced all of the previous estimates. Out of the thirty-three states for which the census bureau has released a count of the Latino population, twenty-eight had more Hispanics than expected. In fact, Latinos have accounted for most of the discrepancy between 2010 Census counts and census estimates of states' total populations.


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Where are all the Hispanics?
Where Are All the Hispanics?
By Stacey Rivera | 10/15/2010 - 11:00

The Democrats are looking for Latinos, the CIA is looking for Latinos, the Girl Scouts are looking for Latinos…the news this week has been full of stories of organizations that feel we are lacking in participation.

According to our Editorial Director, Galina Espinoza, the Democrats can’t find us because they aren’t paying enough attention to our core needs, including education reform and while we are loyal, that doesn’t mean we will blindly vote.


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Report: Hispanics Live Longer than Other Americans
Report: Hispanics Live Longer than Other Americans
By Lee Hernandez | 10/14/2010 - 11:38

For the first time ever, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services collected national life expectancy data for the Hispanic population and what they found is that Hispanics live longer than whites and blacks, USA Today reports.


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