By Irasema Romero | 04/04/2011 - 20:00
Every Monday night, Quiero Mis Quince on MTV Tr3s introduces us to teenagers who are pulling all of the stops to have the best party of their lives. But Chastity, who was featured in last night’s episode, reminded us that sometimes we are happier when we share the spotlight. She spoke to Latina.com about allowing her mother a time to shine and how she dealt with the recent death of her uncle Santos.
Read our exclusive interview with Chastity below.
Your mom didn’t have a quinceañera growing up. How was planning the party with her?
By Latina Staff | 04/04/2011 - 09:00
For the first time in Latina magazine's 15-year history, a mother and daughter are sharing the cover! In the May issue, the regional Mexican music mogul and her daughter Chiquis open up about building a family empire and having their family life filmed for their hit reality show, I Love Jenni. The Latina cover shoot will be prominently featured in the new episode, airing Saturday, April 9th at 2 p.m. on mun2.
By Verky Arcos | 03/16/2011 - 09:56
In life there are ups and downs and in marriage, you commit to "better or worse, in sickness and health," right? Well, after being engaged I knew I was ready to take that on. I envisioned Hec and I as two little old people taking care of one another and having silly, unimportant bickering like only two people that have spent their entire lives together can do.
By Irasema Romero | 03/15/2011 - 09:45
During our lifetime, we are constantly asking ourselves: Who are we, really?
That is what author Sandra Rodriguez Barron seeks to answer in Stay With Me (Harper Paperbacks; $15, out now) through the lives of five siblings, who as toddlers were found together inside the cabin of a luxury boat after a devastating hurricane hit Puerto Rico’s western coast in 1979. They are left without a trace of their personal history or any link to their past lives.
By Latina Staff | 03/14/2011 - 14:30
Growing up, my dad was the epitome of the Latin father—or as we would say jokingly, he was a machista. My mother would make dinner, set the table, and then wait on him hand and foot. Whenever he wanted something, like a spoon, rather than get up and get it himself, he would ask us to get it and joke, “That’s why God gave me three daughters.” Yes, I know you are cringing as you read this, but I’m sure many of you can relate.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2011 - 09:28
Our American Idol contest winner Christie Reid chatted with Lynda Lopez on the red carpet of the first live results, telling the Latina columnist, "Latina and American Idol made my dream come true tonight!" Reid won a trip to LA to watch the show and access to the after party for the top 13 finalists, where she got to meet all of her favorite contestants. Watch the video below!
By Latina Staff | 03/07/2011 - 09:01
Star of the hit ABC sitcom Better with You, JoAnna Garcia Swisher graces the April cover of Latina magazine, on newsstands March 15th! The Cuban American actress opens up to us about her recent marriage to New York Yankees slugger Nick Swisher, how they nurture their long-distance relationship and their plans for the future.
On her favorite wedding moment: “The minute I saw Nick at the end of the aisle, as I was talking towards him with my father on my arm – I’ll never forget it.”
By Mariela Rosario | 03/07/2011 - 09:00
Check out our exclusive behind the scenes video with April cover girl JoAnna Garcia Swisher! She dishes all about how it feels to be a newlywed, being a baseball wife and how she finds peace amid their hectic schedules. Check it out below: