By Irasema Romero | 05/10/2011 - 13:29
If you are going to read only one novel this summer, choose one that allows you to explore your own life and its fragility. In Say Her Name (Grove Press; $24, out now), author Francisco Goldman takes us into the most intimate aspects of the love he shared with his late wife Aura Estrada. After she died in a bodysurfing accident while vacationing in Mexico, this Brooklyn-based writer creates the most poignant and heartfelt novel about a mourning widower who narrates Aura’s life and how she transformed his.
By Latina Staff | 05/04/2011 - 17:30
That’s right, ladies! Pitbull (a.k.a Armando Christian Perez) is Latina’s June/July cover model, headlining our Hot Guys Issue, dedicated to all the sexy Latinos we’re crushing on this summer (from Enrique Iglesias to Eduardo Cruz). As Mr. Worldwide himself would say: ¡Que rico!
By Latina Staff | 05/04/2011 - 11:00
Cuban American music sensation Pitbull graces the June-July 2011 cover of Latina magazine’s “Hot Guys Issue,” which hits newsstands on May 17th. This marks the first time in more than two years that a male celebrity has been on Latina’s cover! Here's a taste of what Mr. 305 had to say:
On someone special in his life: “I always tell people that I’m single, bilingual and ready to mingle!”
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.