Ricky Martin: The Hottest Man on the Newsstand!
Ricky Martin: The Hottest Man on the Newsstand!
By Lee Hernandez | 01/11/2012 - 15:20

The month of February is home to Valentine's Day, so naturally there are going to be some seriously hot guys on the cover of magazines! We know we're partial, but the hottest man on the newsstand this month is our very own RICKY!


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Ricky Martin
Go Behind the Scenes with Ricky Martin at Latina Magazine's Cover Shoot!
By Lee Hernandez | 01/06/2012 - 11:27

Latin music icon Ricky Martin graces the cover of Latina magazine’s February 2012 issue, and only we have your exclusive behind-the-scenes look at his sexy Miami photo shoot!


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10 Latinas On What They Hate Most About the Holidays
10 Latinas On What They Hate Most About the Holidays
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 18:18

We all have a bone to pick about the holiday season.

Whether it’s the overwhelming pressure to buy everyone in your family a gift – or the claustrophobic feeling that results from visits to the mall – it can be difficult sometimes to find a reason to smile around this time. By no means do we want to be pessimistic about the holidays – it is definitely a joyous time. We were just curious, so we brought this question to Latina’s readers on our Facebook page:


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Sheriff Joe Arpaio
U.S. Justice Department Takes Stand Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 16:30

The self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” is in trouble with the U.S. Department of Justice. According to America’s Voice Online, Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s reign may end soon, as a result of a three-year investigation conducted by the department. Those familiar with Arpaio know of his controversial practices aimed at cracking down illegal immigration, and the fierce criticism he has received because of it.


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Sheila E
EXCLUSIVE: Sheila E. On The Lack Of Latina Drummers in the Music Industry
By Lee Hernandez | 11/30/2011 - 16:26

We recently asked half-Mexican drummer Sheila E., best known for her work with Prince, George Duke and Ringo Starr, why there aren’t many well-known Latina drummers in the music industry—and here’s what the Latina icon had to say:


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Sheila E/Nicole Richie
EXCLUSIVE: Sheila E. On Nicole Richie: “She’s Mexican—It’s In Her Blood”
By Lee Hernandez | 11/28/2011 - 15:10

Because Nicole Richie was raised by an adoptive father (soul singer Lionel Richie), and his then-wife Brenda Harvey—but her biological parents are musician named Peter Michael Escovedo and her Aunt Sheila Escovedo's then executive assistant named Karen—people always wonder if the socialite/reality star identifies as Latina.


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New Redistricting Plan Marks Victory for Latinos in Texas
New Redistricting Plan Marks Victory for Latinos in Texas
By Amaris Castillo | 11/28/2011 - 14:00

After an arduous battle surrounding a controversy over the state’s congressional redistricting, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) released a statement recently about a new court-proposed plan that promises Latinos increased electoral opportunity in Texas. According to MALDEF, a new redistricting plan was released by three federal judges in San Antonio that will improve the representation for Latinos in Texas.


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70 Reasons To Love Being Latina in 2011!
70 Reasons To Love Being Latina in 2011!
By Latina Staff | 11/24/2011 - 13:21

It's Thanksgiving so we figured it was the perfect time to take a look back at the moments and people in 2011 that made us the most proud and thankful to be a part of the beautiful, diverse and brilliant community of Latinos in the United States. Click through our special flip book presentation online and then download it to share with your family & friends!


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10 Latinas Give Thanks Today
10 Latinas Give Thanks Today
By Amaris Castillo | 11/24/2011 - 10:00

In the spirit of Thanksgiving today, we asked Latina’s readers on our Facebook page to tell us what they’re most thankful for. We all have something in mind. The outpouring of stories was both overwhelming and touching – thanks to those who responded.

While we couldn’t pick everyone’s comment, here's what ten Latinas had to share:


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Latino College Enrollment Skyrockets
A New High for Latinos in College
By Amaris Castillo | 11/03/2011 - 11:00

Great  and hopeful news for Latinos across the country; the numbers of Latinos enrolling in college have spiked to unparalleled levels across California and the U.S!

Pew Center Report: Record Number of Latino Kids in College


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