Latinas and Skin Cancer: Facts You Should Know
Latinas and Skin Cancer: Facts You Should Know
By Celia Shatzman | 05/10/2013 - 11:59

Think skin cancer is not your problem? Think again.

Despite what you may have heard, it’s not just white people who are at risk for skin cancer. “The most common question I get from patients is, ‘Why did I get skin cancer if I’m brown?” says Puerto Rican dermatologist Maritza Perez, an associate clinical professor at Columbia University in New York. “They’re totally in shock.” That supposed immunity is just one of many popular misconceptions, says Dr. Perez, who helps us separate fact from fiction by debunking five common myths:


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10 Latina Celebrities Who Stand Up for Women’s Rights
By Sugey Palomares | 05/09/2013 - 15:57

Viva la mujer! Latina celebrities love standing up for women's rights and dedicating their time to giving back. Here are 10 stars who have proven to have big hearts for the cause. How do you give back to your community?


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Gina DeJesus
Gina DeJesus and Two Cleveland Kidnap Victims Used as Sex Slaves
By Sugey Palomares | 05/08/2013 - 10:46

New disturbing details have emerged about the Cleveland kidnapping case. Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23, and Michelle Knight, 32, who escaped their abusers after being held in captivity for a decade, were raped, beaten, and forced to wear dog leashes while naked.


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Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus
Update: Three Women Missing for a Decade Found Alive (Video)
By Sugey Palomares | 05/07/2013 - 15:16

Three kidnapping victims who disappeared at different times when they were teens a decade ago were rescued on Monday in Cleveland, Ohio. Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23, and Michelle Knight, 32, were saved after a neighbor heard a cry for help from Berry and managed to kick down the door.


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Demi Lovato at the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival
LISTEN: Demi Lovato Streams New Album 'Demi'
By Sugey Palomares | 05/07/2013 - 14:07

Lovatics don’t have to wait until May 14th to listen to Demi Lovato’s new album, Demi. The 20-year-old pop star let fans preview her edgy album and tweeted yesterday, “Who wants to hear my album RIGHT NOW???” It took no time for listeners to flock to the site, which, thankfully, continues to stream the 13 songs.


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J.Lo and Pitbull's Beach Video Shoot for "Live It Up"
Gunshots Fired Near J.Lo and Pitbull's Beach Video Shoot for "Live It Up"
By Sugey Palomares | 05/06/2013 - 15:12

Life isn’t always diamonds and dance parties for Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull. The Cuban rapper and Boricua pop star were escorted off the set of their music video shoot for “Live It Up” in Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park this weekend after three gunshots were heard nearby.


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Newlywed Bride and 4 Others Killed in Limo Fire
Bride-to-Be and 4 Others Killed in Limo Fire
By Sugey Palomares | 05/06/2013 - 10:07

A bride-to-be and eight of her friends were celebrating a girls’ night out when suddenly their stretch limo went into flames while on a San Francisco Bay bridge Saturday night. One of the passengers complained about smelling smoke. By the time the driver pulled over and got out, the ride was in flames. Five of the nine women were trapped inside and died at the scene, including bride-to-be, Neriza Fojas.


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4 Infamous Latina On-Stage Mishaps!
5 Embarrassing On-Stage Mishaps!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/06/2013 - 09:30

We can guarantee that every celebrity dreads an on-stage mishap/incident. That includes Selena Gomez's ex-novio, Justin Bieber. The 19-year-old was attacked by a zealous fan in Dubai recently while he performed "Believe" on the piano. According to People, the male fan grabbed the Biebs from behind, even knocking the piano off its legs.


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The Big Wedding movie poster
Commentary: Latinas Are Either Saints or Whores, According to New Movie
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/05/2013 - 16:00

I’m one of those girls who’s a sucker for romantic comedies. Yes, I said it. I simply love any movie that takes a couple who just can’t seem to get their act together and ends with them finding their happily ever after.

I don’t care if the plot is kind of silly. I don’t care if the acting is awful. I don’t even necessarily care that the dialogue is dry and the chemistry isn’t ideal. I just want to see that love-conquers-all finale that always brightens my day and puts a smile on my single-girl-in-the-city face.


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Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Blasts Mariah Carey on Twitter: The History of Their Idol-Size Drama
By Latina Staff | 05/03/2013 - 09:42

Thought the drama between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj was over? Think again. The American Idol judges started taking jabs at each other again this week. During Wednesday night's show, Mimi made a backhanded comment towards Nicki while critiquing one of the contestants and said, "Again, back to the Billboard Hot 100, No. 1 song, which you just performed -- which is difficult to get; not everybody has that."


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