The Countries of Origin of U.S. Latinos Identified
The Countries of Origin of U.S. Latinos Identified
By Latina Staff | 10/21/2013 - 10:06

The U.S. Census Bureau released a data visualization gallery to highlight the distribution of the Latino population by specific origin throughout the United States.

The census mapped 22 different groups of origin for those who identified as Hispanic or Latino on the 2010 census. According to the maps, Mexico ranks as the country of origin with the highest population number in the U.S.


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Report: 1.4 Latino Adults Identify as LGBT
Report: 1.4 Million Latino Adults Identify as LGBT
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/03/2013 - 15:00

According to a new report by the UCLA Williams Institute, an estimated 1.4 million of adult Latinos in the United States consider themselves lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) and 29 percent of Latino same-sex couples are raising children.


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Mitt Romney Still Doesn't Get Why He Lost the Latino Vote
Mitt Romney Still Doesn't Get Why He Lost the Latino Vote
By Latina Staff | 10/01/2013 - 10:45

Mitt Romney doesn't believe it was his stance on immigration that made him lose the Latino vote, but rather, Latinos didn't understand his position when it came to immigration reform.


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Justina Machado and Ricardo Chavira for Welcome to the Family
This Fall, Latinos Represented Well on TV
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/10/2013 - 14:14

We weren't lying when we said this season's TV lineup was going to be filled with Latinos!

This fall season will include the highest representation of Latino actors ever, Fox News Latino reports.


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7 Latina Superstitions for Friday the 13th
7 Latino Superstitions for Friday the 13th
By Latina Staff | 09/09/2013 - 15:45

With this Friday being the 13th, we thought we'd list a few Latino superstitions we heard from our parents, abuelos and neighbors, growing up.


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Latino College Enrollment Increased While Overall Enrollment Numbers Declined
Latino College Enrollment Increased While Overall Enrollment Numbers Declined
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/09/2013 - 13:11

The U.S. Census Bureau released a report stating that fall 2012 college enrollment fell by nearly half a million in comparison to 2011. But the good news is: Hispanics did not fall into this trend!


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Latino photographer sues Kanye West
Kanye West Sued By Latino Paparazzo After Airport Scuffle
By Fox News Latino | 08/23/2013 - 14:04

The photographer who claims he was attacked by Kanye West at Los Angeles International Airport hired high-profile lawyer Gloria Allred to sue the superstar rapper.

Daniel Ramos, a Los Angeles-based video photographer, filed the lawsuit Wednesday claiming assault, battery, negligence and violation of civil rights. He is suing for unspecified damages.


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Texas Town Trying to Suppress Latino Voters
Texas Town Trying to Suppress Latino Voters
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/22/2013 - 18:00

Houston suburb, Pasadena, is reportedly taking steps to make it harder for voters to elect Latino candidates.

The Huffington Post reports that the mayor of the town, Johnny Isabel, is proposing Pasadena make demographic changes to its current voting system.


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Steve King Says Latino Immigrants Come From a 'Violent Civilization'
Steve King Says Latino Immigrants Come From a 'Violent Civilization'
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/14/2013 - 09:19

It seems Iowa Congressman Steve King is on a roll lately with his comments about Latino immigrants.

Following his recent comments about DREAMers, King is now saying that Latinos come from a "violent civilization" and therefore will bring more violence to the United States.


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Paul Marquez mugshot
Man Arrested for Attempting to Sell Girlfriend's Baby on Craigslist
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/07/2013 - 11:52

It's hard to believe anyone would ever think of putting a baby up for sale, but this one young Latino did just that.

Fox News Latino reports that police arrested 23-year-old Staten Island, New York resident Paul Marquez, after he tried to sell his girlfriend's two-month-old daughter on Craigslist for $100.


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