Columbia Students Post Offensive Photos Dressed in Stereotypical Mexican Garb
Columbia Students Post Offensive Photos Dressed in Stereotypical Mexican Garb
By Latina Staff | 02/25/2014 - 12:30

Sigh. Will they ever learn?

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The "Baby" Names Facebook & Circumcision Have Been Banned by Mexican State
The "Baby" Names Facebook & Circumcision Have Been Banned by Mexican State
By Samantha Leal | 02/20/2014 - 09:31

Well, that escalated quickly.

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Castaway Drifts Ashore After a Year At Sea
By Cristina Arreola | 02/05/2014 - 11:49

A shipwrecked sailor washed ashore on the Marshall Islands after spending over a year adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

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Yandel Hospitalized After Freak ATV Accident
By Cristina Arreola | 12/10/2013 - 09:30

Puerto Rican reggaeton sensation Yandel, of Wisin y Yandel, was hospitalized after a freak accident in Mexico last week. 

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Exorcisms On The Rise In Mexico
Exorcisms On The Rise In Mexico: Many Say Drug Problems & Violence Due To An "Infestation of Demons"
By Cristina Arreola | 12/03/2013 - 14:28

Warning: Don’t read this if you like to sleep at night.

Mexican priests are reportedly overworked and exhausted thanks to a surge in exorcisms and demon activity in the country. According to BBC News, some priests are unable to take new cases, because they are expelling as many as one demon per day. 

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Kathy and David Amaya Reunited
Mother & Son Reunited After 30 Years
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/25/2013 - 09:43

After three decades of separation, Kathy Amaya and her son David Amaya have reunited!

David, now 37, was abducted by his father and taken to live in Mexico when he was a toddler, reports NBC Latino. His mother, who lives in Wisconsin, spent years searching for him.

So touching! Watch their reunion in San Diego below

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Immigrants Held in Freezing Cold Cells: "Your Lips Split"
Immigrants Held in Freezing Cold Cells: "Your Lips Split"
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/20/2013 - 09:37

They call them las hieleras ("the freezers") -- unbearably cold cells at stations along the United States-Mexico border used to hold immigrants who have been caught border crossing.

For a countless amount of days, immigrants are held in rooms where the temperatures are kept so low, that many men, women and children have wound up developing illnesses and suffering from a lack of sleep.

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Disneyland's Viva Navidad
Disneyland Embraces Latino Culture For the Holidays With 'Viva Navidad'!
By Cristina Arreola | 11/19/2013 - 09:48

Disneyland is adding some Latino flair to their Christmas celebrations this year. 

According to Fox News Latino, Disney ¡Viva Navidad! will be taking over Paradise Gardens in Disney California Adventure with a daily celebration inspired by Latino culture. 

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Man With Legs Taken by Mexican Drug Cartel Cycles for Asylum
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/04/2013 - 10:12

In 2011, a businessman by the name of Carlos Gutiérrez fell victim to a vicious attack by drug cartels in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.

For months Gutiérrez, who lived in the northern state with his wife and two children, was being extorted by the Juárez cartel for up to $10,000 a month. He made the payments continuously, but eventually could not keep up with the high demands of the cartel members.

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Marijuana Laws in Latin America
8 Marijuana Laws Throughout Latin America
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/25/2013 - 14:30

A recent Gallup poll revealed that for the first time, Americans are in suppport of legalizing marijuana in the United States. Over the past several years, countries throughout Latin America have passed laws in favor of the cannabis plant. Take a look:

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