Julian Castro at the Democratic National Convention on September 4, 2012
5 Things You May Not Know About San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro
By Sugey Palomares | 09/05/2012 - 16:00

Mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro received praise and a standing ovation as the first Latino to deliver a keynote speech during last night’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 37-year-old politician touched on immigration, education, and his family’s legacy.


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Michelle Obama speaks in Miami Lakes, Florida in July 2012
Michelle Obama on Immigration Reform: "There is Nothing More Critical Than Keeping Families Together"
By Samantha Leal | 07/17/2012 - 09:47

As her husband President Barack Obama tries to win reelection, Michelle Obama aired her thoughts on immigration to Univision, saying "there is nothing more critical than keeping families together." This comes after Michelle participated in an internet-broadcast discussion with six Hispanic mothers and their thoughts on health care reform and other topics of interest -- including immigration. 

Immigration reform, Michelle assured, would be one of the "top priorities, and it's essential."


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Ann Romney and Mitt Romney at the Illinois Primary in Chicago in May 2012
Election 2012: An Open Letter to Ann Romney
By Viviana Hurtado | 07/12/2012 - 14:42

Dear Mrs. Romney,

Like millions of women, I watched First Lady Michelle Obama rock it as she sat down with Latina mothers for a chat sponsored by the Hispanic mom lifestyle-focused website Mamiverse.  I thought, when will your husband’s campaign start to aggressively reach out to Hispanic voters? 


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Daily Chisme: Eva Longoria
Daily Chisme: Eva Longoria Hurt After Fender-Bender? And Adele Says No to Being “Skinny Mini”
By Sugey Palomares | 02/10/2012 - 10:10

Happy Friday! Check out our latest roundup of juicy chisme below:


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Penelope Cruz Gives Fur The Cold Smolder for Sexy New PETA Billboard
Penelope Cruz Refuses to Wear Fur, Poses for PETA
By Jill Pankow | 02/03/2012 - 11:25

Crowds heading to New York Fashion Week next week aren’t going to be able to help themselves from noticing one 70 ft fashion statement. PETA’s newest spokesmodel for the anti-cruelty to animals organization is none other than the sultry Spanish star Penelope Cruz. The actress’s intensely beautiful eyes will look down from a giant billboard atop Madison Square Garden next to a caption that reads: “Give fur the cold shoulder.”


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Black Eyed Peas and Big Time Rush
Black Eyed Peas & Big Time Rush to Perform at White House Tree Lighting Ceremony
By Adriana Rivera | 12/01/2011 - 16:00

Big Time Rush and the Black Eyed Peas are slated to perform at the National Christmas Tree Lighting tonight, Dec. 1, according to PerezHilton.com.

Half-Dominican, half-Venezuelan member of Big Time Rush, Carlos Pena, and part-Mexican Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie will celebrate the national tree lighting with President Obama and his family.


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Obama
President Obama on the Latino Education Crisis, the Dream Act & What He Loves About Hispanic Culture
By Galina Espinoza | 10/13/2011 - 15:11

In an unprecedented conversation, the American president talks to Latina about everything from whether there is a Latino education crisis to what it will take to get the Dream Act passed—and even shares what he loves about our culture (mole, anyone?).


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Healthy Eating Tips for Junk Food Addict Selena Gomez—And You Too!
By Latina Staff | 06/16/2011 - 12:30

Selena Gomez recently admitted that part of the reason she fell so sick over the weekend was that she is a junk food addict and was not eating right. With a schedule as crazy as hers, this is something that the former Disney teen queen really has to stay on top of—unless she wants to find herself in the hospital again! We can't really blame her, when life gets crazy busy (as it always seems to be for Gomez) it's hard to take the time out to really take care of yourself. 


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Gloria & Michelle
WATCH: Michelle Obama Boogies Down to Gloria Estefan
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/19/2011 - 15:30

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama seem to have a thing for Latin music and we love it!


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