Michelle Obama's Spanish Itinerary
By Verky Arcos | 08/09/2010 - 17:27

Although there is much public controversy on Michelle Obama's choice to vacation in Southern Spain with her nine-year-old daughter, Sasha, and friends, we must admit it is a fabulous destination.  Here are a few highlights of their trip:

Wednesday, Day one:  Mother and daughter (along with security and friends) strolled along the cobbled streets of old town Marbella stopping at small shops.


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What Did Mrs. Obama Eat While in Spain? See the Menu!
By Verky Arcos | 08/09/2010 - 15:30

After a five-day tour of the southern region of Spain, First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughter, Sasha, ended their vacation yesterday with lunch at Spain’s royal family retreat on the resort island of Mallorca. King Juan Carlos, who gave a warm welcome to the First Lady by kissing her hand, Queen Sophia, and the fashionable Princess Letizia, greeted them. 


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Poll: Fashion Showdown! First Lady Michelle Obama vs. the Spanish Royals
By Miranda Noland | 08/09/2010 - 12:43

At the end of First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha's vacation in Spain last week, they met the Spanish royal family for lunch in Palma de Mallorca.

The classically beautiful Princess Letizia went head-to-head with America's fashionable First Lady. Mrs. Obama wore a white bow blouse, coral full skirt and shiny gold flats. Princess Letizia (above, right) dressed things up with a white one-shouldered sheath dress with a statement bauble necklace and nude platform sandals.

So, tell us...


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Watch: Second Grader Questions First Lady Michelle Obama on Immigration
By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2010 - 14:30

First Lady Michelle Obama was caught off guard yesterday by a little girl in the second grade. While visiting a local elementary school in Silver Spring, Maryland with Mexican First Lady Margarita Zavala, a precocious little girl worked up the courage to ask Mrs. Obama a question: "My mom... she says that Barack Obama is taking everybody away that doesn't have papers."


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Mexico's President Señor Calderon Goes to Washington
By Miranda Noland | 05/20/2010 - 11:27

Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife paid a special visit to Washington DC this week. First ladies Michelle Obama and Margarita Zavala met with young children at a local elementary school while the President's held a press conference addressing the new immigration laws passed in Arizona. The activities culminated in President Barack Obama hosting a grand state dinner in Mexico's honor


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Our Shining Moments of the Decade
By Mariela Rosario | 12/23/2009 - 17:00

Can you believe it's been 10 years since people were freaking out over Y2K? As we head into a new decade, we thought it would be a great time to reflect on our favorite moments between 2000 and now. We have to hang on to the good times so that they can inspire us and offer hope for a promising future. Here's our little stroll down memory lane...

Mariela Rosario and Shani Saxon-Parrish


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Michelle Obama Rocks Moises de la Renta
By Mariela Rosario | 09/29/2009 - 13:30

Oscar de la Renta has famously criticized First Lady Michelle Obama's fashion choices in the past. First, he lamented her decision to wear only American designers through her first few months in office. Then he talked smack about her choice to wear accessible clothing line J. Crew to high profile events, saying, "I think it’s wrong to go in one direction only."


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What's Up with the First Lady's Hair?
By Angelique Serrano | 08/28/2009 - 17:00

Though we at Latina strive to demonstrate in every issue, in every bit of beauty coverage we do, that all hair textures are beautiful in their natural state, periodically a story will surface to point out that we as a collective American community have a long way to go in terms of understanding and accepting this truth. This week the New York Times ran an article called, “Black Hair, Still Tangled in Politics.” It focused on the first family, specifically First Lady Michelle Obama, and her eldest 11-year-old daughter Malia; more specifically, it focused on their hair.


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Michelle Obama Steps Up to Bat for Sonia Sotomayor
By Mariela Rosario | 06/04/2009 - 12:25

Michelle Obama used a public speaking engagement at a high school graduation as an opportunity to support Judge Sonia Sotomayor, her hubby's pick to replace Justice David Souter—who recently announced that he'd be stepping down from his position on the Supreme Court. 


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Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs at First White House Poetry Slam
By Mariela Rosario | 05/13/2009 - 17:00

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the 2008 Tony award-winning musical In the Heights, was on hand last night as President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the first ever Poetry Slam to be held at the White House.


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