No Back-to-School for Kids Who Crossed Border in AZ
No Back-to-School for Kids Who Crossed Border in AZ
By Mariela Rosario | 08/25/2010 - 12:15

Tom Horne is on a mission. The wanna-be politician, in the running to become Arizona's next attorney general, is determined to keep kids who can't prove they are American citizens from attending school.


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Mexico to Allow Gay Couples to Adopt
Mexico to Allow Gay Couples to Adopt
By Mariela Rosario | 08/18/2010 - 16:17

Mexico's Supreme Court upheld a law this week allowing gay couples to adopt children in the capital, Districto Federal.


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Paulina Rubio Has Not Decided on Baby Names
By Mariela Rosario | 06/02/2010 - 17:00

Although Paulina Rubio's brother, Enrique, recently blabbed to the press that the pop star and her hubby, Nicolas Vallejo Nagera, have already decided on baby names, it looks like his guesses were just speculation.


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Happy Mother's Day Wishes for Real Latina Mamis
By Mariela Rosario | 05/06/2010 - 17:55

We all love our mothers, and here at Latina.com we wanted to give you, our beloved readers, a chance to tell us all about why your mom is so special. We received so many beautiful submissions on our Facebook and Twitter pages that we were truly overwhelmed. In the end, we could only showcase 10 wonderful mamis and their daughters; but every mother we saw was special in one way or another.


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Wedding Bells are Ringing for Nicole Richie & Joel Madden!
By Mariela Rosario | 02/16/2010 - 10:30

After playing coy for a while, Nicole Richie finally confirmed her engagement to longtime beau Joel Madden yesterday while taping a Late Night with David Letterman show set to air this Friday, Feb. 19. Though the couple has denied that marriage was necessary to cement their bond, a few months ago we reported on rumors that the couple was secretly engaged or possibly even already married.


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Diego Luna & Camila Sodi Expecting Baby Number Two!
By Mariela Rosario | 01/11/2010 - 10:18

Reports have been confirmed that Diego Luna's wife, Camila Sodi, is expecting the couple's second child.

Sodi, 23, is known in Mexico for starring in a handful of films and the 2004 telenovela Inocente de Ti, as well as for her famous family (her aunt is Thalía). She and Luna were married on Feb. 5, 2008. Their first son Jerónimo was born on Aug. 9 of the same year.

Luna, 30, recently confirmed the news via a public statement:


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David Goldman Travels to Brazil to Get His Son
By Mariela Rosario | 12/17/2009 - 15:17

David Goldman and his son are at the center of a very high-profile 5 year long custody battle that may finally be coming to an end. Yesterday, a Brazilian Federal Regional Tribunal court ruled unanimously that a the 16th Federal Court in Rio was correct in ordering Goldman's son, Sean, returned to his father in accordance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.


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Baby Dies After Being Left in Care of 8-Yr-Old Sibling
By Mariela Rosario | 12/10/2009 - 14:18

A mother in Brooklyn, NY was recently arrested after her 11-month-old infant died when she left him, and three siblings, in the care of her 8-year-old son. Denise Gonzalez, 29, left her children alone with their (slightly) older brother so that she could go to Target with her 40-year-old boyfriend, Rafael Colon.

The 8-year-old was left to care for three other kids, ages 6, 3, and 2 as well as the baby, Major Gonzalez. When the parents returned, they found Major was having trouble breathing and had a bruise on his forehead. He died a short time later in the hospital.


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How To Make Your Own Día de los Muertos Cookies
By Mariela Rosario | 10/27/2009 - 17:00

Día de los Muertos is just around the corner and we talked to Gail Dosik, confectionery artist extraordinaire and owner of One Tough Cookie NYC to find out the secrets behind her spooktacular cookies! Here she fills us in on how to create some scary beautiful cookies for the special day. Check out the recipe below:

FOR COOKIES


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Nicole Richie & Joel Madden Break Ground on New Playground for Disadvantaged Kids
By Norell Giancana | 10/23/2009 - 15:14

After a year of fundraising, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden broke ground on a new playground for children at Beyond Shelter’s Broadway Village II in downtown Los Angeles. The new apartment complex, which is located in a neighborhood with one of the highest concentrations of crime and poverty in the city, is home to 50 homeless families. The children of these families are limited to playing inside all day or on a concrete slab outdoors.


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