Meet the Latina Fighting Mass Incarceration Through Music, Taina Asili
Meet the Latina Fighting Mass Incarceration Through Music, Taína Asili
By Raquel Reichard | 01/25/2016 - 13:25

Taína Asili brings the same resistance rooted in the Afro-Caribbean rhythms she fuses to create music that calls for an end to mass incarceration.


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Exclusive: Marine Veteran, J.W. Cortes, Shines on Fox’s 'Gotham'
Exclusive: Marine Veteran J.W. Cortes Shines on Fox’s 'Gotham'
By Jesus Trivino | 11/11/2015 - 12:45

In real life and on TV, J.W. Cortes takes out the bad guys.


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EXCLUSIVE: Latina Politicians Discuss New Coalition Tackling Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
WATCH: Puerto Rican Politicians Start Coalition to Tackle Island's Debt Crisis
By Raquel Reichard | 10/16/2015 - 13:53

While the world predicts Puerto Rico’s Armageddon, a few politicians with roots on la isla are coming together and demanding that Capitol Hill offers the U.S. territory the life support it deserves.


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Accents Video
WATCH: This Brilliant Video Proves That All Latin American Accents Are Different
By Stephanie Jerez | 10/08/2015 - 17:48

Watch to find out how Puerto Ricans replace their "Rs" with "Ls", how Dominicans speak faster then the speed of light, and so much more.  


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10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 07/31/2015 - 12:01

Considered outlaws in their heyday, New York's most prominent radical Latino group – the Young Lords – have recently been gifted well-deserved 


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Puerto Rican Day Parade Cuts Ties With Daily News
Why the Puerto Rican Day Parade is Cutting Ties With New York Daily News
By Raquel Reichard | 06/19/2015 - 12:11

The New York Daily News lost its marketing and advertising partnership with the Puerto Rican Day Parade a


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10 Reasons the U.S. Should Free Oscar López Rivera
8 Reasons the U.S. Should Free Oscar López Rivera
By Raquel Reichard | 06/19/2015 - 10:54

In 1981, Oscar López Rivera, 72, was convicted of seditious conspiracy.


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Culture Shock: 5 Signs You’re Puerto Rican
Culture Shock: 5 Signs You’re Puerto Rican
By Latina Staff | 06/11/2015 - 16:43

Weeeeeeepppppppaaaaaaa! It’s almost time for the Puerto Rican Day Parade, and we’re prepping with legendary spinner, DJ Enuff aka Big Spanish.


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WATCH: Puerto Ricans & Dominicans Hilariously Attempt to Prove Who is Best
WATCH: Puerto Ricans & Dominicans Hilariously Attempt to Prove Who is Best
By Stephanie Jerez | 05/11/2015 - 16:50

The battle that has been going on since the beginning of time: PR vs. DR. Seriously, does anyone really know when or why this "feud" began?


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WATCH: Funny Puerto Rican Guy Shows You How to Make Coquito
WATCH: Funny Puerto Rican Guy Shows You How to Make Coquito
By Stephanie Jerez | 01/09/2015 - 15:16

Dancing with the blender is an essential part in making the perfect coquito Elizardi Castro it is! Castro creates a rhythmic atmosphere where measuring cups are nonsense, sound effects are crucial and a quick Merengue to help mix the drink is a must! 


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