Latino Love Superstitions
8 Latino Superstitions About Love
By Cristina Arreola | 02/09/2015 - 16:31

With Valentine's Day approaching, everyone has amor on the mind — especially all the single ladies and gentlemen out there.

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Johnny Depp Says He Missed Press Conference Because He Got Attacked by a Chupacabra
Johnny Depp Says He Missed Press Conference Because He Got Attacked by a Chupacabra
By Cristina Arreola | 01/29/2015 - 10:00

After missing a press conference in Tokyo on Tuesday, Johnny Depp showed up the next day with an excuse no one expected.

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TK New Year's Eve Latino Traditions
10 Latino New Year's Eve Traditions
By Latina Staff | 12/29/2014 - 12:35

A new year brings hope for love, money, success, and more. But for many Latinos, none of these wishes will come true without following a few important steps.

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Upside Down Brooms
10 Latino Superstitions We All Grew Up Believing
By Cristina Arreola | 07/20/2014 - 12:00

Many Latinas grew up hearing their fair share of locuras -- old wives' tales that everyone's abuela insisted were the truth!

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7 Latina Superstitions for Friday the 13th
7 Latino Superstitions for Friday the 13th
By Latina Staff | 09/09/2013 - 15:45

With this Friday being the 13th, we thought we'd list a few Latino superstitions we heard from our parents, abuelos and neighbors, growing up.

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Believe It or Not: Latin Superstitions
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2008 - 16:45

As if worrying about black cats and broken mirrors weren’t enough, you also had mami threaten you with facial distortion if you opened the fridge with a hot head. And if you dared to strike her, forget it! Your hand would hang out of your coffin forever (probably after she was through with you). Caught between belief and skepticism, all you knew for sure was that you were not going to test them out. In the spirit of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, here are fifteen other superstitions that still haunt us to this day:

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Pregnancy Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction
By BabyCenter | 10/15/2008 - 12:21

Now that you're pregnant, you've probably heard lots of advice about things you should and shouldn't be doing. A lot of times in Latino culture, these beliefs are based on traditional superstitions. Abuelita
may take them quite seriously, and these old beliefs are a part of our cultural heritage—but, they can also give us a good laugh!

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