By Cristina Arreola | 12/10/2013 - 17:34
A Mexican teenager was hospitalized for a gruesome injury after injecting Krokodil into her genitals.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/08/2013 - 09:42
An 18-year-old Miami teen died on Tuesday after being Tasered by police.
According to Miami New Times, Miami Beach Police caught Israel Hernandez tagging a former McDonald's building near near 71st Street and Collins Avenue before fatally Tasering him.
"I just cant believe it," Hernandez's best friend Rafael Lynch told Miami New Times. "I still have his hat and his board. They still smell like him. It's crazy."
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 16:40
It's crazy to think a teenager would actually fake their own kidnapping in order to nab a lot of cash from their parents, but it's true.
According to ABC News, 19-year-old Mexican Arely Soto faked her own kidnapping so that she could get money to go on vacations with her ex-boyfriend and four other friends.
By Samantha Leal | 07/15/2012 - 11:00
Bella Thorne, the 14-year-old Disney star, recently revealed to the Huffington Post that many people don't believe her when she announces her Latin roots.
By Samantha Leal | 07/02/2012 - 12:39
Two teens were shot in a park in Portland, Texas on June 23, one of them fatally. Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, were found in knee-deep grass in a nature area park in Portland by a couple that Saturday morning, reported Corpus Christi Caller Times. Olgin, whose father is Hispanic, was found dead.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/09/2012 - 11:18
Zoraida Córdova is the author of the fantasy fiction young adult book series, The Vicious Deep. The Ecuadorian writer takes readers on a journey into a mystical world, where a lifeguard-turned-merman is fighting for his life and searching for his true self. Córdova’s love for her homeland and childhood acculturation greatly inspired her first novel, which is already getting praise as one of the best summer reads for teens since its release earlier this month.
By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2012 - 15:47
Two racist teens, including a half-Cuban student, are suffering the backlash of producing a xenophobic video about African Americans. The girls have been asked to leave Gainesville High School in Florida and apologize to their community and fellow peers. In the video that lasts about 15 minutes, the girls make hurtful comments like, "You can understand what we are saying, our accents, we use actual words. Black people do not."
By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2012 - 11:29
Demi Lovato is getting real and uncensored about the struggles that come with recovery for MTV's new documentary Demi Lovato: Stay Strong. In 2010, the 19-year-old singer and actress entered a rehabilitation center in Chicago where she spent a few months battling an eating disorder and deep emotional issues rooted from her childhood.
By Jill Pankow | 02/20/2012 - 09:02
Twenty-year-old Amy Davila has her eye on the prize. She consistently uses her rampant creativity to better herself and prop open the door for opportunity to come rushing her way. Her drive to continue to push herself toward greater things has encouraged others to pursue their dreams and is the reason we have chosen her to be our inspiring young Latina this week!
By Jill Pankow | 02/14/2012 - 14:26
Whoever said big names don’t make time for the little people should spend a day with couple Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber. The multi-talented part-Mexican and her famous beau are two celebrity big wigs who take the time to appreciate their devotees. Recently, the lovebirds took time out of their hectic schedules to pause and pose with some fans, according to Hollywood Life.