By Ana Flores | My life is eclectic. Mi vida la vivo de muchos colores y sabores. What I read and share is just as unexpected at times. Enjoy!
Nunca me consideré una líder. Siempre era demasiado tímida, demasiado callada, demasiado la última en ser seleccionada para ni tan siquiera creer que …
When I was about six years old, my mother took me to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. It was a trip that I will never forget. In fact, it was a …
The United States is now the world’s second largest Spanish-speaking country after Mexico, according to a new study published by the prestigious Instituto Cervantes.
The report says there are 41 million native Spanish speakers in the US plus a further 11.6 million who are bilingual, mainly the …Spain
If you want truly healthy hair, shampoos and conditioners can only take you so far. Enter: new treatments that focus on the scalp
"HAIR IS LIKE a …Hair
LOS ANGELES, CA -- Before you fire off angry e-mails notifying us of our glaring omissions, know that we understand there are many Latinos in Hollywood making compelling and memorable contributions.
So, yes, we are aware that Pitbull had a banner year, that Eva Longoria continues to blossom in …
If you're bilingual and bicultural, you may be saying "Wait a minute, aren't Christmas Eve and Nochebuena the same thing?" The answer is yes… and no. …
We all know and love the classic bilingual Jose Feliciano song, "Feliz Navidad," but it's time to play DJ and mix it up a bit for your Nochebuena …
It feels like just yesterday that I held you in my arms for the first time. It amazes me to think that you are now 15 years old and a …
Still looking for that perfect holiday gift? Look no further than the ONE Girls and Women gift guide, which features some of our favorite partner …
This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect, but the stories, views, and recipe are ours.One …Soup
On Alt.Latino, we constantly ask what it means to be Latino. What do I, an Argentine woman, have in common with Felix Contreras, a Chicano from California? And what do we both have in common with, say, a Central American child who comes alone and undocumented to the U.S.? Poet Ruben Dario famously …Argentina
* Interview by Patty Adams Martinez
Today Shakira, superstar singer and mom to 21-month-old Milan (and with a baby on the way!), announced her partnership with Fisher-Price, driving the design of a new line of baby gear and toys sold on Amazon.com. Look for our exclusive interview with her in the …Shakira
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were Mexican artists known internationally for their powerful work (Frida, self-referential paintings, often about the …Frida Kahlo
In line at the grocery store recently, I sighed and looked up helplessly as my iPhone screen went from Instagram feed to black. Crashed, again. A snort came from the eight-year-old behind me, who was wearing slip-on kicks, khaki shorts, a pink Lacoste shirt, all topped off with a slide-slicked, …iPhone
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership that helps to ensure that more children can access the vaccines they need to stay healthy. …
This post is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Cacique and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions and the recipe are my own.This …Cheese
A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."
So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.
That first "hey," …Dating
Welcome to the AYA Summit. The African Adinkra Symbol, “AYA,” or the fern, is a symbol of endurance, resourcefulness, and growth.
We hope these …
Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and request the wraps for themselves. Consider it foreshadowing from some ladies with good taste. Wasko set out …Fall Fashion
Latin pop often gets a bad name — for being too schmaltzy, for being heavily commercial, for being overly produced. There can be truth to those critiques, but they can also feel like poorly veiled cultural elitism.
If you listen to Alt.Latino regularly, you know that I'm a big fan of pop music. It's …Ricky Martin
Summer swing dress
Mexican inspiration is chic this spring and summer. For a look that’s beachy and romantic, look for an oversized, gauzy dress. The …
Seven women are sitting in a circle at Greenwich Village’s Onegin Restaurant, sipping cocktails, exchanging business cards and raving about Kristin Paquette’s pants.
At first glance, Paquette’s trousers seem like ordinary work pants: black and fitted, with a flattering front seam and a slight ankle …
"Make me look beautiful.”
That's what Esther Honig asked 40 photo editors to do -- in over 25 countries. Using the service-sharing site Fiverr, Honig, a human interest reporter, sent a picture of herself to be photoshopped around the world to see just how much cultural values are applied to …Religion (UK)