Latino seventh grader creates winning paper airplane design — first to soar over Tucson desert

LatinaLista — If anyone out walking in the Tucson desert last week thought they saw a white object gliding silently across the Arizona sky, they can be forgiven for thinking it was a UFO. It wasn’t but it was something never before seen, maybe anywhere, in the U.S. It was a 800-pound paper airplane. The…

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Guatemala: How many people can you fit inside a bus? First Guinness World Record for Guatemala

By Rudy Girón REVUE: Guatemala’s English-language Magazine GUATEMALA — In Poland they were able to get 209 people inside a bus. That was the Guinness World Record until yesterday (February 12) when in Jocotenango they were able to get 221 people and one chicken inside the chicken bus. This will be the first Guinness World…

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Venezuela: Latina Venezuelan presidential candidate challenges Hugo Chavez during 8-hour speech

By Jennifer Barreto-Leyva LatinaLista CARACAS — The day has arrived when I couldn’t be any more proud to be a woman in Venezuela. It’s all because of Venezuelan Presidential Candidate, Maria Corina Machado. Machado challenged President Hugo Chavez in such a way that so far no man has ever dared to do before. It was…

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Mental Health Workforce Shortage More Critical in Minority Communities

SaludToday Texas’ severe shortage of mental health professionals is compounded by a disparity in diagnosing and treating the state’s rapidly growing Latino and other minority communities, the Texas Tribune reports. The report indicates that 64% of all psychiatrists were white, 3.5% were black, and 12.4% were Hispanic in 2009. Watch this captivating video to see…

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Teaching teens that digital dating abuse is “not cool”

LatinaLista — A teenager’s life has always been tough. There have always been bullies, “mean girls,” that one special guy or girl that gave you butterflies in your stomach, and for some teen girls that one guy who professed his love like Romeo but acted more like Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. But what has…

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