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Cuba Legalizes Same Sex Marriage & Passes New Family Code in Historic Vote

Sofía Aguilar
Cuba became the latest country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage on Sept. 26, following in the footsteps of Chile and six other countries in LATAM. With the exception of Guatemala, Latin America has slowly become more progressive in...
Culture

14 Books to Read to Better Understand Our Latin History

Sofía Aguilar
Every year from September 15 to October 15, Latinx Heritage Month is a time for the entire community to celebrate and come together from all our different nations, heritages, cultures, and most importantly, our histories. In school, many of us...
Lifestyle

8 Stunning Airbnbs in Latin America You Need to Check Out

Nicole Young
Majorly Instagrammable places, authentic culinary hotspots, warm weather, private pools, and, of course, ocean views. Latin America has it all and places like Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil are dream destinations that we could never get enough of. Whether you’re...
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10 Spanish Christmas Songs You Need to Add to Your Holiday Playlist

Nicole Young
Between the lights and decorations, posadas, and holidays songs all over the radio, it’s hard not to get into the festive mood. One of our great joys of the holidays includes tamales, coquito, ponche, and champurrado but besides the food...
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Chile Becomes Eighth Country to Approve Same Sex Marriage in LATAM

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
In a historic move, Chile’s Congress approved same-sex marriage by a huge majority on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. The country is now the eighth country in Latin America to do so, and the 31st in the world. Legislation to allow...
Culture Lifestyle

Latin American Ingredients to Spice Up Your At-Home Lattes

When we found out that August is National Coffee Month, we honestly couldn’t hide our glee. We absolutely live for that morning cafecito–and the afternoon one too. And while we absolutely love to indulge in a decadent latte from our...
Lifestyle

Traditional Latinx Holiday Cocktails You’ve Been Wanting to Make All Year

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Having spent most of the year in quarantine means we’re all looking for fun activities to do indoors especially with all the extra free time we’ve been given thanks to ‘Rona. Probably one of the Christmastime traditions we need right...
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Mexican Women Mobilize for Dignified Lives Free of Violence

Yvette Montoya
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...
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9 Thanksgiving Foods that Come from Latin America

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Thanksgiving is a time to show gratitude for our lives, our friends and family, and for what we have. With that said, that doesn’t mean that everything we’ve been taught about Thanksgiving is factual. In fact, a lot of folks...
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Latin America Is One of the Most Dangerous Places in the World to Be a Woman

Mariela Rosario
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...