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Salvadoran Director Tatiana Huezo Debuts Film About War in Mexico at Cannes

Laysha Macedo
When the lineup for Cannes 2021 was revealed it was apparent that there is very little Latin-American representation within the lineup, both in front and behind the screen. This makes Latina director Tatiana Huezo’s presence at Cannes even more noteworthy;...
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Becky G Launches Treslúce, a Make-Up Line Inspired by Her Mexican Roots

Virginia Isaad
Second-generation Mexican-American Becky G wanted to make sure of two things in the development of her makeup line: that it feature her Mexican roots and that it be all that she’s always wanted in makeup. The 24-year-old  “Sin Pijama” singer...
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Zara and Anthropologie Accused of Cultural Appropriation, Mexico Asks for Support for Artisans

Virginia Isaad
Cultural appropriation of Latin America is unfortunately all too common in the U.S., most recently with the backlash Kendall Jenner received for the promotion of her new tequila. Retailers are also no stranger to appropriation claims and now Zara and...
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19 Bodies Found Shot and Burned Near Mexico Border May Include Indigenous Guatemalan Migrants

Virginia Isaad
Migration is on the rise on the border partially due to the economic toll of the pandemic and now it’s feared migrants were caught in the crossfires of cartel violence. Mexican authorities found 19 bodies that had been shot and...
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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...
Lifestyle

11 Mexican Blankets & Cobijas That You’ll Want to Curl Up In

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
It’s getting cold outside, and nothing makes us feel cozier and protected from the elements than a thick, chunky Mexican cobija — especially after the year we’ve all had! It’s not just about the warm cuddle factor; these blankets also...
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Mexico Sent 100 Firefighters to California to Aid with Wildfires

Virginia Isaad
Wildfires continue to destroy acres of land throughout the state of California and Mexico has generously sent more than 100 firefighters to provide aid. Their Environment Department announced that five teams of 20 qualified, equipped firefighters from Mexico’s national forestry...