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Latino

A person in the United States with roots, however defined, in a predominately Spanish-speaking country, especially but not necessarily in Latin America. Latino is an ethnicity rather than a race for U.S. Census Bureau purposes. Latinos form one of the largest American minorities.
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According to the study, Latinas follow brands and bloggers, more than celebrities to learn about cosmetics, fragrance, skin care and hair care.
Caption: Ivanna De Coss, left, holds a cup with blue chalk while Jazmin Tejada pours egg yolk to make Tempera paint in a science class during the 2013 Latina Summer Academy.
The show, which is set to premiere this Sunday, centers on five Latina maids, played by Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, Edy Ganem and Judy Reyes, who work for wealthy residents in Beverly Hills.
Orgullosa is a P&G- owned program that celebrates Latinas and empowers them to feel confident about their personal appearance, style and homes by offering solutions that satisfy their beauty and household needs through a variety of trusted brands, including Olay[R], Secret[R], Venus[R], Pantene[R], CoverGirl[R], Natural Instincts[R], Crest[R], Always[R], Tide[R], Downy[R], Bounty[R], Charmin[R], Febreze[R], Gain[R], Pampers[R], and Dawn[R].
The Latina Negotiation Book Camp will take place Friday, December 2nd 8:30 am - 6:00 pm in downtown Los Angeles.
An important element of reproductive health for Latinas is access to health services.
At the same time, Latinas faced barriers--including widespread and coercive sterilization practices--that have restricted them from bearing children.
Latinas are more likely than black and white women to delay health care appointments because of transportation or child care difficulties or an inability to pay for health care services.
At the time of this writing, the Latina Institute was also preparing to host its first Latinas Organizing for Leadership and Advocacy Training Institute.
Research shows that growth rates for Latina entrepreneurs and microentrepreneurs are related to factors unique to the Latino community.
For 12 years, FCA US, formerly Chrysler Group, has earned a top position on the LATINA Style 50 report, which analyzes company efforts for promoting diversity and career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women.
Women and Latinas are also disproportionately represented in community colleges.