Angie Romero

Shakira on Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem's Marriage & Babies

Last night at the Premios Juventud, we had a chance to catch up with Shakira, the recipient of various honors, including the very special "Supernova" honor. Shaki took the time to congratulate her friend Penelope Cruz on her recent nuptials. "I'm very happy for Penelope and Javier," Shakira told Latina.com. "We found out recently. They got married in the Bahamas, a place that they absolutely love.


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Ivy Queen on Relationship Drama and Ruling Reggaeton

She’s got more aliases than we have room to write (La Caballota, La Diva, La Potra) but there’s really only one that matters: La Reina. Today, reggaeton’s Royal Highness unveils her highly anticipated new project, Drama Queen, under Machete Music, her first studio album in three years.


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Diego Luna and Camila Sodi Welcome a Baby Girl

Congrats to one of the cutest Mexican celebrity couples out there! Diego Luna’s reps confirm to Latina.com that the actor and Thalia’s niece, Camila Sodi, are the proud parents of a beautiful and healthy baby girl named Fiona, born July 1 in a Mexico City hospital.


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Book Review: Eye of the Mountain God
Book Review: Eye of the Mountain God

With the focus all on the southwestern U.S. these days, it seems appropriate to highlight a new thriller set in New Mexico by Penny Rudolph (author of Thicker Than Blood). Titled Eye of the Mountain God ($20, Thomas Dunne Books), Rudolph’s fourth crime novel centers on Megan Montoya, who has come to New Mexico with her daughter, Lizzie, to begin a career in photography. One morning Megan opens her newspaper and five jagged stones clatter to the floor.


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Pitbull on Why He Canceled His Shows in AZ: “It’s Bigger Than Music”

We reported that Miami rapper Pitbull canceled his Phoenix concert date in June during “Mr. Worldwide’s Carnaval,” his first-ever US tour, as a way to protest Arizona’s controversial immigration law SB 1070. We recently caught up with Mr. 305 himself and asked him why he felt the need to take this stance, and how he handled some of the criticism that followed.


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Paulina Rubio’s Hubby Says Pregnancy is “The Biggest Emotion You Can Feel”

Talk about a citizen of humanity. This past Saturday, Mexico’s quintessential golden girl, Paulina Rubio, successfully pulled off what will hopefully be the first of many “Paulina & Friends” benefit concerts at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami. The event was orgnaized to raise funds for a future center for children and families with special needs at the Miami Children’s Hospital. Surprise guest Ricky Martin opened by reminding us about the importance of giving and introducing the event’s organizer, Rubio.


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Ricky Martin Returns to Broadway in 'Evita'!

This isn’t happening for another two years, but the news is too exciting to keep under wraps! Broadway producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders have announced that the first new production of Evita in more than 30 years will launch in a Nederlander Theater in the Spring of 2012 with Latin superstar Ricky Martin, who has finally accepted the role, playing Che.


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Listen: Juanes Unveils New Single Today at World Cup!

We doubt there is anyone more excited about La Copa del Mundo than us. Except maybe Juanes, who is set to unveil his first new single in three years today, the hotly anticipated “Yerbatero” (or “herbal healer”), at the World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert in Johannesburg, South Africa.


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Ex-Menudo Member Angelo Garcia “Comes Out” (Or Does He?)

Angelo Garcia, the youngest member of Menudo (and the second to say that he's gay), commented recently on his former bandmate Ricky Martin’s decision to "come out:"


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Hunger Strike in NY Continues as Undocumented Youths Push for Dream Act

While Latino citizens and celebrities alike condemn Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 law, a highly motivated group of young Latino leaders are fighting for their chance at the dream—the Dream Act, that is.


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