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Sofia Vergara at The Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences' cocktail party
Sofia Vergara Dishes on Channeling Inner Alien in ‘Escape From Planet Earth’

Fresh off the heels of attending the Super Bowl in New Orleans, Colombian actress Sofía Vergara is back at work in Los Angeles promoting her latest project, the animated 3-D children’s movie, Escape from Planet Earth.

Wearing a curve-hugging, black Helmut Lang dress and carrying a bedazzled pink phone with her initials, Vergara jokingly told Fox News Latino that her alien character in the film “is hot.”


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Latina Teen Laughs and Curses at Judge, Then Lands A Month In Jail

It was Penelope Soto's turn to face the judge in what seemed like a fairly routine South Florida county court appearance on prescription drug charges.

But what took place next in the Miami courtroom was anything but mundane.

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Latino Youth Less Sexually Active, Using More Birth Control

Latino youth in the U.S. are learning to practice safe sex. And they're also having less of it.

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Latino high school students are getting smarter when it comes to sexual intercourse.

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Telenovelas Continue to Top Latin American Television

The soap opera, or "telenovela," continues to be the star television product throughout Latin America and is making inroads in the United States and Europe.

At least that is the opinion of experts in the sector who gathered at this week's conference of the National Association of Television Programming Executives in Miami.

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Coachella 2013: Tickets Sold Out in Minutes, Mexican Group 3BallMTY to Headline

Music is in the air as the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back!

Tickets for the popular music festival reportedly were wiped out in a matter of 15 minutes as enthusiastic fans purchased their passes for the first weekend, where Mexican Tribal-Guarachero/Latin House group will be headlining.  

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Sarai Sierra, missing NYC mother in Turkey
Security Footage Release in Search for Missing Latina Mother in Turkey

The husband of a New York City mother who went missing while vacationing in Istanbul last week was interviewed by police in Turkey Tuesday in hopes of helping the search to try and find her.

The state-run Anadolu Agency said U.S. Consulate officials accompanied the husband of Sarai Sierra’s and her brother to the police station where the husband, Steven Sierra, made a deposition to police who specialize in missing persons.


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Mexican ‘Corrido’ Music Becomes Anthem for Drug Traffickers, Film Shows

If you’ve heard the song "La Cucaracha," you’ve heard a corrido before. Corridos are traditional Mexican folk ballads often played by ‘banda’ groups outfitted with tubas, trumpets, accordions and guitars.  

These days, a new blend of this type of music is being popularized by many norteño groups who sing about and glamorize drug traffickers in Mexico’s bloody drug war. This new genre – known as the ‘Movimiento Alterado’ (or Altered Movement) – is now called narco corridos.


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Argentine's Website Makes Dreams Come True
Argentine's Website Makes Dreams Come True

Argentine Martin Parlato has created a Web site so that cybernauts can help make other people's dreams come true, a project he began in honor of his father who died when he was a child.

The U.S.-registered site Posibl.com, which went online last November and has already helped several youngsters fulfill their dreams, began out of "personal necessity," Parlato told Efe.


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Henry Munoz III at the Latino Inaugural 2013
New DNC Finance Chair Henry Munoz III Calls Appointment a 'Milestone'

The Democratic National Committee’s new finance chair called being the first Latino to hold the position a “milestone” for American politics.

Henry Muñoz III, a San Antonio, Texas, native and Obama's bundler during last year’s presidential campaign, said in an exclusive interview with Fox News Latino that his appointment to the DNC post is part of a great effort among his party to diversify its ranks.


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Sundance Film Festival: ‘Young and Wild’ Chilean Film Explodes at Fest

The girl is on fire. The Chilean film, Young and Wild, has exploded across the independent film world and thrust the young female director, Marialy Rivas, to the national limelight.

The controversial movie details the life of Chilean teen Daniela, played by Alicia Luz Rodríguez, who is raised by a strict Evangelical family, yet finds meaning in her life through her bisexual adventures in Chile, once considered home to one of the most conservative cultures in Latin America.


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