Irasema Romero

Journalist Miguel Marquez Beaten While Covering Unrest in Bahrain

“Journalist, journalist, journalist!” London-based ABC correspondent Miguel Marquez yells amidst a police crackdown on a protesting mob, but the thugs still yanked his camera away and beat him with a billy club on Thursday morning. The attack occurred when Marquez was on the phone with the ABC New York headquarters explaining the protesting he was witnessing in the Middle Eastern country of Bahrain.


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Star Tracker: Jennifer Lopez, Paulina Rubio and Cheech Marin
Star Tracker: Jennifer Lopez, Paulina Rubio and Cheech Marin

—   Love sometimes hurts, as is the case for Jennifer Lopez and her fashionable Christian Louboutin shoes. The star hurt her left ankle with the heel of her stiletto shoe minutes before presenting at last Sunday’s Grammy Awards. Paramedics rushed to her dressing room, where they stopped the bleeding and got her on stage in time.


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Brazilian Soccer Player Daniel Alves Faces Racism Playing for FC Barcelona
Brazilian Soccer Player Daniel Alves Faces Racism Playing for FC Barcelona

Brazilian soccer player Daniel Alves says he deals with racism at almost every one of the matches he plays with La Liga franchise FC BarcelonaThe Associated Press reports that futbol fans regularly subject the 27-year-old defender to racial insults, including “monkey.” 


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Wolfgang Puck is Cooking Up a Latin Menu for the Oscars
Wolfgang Puck is Cooking Up a Latin Menu for the Oscars

The annual star-studded dinner will feature a veggie risotto paella and Spanish ham for 1,500 guests that include Academy Award winners, nominees and presenters. We sure that Spanish stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem (who is nominated for Best Actor) to certainly enjoy the evening.

“Our goal each year is to honor Hollywood’s brightest stars and most accomplished artists with a culinary masterpiece,” Puck said of the planned specialties. “Only the finest ingredients and flavors will do”


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Christina Aguilera: Six Great National Anthem Performances!

UPDATE: Ok, so she made a mistake last night but we still stand by our original post, girl has delivered some amazing performances of the National Anthem. Check out the ones she didn't fumble.

Christina Aguilera is all set to sing the National Anthem at this Sunday's Super Bowl XLV and we're willing to bet good money that the power singer is going to do an amazing job! After all, it's something she's been doing since she was born!


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Star Tracker: Amaury Nolasco
Star Tracker: Amaury Nolasco, Nicole Richie and Gisele

— With five episodes still left in the season, Amaury Nolasco’s NBC police drama has been pulled from its Wednesday night slot. Luckily for us, the 40-year-old Puerto Rican actor is set to appear alongside Johnny Depp in this year’s The Rum Diary.


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Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding to Perform at Grammy Awards

Best New Artist nominee, Esperanza Spalding will be performing at this year's Grammy Awards

The up-and-coming Latina singer/songwriter is the first Jazz singer to be nominated in the breakthrough artist category in 35 years, and she's in good company with fellow nominees like Justin Bieber, and Drake. 


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Republicans Push Obama for More Workplace Immigration Raids

The latest push on immigration reform by the newly Republican-controlled House of Representatives is to reinstate workplace raids, reports The Los Angeles Times. The strategy—followed by the Bush administration, but abandoned by President Barack Obama—would undoubtedly lead to the increased deportation of immigrants without offering a path to legal status.


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Univision Aiming for Top TV Network Spot by 2015
Univision Aiming for Top TV Network Spot in the U.S. by 2015

Competition is heating up between Spanish-language television and network giants like ABC and CBS. Univision is closing in fast, and the Miami-based network has a killer strategy—us!  

"We expect to be the number one [network] in this country in five years," said Univision Network president Cesar Conde during a conference for the National Association of Television Program Executives. "What we have to do is instill that hunger to be number one in our staff and then we have to have flawless execution," Conde added.


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Kevin Alejandro
Kevin Alejandro on 'Southland': "Most of the stories that you see are true"

TNT’s police drama Southland offers Mexican American actor Kevin Alejandro an opportunity to play “super hero” Detective Nate Moretta. We spoke to the actor about the current season of Southland, how Latinos are portrayed on the show and even got a little True Blood dish! Here’s what he had to say:

We are very excited with this third season of Southland. What should we expect in the coming weeks for your character, Detective Moretta?


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