Tom Castaneda

Manlendar: The 12 Hottest Latinos of the Year—by Month!

From the Super Bowl to The Great White Way, a slew of salaciously sexy Latino men made our hearts skip a beat…or two…this year. Not only did these oh-so-caliente criaturas make their mark in their respective fields in 2012, but they did it while making us melt. We proudly present our Latina.com Manlendar: The 12 Hottest Latinos of the Year—by month!  


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The 20 Breakout Latino Stars of 2012
The 20 Breakout Latino Stars of 2012!

It’s turned out to be a banner year for Latino newcomers in Hollywood. From winning America’s hearts on reality competition shows like The Glee Project, American Idol and Dancing with the Stars to proving their mettle and earning medals at the 2012 London Games, a slew of Latino celebrities and athletes have proven their ready to take the reins. Here’s a look at the 20 breakout Latino stars of 2012.


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Nothing Like the Holidays
Our 11 Favorite Latinos in Holiday Movies!

‘Tis the season to be jolly. And is there any better way to have a very merry Christmas than by spending quality time with la familia and your dearest friends? But after you’ve devoured that holiday meal, what should you do to keep the party going?

Gathering in the living room to watch a Christmas-themed movie sounds like a good way to relax while embracing the spirit of the season. Here’s a look at our favorite holiday-themed movies featuring Latinos to help get you started!


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Salma Hayek in Savages
The 11 Best Movies Starring Latinos in 2012!

It’s been a strong year for Latinos in Hollywood, with a large number of films featuring Latino luminaries throughout the year, including seasoned actors like John Leguizamo (Ice Age: Continental Drift) and notable newcomers like Diego Boneta (Rock of Ages). But even though we have a vast and diverse list of films to choose from, only a select few can make our year-end roundup. Here’s a look at the 11 best films starring Latinos in 2012!


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Javier Bardem in Skyfall
And the Oscar Goes To...15 Latino Oscar Contenders!

It’s shaping up to be a really competitive awards season with films like Silver Linings Playbook, Lincoln and Life of Pi already garnering serious Oscar buzz in the acting categories, as well as those behind-the-scenes.


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Lauren Velez as Maria LaGuerta on Dexter Season 7
R.I.P Maria LaGuerta: Lauren Vélez’s Best Dexter Moments

It’s the end of the road for Lauren Vélez on Dexter. For the last seven seasons, she’s starred on Showtime’s psychological thriller as lieutenant-turned-captain María LaGuerta, a hard-nosed, calculating and determined woman in charge of the Miami Metro Police Department’s homicide division. This season, in her quest to prove Dexter is the Bay Harbor Butcher, Vélez’s character ultimately met her maker in last night’s season finale.


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The 50 Most Beautiful Latinas in Hollywood!
The 50 Most Beautiful Latinas in Hollywood!

We are proud to present our annual list of the 50 Most Beautiful Latinas in Hollywood!


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Blake Jenner on Glee
Blake Jenner's 7 Best Performances (So Far) on 'Glee!' (VIDEO)

He’s only been starring on Glee since November, but Blake Jenner – the winner of the second season of Oxygen’s The Glee Project – has already managed to cement his status as the Fox musical dramedy’s next big star!


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William Levy at Pepsi event
10 Latino Celebs Who Are Still on the Market!

Mario Lopez married his longtime girlfriend Courtney Mazza at a beachside ceremony in Mexico over the weekend, simultaneously breaking the corazones of women everywhere.


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Eva Longoria speaks at the Democratic National Convention on September 6, 2012
17 Latino Celebs We’re Thankful for This Thanksgiving!

It’s Thanksgiving week, a time to look back and dar las gracias for all the blessings in our lives. Here at Latina.com we couldn’t help but give thanks for some of our community’s brightest luminaries. From a boxing champion with the looks of a supermodel to an actress helping mothers protect their children toxic products, here’s a look at the Latino men and women we’re most grateful for this year.


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