By Latina Staff | 10/25/2011 - 16:29
Something awesome happened in the season six premiere of Showtime's hit serial killer drama Dexter (Oct. 2)—Lauren Velez's character (the ambitious and tough Maria Laguerta), was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain of Miami Metro Homicide! And if you thought Laguerta was tough before her big promotion, then get ready, because Laguerta is loving her new promotion and the power that comes with it.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/25/2011 - 16:09
Tony Romo is going to be a daddy! According to People.com, the part-Mexican quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys made the big announcement during a school visit. The 31-year-old is married to former Miss Missouri USA Candice Crawford – and was reportedly asked by a student at Cedar Hill High School if he had any children.
By Adriana Rivera | 10/25/2011 - 14:03
—At age 32, Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal was honored with a special award at the Morelia Film Festival for cinematic trajectory, according to LatinGossip.com. The award also included a monetary prize to be dedicated to his next film project.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/25/2011 - 11:33
With Halloween right around the corner, we've been asking some of our favorite Latin celebrities what they're going to dress up as this year. Up next? James Roday.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/25/2011 - 09:43
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Such is the case for actors John Leguizamo and Rita Moreno. Though their careers launched decades apart, both experienced similar hurdles in Hollywood because of their Latino identities.
By Latina Staff | 10/24/2011 - 18:39
Things got a little too personal for J.Lo's comfort over the weekend at a special show for Mohegan Sun's 15th anniversary celebration on Saturday night.
After dropping an acoustic rendition of her hit song "If You Had My Love," Lopez told the audience, "I'm going to sing you the last song I wrote about love," reports People.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/24/2011 - 14:30
When we caught up with the lovely Zoe Saldana last week in New York City, we asked the Latina movie star if she plans to dress up like Neytiri—her character from James Cameron’s Avatar—this Halloween. “No, that would be too arrogant of me,” said Saldana, 33. “But I’ll be looking forward to whoever is going to be dressed like Neytiri—or any past characters that I've done—because it always makes me feel so humbled and people get really creative with their costumes. I love watching them.”
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 13:45
— Gloria Estefan still has moves! The legendary Cuban American singer performed her smash hit “WEPA” recently on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. We aren’t surprised the 54-year-old killed it onstage. Watch Estefan shake her groove thang here.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 13:00
Ever wondered what Sofia Vergara and our cover girls Eva Longoria and Zoe Saldana have in common? Besides being Latina (of course), all three have huge hearts!
Here’s a quick summary of each actress’ latest philanthropic efforts:
By Miranda Noland | 10/24/2011 - 08:53