Introducing Yaya DaCosta
Introducing 'In Time' Star Yaya DaCosta
By Lee Hernandez | 10/24/2011 - 12:30

Following a memorable and funny turn as Mark Ruffalo’s friend and lover in last year’s Oscar nominated film, The Kids Are All Right, Brazilian actress Yaya DaCosta has a new role in In Time—a sci-fi thriller about money and immortality—which stars Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried and opens in theaters nationwide this Friday, October 28th. 


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EXCLUSIVE: Angelia Alvarez Dreams Of Being 'America’s Next Top Model'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/21/2011 - 09:00

Twenty-year-old dominicana Angelia Alvarez wants to be America’s Next Top Model and when Cycle 16 premieres on Feb. 23rd at 8/7c on the CW, she'll have her shot. Alvarez, a military brat born in Germany, spoke to Latina.com about her lifelong dream, why it was difficult for her to get along with the other girls in the house, and the one reason she admires Top Model alum, Jaslene Gonzalez.

Who’s Dominican in your family?


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Video: Brawl Breaks Out at "Top Model" Audition in NYC
By Norell Giancana | 03/16/2009 - 11:15

This weekend, America’s Next Top Model came to New York to hold an open call for the show’s next season. This was the first time in the show’s 12 seasons that the casting was open to ladies under 5-feet-7. Women slept outside the Park Central Hotel overnight, some even urinated in cups and changed their clothes on the street for their chance to be on the hit television show.


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Style Scoop: Arlenis Sosa Peña Is Oscar de la Renta's Top Model
By Monica Herrera | 09/12/2008 - 10:38

Dominican beauty (and future Lancôme spokesmodel) Arlenis Sosa Peña was the star at Oscar de la Renta's spring 2009 show, kicking off the runway in a blue and gray maillot and closing it out in a silver column dress. Sosa Peña, who has walked in just about every major show of the season, is a favorite of De la Renta's.


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