Karla Alvarez at the 8th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2007
Karla Alvarez’s Premature Death Shocks Thalia, Kate Del Castillo And Other Celebrities
By Fox News Latino | 11/20/2013 - 12:32

The sudden and unexpected death of Mexican telenovela actress Karla Alvarez has shocked the Latino show business scene. Celebrities took to Twitter to publicly mourn the 41-year-old.

Mexican singer and fellow telenovela actress Thalia, who was the lead in the show “Maria Mercedes” – which gave Alvarez her first role – said on Twitter: “Sad news with the departure of Karlita Alvarez. Great memories on Maria Mercedes. Prayers and light to her family. Rest in peace.”


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Oscar Hijuelos Dead at Age 62
Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Oscar Hijuelos Dies at 62
By Cristina Arreola | 10/13/2013 - 18:54

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Oscar Hijuelos is dead at the age of 62.

According to the New York Times, Hijuelos, the author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, collapsed on a tennis court in Manhattan on Saturday and never regained consciousness.


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