By Latina Staff | 10/11/2011 - 17:03
Every Halloween is a new chance for those who like to don costumes to experiment. Here at Latina, we began brainstorming possible costumes for this year’s consideration – with a Latino twist of course!
For those who haven't any idea who to emulate this year, we jotted down some people to consider. Check out the 12 best Latino costumes that we're recommending this fall!
By Lee Hernandez | 08/04/2011 - 19:26
When Pitbull says "Dale!" we can't help but go! When Walter Mercado wishes us "sobre todo, mucho, mucho amor," we can't help but feel like we're being blessed by some divine spirit, and when Charo says cuchi-cuchi, we can't help but ask ourselves: "What in the world does that mean?" Here are our 5 favorite Latino celeb catch-phrases of all-time!
By Amaris Castillo | 06/24/2011 - 10:17
When you're really famous, it's not enough to have just one name — you have to have several! And, your name has to change constantly, with every phase of your career. Look at Pitbull—Mr. 305 had to rename himself Mr. Worldwide when he blew up this year. Here are five of our favorite celebs who are known by many names!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/17/2011 - 16:30
In honor of Juneteenth—Sunday’s holiday commemorating Texas slaves being the last to find out that they’d been emancipated, thus sparking an annual holiday that celebrates African American heritage—we thought we’d add some Latino flavor to the mix. Here are just a few Afro-Latinos whose lives and accomplishments are worth celebrating.
By anonymous | 03/16/2011 - 10:30
Selena, Carlos Gardel, Carmen Miranda, Tito Puente and Celia Cruz have been honored with special edition stamps from the United States postal office that go on sale today!
By Grace Bastidas | 08/26/2010 - 12:00
Ricky Martin’s memoir, Me, doesn’t hit shelves till November 2, so if you’re anxious to know more about the former Menudo’s life as a dad or his decision to reveal his sexuality, you’ll just have to wait. In the meantime, there are a few tell-all books that should satiate your curiosity about life away from the recording studio for some of our favorite music makers. Get reading!
By Jazmin Perez | 08/06/2010 - 09:30
We’ve known for a while that Juanes is a musical genius and humanitarian, so we’re very excited to see him be recognized for it!
By Grace Bastidas | 06/23/2010 - 14:00
Christened the “Princess of Salsa” by the late great Celia Cruz in the 1990s, Puerto Rican songstress India has a new title, the “Queen of Latin Soul.” And if you’re wondering how she earned it, have a listen to her ninth album, Unica, a collection of bilingual tunes that hit all the right notes. She’s even remade (and salsa-fied) soulful classics like Teddy Pendergrass’ “Turn Off the Lights” for an equally steamy version. I had a chat with the 41-year-old singer about life, love and making music.
By Angie Romero | 12/16/2008 - 09:34
Extra! Extra! Christmas music doesn’t have to suck. We know it’s about that time when you’re sitting around with the family, hopefully not getting buzzed off Coquito solely to make your papi’s tired holiday playlist seem tolerable. So, we’ve compiled a list of the ten best , aka non-corny and actually good music around—from Jose Feliciano to Juanes— by some of our favorite Latin artists. It’s so much fun, you’ll even catch yourself having a good time.
“Soy Feliz En La Navidad (Jingle Bells)” by Celia Cruz