By The Latin Kitchen | 07/20/2013 - 10:00
Armed with an intrepid sense of self-determination and patriotism, the masses of Bogota took to the streets in 1810 to rise up against Spanish rule. Now, 203 years later, we commemorate the efforts of these brave people and the beauty of Colombian culture by celebrating Colombian Independence on July 20th.
By Jesus Trivino | 07/16/2013 - 12:12
Manolo Cardona, former telenovela hunk (the classic ¿Por qué diablos?), is guest starring in one of the summer’s most anticipated TV shows, Covert Affairs, which premieres tonight at 9PM on USA. On the crime drama, the Colombian actor portrays Teo Braga, a rebel leader. Here, Cardona tells us about his role, overcoming stereotypes and, of course, his beloved Colombia.
Tell us about your role on Covert Affairs.
By Samantha Leal | 06/26/2013 - 15:27
By Latina Staff | 06/05/2013 - 13:35
In yesterday’s interview with HuffPost Live, Sofia Vergara defended her often-criticized role of Gloria Pritchett on Modern Family. “I want to be like Gloria,” said the Colombian star. “I don’t see how anyone would think that Gloria is a bad stereotype.” Oh no? Let us show you the ways, Sofia.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/14/2013 - 10:09
By Latina Staff | 05/13/2013 - 12:30
Sunday was an important day in Colombia's history, as the first Colombian was canonized as a saint by Pope Francis. Mother Laura Montoya was named a saint by the Catholic Church, with livestreams broadcasting the moment to her hometown of Jerico, in the western state of Antioquia.
The nun, who was known as Mother Laura, founded the Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and Saint Catherine of Sienna when she left urban society in 1914 with four other young women to live in the dense jungle.
By Kamren Curiel | 04/30/2013 - 11:08
Latin Night on Dancing With the Stars wasn’t without its cheesy clichés (sombreros, fruit stands, and piñatas) but one thing more genuine than Jacoby Jones’ salsa was Juanes. The Colombian sensation made history last night as the first Latin artist to perform two songs entirely in Spanish—“La Camisa Negra” and a new number called “Cumbia Sexy”—on the insanely popular show.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/24/2013 - 11:56
Yes, the world has come to this. Bulletproof school uniforms are being designed for students in the U.S. Colombian tailor, Miguel Caballero, who specializes in designing protective wear in Bogota, recently developed protective kid-sized vests for our schoolchildren.