By Amaris Castillo | 10/05/2011 - 11:15
Rumors of trouble in Shakira’s relationship with soccer star Gerard Pique spurred by the fact that the two haven't been photographed together recently have hopefully been put to rest. Our Colombian cover girl shut people up herself yesterday with a short but sweet post on Twitter.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/23/2011 - 11:59
Last night on The Late Show with David Letterman, the hilarious Sofia Vergara spoke about the many family members who flew from Colombia this past weekend to accompany her to this year's Emmys.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/13/2011 - 14:00
— In this month’s Para Todos, Sofia Vergara reflects on her time in Hollywood and her hit show. The 39-year-old Colombian actress was nominated for an Emmy for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on ABC’s hit comedy Modern Family.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/06/2011 - 11:00
Shakira recently launched a new perfume that’s a bit softer and more feminine than the singer’s past scents. The S Eau Florale perfume by the 34-year-old Colombian singer is a combination of jasmine, wild fruits, musk, and vanilla. Shaki already has two scents under her beauty belt—S by Shakira and Amuleto.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/26/2011 - 16:27
Colombiana hit theaters over the weekend, but not everyone was necessarily looking forward to it. The film, which stars our September cover girl Zoe Saldana, is about a young Colombian woman who becomes an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/18/2011 - 10:00
Zoe Saldana was once a feminine tomboy—or so our September cover girl described herself in the September issue of GQ. “I had my plastic swords, my ninja stars,” she said, “but I still wore lipstick.”
By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 13:52
— Colombia has its first 3D animated film out next month, Tr3s reports. Directed by Jairo Carrillo, Pequeñas Voces (Little Voices) it is a compilation of four children (ages 8-13) telling their own life stories. According to the website, Pequeñas Voces is about how Colombia’s internal guerrilla way has affected its youth. Adult voices are completely ignored in the film.
By Grace Bastidas | 08/12/2011 - 17:27
The women of the rural town of Barbacoas in southwest Colombia have been on a sex strike since June 22, forgoing all sexual activity with their men until the central government fulfills their promise of paving the only road leading in and out of their town. As it is right now, the dangerous 35-mile mountain road has made the town virtually unreachable, resulting in countless deaths.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/05/2011 - 10:30
Sofia Vergara opens up about being a teenage mother on the cover of September’s Redbook. The Colombian actress had her son, Manolo, when she was 19. “I had the energy for everything,” the now 39-year-old recalls.
By Latina Staff | 08/01/2011 - 11:30
A plan is in full swing to make a movie about late Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, with director Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer) at the helm. Escobar, who was murdered in 1993, once controlled 80 percent of the cocaine shipped to the United States and was named one of the ten richest people on earth by Fortune and Forbes magazines.