By Mariela Rosario | 06/14/2011 - 13:12
The Cuban government has given the green light to the publication of Che Guevara's personal diaries of the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power in 1959. Entitled Diary of a Combatant, the diaries share Che's experiences first hand—from landing on the Cuban coast in 1956 aboard the now infamous yacht, Granma, through the three years of armed conflict and fighting in the Sierra Madre mountains of central Cuba that followed.
By Latina Staff | 06/09/2011 - 13:15
The intimate home videos that Jennifer Lopez has fought to keep ex-husband Ojani Noa from using were reportedly "stolen" co-executive producer of the mockumentary project her ex was working on. Ed Meyer took the data drive which contained the footage from the house of Claudia Vazquez, Noa’s current partner/producer (and rumored girlfriend).
By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 08:55
Rick Gonzalez has been in a bunch of films (Old School, War of the Worlds, Coach Carter) and starred in the cult TV series Reaper, but it's his latest role as Jesus—yes, as in the Jesus—in Lady Gaga's controversial new music video for her single "Judas" that has him in the spotlight these days.
By Lee Hernandez | 04/13/2011 - 17:00
The Lake Elsinore Storm (a Class A California League affiliate of the Padres) has invited Charlie Sheen to a for a “rehab assignment,” as part of a "Sheen-co De Mayo" celebration on May 5. The team will retire the No. 99 Jersey (which Sheen wore in his role as Ricky Vaughn in the the movie, Major League), and will host a rehab-style party featuring "tigerblood cocktails” and a “two-for-one Ho Ho’s” special.
By Grace Bastidas | 11/30/2010 - 17:30
We’d love to know what Julio Iglesias thinks about his eldest son’s newest single “Tonight (I’m F**kin’ You)”? After all, Dad was an original Latin Lover, a man who preferred to use innuendo when wooing the ladies. Even at his raunchiest, he was still a gentleman : “To all the girls who cared for me/ Who filled my nights with ecstasy/ They live within my heart/ I’ll always be a part/ Of all the girls I’ve loved before,” he croons in his most famous hit.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/10/2010 - 09:02
The FX channel is catching a lot of heat for a new show they are developing featuring an illegal immigrant as the protagonist.
The drama, written by Chap Taylor (Changing Lanes), follows an undocumented Mexican immigrant working as a private investigator. Colombian-born TV exec Rodrigo Garcia is on board to direct and produce the project, which he described as "Traffic meets Chinatown."
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2010 - 17:30
We've all said things that we regret, but when you're a celebrity in the spotlight, sticking your foot in your mouth has much graver implications. Everyone from the lovely Sofia Vergara to Wilmer Valderrrama has spoken before really thinking. In fact, a ton of celebs have suffer from this disease, some even chronically (we're looking at you, Rick Sanchez)!
Here's a round up of Latino celebs who have stuck their foot in it:
By Mariela Rosario | 08/18/2010 - 08:00
Salma Hayek is causing quite a stir in the Mexican press after appearing in a PSA urging citizens to improve their lives by taking responsibility for the country's woes. "With one grain of sand, mountains are made," assures Hayek.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/24/2010 - 11:00
Amidst rumors that Jennifer Lopez had been dumped by her longtime music label Sony/Epic and as a result her new album, Love?, may never be released, La Lopez decided to make an official statement to clear the air:
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/24/2010 - 09:00
Nicaragua’s total abortion ban is being challenged by a cancer patient who wants to terminate her pregnancy so that she can receive treatment. Doctors at the state hospital in Leon (55 miles west of Managua) have refused to give her medical care because it would harm the 10-week-old fetus. The local paper La Prensa then published the patient’s sister’s request bringing the case to the public’s attention.