Salma Hayek Criticized for "Iniciativa Mexico" PSA
Salma Hayek Criticized for "Iniciativa Mexico" PSA
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.


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Jennifer Lopez Responds to the Rumors About Her New Album
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:


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Nicaragua Total Abortion Ban Challenged by Cancer Patient
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.


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Chinese Woman to Undergo Surgery to Look Like Jessica Alba
By Mariela Rosario | 02/08/2010 - 15:27

Jessica Alba is reportedly appalled by recent news of a young Chinese woman who is preparing to undergo radical plastic surgery in a bid to look like the Mexicana actress.


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Jessica Alba's "The Killer Inside Me" Evokes Furor at Sundance
By Mariela Rosario | 01/27/2010 - 10:36

Amidst rumors that Jessica Alba walked out of the recent Sundance screening of her latest film, The Killer Inside Me, controversy is brewing over the intense violence towards women on display throughout the film.

Casey Affleck stars as a small-town Texas deputy sheriff with murderous tendencies who lets out his pent up rage through sadomasochistic sex with Alba's character (the local town prostitute) and later Kate Hudson (Affleck's clueless fiancée).


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Chilean Fashion Show Featuring Models Dressed as Virgin Mary Sparks Controversy
By Maya Pope-Chappell | 01/16/2009 - 17:45

A fashion show in Chile sparked a hell of controversy when designer Ricardo Oyarzun's plans to send models dressed as the Virgin Mary sashaying down the runway with half-exposed breasts became public knowledge. The Roman Catholic Church expressed outrage over Oyarzun’s choice of threads and a conservative group attempted to block the Santiago show by taking the matter to court, but was unsuccessful.


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