By Amaris Castillo | 08/01/2011 - 13:30 | 0 Comments
Though she graced the cover of last week’s Billboard magazine in leopard lingerie and draped in an American flag, many people still may not know who Mayra Veronica is—but the Cuban-born singer is determined to change that.
Veronica’s latest single, off of her upcoming album Saint nor Sinner,...
By Mariela Rosario | 07/15/2011 - 12:00 | 6 Comments
OK, so we were pretty excited when we heard a few months ago that there was a Cuban Zombie film being made. But after seeing the trailer for Juan of the Dead from writer and director Alejandro Brugues, we absolutely can not WAIT to see this movie.
By Johanna Ferreira | 07/08/2011 - 15:30 | 9 Comments
Many of us grew up admiring everything about mami’s beauty routine. It’s probably because not only was she taking care of herself, but most of the time mami dolled us up too, bathing us in delicious scents or carefully tending to our hair.
Here is a collection of our favorite iconic beauty products most every Latina will remember!
By Mariela Rosario | 06/14/2011 - 13:12 | 1 Comment
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,...
By Mariela Rosario | 05/13/2011 - 11:00 | 2 Comments
Raul Castro announced this week that the Cuban government will allow citizens of the island nation to travel abroad freely, as tourists, for the first time in 50 years. Although there was not a formal law keeping Cubans...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/19/2011 - 15:00 | 1 Comment
For real, for real?
Fidel Castro, who first stepped out of the limelight (sort of) after becoming seriously ill in 2006, then handed over power to his brother Raul Castro in 2008, has made it official. He resigned his role as secretary of Cuba’s Communist Party on Tuesday.
By Amaris Castillo | 03/09/2011 - 15:30 | 0 Comments
U.S. citizens looking to visit Cuba now have more options of departure locations after eight new airports were given permission to schedule flights to and from the island nation.
According to the Huffington Post, charter flights to Cuba can now be scheduled from...
By Stacey Rivera | 01/31/2011 - 17:30 | 3 Comments
It's kind of a long story but the basics are, a British greeting card company that takes iconic photos and replaces the subject with a dog has manipulated that incredibly famous photo of Che seen on T-Shirts, etc. and the original...