By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2012 - 15:47
Two racist teens, including a half-Cuban student, are suffering the backlash of producing a xenophobic video about African Americans. The girls have been asked to leave Gainesville High School in Florida and apologize to their community and fellow peers. In the video that lasts about 15 minutes, the girls make hurtful comments like, "You can understand what we are saying, our accents, we use actual words. Black people do not."
By Lee Hernandez | 02/09/2012 - 13:15
Our Non-Latino Celeb of the Week is Jamaican pop and reggaee artist Sean Paul. The 39-year-old singer, who is best known for hit songs like "Gimme the Light" and "Temperature," spoke exclusively to Latina.com about his Latino friends in Hollywood, why he plans to record more music in Spanish, and his crush on Sofia Vergara!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/15/2011 - 18:04
When will Pitbull stop?
The Cuban American Miami-bred rapper has been everywhere this year – and we mean it. No wonder he’s also known as Mr. Worldwide. From gracing numerous stages to his lucrative business deals, Pitbull seems to have done it all this year.
To save you the trouble, we’ve compiled a list of 25 things the suave artist has done within the past 12 months. Check it out:
By Amaris Castillo | 10/14/2011 - 09:54
Our October cover girl Gloria Estefan has performed her hit single on several television shows already, but we have yet to tire of “WEPA”! The Cuban American legend appeared on The Rosie Show this week and sang the first single off her Miss Little Havana album, out now.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/04/2011 - 12:15
Last month, we shared several highlights from the new HBO documentary film The Latino List. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the film premiered last week on both HBO Latino and HBO and explores the meaning of being a modern Latino/a through one-on-one interviews with a cross-section of Latino figures.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/28/2011 - 08:35
We continue to celebrate our ‘Gloria Estefan Week’ with the brand new music video for Gloria Estefan’s “WEPA”! The song is the first single off her new album Miss Little Havana, out now on iTunes and available in Target. Released yesterday, the “WEPA” music video is filled to the brim with energy, color, and dance numbers. The gorgeous 54-year-old doesn’t let the young dancers leave her behind either – Estefan busts out her own moves as well. We absolutely love the song here at Latina!
By Amaris Castillo | 09/26/2011 - 17:00
Tonight on the season finale of MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 44-year-old Nancy and 54-year-old Bill. When they met, both experienced an instant connection because of their mutual love for bodybuilding. Cuban American Nancy and Italian American Bill had something else in common – both have two children from previous marriages. Once they began dating, having their children get along with one another wasn’t difficult at all, but it was another story when it came to planning their wedding.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/26/2011 - 10:45
You may not know who Nayer is (yet), but you most likely have heard her. Listen closely to Pitbull’s summer smash hit “Give Me Everything” and you will notice her melodic voice right before the chorus kicks in. The 25-year-old Cuban American singer began singing at the tender age of 7 on shows like Sábado Gigante and Star Search. As a young adult, she also dabbled into modeling and crossed paths with Mr. 305.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/19/2011 - 11:56
Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 22-year-old Kelsey and 31-year-old Mike. The Missourian couple ran into some conflict with each other over the religious aspect of their wedding ceremony. For Kelsey, whose mother is Cuban, having a Catholic ceremony was an important tradition in her family. For Mike, who is German-American and grew up in a denominational church, it wasn’t. In addition, the couple also wanted a warmer climate for their wedding – somewhere far from the cold of Missouri.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/14/2011 - 10:00
Part-Cuban actor Bobby Cannavale is ready to take the next step in his Broadway career, and with an iconic, star-making role no less! Deadline is reporting that the 41-year-old actor has landed the lead role in the revival of Funny Girl.