Yoselyn Ortega
Dominican Nanny Charged With Murder of Two Children
By Samantha Leal | 11/05/2012 - 14:14

A New York City nanny accused of murder of two children she was caring for has been officially charged with murder. 


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Junot Díaz On The Challenges of Growing Up Afro-Latino
By Fox News Latino | 10/13/2011 - 14:24

Dominican American writer Junot Díaz didn’t always feel accepted as a child. In an interview with Fox News Latino, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author spoke about growing up in the 80s as an immigrant and feeling rejected by both his Latino and black peers.


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Will & Jada Pinkett Smith Want Romeo in Their Comedy
Will & Jada Pinkett Smith Sell New Sitcom Starring Romeo Santos!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/06/2011 - 12:30

Romeo Santos career continues to explode! Aside from his highly anticipated solo album due out next month, news broke yesterday that the former Aventura front man was tapped for a new ABC comedy spearheaded by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. the   


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'Quiero Mi Boda' Anny
EXCLUSIVE: 'Quiero Mi Boda' Star On Having Two Wedding Ceremonies
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 18:00

Tonight on the MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 26-year-old Anny and 28-year-old Danny, a New York couple whose stark religious differences caused them to have a serious issues. Anny, who is a Catholic Dominican, struggled with planning her wedding with her fiancé Danny, who is Guyanese and of Hindu faith.  After much back-and-forth the couple decided to hold two wedding ceremonies!


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Quiero Mi Boda
‘Quiero Mi Boda’ Star Talks about Maintaining a Long-Distance Relationship, Her Religion, and More!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/25/2011 - 16:39

Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet Jackie and Erin, a couple from Connecticut.  Jackie, who is Dominican and Puerto-Rican, met Erin, who is African-American and part Puerto-Rican, in high school.


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Quiero Mi Boda
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Quiero Mi Boda’ Star Talks about Culture Clash, Anxiety About Marriage & More!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/18/2011 - 20:02

Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we met Miami couple Rosanna and Jean, whose different cultures ushered in a slew of complications during their wedding planning.  Rosanna, who was born in the Dominican Republic, and Jean, who was born in Canada to Haitian parents, had difficulty choosing which language to have their ceremony in.  On top of that, both Rosanna, 25, and Jean, 32, have


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Juan Luis Guerra
Juan Luis Guerra Launching New World Tour in August!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/13/2011 - 08:30

Juan Luis Guerra is launching a new world tour next month!  The legendary singer/song-writer will start his “AsondeGuerra” tour in August, making his first stops in Puerto Rico on Aug. 13 and 14. 

WATCH: Juan Luis Guerra’s New Music Video “Lola’s Mambo”


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Aimee Garcia
EXCLUSIVE: Aimee Garcia Dishes On Her Top Secret 'Dexter' Role!
By Lee Hernandez | 06/15/2011 - 12:15

Very little is known about Aimee Garcia's hush hush role on the sixth season of Showtime's Dexter, except that Garcia will be playing the new nanny to Dexter's (Michael C. Hall) son, Harrison. We caught up with the lovely Aimee (who's part-Puerto Rican and part-Mexican) to get the inside scoop on what we can expect from the new season and whether she'll be playing Dexter's love interest.

Tell us about your character on Dexter!


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Top Model
EXCLUSIVE: Angelia Alvarez Dreams Of Being 'America’s Next Top Model'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/21/2011 - 09:00

Twenty-year-old dominicana Angelia Alvarez wants to be America’s Next Top Model and when Cycle 16 premieres on Feb. 23rd at 8/7c on the CW, she'll have her shot. Alvarez, a military brat born in Germany, spoke to Latina.com about her lifelong dream, why it was difficult for her to get along with the other girls in the house, and the one reason she admires Top Model alum, Jaslene Gonzalez.

Who’s Dominican in your family?


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Merengue Singer Sentenced to Year in Prison for Heroin Possession
By admin | 01/08/2008 - 15:39

Que que?? Dominican merengue singer Dimanchy gets busted with 12 kilos of heroin...yet now he's been sentenced to just one year of jail in the Dominican Republic? He better thank God, Allah, Buddha, and Chango for letting him get caught there, and not in the United States, where his sentence would have been mas o menos a million years. (News via New York's El Diario.)


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