By Mariela Rosario | 09/10/2010 - 10:00
Enrique Iglesias, Gloria Estefan, and Sofia Vergara are just a few of the celebrities who teamed up to record a single to benefit the National Bone Marrow program. Thousands of people are diagnosed with leukemia and other possibly fatal diseases every year, and many of them will die unless they get a bone marrow or cord blood transplant. The National Bone Marrow program has been helping match donors with those patients in need for over twenty years.
By Grace Bastidas | 05/13/2010 - 13:30
Ricky Martin, Shakira and Gloria Estefan are just a few of the musicians that have spoken out against the anti-immigration laws in Arizona. And a few artists are taking the discourse further.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/09/2010 - 14:00
Cuban-born singer Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio Estefan will host President Barack Obama when he takes a trip down to Florida on April 15. The music industry power couple will throw their first ever political fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee. The pricey cocktail reception ($30,400 per couple for tickets) will be held at the Estefan's Miami Beach home.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/26/2010 - 15:00
A group of mothers, wives and daughters who regularly protest in the streets of Cuba for political prisoners were recently subject to brutal suppression by the authorities and heckled by supporters of the Castro dictatorship. During the protests on March 18, Cuban police dragged the women by their hair and onto a bus, arresting around 30 protesters, among them older women, before driving away.