By Adriana Rivera | 10/27/2011 - 14:30
—37-year-old Cuban actor Laz Alonso has just been cast in the music and dance-themed drama Planet B Boy. According to TheHollywoodReporter.com, the film, based on the award-winning 2007 documentary of the same name, will shoot in Los Angeles and France.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/13/2011 - 12:11
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Latina readers on our Facebook page to send a message to a loved one who is suffering or has suffered from breast cancer. The outpouring of stories was remarkably touching – we appreciate those who responded.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/07/2011 - 13:41
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of it, we wanted to highlight an upcoming film centered on the disease this week. Five, an anthology of five short films in one movie, explores how peoples’ lives are affected by breast cancer.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/21/2011 - 11:30
In an appearance on Ellen yesterday, Demi Lovato opened up about her past eating disorders, self-medicating with alcohol and drugs, and her history of being bullied. The 19-year-old part-Mexican singer/actress, whose new album Unbroken is available on iTunes now, spoke candidly about her past year with Ellen DeGeneres.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/16/2011 - 13:35
— Mariah Carey doesn't have to worry about hubby Nick Cannon ever catching a wandering eye. The 30-year-old funny man told People, “I'm married to Mariah Carey. It doesn't get better than that,” he said. “I'd be an idiot to do anything wrong. I worship my wife. Have you seen my back? My back says 'Mariah Forever.’”
By Amaris Castillo | 09/14/2011 - 15:30
Mexican actress Anahí opened up recently about her history with a life-threatening eating disorder. For five years, the 28-year-old former member of Mexican pop group RBD suffered from anorexia nervosa—a disorder characterized by an obsessive fear of gaining weight.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/31/2011 - 10:39
Don Omar has a bunch of projects up his sleeve, and the reggaeton artist is moving to Hollywood to focus on them. People en Español reports that the 33-year-old Puerto Rican, who starred in this year’s action-packed Fast Five (the fifth movie in the Fast & Furious franchise), has several movies in the works.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/19/2011 - 09:02
At yesterday’s airing of the 2011 Do Something! Awards, Demi Lovato gave viewers a spine-tingling performance. For the first time ever on television, the 18-year-old actress/singer performed her hit single “Skyscraper,” which earned the number one spot on iTunes earlier this summer following its release.
Dressed in a beige dress with silver accents, Lovato’s performance brought audience members to their feet.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/12/2011 - 17:15
Despite commonly held theories that link education and higher income levels to better health, recent data indicates Latinos go against the grain. According to Huffington Post, the phenomenon sometimes called the Latino Health Paradox remains a mystery to many.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2011 - 09:33
In 2002, 1-year-old twins Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Quiej-Alvarez were joined at the tops of their heads. Known as “the two Marias,” the Guatemalan sisters underwent a 23-hour surgery to get separated, which ushered in a swirl of international media attention. This past Saturday, the sisters celebrated their tenth birthday in