National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 10 Latinas Send Messages to Loved Ones
10 Latinas Send Messages to Loved Ones with Breast Cancer
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.

What to Watch for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: "Five"


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What to Watch: Rosario Dawson's "Five"
What to Watch for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: "Five"
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.


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WATCH: Demi Speaks About Her Eating Disorder & Bullying
WATCH: Demi Lovato Opens Up About "Self-Medicating" & Becoming a Role Model
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.


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Star Tracker: Mariah Carey,
Star Tracker: Mariah Carey, Mark Ballas, Ana de la Reguera and more!
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.’”

Nick Cannon on Having Children with Mariah: “I Think My Wife is Done”


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Anahí Opens Up About Eating Disorder That Almost Killed Her
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.

EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: MTV Tr3s’ ‘Popland’


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Don Omar Is Moving to Hollywood
Don Omar Is Moving to Hollywood
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.


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WATCH: Demi Lovato Performs “Skyscraper” at the 'Do Something Awards!'
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.   


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Latino Health Paradox
Want to Live a Long Time? Latinize Your Lifestyle!
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.

Gov’t Announces New Health Care Benefits for Women


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Once-Conjoined Guatemalan Twins Celebrate Tenth Birthday
Once-Conjoined Guatemalan Twins Celebrate Tenth Birthday
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


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Demi Lovato: ELLE
Demi Lovato: "When You Punch Someone, Enough is Enough"
By Amaris Castillo | 08/04/2011 - 11:32

Demi Lovato shared intimate details about the emotional rollercoaster she has ridden on during the past year and a half.  In an exclusive interview with Elle Magazine, the former Disney star spoke about being bullied as a child and the incident that helped push her to rehab.

Demi Lovato Thanks Fans from Rehab


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