By Amaris Castillo | 12/11/2012 - 10:38
As expected, Jenni Rivera fans have begun gathering to mourn over the late singer’s tragic death – in front of clusters of flowers and lit candles.
At a recent vigil held in Lynwood, California, mourning fans wiped tears away outside a church. Salvador Sifuentes, a fan of Rivera’s, said he and his family always followed the banda singer’s music.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/11/2012 - 10:01
The remains of Jenni Rivera were recovered overnight near the crash site in Northern Mexico. The LearJet 25 carrying the 43-year-old regional Mexican singer and six others crashed in the mountains 60 miles south of Monterrey on Sunday. According to People en Español, La Diva de la Banda’s “unrecognizable” remains were transferred to the Hospital Universitario in the capital of Monterrey.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/10/2012 - 21:32
Jenni Rivera’s family plans on traveling to Nuevo Leon to identify the remains of La Diva de la Banda and bury her in Los Angeles. The singer’s brother, Pedro Rivera Jr. confirmed the news to E!
By Samantha Leal | 12/10/2012 - 13:41
The plane carrying Jenni Rivera that crashed had a previous malfunction a few years back, reports confirm. The plane, which crashed in the mountains 60 miles south of Monterrey, Mexico on Sunday, had failed during a 2005 takeoff attempt from an Amarillo, Texas airport, reports the New York Daily News.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/10/2012 - 12:29
Mexican pop-rock star Alejandra Guzman was invited to fly to Mexico City on the same private jet carrying Jenni Rivera, which tragically crashed, reports El Diario. Several journalists confirmed that La Diva de la Banda offered Alejandra to fly on her private jet in order for the two to perform together in Toluca.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/10/2012 - 10:13
Jenni Rivera's powerful voice was able to transcend borders and lift us to new heights. As we continue to mourn her tragic death, we honor her achievements as a mother, grandmother, friend, daughter, and pop star. Without further ado, here are Jenni Rivera's best crossover moments.
By Latina Staff | 12/10/2012 - 08:55
On Sunday, December 9, a plane carrying Jenni Rivera and several others went missing as it flew from Monterey to Toluca, Mexico. As news started to spread, Latino stars who respected her and were close to her started to pray and react to her disappearance on social media. Sadly, Mexican authorities confirmed a few hours later that the plane wreckage was discovered but there were no survivors found.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/10/2012 - 08:55
Since the horrific news of Jenni Rivera's death today broke, Latina.com readers have been pouring their heartfelt condolences on the web. According to Univision, a plane carrying the regional Mexican singer and six others (including two pilots and crew members) in Mexico first went missing while flying from Monterrey to Toluca.
By Samantha Leal | 12/09/2012 - 20:01
Raq-C, or Raquel Cordova, who starred with Jenni Rivera’s daughter Chiquis on “Jenni Rivera Presents Chiquis & Raq-C” took to Twitter to express her feelings on the Jenni Rivera crash.
By Samantha Leal | 12/09/2012 - 18:57
So tragic. Mexican authorities have confirmed that Jenni Rivera’s plane, which also carried her makeup artist, crashed with no survivors. Jacob Yebale (@jacobyebale), Jenni’s makeup artist who has also worked on Jessica Alba, Roselyn Sanchez, and Eva Longoria, used Instagram to post a photo of the singer’s last moments on the plane. Those on the plane seemed to be joking and smiling, with one person sticking out his tongue.