By Sugey Palomares | 12/12/2012 - 14:07
Jenni Rivera was a force to be reckoned with in her genre thanks to her lyrics about female empowerment, powerhouse vocals, and loyal fan base. With over 15 million records sold in her career, the 43-year-old singer was steadily building her business empire outside of the music business too. Her life may have been cut short, but we will never forget the talent and ambition she was blessed with.
By Lee Hernandez | 12/12/2012 - 09:48
A lot of hearts were broken on Sunday evening when the world learned that Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash after the plane she was traveling in crashed in a mountainous region of Mexico.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/11/2012 - 16:22
Jenni Rivera and daughter Janney "Chiquis" Marin may have faced some tough times before La Diva de la Banda’s tragic passing, but their love for each other was always present. Here's a retrospective of what occurred in the headlines before Jenni's tragic death. We send our thoughts and prayers to the Rivera family during this sensitive time.
By Samantha Leal | 12/11/2012 - 15:47
The news just keeps getting worse and worse. It seems now that a Mexican businessman, who is linked to the company owning the jet that crashed and killed Jenni Rivera along with six others, has been convicted of forging aircraft records, counterfeiting government inspection stamps and drug-trafficking charges, according to Univision.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/11/2012 - 11:00
Though she is no longer with us, plans have been put into effect to see the recently deceased Jenni Rivera more than usual behind the small screen.
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.