By Amaris Castillo | 08/30/2011 - 14:00
—William Levy received a surprise for his 31st birthday, when his mother and grandmother surprised the Cuban actor with a party. The party had a Hollywood theme, complete with a star-shaped cake and posters on the bathroom that read: “No Paparazzi.” The Triunfo del Amor actor, who was all smiles, posted photos from the party on his Twitter account.
By Latina Staff | 08/26/2011 - 20:58
With Hurricane Irene posing a threat to the northeast this weekend, our staff made a list of our favorite songs to listen to during a storm. All of the songs we picked are about weather in some form or another, and they all help us relax. Here are our picks for the 10 songs to help you weather the storm.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/26/2011 - 16:27
Colombiana hit theaters over the weekend, but not everyone was necessarily looking forward to it. The film, which stars our September cover girl Zoe Saldana, is about a young Colombian woman who becomes an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/25/2011 - 15:15
This year marks the 25th Hispanic Heritage Awards, and Colombian rocker Juanes will receive special recognition. The 39-year-old superstar, one of the most beloved and internationally known Latino recording artists in the world, will be recognized for his accomplishments both on and off the stage at the ceremony, which will be held on Sept. 15 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. Mexican actress Maite Perroni and Cuban actor William Levy will host the awards gala.
By Latina Staff | 08/25/2011 - 14:15
—Eva Mendes picked up some pointers from local waitresses to be sure she played a believable working class gal in the new movie she is starring in opposite Ryan Gosling, A Place Beyond the Pines.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/16/2011 - 13:34
Los Tigres del Norte filmed their MTV Unplugged special a while back, but they are still releasing the amazing music they created alongside a bevy of talented collaborators for the whole world to enjoy. The second single off their Unplugged album features Juanes, who helps them transform their classic, "La Jaula de Oro". This album is Los Tigres' twenty third number-one album on the Regional Mexican Albums chart! If that isn't impressive, we don't know what is.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/26/2011 - 16:39
Everyone from Juanes to Luis Enrique has chimed in to say something about the passing of Colombian music icon and Salsa god Joe Arroyo, here's what some celebs had to say about his untimely death on Twitter:
By Adriana Rivera | 07/08/2011 - 14:45
—Paulina Rubio’s influence runs deep on Twitter. Recently, she tweeted a message in an effort to find a liver transplant donor for her friend in Argentina. As the messages became more urgent and Juanes retweeted, Rubio’s fans showed their support and her friend received the transplant.
By Smriti Mundhra | 06/13/2011 - 16:00
Catch a glimpse of Fat Joe these days and you might do a double take. The heavy-set Puerto Rican MC is sporting a much slimmer frame after dropping an astonishing 88 pounds (the old-fashioned way, with diet and exercise!). Joe credits fatherhood with motivating him to drop his surplus lbs. "Like, seven of my friends passed last year from heart attacks, and they were all 32, 34 years old," he told the New York Daily News. " And I said, 'I got kids, I can't leave 'em like that.'"
By Smriti Mundhra | 05/26/2011 - 14:07
It was the tweet that nearly broke two million hearts: on Tuesday, Juanes took to the Internet to announce that he would be taking a hiatus from music to dedicate time to his family and to himself. While we keep a hawkish eye on Twitter for signs of his return—it won’t be long, he promises—we’ll try to hold ourselves together by reminiscing over some favorite videos from our Colombian idol: