By Lee Hernandez | 11/01/2011 - 11:15
There’s only one Latina on Simon Cowell’s new show, The X-Factor—but Hayley Orrantia (AKA Hayley O), says that’s all we need. The part-Mexican singer, who was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and is a member of the girl group Lakoda Rayne—says she wants to win the whole enchilada for Latinos!
We’re so excited to have a Latina on The X-Factor! Tell us about your Latin roots.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 15:39
Most of us are at work right now, but after work, a few of us will slip out of our work clothes and into a superhero costume, or transform into a “devilish” angel, or dress as a pirate... you get the idea.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 13:30
Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ hit show, Quiero Mis Quinces, we meet Alissa – a Mexican American teen whose quinces was postponed after she was diagnosed with a lung infection. Fast-forward one year, and the now 16-year-old Alissa was able to have a quinces with a theme that was literally out of this world. The Californian high school junior had a vintage meets sci-fi party, complete with four wardrobe changes. Her biggest challenge was finding the perfect limo – never easy.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 15:00
Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ hit show, Quiero Mis Quinces, we meet Alexis – a Mexican American 15-year-old whose plans for her quinces included a non-traditional white dress and zebra theme. A what? You read right!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 12:15
Congrats to Cristina de Kirchner! The Argentinean president was recently re-elected as president of the South American country, according to The Guardian. The 58-year-old reportedly earned the widest victory margin in the country’s history with 53 percent of the vote a majority of polling stations reported results.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 10:36
One of our cover girls seems to gravitate towards Westerns! Mexican actress Ana de la Reguera, who starred in this past summer’s blockbuster Cowboys and Aliens, is set to star in TNT’s Gateway, according to Reforma.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/21/2011 - 09:30
Christina Aguilera is all glammed up in a commercial for her new fragrance, titled Secret Potion scent. The pop star's new scent has top notes of fruits such as mandarin, lemon, and passion fruit. The bottles the scent comes in include a super cute bonus; special jewelry pieces which help whoever spritzs on the perfume sparkle!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/20/2011 - 09:30
Our Hot Guys cover star, Pitbull, helped announce this year’s American Music Awards nominees last week, and surprise, surprise, the Cuban American rapper nabbed two nominations himself! The 30-year-old rapper was nominated for Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Artist in Latin Music. The list of nominees was revealed by Mr. 305 and rapper Nicki Minaj at a Los Angeles press conference.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/17/2011 - 10:29
The next Latina to win an Oscar following Penelope Cruz’s coup for 2009’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona will not be—as you might expect—Salma Hayek, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Mendes or some other A-list Latina star. Instead, it’s a relatively unknown actress named Bérénice Bejo—an Argentinean beauty who stars in The Artist, a stylish French romance film set during Hollywood’s silent film era (1927-1
By Latina Staff | 10/14/2011 - 20:14
Latino, African and Caribbean cultures have been serving up terrific yuca dishes for thousands of years. Fresh yuca is now readily available in supermarkets but if you are still unsure about preparing yuca, you can find it peeled and ready-to-go in the freezer section. Try these easy recipes and let us know what you think!