Beyonce poses for photos with school children as she tours Old Havana, Cuba
Jay-Z and Beyonce Head to Cuba for Five-Year Wedding Anniversary!
By Sugey Palomares | 04/04/2013 - 16:55

Oye, caballero! Beyonce and Jay-Z are taking Havana, Cuba by storm! The famous couple is basking in the Caribbean to celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary. B and the Brooklyn-born rapper are reportedly joined by their mothers and have been stirring up fan frenzy worthy of Fidel Castro being envious of.


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Selena Gomez and Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon’s 5 Best Latino Guests Ever!
By Sugey Palomares | 04/03/2013 - 12:53

Jimmy Fallon has reportedly closed a new deal to replace late night host Jay Leno on NBC's Late Night in 2014. No word yet on when exactly the former SNL comedian will take over, but we can't wait to see him in the new timeslot! In honor of Jimmy's new gig, we are counting down his best Latino guests ever. Who is your favorite?


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Associated Press office in New York City
AP Officially Drops 'Illegal Immigrant' Term from Stylebook
By Sugey Palomares | 04/02/2013 - 16:28

The Associated Press, which is known as 'the world's oldest and largest news-gathering organization,' will no longer include the term 'illegal immigrant' in their Stylebook. The Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll confirmed the news in a blog entry and explained the motive behind the decision.


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World Autism Awareness Day
World Autism Awareness Day: Are Latinos Disproportionately Affected?
By Sugey Palomares | 04/02/2013 - 10:05

The United Nations has claimed April 2nd Autism Awareness Day to help spread knowledge on the disability, which affects millions of families worldwide. Autism is defined by developmental delays in speech, spastic movements, repetitive behaviors and impaired socialization. Several studies suggest that Latino children are disproportionately affected by autism.


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John Boehner Apologizes for 'Wetback' Slur
John Boehner Demands Rep. Don Young to Apologize for 'Wetback' Slur
By Sugey Palomares | 03/31/2013 - 10:51

At a time when the Republican Party is trying to gain more support from Latino voters, Alaska Republican Representative Don Young is facing major controversy after referring to Latinos as 'wetbacks' in a recent press conference. 

While talking to a crowd about how technology has created job loss in the U.S., Young expressed, "I used to own – my father had a ranch,” he said. “We used to hire 50 to 60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes. You know it takes two people to pick the same tomatoes now. It’s all done by machine."


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Wilmer Valderrama Guest Stars on RuPaul’s 'Drag Race' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)
Wilmer Valderrama Guest Stars on RuPaul’s 'Drag Race' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)
By Sugey Palomares | 03/28/2013 - 16:59

Who doesn’t love a good drama queen? The legendary Maria Conchita Alonso and Wilmer Valderrama are offering some tips of the trade for RuPaul’s Drag Race upcoming “Drama Queens” telenovela-based challenge.

As Maria serves as a judge on the show, the hunky Venezuelan hits the stage along with Team Detox to sharpen up their acting skills. The results are hilarious! Watch for yourself in this exclusive clip below.


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5 Things You Should Know About 'The Host'
5 Things You Should Know About 'The Host'
By LeAura Luciano | 03/28/2013 - 16:42

What if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye? The Host is the next epic love story from the creator of the Twilight Saga, bestselling author, Stephenie Meyer.

Spoiler Alert: Meyer is currently writing a follow up to the highly anticipated new film.

1. Stephanie Meyer has a Latino Connection in The Host:


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Junot Diaz on The Colbert Report
How Sweet! Colbert Gives Junot Diaz 'F U' Sweatshirt (VIDEO)
By Sugey Palomares | 03/27/2013 - 15:08

Pulitzer prize-winning author Junot Diaz paid comedian Stephen Colbert a visit on Monday night's Colbert Report.


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Who is Rafael Amaya? (No, Seriously, Who is He?)
Who is Rafael Amaya? (No, Seriously, Who is He?)
By Sugey Palomares | 03/26/2013 - 15:03

If you aren't familiar with telenovela star Rafael Amaya just yet, we can guarantee that you'll be seeing more of him soon. The Mexican actor is a part of Telemundo's upcoming series, El Señor de los Cielos, based on the true story of Mexican drug lord Amado Carrillo.


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President Barack Obama speaks about the economy in North Carolina
President Obama Addresses Immigration Reform: "We Are Making Progress"
By Sugey Palomares | 03/26/2013 - 10:23

The Senate is feeling the heat from President Obama in regards to immigration reform. During a naturalization ceremony for 28 new citizens at the White House on Monday, Obama declared that he wants to see the passage of a bill that will fix the immigration system "as soon as possible.”


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