By Latina Staff | 05/16/2013 - 14:58
Television fans rejoice! We are honoring the dearly departed and those who suffered untimely deaths on the small-screen. Here are some of the most shocking TV deaths of our favorite Latino characters. Who are some of your favorites?
By Tom Castaneda | 05/01/2013 - 12:23
We're so glad Ziva David is alive! We panicked during the recent episode of NCIS, where Cote de Pablo’s beloved character headed overseas with Tony (Michael Weatherly) to avenge her father’s death. But instead of exacting revenge her father’s killer in Berlin, Ziva and Tony ended up getting sideswiped, with their lives hanging in the balance. Ziva is alive, but below is a list of characters who didn't make it...
By Lee Hernandez | 04/25/2013 - 10:55
Although she doesn't look a day over 30, the lovely Gina Torres is turning 43 today. And what better way to honor the stunning Cubana than by naming her one of our most beautiful Afro-Latina celebs on the planet!
Gina, we love you, you're beautiful (inside and out) and we're so proud to have you representing for Latinas in Hollywood.
Without further ado -- and in honor of Gina's cumpleaños-- we proudly present the 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet. Happy birthday, Gina!
By Samantha Leal | 12/17/2012 - 14:02
On last night's season finale of Dexter, Lauren Velez wears some extra special pieces of jewelry -- ones designed by her very own sister! Maria Kaim of GiaDane Designs, who has been designing jewelry for the past two years, provided some fashion assistance to Lauren's character, Maria LaGuerta.
"She had asked me a few times to design something for her to wear on the show, and finally she called me up and said 'I need you to design a piece for the finale,'" said Maria.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/17/2012 - 12:21
If you’re a diehard Dexter fan, you’re well aware of this sad news. But if you haven't seen the finale -- DO NOT READ! SPOILERS AHEAD!
Okay, now that we've warned you, Lauren Vélez’s character was killed off on Dexter’s seventh-season finale – thus ending the actress’ role on the show.
By Tom Castaneda | 12/17/2012 - 11:12
It’s the end of the road for Lauren Vélez on Dexter. For the last seven seasons, she’s starred on Showtime’s psychological thriller as lieutenant-turned-captain María LaGuerta, a hard-nosed, calculating and determined woman in charge of the Miami Metro Police Department’s homicide division. This season, in her quest to prove Dexter is the Bay Harbor Butcher, Vélez’s character ultimately met her maker in last night’s season finale.
By Latina Staff | 11/11/2012 - 17:37
Puerto Rican actress Lauren Vélez opens up about overcoming hurdles in Hollywood, her seven-year run on Showtime’s hit show Dexter and what’s next for her!
By Sugey Palomares | 09/26/2012 - 15:06
Iconic Puerto Rican actress, Lauren Velez, 47, may flaunt her investigative skills as Captain María LaGuerta on the hit drama series, Dexter, which premieres its new season on Showtime this week, but she's also preparing to take center stage in the upcoming biopic, La Lupe.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/13/2012 - 09:32
Happy Tuesday! Get ready for another juicy round of chisme below:
By Lee Hernandez | 02/27/2012 - 12:59
As Black History Month comes to an end, let's take a look once more at the Afro-Latinos we named "Most Beautiful" in 2012!