By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2011 - 09:29
Alejandro Sanz, Oscar D'León, and a slew of other artists have come together to support a lawsuit filed against the Grammys Awards. The lawsuit surrounds the recent axing of a number of prizes by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS)—also known as America’s Recording Academy—the organization that oversees the distribution of the coveted awards.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 18:00
Since Arizona’s passage of SB 1070 caused a frenzy last year (and was later ruled unconstitutional), it seems as though the topic of immigration has remained in the headlines and will likely stay a hot button issue until at least the 2012 election. Some states have made headlines with their own efforts to pass immigration laws or—on the other end of the spectrum—pass their own versions of the DREAM Act.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/07/2011 - 09:33
Jennifer Lopez was riding high with a super-successful stint on American Idol—capped off with an amazing performance alongside hubby Marc Anthony—until her ex-husband Ojani Noa, whom she married back in February of 1997 and divorced less than a year later, managed to exploit a legal loophole and sold intimate home videos to his partner/producer (and rumored girlfriend) Claudia Vazquez.
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/17/2011 - 14:00
We were shocked when we read about the recent drama between Desperate Housewives series’ creator Marc Cherry and Nicolette Sheridan. Sheridan is currently in the process of suing Cherry, and has accused him in a deposition of (among other things) making some vile comments about her former costars.
By Lee Hernandez | 03/10/2011 - 11:00
Last September, Fernando Flores, a former bodyguard of Britney Spears, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the pop singer, claiming that she made “repeated unwanted sexual advances” toward him during his brief tenure as her bodyguard.
By Irasema Romero | 02/17/2011 - 14:30
Shakira has learned that music collaborations are attractive to listeners, especially when they include catchy urban beats from artists like Pitbull and Calle 13's René Pérez. But the Colombian singer is now facing the music after Puerto Rican reggaetonero Ñejo filled a lawsuit against her for not crediting his work in her latest hit “Loca.”
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/03/2011 - 09:05
We don’t really want to get into the whole Taco Bell fake vs. real meat debate, but the pending lawsuit against the fast food company made us take an informal poll of our Facebook fans to see what Latin fast food chains they love.
Here are the results. Tell us if we forgot any and let us know if you like these chains too!
Chain: El Pollo Loco
Locations: California, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, Missouri, Oregon, Utah and Virginia.
By Janel Martinez | 08/24/2010 - 11:30
Not even three weeks after Madonna and her daughter Lourdes launched their Material Girl clothing and accessories line via Macy’s, the designer-duo is dealing with some loose threads. L.A. Triumph, Inc. filed a suit in the California Central District court against Madonna last week.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/30/2010 - 18:00
Latinos celebrated a victory on Wednesday as U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton placed an injunction against many of the most crucial sections of the new SB 1070 legislation. We asked Nina Perales, a lawyer for MALDEF who helped to win the crucial injunction against SB 1070, to explain what’s next, and what the ruling really means.