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EXCLUSIVE: John Ortiz is 'Luck'y in HBO's Newest Hit Drama
By Jill Pankow | 02/03/2012 - 17:32

One of HBO’s newest and most promising hits is Luck, a horseracing drama brought to you by Michael Mann centered around the wheelings and dealings of California’s Santa Anita racetrack. In the middle of the action is Nuyorican John Ortiz who plays opposite Dustin Hoffman as a dubious horse trainer. Ortiz spoke with Latina about his limited racetrack experience prior to the show, his take on gambling and who he’ll be rooting for in the Super Bowl this Sunday.


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Believe It or Not: Latin Superstitions
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2008 - 16:45

As if worrying about black cats and broken mirrors weren’t enough, you also had mami threaten you with facial distortion if you opened the fridge with a hot head. And if you dared to strike her, forget it! Your hand would hang out of your coffin forever (probably after she was through with you). Caught between belief and skepticism, all you knew for sure was that you were not going to test them out. In the spirit of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, here are fifteen other superstitions that still haunt us to this day:


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