15 Best Dominican Singers of All Time
15 Best Dominican Singers of All Time
By Jesus Trivino | 02/28/2014 - 17:01

The Dominican Republic is home to the hip-swinging genre, merengue, and one of the most heart wrenching forms of music in history, bachata.


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11 Latino Dance Crazes You Need to Know
11 Latino Dance Crazes You Need to Know
By Jesus Trivino | 09/21/2013 - 11:00

Here’s a Latino stereotype we don’t mind owning: we know how to dance. It’s true. Even Beyoncé knows. During her recent tour stop in Brazil, Mrs. Jay-Z broke out in the South American nation’s latest dance craze, the “Ah Lelek Lek Lek.” Well, here are 11 other Latino dance crazes Bey and you should try. 


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Dogs
WATCH: Our Favorite Dancing Dogs!
By Lee Hernandez | 06/23/2011 - 16:02

Who doesn’t love a dancing dog, especially one that shakes its tail to salsa or merengue? Judging by how many hits these viral videos of rhythmically gifted canines get on YouTube, we’re not alone in our obsession! So, to help you get through the dog days of summer, we've assembled the most talented dancing dogs on the web here for your viewing pleasure! 

Why Are Men Such Dogs?


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Listen: Shakira's New Single "Loca"
By Mariela Rosario | 09/02/2010 - 14:30

Shakira's first single, "Loca," off of her new Spanish-language album Sale el Sol hit the web today. The tune is a catchy merengue remix of the El Cata song "Loca Con Su Tiguere."


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Watch: This Dog Dances A Mean Merengue!
By Mariela Rosario | 08/31/2010 - 17:00

When we caught this video here at the Latina offices, we were all super impressed and thoroughly entertained! So, of course, we had to share it with our readers. Check out the moves on this dog, which could seriously show up most of the talent they've recruited for the new season of Dancing with the Stars (especially now that we know Ali and Roberto won't make an appearance on the show):


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Watch: Betty White Dances a Merengue on ‘SNL’
By Mariela Rosario | 05/10/2010 - 09:32

After an extensive Facebook campaign and millions of online Betty White fans pushing for a Saturday Night Live hosting gig, the hysterical octogenarian finally made her debut this past weekend—and it was totally worth it for NBC, as the show was the highest rated for SNL in 18 months!


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Sound Check: Juan Luis Guerra Turns Japanese. Well, Sort Of.
By Grace Bastidas | 04/08/2010 - 17:00

Bachata king Juan Luis Guerra is back, and he’s speaking Japanese. The first single from his upcoming eleventh studio album (out June 8 on Capitol Latin) is called “Bachata En Fukuoka. It was inspired by the legendary singer’s trip to Japan last year, during which he visited the capital of Tokyo and Fukuoka, a city on the northern shore of the island of Kyushu that is considered to be the birthplace of Japanese civilization.


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Merengue Singer Sentenced to Year in Prison for Heroin Possession
By admin | 01/08/2008 - 15:39

Que que?? Dominican merengue singer Dimanchy gets busted with 12 kilos of heroin...yet now he's been sentenced to just one year of jail in the Dominican Republic? He better thank God, Allah, Buddha, and Chango for letting him get caught there, and not in the United States, where his sentence would have been mas o menos a million years. (News via New York's El Diario.)


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